Found February 15, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
The All-Star break does not completely split the season in half. In terms of games. We are past the midpoint, but it is still a good opportunity to take a look back on what we have seen so far this year. Here are some of the more interesting storylines that have stood out to me so far this season, presented as song titles for a little extra spice. (Note: I am very surprised by the Lakers, but not including them in this post because that topic has been discussed enough): Empire State of Mind: Everyone expected an improved Nets team this year. With the move to Brooklyn and the fancy new place to play, this team was ready to return to relevance. I am not sure how many people thought they would be in the top half of Eastern Conference playoff teams, but there they are, sitting at the four seed. The New York Knicks are much more of a surprise. I doubt anyone had them just a few games behind the Miami Heat for top spot in the East at the break. Could we see these two teams meet ...
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