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This in no way reflects 2010-11 standings. It is simply a look at how the bottom of the league is slowly but surely shifting to the top.
Memphis Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Up-And-Coming NBA Teams
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As much as I can't stand this team, they're incredible. Next year, they won't be the underdog in their playoff series. Don't be surprised if this team is competing with the Lakers for top dog next year. And no, the Spurs won't be top dogs again. Trust me on that one. see more on Memphis Grizzlies
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Up-And-Coming NBA Teams
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Brandon Roy is making sure this small-market team is a contender. Every year, the "experts" count them out, and every year they get better and better. The Blazers' fans are incredible, by the way. see more on Portland Trail Blazers
Los Angeles Clippers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Up-And-Coming NBA Teams
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2 words: Blake Griffin. see more on Los Angeles Clippers
Houston Rockets is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Up-And-Coming NBA Teams
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Nobody had a clue that there was talent in Houston this year, but look at this team go! It's obvious that Yao Ming isn't being missed too much, as Houston would've made the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. This team is for real. see more on Houston Rockets