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2011 NBA Draft Lottery: 5 Teams That Could Make the Playoffs with a Great Pick

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2011 NBA Draft Lottery: 5 Teams That Could Make the Playoffs with a Great Pick
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It's known by many that this year's draft class is not the best, but if certain teams land a great pick, then they can find their way to the playoffs next season.

The NBA is turning into a fast pace game and that is why many of the young, athletic teams are flourishing in it including the Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, Atlanta Hawks and the Philadelphia 76ers.

The majority of teams on this list are young, on the rise and overlooked by many. 

Now we're off to the five teams that can make a run for the playoffs if they land a great lottery pick.

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