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Front-runners for No. 1 pick emerge

Updated: January 27, 2014, 4:06 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider

The Tank Rank board is really starting to stabilize. For the third straight week our top four has stayed the same, which gives us a pretty good glimpse at who the top contenders for the No. 1 pick will likely be in May.

The second half of the list has been more volatile, in part because of the bevy of mixed identities out there. Some of these teams think of themselves as playoff teams, but they are struggling to win the games necessary to be just that. It may be another month or so before they truly get sorted out.

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