- Miami Heat
Good: resigning all star PF Chris Bosh. Signing SFs Luol Deng and Danny Granger and PF Josh McRoberts, while drafting PG Shabazz Napier.
Bad: Losing superstar SF LeBron James
- Washington Wizards
Good: signing all-star SF Paul Pierce and PFs Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair. Also resigning C Marcin Gortat.
Bad: losing SF Trevor Ariza
- Charlotte Hornets
Good: signing SG Lance Stephenson as well as signing PG Brian Roberts and PF Marvin Williams. Drafting PF Noah Vonleh
Bad: A lot of young talent to try and get to gel together.
- Atlanta Hawks
Good: Signing SF/SG Thabo Sefolosha and SG Kent Bazemore. Trading for SG John Salmons to free up cap space and drafting PF Adreian Payne.
Bad: Losing Lou Williams and Lucas Nogueira in John Salmons trade, not making a real splash in free agency to make themselves contenders in the East
- Orlando Magic
Good: signing PF Channing Frye PG Luke Ridnour while trading for SG Evan Fournier. Drafting big PG Elfrid Payton
Bad: Trading SG Arron Afflalo and losing PG Jameer Nelson in free agency.
- Indiana Pacers
Good: signing PG Rodney Stuckey and SG C.J Miles
Bad: Losing SG Lance Stephenson to free agency and losing SF Paul George for the season due to injury sustained in a USA Basketball scrimmage.
- Chicago Bulls
Good: signing all-star PF Pau Gasol and PF Nikola Mirotic, also signing PG Aaron Brooks, with the full return of all-star PG Derrick Rose from ACL injury. Drafting SF/PF Doug McDermott
Bad: losing PF Carlos Boozer
- Cleveland Cavaliers
Good: signing free agent superstar SF LeBron James and SF Mike Miller. Trading the number one draft pick SG Andrew Wiggins for superstar PF Kevin Love.
Bad: losing the number one draft pick in trade for Kevin Love
- Detroit Pistons
Good: Signing SG Jodie Meeks, SF Cartier Martin, SF Caron Butler and PG D.J. Augustin.
Bad: C Greg Monroe is unhappy, which in turn could cause problems in the young locker room
- Milwaukee Bucks
Good: signing PG Kendall Marshall and signing new Head Coach Jason Kidd. Drafting rookie stud SF Jabari Parker
Bad: Not really doing much in free agency to try and sign veterans to help the young team.
- Toronto Raptors
Good: resigning all-star PG Kyle Lowry, PG Greivis Vasquez and PF Patrick Patterson. Signing SF James Johnson.
Bad: didn’t really make a splash in free agency to become a title contender.
- Brooklyn Nets
Good: signing SG Jarrett Jack and SF Bojan Bogdanovic. Hiring new Head Coach Lionel Hollins
Bad: losing SF Paul Pierce, PG Shaun Livingston and former Head Coach Jason Kidd
- New York Knicks
Good: resigning superstar SF Carmelo Anthony. Signing PG Jose Calderon, C Samuel Dalembert and PF Jason Smith. Hiring new Head Coach Derek Fisher
Bad: did not do enough to become a contender in the Eastern Conference.
- Boston Celtics
Good: signing SF Evan Turner, C Tyler Zeller and SG Marcus Thornton. Drafting PG Marcus Smart.
Bad: did not do enough in free agency to help young team become a contender in the Eastern Conference.
- Philadelphia 76ers
Good: Drafting rookie C Joel Embiid and PF Dario Saric and loading up with rookies in the second round of the draft. Trading for SF Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and PG Alexey Shved
Bad: losing PF Thaddeus Young to Minnesota Timberwolves in trade.
- Oklahoma City Thunder
Good: Signing SG Anthony Morrow and PG Sebastian Telfair
Bad: losing SF/SG Thabo Sefolosha and SF Caron Butler
- Portland Trail Blazers
Good: signing PG Steve Blake and C Chris Kaman
Bad: Didn’t make a big push in free agency due cap space.
- Minnesota Timberwolves
Good: Trading for SG Andrew Wiggins, PF Thaddeus Young and PF Anthony Bennett. Drafting SF Zach Lavine
Bad: losing superstar PF Kevin Love in trade.
- Denver Nuggets
Good: signing SG Arron Afflalo
Bad: did not make any moves in free agency due to lack of cap space.
- Utah Jazz
Good: resigning SG Gordon Hayward. Trading for SF Steve Novak. Signing PF Trevor Booker. Drafting rookie PG Dante Exum
Bad: not adding enough veteran leadership to young team
- Los Angeles Clippers
Good: Signing PG Jordan Farmar and C Spencer Hawes
Bad: losing PG Darren Collison
- Golden State Warriors
Good: hiring new Head Coach Steve Kerr. Signing PG Shaun Livingston and SG Brandon Rush
Bad: firing Head Coach Mark Jackson.
- Phoenix Suns
Good: sign and trade for PG Isaiah Thomas. Signing PF Anthony Tolliver. Drafting SF TJ Warren
Bad: losing PF Channing Frye
- Sacramento Kings
Good: signing PG Darren Collison. Drafting SG Nik Stauskas
Bad: losing PG Isaiah Thomas
- Los Angeles Lakers
Good: getting superstar SG Kobe Bryant back from injury. Signing PF Carlos Boozer, PG Jeremy Lin, and PF Ed Davis. Drafting PF Julius Randle
Bad: losing all-star PF Pau Gasol
- San Antonio Spurs
Good: resigning every key member of the 2013-2014 NBA Championship team. Drafting big PG Kyle Anderson
Bad: did not get any younger players could be a problem in the future
- Houston Rockets
Good: signing SF Trevor Ariza
Bad: losing SF Chandler Parsons
- Memphis Grizzles
Good: signing SG Vince Carter and resigning PG Beno Udrih. Drafting SG Jordan Adams
Bad: losing SG Mike Miller and PF ED Davis
- Dallas Mavericks
Good: signing SF Chandler Parsons, SF Richard Jefferson and resigning PG Devin Harris.
Bad: losing SG Vince Carter
- New Orleans Pelicans
Good: signing C Omer Asik, SG Jimmer Ferdette and SG John Salmons. Return of PG Jrue Holiday and SG Tyreke Evans from injuries.
Bad: was unable to draft young talent due trading draft pick to Philadelphia 76ers in 2013 draft.