Has Amare’s work on his post-game with Hakeem made him a big enough big to carry the Knicks? Has Boston without their sharp shooter brought in enough during the off-season to be that one “W” closer to the finals? Have the Heat improved so much that another conference finals champion’s banner in the rafters is already a far gone conclusion? Will the eventual return of D-Rose push the Bulls any further? Are we sleeping on the smaller teams? Here’s my round up on the Eastern Conference in what has traditionally been known as a top heavy conference.