|1||San Antonio Spurs||67-15|
|5||New Orleans Pelicans||30-52|
New Orleans Pelicans Front Office
Given their cap restrictions, the Pelicans' options for external improvement are limited. They'll need to get their draft pick right and improve their depth while hoping for better health next season.
The Pelicans have lost nearly 350 games to injury this season, the highest total of any team since at least the 2009-10 campaign.
Dell Demps has rushed the team along in a way that's been counterproductive. That's step one. What follows after that is complicated, but with someone new and capable in charge, the ultimate goal becomes achievable.