The home stretch of the NBA regular season is looming, and the time is ripe to predict how each team will finish off its schedule.
Though the trade deadline passed with a whimper rather than a bang, that stasis will actually have a very interesting effect on the rest of the season.
We already know teams like the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are locks for the postseason; all that's left to watch for with them is how aggressively they'll jockey for the league's best record. But with so much of the NBA's middle class standing pat, the race for the final playoff spots will be that much more intense.
As we go through the prognostications on each team, we'll break it down with three stats: Its current record, how it's on pace to finish and where we think it'll actually end up.