Despite their regular-season success, the Cavaliers lost in the playoffs to the better team.
Kobe Bryant is hot. Jason Williams is not. And Kenyon Martin at best is the No. 11 big forward in the league.
They're barely over .500, but nobody in Atlanta during All-Star weekend thinks the Lakers are out of the title mix.
Like it or not, East Coast and Midwest fans, the Golden State is the center of the sports universe.