STANDINGS: 61 PTS, 7th in Metropolitan Division, 13th in Eastern Conference
PLAYOFF PROGNOSIS/ STATUS: barely clinging to playoff hopes / Seller
NEEDS: To purge some players and get younger.
DEADLINE CAP SPACE: Just over $6 million.
RUMORS: Other than teams kicking the tires on Ward, there isn’t much substantial going on in Raleigh, at least publicly.