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January 12, 2009
Which is the most overrated team in the NBA?
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January 12, 2009

Si Players Nba Poll

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Which is the most overrated team in the NBA?

Dallas Mavericks 11%

Detroit Pistons 11%

Boston Celtics 10%

Houston Rockets 10%

Phoenix Suns 9%

Poll was taken before the Celtics' recent 2--4 stretch.... The Mavs lost in the first round of the past two playoffs, last season with Jason Kidd (right).... The Pistons went a mediocre 10--11 with Allen Iverson (left) after acquiring him in November, before winning seven in a row through Sunday.... Despite a record of 21--14 through Sunday, the Rockets were seventh in the West.

[Based on a survey of 190 NBA players] ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to