A few notes from around the Eastern Conference.
- Heat guard Ray Allen says "it's a no-brainer" that his coach, Erik Spoelstra, should win Coach of the Year, writes Fox Sports reporter Chris Tomasson.
- The Celtics have struggled all season with their backup point guard position. But since signing Terrence Williams and implementing him in the role, Boston's offense has been slightly better, writes ESPNBoston.com's Chris Forsberg.
- According to CSNWashington.com's J. Michael, the Wizards are poising themselves for a playoff appearance next season.
- The Sixers don't have any chance at making the playoffs this season, but their head coach swears they aren't giving up, writes CSNPhilly.com's Dei Lynam.