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Updated Playoff Odds for Every NBA Team at Midseason Point
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It's official: We've reached the halfway point of the 2012-13 NBA season.

And what a wild picture it is. The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are right where we expected them to be (at the top), as are the Washington Wizards, Charlotte Bobcats, Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns (at the bottom).

The real intrigue lies in between. The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers appear to have swapped spots out West a la Freaky Friday, while the rivalry between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets is actually of some consequence in the East.

And that's to say nothing of the season's real surprises, among them the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls.

With a helping hand from ESPN's John Hollinger, let's have a look at how near or far from a playoff lock each of the league's 30 teams currently are.

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