Teams like the Portland Trailblazers and Phoenix Sun will continue to quietly sneak up on people, and teams like the Brooklyn Nets and Houston Rockets are trying to make their offseason moves pay off.
These rankings took into account teams' overall records, body of work and offensive/defensive rankings.
Overall records were considered a good bit, but I looked more into the big victories that teams have had this season.
Offensive and defensive rankings compared to the rest of the NBA were also very important because they shows how well teams can match up with other top teams.
Enough talk, let’s get started with the countdown.