SB Nation: NBA 2012-13 Preview Series

All of SB Nation's NBA previews.

Will Utah's May-December brew work?

The Jazz have a number of veterans to augment a burgeoning kiddie corps. Will the combination get them back into the playoffs?

Blazers '12 Preview: Plenty of Prayer but No Wings

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The official Blazer's Edge 2012-13 Season Preview of the Portland Trail Blazers.

NBA Blogger Previews: Oklahoma City Thunder

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We take an in-depth look at some of the biggest questions surrounding the Thunder next season.

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Was keeping Batum a basketball decision?

The Portland Trail Blazers re-signed Nicolas Batum to a big contract, but there may have been some politics involved that obscured the basketball value of the move.

Is the Blazers' tailspin over?

The Blazers held a fire sale at the trade deadline, but kept some key pieces and added two promising rookies. Will the tailspin continue, or is it all up from here?

Will the Thunder roll?

The Hook notes that Oklahoma City didn't really improve this offseason, so it's counting on even greater play from its star to stay ahead of the Lakers and Spurs.

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Brandon Roy: The West's X-factor

In their attempt to rise in the Western Conference, the Minnesota Timberwolves turned to a former all-star in the hopes that he can stay healthy enough to regain his former.

Timberwolves 2012/2013 Season Preview

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The Wolves are finally not a punchline (mostly....)

Nuggets preview: Weirdest team in America

There is nothing normal about a run-and-gun team that trades for an eight-figure stopper and gives eight figures to a guy like JaVale McGee. But despite being a sideshow, Denver is legit.

Rise of the Timberwolves, take two

The Wolves roared out of the gate in 2011-12, but fell apart when Ricky Rubio got injured. So the team added some more pieces and looks to end its lottery streak.

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