Every team has their ups and downs throughout the year, especially with this year's condensed NBA season. However, as we near playoff time, each team is looking to play their basketball and peak at the right time.
Some team's slumps have been bad enough to single-handedly keep them out of the playoffs, but the bottom line is that no team wants to be slumping at this point in the season, not even the best of the best.
We have seen some of the worst slumps we've seen in awhile this year, teams getting worn out by the tiresome and grueling season. But at the end of the day, it's not how you start, but how you finish.