Top 10 NBA Teams Inching Toward the 2024 Playoffs: Top 10 NBA Teams

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With the 2023-24 NBA season quickly winding down toward the playoffs, teams are fluctuating throughout the power rankings. Injuries are starting to take hold, and teams are eyeing returning players who can boost their stock. Here’s a look at the top 10 teams (assuming playoff health) at this point in the season! Make sure to drop your thoughts in the comments!

1) Boston Celtics

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2) Denver Nuggets

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3) Oklahoma City Thunder

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4) Los Angeles Clippers

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5) Minnesota Timberwolves

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6) Milwaukee Bucks

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7) New York Knicks

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8) Cleveland Cavaliers

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9) New Orleans Pelicans

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10) Phoenix Suns

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