How will the NBA's compressed second-half schedule impact playoff races?

NBA's plan for makeup games in the second half of the season (2:01)

Adrian Wojnarowski breaks down the NBA's second-half schedule. (2:01)

What can we expect from the second half of the 2020-21 NBA season now that we have a schedule?

The NBA announced the remainder of the schedule to complete a shortened 72-game regular season, with play resuming March 10 following a modified All-Star break. Unlike most years, when differences between teams' schedules are marginal, they're significant this time around because of the need to make up first-half games postponed by COVID-19 spread and severe weather in Texas.

Which teams have the toughest road the remainder of the season? And what is the meaning of home-court advantage with limited fans in attendance? Let's take a closer look at the second-half schedule.