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NBA Playoffs 2012: 4 Teams Destined for Early Postseason Failure

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NBA Playoffs 2012: 4 Teams Destined for Early Postseason Failure
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The Sixers' leading scorer is sixth-man Lou Williams.

We've all heard about the teams that "get hot" at the right time. It's always a part of NFL postseason speculation and March Madness, as well. 

There's room for the discussion in the NBA, too.

With the postseason less than a week away, this slideshow isn't about "who's hot" as much as "who's not." 

While fans of the Spurs, Thunder and Bulls are all looking forward to the postseason, some fanbases are preparing for the worst. Their teams are entering the most crucial part of the NBA season playing either their worst basketball of the season or bludgeoned by injury. 

Here are some teams who will make the playoffs, but who won't be entering the postseason with much hope of advancing beyond the first round.

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