Sixers banking on young guards' leadership
Doug Collins got the most out of his team last season and will need his young backcourt to continue its improvement.
Rookie Irving will be off and running
There won't be much pressure on Kyrie Irving as the No. 1 draft pick gets acclimmated with the Cavs and the NBA.
Walking out the door?
Orlando is in a tough situation where history may repeat itself if they lose out on another franchise center.
Grizzlies eager to get Gay back in mix
With its newfound postseason success, Memphis can't wait to fully include Rudy Gay in its attack this season.
Balanced is the way to go
After a rumor-filled year, Denver has a sense of normalcy and wants to continue playing with a focus on committee.
Paul trade shifts balance of power
The balance of power in the Pacific may have swung across the Staples Center hallway with the arrival of CP3.
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Heat hold down preseason top spot
"[The Miami Heat] are certainly top-heavy, but they're in a better position for regular season success than they were last season. "- NBA.com's John Schuhmann
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