Though the NBA's regular season is still winding down, these franchises face some difficult decisions long term.
Whether it's deciding what to do with all that extra money or just how to get some cap relief in the first place, free agency will pose plenty of paths.
Some teams just need to figure out a plan and then stick with it.
For others, it's about deciding the future of key stars and the direction of their organization over the next few years.
On this episode of Basketball by Association, NBA lead writer Jimmy Spencer joins assistant editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes to note which teams are facing monumental moments once the regular season ends.
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What are the difficult decisions your favorite team is facing, and how can they get it right?
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