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One Adjustment Every Struggling NBA Playoff Team Must Make to Survive
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Sixteen teams fought their way through an arduous 82-game schedule for the chance at playing in the postseason. But now, struggling NBA playoff teams will need to make key adjustments to survive.

Top seeds have proven their chops in 2013, as only the fourth-seeded Brooklyn Nets trail their series. All other top seeds are either tied (Denver and Golden State) or are in the driver’s seat.

Most lower seeded teams will need more than a few minor adjustments to survive and play in the second round. However, the intensity of playoff basketball has shown fans that anything can happen on the big stage.

The following teams have floundered in the first round, but if they make adjustments, they can fight their way back into each respective series.

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