Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 12/4/12
By Sam Amico FOXSportsOhio.com The defending champs back in a familiar spot, while the Grizzlies, Thunder and Spurs (and yes, Knicks) keep the pressure on. Also: Check out the week's top performances. 1 Heat 12-3 1 LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the gang proving to be same as they ever were: Can beat anyone when focused. Actually, cant beat most anyone even when theyre not. 2 Grizzlies 12-3 -1 Griz holding opponents to league-low 90.7 ppg. With D like that, maybe they really are the potential Finals material they say they are. 3 Thunder 14-4 1 Guess that James Harden trade worked out OK, after all. Question is, will Thunder use one of those first-round picks to get even more veteran help? 4 Spurs 14-4 -1 Gregg Popovich rests who he wants, when he wants. So far, the Spurs have only paid for it off the court. On the court, everythings just swell. 5 Knicks 12-4 1 Amare Stoudemire says hes OK with coming off bench when he returns from injury, and Knicks have yet t...
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