If Utah plays 500 ball in that scenario they are out. Isn't that hard to imagine actually especially with them trying to sell Al and not pay tax.
Heck Houston has a stretch coming up that can bring us and them even almost
Lakers are now just 1.5 Games behind Portland, who now visit both Florida teams, let's hope Magic pull the upset.
Rockets lost at the Kings, and then they'll visit Clippers,Warriors and Nets and host OKC. That's the 3.5 games that separate us from them right there.
Even Memphis is struggling without Rudy and their bench the cavs trade gutted, as is Gs with the Bogut plays one game and sits one out stuff
As for the realism, we are basically playing 700 ball in out last 10 games aren't we?