Click here to Skip to main content
11-12_SeasonPreview_HDR.jpg

Eyes on you

There was plenty of evidence in Indiana's late-season turnaround that the Pacers are headed up. Now, with playoff experience and roster tweaks, the expectations are gradually building.

Advertisement

Team Previews: Atlantic

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.

Team Previews: Central

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.

Team Previews: Southeast

Walking out the door?

Orlando is in a tough situation where history may repeat itself if they lose out on another franchise center.

Team Previews: Southwest

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.

Team Previews: Northwest

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.

Team Previews: Pacific

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.

Blogtable

Blogtable: Rookie with the best future?

Which rookie will be the strongest NBA player in five years? We put our NBA.com writers on the hotseat.

Expert Picks

2011-12 Predictions

NBA.com's team of experts has submitted its predictions. Is Thunder superstar Kevin Durant poised to become MVP?

Power Rankings

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
Heat hold down preseason top spot

    Photo Gallery

    gallery-1216.jpg

    New players, new jerseys

    Poll

    lebron-poll-135.jpg

    Which team is the favorite to win the 2011-12 NBA title?

    • Miami Heat
    • Dallas Mavericks
    • Chicago Bulls
    • OKC Thunder

    Free Agent Tracker

    Free Agent Tracker

    Ad Bar

    Copyright © NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights and Terms of Use. | Ad Choices Ad Choices

    NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.