Magic, Suns still have reason to hope

The bad news is the Magic and Suns own the worst records in the East and West. The good news is that both teams are just a few games out of the eight playoff seed in their respective conferences.

Updated: January 5, 2004, 10:17 AM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Welcome to 2004. A new year and with it, new hope. A time for reflection on what the past year has brought and meditation on what the new year could bring.

For basketball fans, it's time to dream, cross your fingers and hope that with strong enough new year resolutions and a little luck your team has the fortitude to turn it around in time.

In Insider's Week 10 wrap, we explore the playoff chances for every team in the league. Here's the good news: We're roughly 35 games into the regular season and no one is out of the running for a playoff spot yet.

Chad Ford

ESPN Senior Writer