What Are You Doing This Summer?

An NBA playoff losers guide.

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Although Utah and Detroit were run out of the playoffs quickly, both teams have the salary cap and roster flexibility to retool quickly and contend again. San Antonio and New Orleans are stuck with what they have for next season; their fans will just have to hope for the best.

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Martin Johnson writes about music for the Wall Street Journal, basketball for Slate and beer for Eater, and he blogs at both the Joy of Cheese and Rotations. Follow him on Twitter.

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