With the end of the All-Star weekend, the final surge for the playoffs has begun in the NBA. Teams are gearing up for well-fought battles against conference opponents. Wins and losses from now on could affect a team's standings and what seed they receive in the playoffs.
There have been certain players that have helped their teams get to this point. Offseason moves allowed players to be signed and traded to other teams to make an impact. Some players have done a really good job at improving their team’s playoff chances. Here are five offseason moves that are already paying big dividends.