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NBA Predictions: 5 Central Division Players Ready to Break Out in 2012

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NBA Predictions: 5 Central Division Players Ready to Break Out in 2012
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There's a lot going on in the sports world right now. The Olympics are in full swing, pennant races are heating up in the MLB and the NFL has just kicked off preseason play. It's a lot to discuss.

But let's be honest: All anyone really wants to talk about is the NBA.

The hustle and bustle of free agency is just about over, and teams are settling in with the rosters that they have. It's that magical time of year when fans get to look at their team's roster and talk themselves into the idea that Player X will finally reach his potential.

Unfortunately, this doesn't happen near as often as fans would like. But every year a few players seem to distinguish themselves from the rest and do just that. Keeping that in mind, here are a few Central Division players who seem poised to break out in the 2012-2013 season.

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