Atlantic Division


1. Boston Celtics

It’s Jayson Tatum’s show now. He could be primed for a MVP caliber season in Boston.

2. Brooklyn Nets

We’ll get to see Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving play together with former two-time MVP Steve Nash as the head coach.

3. Toronto Raptors

They don’t have the flashiest roster, but they get the job done with a great coach in Nick Nurse.

4. Philadelphia 76ers

The direction of this teams is in flux with Doc Rivers aboard as the new head coach.

5. New York Knicks

It’ll be another work in progress at Madison Square Garden with Tom Thibodeau as the new head coach.

Head Coach: Brad Stevens

Key Position: Guard

Key Rookies: F Aaron Nesmith, G Payton Pritchard

Key Acquisitions: F Tristan Thompson (Cleveland), G Jeff Teague (Atlanta)

Starting Lineup: G Kemba Walker, G Marcus Smart, F Jaylen Brown, F Jayson Tatum, C Tristan Thompson

Head Coach: Steve Nash (retired player 2015)

Key Position: Forward

Key Rookies: None

Key Acquisitions: F Jeff Green (Houston), G Landry Shamet (LA Clippers)

Starting Lineup: G Kyrie Irving, G Caris LeVert, F Joe Harris, F Kevin Durant, C DeAndre Jordan

Head Coach: Nick Nurse

Key Position: Guard

Key Rookies: G Malachi Flynn

Key Acquisitions: C Alex Len (Sacramento), C Aron Baynes (Phoenix)

Starting Lineup: G Kyle Lowry, G Fred VanVleet, F OG Anunoby, F Pascal Siakam, C Aron Baynes

Head Coach: Doc Rivers (LA Clippers)

Key Position: Guard

Key Rookies: G Tyrese Maxey

Key Acquisitions: G Seth Curry (Dallas), C Dwight Howard (LA Lakers), G Danny Green (LA Lakers)

Starting Lineup: G Ben Simmons, G Seth Curry, F Danny Green, F Tobias Harris, C Joel Embiid

Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau (Minnesota – 2019)

Key Position: Everything

Key Rookies: F Obi Toppin, G Immanuel Quickley

Key Acquisitions: C Nerlens Noel (Oklahoma City), G Alec Burks (Philadelphia)

Starting Lineup: G Elfrid Payton, G Reggie Bullock, F RJ Barrett, F Julius Randle, C Mitchell Robinson

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