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NBA Draft 2012: 4 Teams That Cannot Afford to Miss in the Lottery

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NBA Draft 2012:  4 Teams That Cannot Afford to Miss in the Lottery
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With the NBA Draft less than 32 hours away, the rumor mill is starting to heat up.

Teams within the NBA’s draft lottery always believe a solid selection will make up for a disappointing and horrendous season.

Many lottery teams are in for the long rebuilding process, and others have a chance to really impact their roster. 

Entering the future of your NBA franchise is a college kid with some lofty expectations set in-front of him. 

With those expectations comes hope and pressure.  With that pressure comes a ceiling the prospect is expected to reach.  Not all of the lottery selections are going to be able to deal with those expectations and achieve the excellence that is expected from them.

So let’s now take a look at the lottery teams that cannot afford to miss in the 2012 NBA Draft.

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