A few notes from around the league's Western Conference.
- Grizzlies guard Tony Allen is focused on his team's upcoming playoff run, not the fact that he's an unrestricted free agent this summer, writes the Memphis Commercial Appeal's Ronald Tillery.
- The Sacramento Bee's Ailene Voisin gives the latest on the Kings situation.
- Pau Gasol has had an injury plagued season, but he appears to finally be getting on the right track with Dwight Howard and his coach, Mike D'Antoni, writes Los Angeles Times reporter Eric Pincus.
- MercuryNews.com's Marcus Thompson II writes that the Warriors' recent success can be attributed to their improved defense.