Schedule Knicks Atlanta Philly race for the 5th seed.
As of March 9 2011
Knicks have six games against the top eight teams:
Dallas, Boston 2x, Orlando 2x, Chicago. 1 game Boston and 1 game Dallas on the road.
5 back to backs Memphis/@Detroit, @Bucks/Boston, @Bucks/@Char, Rapt/@Philly, Bulls/@Celtics last game of the the season tho.
Big game @ Philly on back to back for both teams. Philly off of game with Boston. Have a total of nineteen games left. Nine on the road.
Trail Atlanta by 2.5 games
Hawks have seven games against the top eight teams: Chicago 2x, Miami 2x, Orlando, Boston and SA. Only 1 game against Chicago is on the road. They have one game against a surging Portland team at home.
5 Back to backs@Chi/Port, Bucks/Nuggets, Bulls/@Sixers, Nets @Cavs, @Pacers/@Bullets
Big game @ Philly off of back to back with Bulls. Have 18 games left. Seven on the road.
Leads the pack and are two games behind Orlando.
Philly has five games against the elite:
Boston 2x, @Chicago, @Miami, Orlando. One of the Boston games are also on the road. They also have a back to back against surging Portland.
5 Back to backsBoston/@Bucks, @Kings/@Portland, Kings/@Bulls, Jersey/@Bucks, @Celtic/Knicks.
Two big games: one against Knicks off of a back to back and one against Hawks at home. They have nine road games and 19 games left. They have a west coast road trip.
Four games behind Atlanta and 1.5 behind the Knicks.
Atlanta has the easiest schedule and Philly the hardest. But everything is about who gets hot and who doesn't.