2012 NBA Lottery Results: Ranking Teams That Need to Trade into Top 5

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2012 NBA Lottery Results: Ranking Teams That Need to Trade into Top 5
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Certain teams are disgruntled about where they fell in the lottery and desire to be higher. Other teams may simply have their eye on a specific player and are willing to pay a steep price to get him.

Whatever the case, there are a handful of teams who should strongly consider trading into the top five to land their most touted prospect. One player can change the face of a franchise, and this slideshow analyzes which teams should be willing to pay the price to nab one of the draft's premier players.

Here are rankings for which teams should trade into the top five. These teams would be foolish to not explore potential deals that would situate them in the opening stage of the 2012 Draft.

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