Bulls will beat Heat for top seed
Knicks and Nets left out in the cold and doomed their draft-day hopes
The NBA's annual in-season shuffling came a little late this season, and although no aces were dealt, plenty of hole-plugging moves will affect the rest of the season. Thursday is the league's deadline for buying out veterans under contract, so there may yet be some player movement. By and large, however, we now have a pretty good idea of how the teams will look the rest of the regular season and the playoffs.
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