5 Teams Many Think Are Elite...But Really Aren't

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5 Teams Many Think Are Elite...But Really Aren't
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Kobe has five Championships. The following? Not so much.

Fans are funny. Saying they lack perception about their team is like saying Charlie Sheen has just a few issues. 

The most out-of-touch fans are probably the ones whose team did have success years ago, perhaps in the fan's parents' time. Yet every season, fans are sure it is the one their team wins it all.

I don't mean to make fun of fans. Their passion is one of the very best things about sports, but fans also give me much to write about. 

I thought I'd take a look at some teams that have a reputation that doesn't quite match their on field success in recent years. To be fair, that perception can come from and be perpetuated by the media too. This isn't all on fans.

This is by no means a ranking or a complete list. These five teams just came to mind, and I welcome input about any other teams.

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