5 NBA teams who need to shake things up this offseason

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Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA offseason is rapidly approaching, as the league’s bubble in Orlando has concluded. The Los Angeles Lakers have won their 17th NBA championship, and it’s time to shift the focus to the offseason.

This offseason will be unlike any other, due to the pandemic. But while the timeline may be different and dates will be moved around, it should still resemble a fairly normal offseason procedurally.

We’ll still see big free agent signings, we’ll still see some stars change teams via trade, and we’ll still have memorable stories from the NBA draft.

The offseason in the NBA is a time of hope for teams and their fans, where possibilities abound for next season and beyond.

Let’s take a look at five NBA teams who need to shake things up this offseason as they look ahead to the 2020-21 season.