Remember when being a playoff team in the West meant something? When a 48-win Golden State team was consigned to the lottery? In 2008 and 2010 you had to win at least 50 games just to get a seat at the table. Last year you needed 55 just to have home-court advantage in the first round.
Ah, those were the days.
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