33 games down.. Still in first place

After 33 games, the Cavs are 21-12 and lead the East’ Central Divison by a game over the Pistons. Here are the standings:

Cleveland 21-12   –
Pistons 19-12     1
Bulls 20-14       1.5
Pacers 18-16    3.5
Bucks 16-17      5.0

The Cavs also boast the East’s best record. If the playoffs started now, they would be the #1 seed in the East and face the Bucks at home. Here are the rest of the games:

5. Orlando at 4. Toronto

6. Chicago at 3. Detroit

7. Indiana at 2. Washington

Our guy LeBron is having another MVP type season. His 26.4 ppg rates him 8th in the NBA. His 6.1 assists per game rates him 15th overall in the NBA. His 6.8 rebounds a game rates him at 32nd in the league.

LeBron is leading by example for the best team in the East, and with their continued success LeBron has a shot at the MVP.

Now the Cavs will be going on the road for an extended period of time. The next 7 games will all be on the road, all against Western Conference foes. This will be a huge test for the Cavs, who have won four in a row going into Sacramento on Tuesday. Here is the Cavs remaining January Schedule:

Jan 9 at Sacramento
Jan 11 at Phoenix
Jan 13 at Clippers
Jan 16 at Seattle
Jan 17 at Porland
Jan 19 at Denver
Jan 20 at Golden State
Jan 22 v. Orlando
Jan 24 v. Phily
Jan 26 at Phily
Jan 28 v. Phoenix
Jan 30 v. Golden State

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