1. Philadelphia 76ers
A lot of money has been invested in their starting lineup to deliver a trip to the Conference Finals or better.
2. Toronto Raptors
They are the defending champs and they will defend that title without Kawhi, but the world will realize how good Pascal Siakam is.
3. Boston Celtics
Last year was a disappointment and they hope Kemba Walker is better than Kyrie was.
4. Brooklyn Nets
Even without Kevin Durant for his first season aboard this Nets team has a lot of intriguing pieces to build on.
5. New York Knicks
Sure signing four power forwards was a strange move, but they weren’t massive long-term deals. Continue reading