Heading into the final stretch of the NBA season, we explore six teams that are facing the most pressure to win after the All-Star break.
The NBA All-Star break is pretty much over with and as the NBA gets back on schedule, most teams have between 21-25 games left before the regular season is over. For some teams, that will mark the start of the playoffs. And for some teams that hope to qualify for the playoffs, they have their work cut out for them over this final stretch of the season.
Nevertheless, the next month and a half will end up determining plenty heading into the postseason. For some teams, the pressure will be on for them to win. For a myriad of reasons, some teams heading into the final stretch of the season will have their immediate futures determined by how much winning they can do over the next couple of months.
NBA teams could be facing pressure to win for several reasons
Whether it’s due to a big move that the team made at the NBA Trade Deadline or an aging roster or perhaps an underwhelming first three-quarters of the season, there is plenty hanging in the balance over the next few weeks for many teams.
Heading into the final stretch of the season, we explore the six teams that are facing the most pressure to win.