A fearsome, or gruesome, foursome?
With that in mind, consider the four teams that made up ESPN's Friday night doubleheader: The Dallas Mavericks lost 95-94 to the Indiana Pacers, while the Houston Rockets took out the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-113 in overtime in Minneapolis.
Let's assess each team's potential for a playoff run. Which are genuine title contenders, and which are mere pretenders?
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