Thanks to Rasho Nesterovic, the Spurs are closing in on the second seed out West despite missing Tim Duncan.
Antawn Jamison's scoring average is down, but he's shooting a career-best 52.7 from the field.
Steve Nash is hot. Reggie Miller is not. And youngsters Eddy Curry and Stromile Swift are finally showing signs of life.
Jason Kidd is hot. Jamaal Tinsley is not. And Karl Malone might be headed for a substantial pay cut.
Stephon Marbury is hot. Theo Ratliff is not. And Tim Duncan and the Spurs are suddenly stuck in mediocrity.