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What's up in Western Conference?
If the Minnesota Timberwolves were in the Eastern Conference -- like, say, their neighbors the Milwaukee Bucks -- they'd be fourth, with an 11-12 record. Instead, the Kevin Love-led team is in the West ... where it's 11th. And just half a game out of 13th. Tough conference, eh? Which teams will come good?
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NBA 5-on-5: Toronto Raptors
The Raptors haven't made the playoffs since the 2007-08 season. Will the trio of Rudy Gay, DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas help end that drought this season? Does Terrence Ross have a legitimate shot of taking DeRozan's starting spot? The NBA 5-on-5 guys had their say and now it's time for SportsNation to weigh in.
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NBA 5-on-5: Dallas Mavericks
The Mavericks are a veteran team, but do they have enough pieces to surpass the 30-win mark? Will Dirk Nowitzki be a main contributor offensively? Can Dallas be a sound defensive team? The NBA 5-on-5 guys had their say and now it's time for SportsNation to weigh in.