NBA Preseason: 6 Teams Already in Big Trouble

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NBA Preseason: 6 Teams Already in Big Trouble
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With Dwight Howard in Los Angeles, the Magic will surely have a tough time rebuilding their team. Who else is doomed before 2012 even begins?

It's tough to succeed in the NBA. Players age quickly, injuries break down bodies and drafting is an inexact science. Some teams get stuck in mediocrity and for these reasons (among many others) fail to rebuild a winning group for years. 

Even when some teams do find star players to build around, they find that players' egos take them to big-market teams with track records of success, often leaving the team that drafted them in the dust. 

Here are six teams that are stuck at the bottom of the league before the season even starts, whether it's because of a player who left, failed development of players from the draft or many other reasons. 

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