NBA playoff race: There is no real NBA playoff race

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SBNation.com—We have that and more in Monday’s NBA newsletter. So much for a nerve-wracking, down-to-the-wire race for the final West playoff spots. The three teams chasing the No. 8 seed -- the Kings, Lakers, and Timberwolves -- have lost a combined eight straight games. The No. 9 Kings are now three games out, with the No. 10 Lakers 4.5 games out, and the No. 11 Timberwolves 5.5 games out. 538 has the Kings at 9% to make the playoffs, the Lakers at 8%, and the Wolves at 2%. All of the teams involved have...

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