Progress is often painful in the NBA. Even if an organization has the right plan set in motion for their team, it doesn't always mean that it will unearth quick results.
For a handful of NBA teams, a big part of their plan is the development of young players. These teams could probably cobble together a roster full of veterans that would make a run at the playoffs, but legitimately they would just get clobbered once those playoff games begin.
While the NFL and NHL are leagues built around parity, the NBA is a league in which there are a handful of contenders and then everyone else. The worst place to be as an NBA franchise is .500. A team that wins as many games as it loses has no real shot of getting demonstrably better as they are likely shut out from the draft lottery.
In today's NBA, it is better to lose 60 games than it is to win 40.
Here are five teams that would not mind fast-forwarding through this season.