Rebuilding in the NBA is a difficult proposition for a variety of reasons. NBA teams can be highly impacted by singular players. It's not a coincidence that since 1980, out of the four major sports (NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL) the NBA has the least amount of champions. Only ten different NBA franchises have hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy while the NFL has had 15 different champs, the NHL 16 and Major League Baseball 19.
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