The Advocate's NBA Top 15 Countdown _lowres

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) and center Marc Gasol (33) shake hands in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies beat the Clippers 107-91 (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)


There are 30 teams in the NBA, but only half of them are worth following.

This is a look at the top half of the teams in the NBA with analysis on who is playing well, who is about to struggle and who is making a rise among the league’s elite.

Click here to see the rankings.