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10 NBA Teams That Will Be Under the Microscope in 2012-13

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10 NBA Teams That Will Be Under the Microscope in 2012-13
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Several teams are heading into the crossroads of their respective development, and this upcoming season could determine the paths of these franchises.

Some could see their rosters disbanded if they miss their mark, or, on the other hand, some could jump on the path to sustained success if the season goes as planned.

Some teams are looking to see if they can break through for playoff success.

The Memphis Grizzlies have come of age and need to show they can go deep in the playoffs with this core, and the New York Knicks are trying to show that their confluence of talent can find playoff success.

Other teams are trying to hang on to recent success, as the San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics hope to to stay on the upper-tier, and The Miami Heat hope to repeat as champions.

The basketball world will have its eyes fixed on these teams, amongst others. Follow along to see what people will be watching.

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