The NBA playoffs are rapidly approaching. If you listen to most people, it's easy to believe that only a few teams have a chance of winning an NBA championship, but that doesn't mean there are only a few dangerous teams in the playoffs.
In the Western Conference, either of the two conference favorites might fall before making it to the Western Conference Finals, while being dangerous teams themselves.
There are so many different styles of play displayed by the playoff-caliber teams in the West that nobody is really safe. Every team has a foil that could easily take them down with a solid effort.
So what makes a team more dangerous than another? Well, it's a combination of factors.
To put it simply, the most dangerous teams pose a threat to every other playoff team, while less dangerous teams need specific matchups if they want to pull off an upset.