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7 NBA Teams That Can't Afford a Season-Long Lockout

Sure it's a lame duck year for the Nets, who are scheduled to play their last season in Newark, but there's still plenty to lose. With a spanking new arena awaiting in Brooklyn next year, a year lost could cool the appetite to watch a team who, let's face it, hasn't proved themselves on the court.A lost year could mean they'd lose Deron Williams forever, which could also mean that it will be harder to lure other free agents. The new location is nice, but a year of apathy will immediately dull th

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4. New Jersey Nets

Sure it's a lame duck year for the New Jersey Nets, who are scheduled to play their last season in Newark, but there's still plenty to lose. With a spanking new arena awaiting the team in Brooklyn next year, a year lost could cool the appetite to watch a team who, let's face it, hasn't proved themselves on the court.

A lost year could mean the team might lose Deron Williams forever, making it difficult to lure other free agents. The new location is nice, but a year of apathy will immediately dull the impact of the move to the Barclays Center.

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