5 Teams to Watch after the NBA All-Star Break

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With games returning this Thursday after the NBA all-star break, teams will have to quickly refocus in order prepare for the playoffs. The most interesting teams will not only be those on the playoff bubble but those attempting to prove whether or not they are legitimate contenders. After the madness of the trade deadline, many new-look teams will have to prove themselves. Which team should you keep your eye on as the playoffs approach? Here are 5 teams you won't want to ignore: 1. Los Angeles Lakers This may not be a surprise to any NBA fan, but the Lakers are still in the spotlight. This season we've already witnessed the Anthony Davis fiasco and now LeBron James might miss the playoffs for

Teams to Watch During the NBA Trade Deadline

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With the NBA trade deadline approaching, there are teams that should be very active on the trade market. The Kristaps Porzingis trade has shocked NBA fans, but more are sure to come. These teams are all competing for a playoff spot, but need another push to be taken seriously. All of these teams are being reported to have interest in making a move before the NBA trade deadline. In this article, I break down what players they should be looking for and what affect trades could have on these teams. Charlotte Hornets As the Hornets remain on the edge of the playoffs, they look to add pieces to bolster their chances. The biggest move they're trying to make is a Marc Gasol