Indiana got off to a rough start, which included two losses to Washington, but is in the hunt for the East's final playoff spot (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 6:30 ET).
The Warriors are currently on a seven-game winning streak. Have they passed Atlanta as the team to beat?
The Wizards once looked like a cohesive unit that was on its way to bigger things this season, but Mo Speights' comments about them puts their league-wide perception into focus.
The third quarter shot chart was disturbing enough. The perception from the Golden State Warriors locker room about what their defense did to the Wizards psyche could be far worse.
It wasn't too long ago that the Wizards appeared out of the woods with a five-game win streak, but now they're under pressure to end what now has become a three-game losing skid.