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Cornering the market

Are you one of those who like to wail that the midrange shot is a lost art in the NBA? Is it your way of suggesting that sound basketball has given way to an infatuation with dunks and 3-pointers?

If so, this could be a painful NBA postseason for you to watch. Because you're going to see some of the league's most fundamental, execution-driven teams -- starting with the Spurs, Cavs, Celtics and Magic -- running offenses intended to create one of three shots: