If the NBA season is a giant puzzle that we're all striving to put together, it's awfully difficult to complete it without first figuring out what all of the pieces are.
Now that the trade deadline has passed, we can truly identify all of them.
With a few players changing hands, none of which were particularly big names, the championship odds haven't changed too much since the All-Star break, but let's take a look at where we stand.
For some teams, hopes of the playoffs are long gone. Others are still fighting for their postseason lives, but won't stand much of a chance once the more competitive portion of the season beings.
Then there are the few teams that have emerged as true contenders. If you're a fan of one of those squads, count your lucky stars.