Now entering the month of March, both the Eastern Conference and Western Conference standings are getting tight and NBA teams have little room for error as they enter the home stretch of the regular season.
Injuries will surely play a big role in how the regular season plays out, as Chris Paul is out for the Suns, Kevin Durant still remains out for the Nets, and plenty of other notable names from across the league are dealing with various ailments.
However, recent trades will also play a major role in where teams finish in the standings.
The trade deadline was just under three weeks ago now and while there were not a lot of trades made, some very notable players were on the move.
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James Harden, Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Domantas Sabonis, Tyrese Haliburton, Caris LeVert, Derrick White, Montrezl Harrell, and a handful of other talents were on the move at the trade deadline this season, but the following players have really made a positive impact so far with their new teams.