Top 5

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1. Sonics (39-11) Survived brutal schedule 1

2. Bulls (37-15) 3-0 since all-star break 4

3. Pacers (35-14) Wheels fell off against Dallas 2

4. Lakers (35-13) Losing ground on Sonics 3

5. Spurs (34-15) Can they fend off Jazz? 5

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25. Mavericks (10-40)Proof every dog has its day 26

26. Raptors (11-39) On the verge of extinction -

27. Clippers (11-40) L.A.'s not so better half 27

28. Nuggets (5-44) Three wins in past 10 games 29

29. Warriors (8-40) Not golden, nor silver either 28

Note: Team records are current through Friday's games.

Who's hot

- TRACY MURRAY, Wizards: Has led Washington to a pair of road victories since the all-star break by averaging 34 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals. Murray currently ranks in the top 20 of three league statistical categories.

Who's not

- BRYANT REEVES, Grizzlies: Big Country has been a big dud as of late. Over Vancouver's last three losses, Reeves has attempted only 19 shots and committed 14 fouls. He has no blocks and is averaging just 8.3 ppg and 7.3 rpg.