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Desperate NBA Teams That Should Full-Court Press
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The old adage about defense is that it wins championships. 

History has proven that saying true in sports, as teams with dominant defenses usually are guaranteed success. 

In today's NBA, a lot of emphasis is put on high-octane offenses and flashy players, who can display highlight-reel, SportsCenter moments, but the importance of defense come May and June hasn't changed. 

Teams with stingy defenses usually find themselves playing deeper into the summer months. 

While we're only just getting into the second month of the NBA season, some teams could already use a major defensive transformation. 

The full-court press is one of basketball's oldest and most basic defensive strategies, but it can be very effective in small doses. 

With some teams suffering from consistent defensive blunders, they could certainly utilize a desperate tactic like the full-court press. 

Here are desperate NBA teams that should situationally utilize the full-court press. 

Note: All statistics are as of Nov. 30.

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