SB Nation: NBA 2012-13 Preview Series

All of SB Nation's NBA previews.

Grizzlies: the West's last bruisers

Memphis is rare among Western teams in being defense-first. Is that why everyone appears to be so afraid of them?

Heat Preview: Miami primed for title defense


Will anything stop the Miami Heat from repeating as champs? HHH takes a look at the key additions and losses for the #1 team in the NBA in the Heat preview.

Grizzlies 2012-13 Season Preview


The Memphis Grizzlies enter the 2012-13 season hoping to join the elite teams in the Western Conference.

Season preview: examining the new-look Bobcats


The Charlotte Bobcats have undergone even more reconstruction this offseason, improving on paper at every position. What do we expect to see from this new Bobcats roster and coaching staff?

The relocation of Linsanity

The Houston Rockets were incredibly active this summer, and their biggest move was bringing Linsanity to Houston. Can Jeremy Lin be the star the Rockets hope he can be?


Howard, Nash must adjust to new challenge

The Los Angeles Lakers obviously had the NBA's best offseason, but how quickly will Dwight Howard and Steve Nash mesh with their new teammates?

Things that could stop the Heat

The Miami Heat won the 2012 NBA championship, slaying all demons and removing all doubts as to their individual and collective talents in the process. Now they get to try to do it again. Here's...

Spurs preview: One more time?

The San Antonio Spurs reinvented themselves in 2011-12, and peeled off a 20-game winning streak and the No. 1 seed. Is that sustainable?


The terrible Dwight Howard trade

The Orlando Magic had to trade Dwight Howard, but the package they received in return was very underwhelming.


James Harden's huge decision

The Oklahoma City Thunder's future may hinge on a decision James Harden must make sometime in the next two weeks.

Brooklyn Nets: born again

A new team is born in Brooklyn, but can the Nets make us forget that they are the Nets?

Surviving the end of Linsanity

Did the New York Knicks properly replace Jeremy Lin? We're not so sure.

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