2015 NBA Playoff Hopefuls in Precarious Positions

January 20th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The top seed in each NBA conference may be protected by the sustained dominance of the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors, but rising levels of uncertainty have the potential to envelop teams residing outside of that elite cocoon.

Now, that's not to say these likely playoff participants are in danger of faltering to a degree so substantial that they risk stumbling out of the postseason picture entirely.

Rather, clubs like the Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors and Portland Trail Blazers that are in danger of encountering midseason roadblocks could see their increasingly volatile stock fluctuate in the form of a slide down the standings. 

With a variety of factors influencing each team's temporary hardships, it's time to explore the hazardous conditions affecting clubs toeing the line separating title contenders from pretenders.  


Chicago Bulls

After ripping off 10 wins in 11 games during a stretch that spanned late December and early January, the Chicago Bulls have encountered a skid that's coincided with the Cleveland Cavaliers' revitalization. 

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