5 NBA Teams That Could Still Sneak into the Playoffs

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5 NBA Teams That Could Still Sneak into the Playoffs
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The 2011-2012 NBA season will soon be coming to a close, as we have entered April and are now just about 15 games away from the end of the regular season. Some teams have already given up on their season, and some are just trying to rest their star players to be fresh for the playoffs. 

However, the coming weeks may be very important for some losing teams. Most of the teams in the No. 1-4 seeds are safely in the playoffs, but now in the beginning of April playoff picture starts is becoming clearer. 

Teams that don't currently own a playoff seed will need to step up their game, as well as possibly hope for some bumps and bruises for other teams as they try and fight their way into the playoffs. A No. 7 or No. 8 seed may not  seem like much of an accomplishment, but just look at last year's Memphis Grizzlies, who beat the first-seeded Spurs in six games and then forced a seven-game series with the Thunder before eventually losing. 

The odds are against most of them, but here are five NBA teams that have the best chance at fighting their way into the playoffs. 

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