Every West playoff team has a legitimate shot – LA Times

By Mark Heisler
Los Angeles Times
Once upon a time in the West. . ..

There was once a mighty conference that fell into ruin until last season, when no team could come closer than 11 games behind the Lakers.

Unfortunately for the Lakers, it turned out to be a very brief time.

With all eight playoff teams on pace to post 50-59 wins and heating up since the All-Star break