While many basketball fans are enamored with the impending release of the NCAA tournament bracket and the resulting madness that follows, NBA squads are fighting for position with the playoffs right around the corner.
Storylines abound in the Eastern Conference, ranging from the possible return of Derrick Rose to the continued dominance of LeBron James. Throw in upstart seasons from the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers, and the East should be entertaining, even if the Heat are running away with it.
Read on to see how the final standings will look once the playoffs get underway. With seeding as important as ever (nobody wants to play Miami), it is worth keeping an eye on those NBA scores even as March Madness heats up.