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NBA Draft 2012: 5 GM's Who Are Drafting to Keep Their Job

The upcoming 2012 NBA draft is very crucial for the careers of five general managers. 

They are drafting to keep their jobs because of past mistakes in the draft, free agency, coaching hires and trades. Even though the NBA is the hardest league to rebuild in, it's unacceptable to miss the playoffs for more than three consecutive seasons.

It's too hard to keep a strong fanbase when the team is a routine loser. A losing team equals a loss of money, which equals an angry owner—unless it's Donald Sterling of course.   

Some general managers have had more leeway to rebuild, but ultimately, the time has come. It's make-or-break time.

These five general managers are in the hot seat and are drafting to keep their job: 

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