2010-11 NBA Preview

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LeBron James, Dwight Howard And The 25 Most Important Figures Of The NBA Season

There are a lot of people that will make a difference in the NBA this season, but only a few people can really change the course of the entire season. We count down 25 people who can do that during...

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2010-11 San Antonio Spurs Preview: Can They Prove They Are Still Contenders?

When we last saw the Spurs, they were getting swept out of the playoff by a team they once dominated. Can they recover and reclaim their place as a legitimate contender for the title?

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2010-11 Houston Rockets Preview: How Much Will Yao Ming Contribute?

The Rockets have an interesting roster with intriguing pieces, good young talent and bargains all over the place, but their hopes rest exclusively on the brittle feet of Yao Ming. Will Yao be...

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2010-11 New Orleans Hornets Preview: Will They Convince Chris Paul To Stick Around?

The New Orleans Hornets are at a crossroads. Have they done enough to appease Chris Paul, who made it clear this summer that he wants out unless the team improves?

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2010-11 Memphis Grizzlies Preview: Can They Build On Their Surprise Season?

The Memphis Grizzlies were one of the surprise teams last year. Can they build on that and enter the crowded Western Conference playoff picture?

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2010-2011 NBA Preview, Part One: Welcome To The Year Of Good Vs. Evil

The NBA season is back, and 2010 could be one of the most memorable seasons in years. It's the year of Good versus Evil, and before Tuesday's look at the team everyone loves to hate, today we...

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2010-11 Dallas Mavericks Preview: Can They Churn Out Another 50-Win Season?

Last year, the Dallas Mavericks won at least 50 games for the 10 straight season, but once again exited the playoffs early. Can they duplicate and even exceed that success this season?

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NBA Watchability Scale 2.0: Helping You Decide Which Teams To Follow This Season

In our latest 2010-11 NBA season preview, we rank every team based on how entertaining they are to watch. No. 1 is, of course, the LeBron-lead Miami Heat.

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2010-11 Miami Heat Preview: Can The Newest Super Team Live Up To The Hype?

It's hard to remember an NBA team that ever came into a season with more anticipation than the 2010-11 Miami Heat. How will LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh handle the pressure?

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2010-11 Orlando Magic Preview: Can The Forgotten Contender Get Over The Top?

After staying quiet for most of the summer, the Orlando Magic are being written off by many this year. Is this the year the "forgotten" championship contender finally breaks through?

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2010-11 Atlanta Hawks Preview: Can A New Coach Change The Same Old Players?

The Atlanta Hawks decided to change their coach rather than their players after getting swept in the second round of the NBA Playoffs for the second year in a row. Will that change be enough to...

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2010-11 Charlotte Bobcats Preview: Can They Build On Their First-Ever Playoff Berth?

The Charlotte Bobcats made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history last year, but they'll trot out a worse roster on paper. Was last season's success the high mark for this team?

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2010-11 Minnesota Timberwolves Preview: Are They Finally Headed In The Right Direction?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have become a laughingstock of the NBA, but will another massive roster reshaping finally pay off with some positive momentum going forward?

NBA Coach Power Rankings: Which Head Coaches Are The Best Of An Elite Group?

There are a ton of outstanding head coaches in the NBA, but which ones rise above all the rest? With the season just two weeks away, we unveil our NBA coach rankings.

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2010-11 Portland Trail Blazers Preview: Can They Stay Healthy For Once?

The Portland Trail Blazers suffered through more injuries than any team should ever have to suffer through last season, and they still won 50 games. Can they stay healthy this season and finally...

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2010-11 Oklahoma City Thunder Preview: How High Will Kevin Durant And His Team Fly?

The Oklahoma City Thunder were the darlings of the NBA last year. Now, after a summer where Kevin Durant led Team USA to a gold medal at the FIBA World Championships, can he lead the Thunder to the...

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2010-11 Denver Nuggets Preview: Can They Win Despite The Carmelo Anthony Uncertainty?

Carmelo Anthony could be on the way out, but the Denver Nuggets still have a season to play regardless. Can they succeed despite all the distractions surrounding them?

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2010-11 Utah Jazz Preview: They Reloaded, But Can They Keep Up In The West?

The Utah Jazz made big changes to their roster for the first time in years. Now reloaded, can they keep up in an ever-improving Western Conference?

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2010-11 Detroit Pistons Preview: Was Last Season Rock Bottom?

The Detroit Pistons had a disastrous season in 2009-10. Could things get worse, thanks to little cap room and a mismatched roster, or was last year as bad as it'll get?

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2010-11 Indiana Pacers Preview: Can They Escape Mediocrity For Once?

The Indiana Pacers have defined mediocrity over the last half-decade. Is this the year they break away from mediocrity one way or the other, or will they have to wait one more year to truly rebuild?

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2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers Preview: Can The Cavaliers Possibly Replace LeBron James?

The Cavaliers lost a two-time MVP for pretty much nothing, so clearly they will not be good. But how bad will they actually be?

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2010-11 Chicago Bulls Preview: Can The New-Look Bulls Challenge The Eastern Conference Elite?

The Chicago Bulls didn't get LeBron or Wade, but they did get a facelift this summer. Is it enough to challenge the elite of the elite in the Eastern Conference?

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2010-11 Milwaukee Bucks Preview: Can The Team Respond To Higher Expectations?

The Milwaukee Bucks came out of nowhere to nearly make the second round of the playoffs last year. Now, after an active summer, they're poised to move up even more in the Eastern Conference playoff...

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2010-11 Golden State Warriors Preview: Will A New Era Pay Immediate Dividends?

With a new owner and a new head coach, the Golden State Warriors are ushering in a new era after years of incompetence. Will that new era result in a much-improved team in Year 1?

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2010-11 Phoenix Suns Preview: Can Improved Depth Make Up For No Amare Stoudemire?

The Phoenix Suns proved last year that you can never count them out. Now, they have to do it again without all-star power forward Amare Stoudemire.

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