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It's time to pay more attention to these four young squads (PER Diem: Feb. 15, 2011)

Updated: February 15, 2011, 3:07 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Elton BrandDavid Dow/NBAE/Getty ImagesElton Brand's Sixers against Zach Randolph's Grizzlies is the game of the night. No, really. Here's why.

Before the season started, I doubt anybody was too excited when looking at Tuesday night's Philadelphia-Memphis matchup on the schedule. As it turns out, it's the best game of the night, featuring two likely playoff teams that much of the nation has been slow to warm up to.

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