Kevin Durant is poised to dethrone LeBron James as MVP while Chicago's Joakim Noah stands as the league's top defender.
The Grizzlies area red-hot 27-12 since their center returned from a knee injury, and a closer look at the numbers bears out his importance to the team.
With Thursday's loss, the 76ers tied the NBA record for most consecutive defeats with 26.
On his eighth team in nine years, Livingston's defense has turned the Nets into a playoff contender.
The Los Angeles Clipper forward's improving skills and unpopular tactics have made him a polarizing player.
As the Minnesota Timberwolves forward's free agency decision looms, some wonder if his offensive dominance outweigh his defensive struggles.
The Bulls, With Saturday's postseason eligibility deadline looming for free agents, teams like Chicago, Brooklyn and Houston could look to remedy their weaknesses.
Questions abound as the playoffs loom, including whether Indiana can dethrone the Miami Heat.
While Kevin Durant appears to have locked up MVP, several of the other award races are not as cut-and-dry.
Whether the Miami Heat star decides to test free agency this summer could come down to one player -- and his name isn't Dwyane Wade.