With the 2012 portion of the season out the window, there are a ton of NBA teams who are looking at 2013 and salivating.
Not only are there those teams just looking to get this season over with so they can get on with the future, but there are also those who are just turning the corner with the flip of the calendar page.
Of these teams, we've got some looking at players who could be considered anywhere between star and role guys coming back to action, a winning streak giving them a boost, or just a desire to forget the bad from the 2012 portion of the season.
We've seen a lot of interesting basketball so far in the past two months, but there are a few teams who rise above the rest that look like they're going to be challenging for a title, or at least for a station or two above where they're used to being.
With that, let's take a look at the teams around the league who are dead set on going through with their New Year's resolution to be the best basketball team they can possibly be.