Commentary

Let's get to work

These NBA teams have some heavy lifting to do in free agency

Updated: December 5, 2011, 2:18 PM ET
By Chris Palmer | ESPN The Magazine
Tyson ChandlerSam Forencich/NBAE/Getty ImagesTyson Chandler's defense will be a valuable commodity in this free-agent class.

In a three-part series, Chris Palmer examines the needs of all 30 teams. Monday he discusses the teams that are heading in the right direction but still have a lot of work to do. Whether it's a starting small forward or a backup center, these teams are looking for the pieces that can take them to the next level.

Chris Palmer

ESPN the Magazine

SPONSORED HEADLINES

MORE NBA HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM