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NBA General Managers Entering Make-or-Break Seasons in 2013-14

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NBA General Managers Entering Make-or-Break Seasons in 2013-14
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Determining which NBA general managers are on the hot seat doesn't take much detective work. For the most part, you just have to follow the money.

When the payroll increases, usually the expectations follow suit. Owners don't want to shell out big money for a losing product. They want a return on their investment, and if that doesn't happen, the person in charge of handling those investments usually gets the ax. 

If you're not rebuilding or contending for a title, patience can run a little thin. With the owners of the following teams all pushing in the chips to varying degrees this offseason, the general managers tasked with making it work are entering seasons that could very well decide their futures.

 

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