Prepare for yet another installment of “The Atlantic,” Sports of Boston’s weekly look at who’s ‘trending up’ and ‘trending down’ in the NBA’s Atlantic Division!
Paul Pierce is the hottest player in the Atlantic division, but do the Knicks have a new star? And are the Sixers on the brink of being considered a contender? It may not be as competitive as the Northwest, but there’s still plenty of drama in the Atlantic.
Tags: Amare Stoudamire, Carmelo Anthony, Deron Williams, Jeremy Lin, Jose Calderon, Larry Bird, Linas Kleiza, Mike D'Antoni, New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, Paul Pierce, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors