Ahhh, the NBA’s second season is set to begin on Saturday. Of course the regular season matters, otherwise these 16 teams wouldn’t be here in the first place. But now, everything starts new for each squad vying for a chance to take the Larry O’Brien Trophy from new Commissioner Adam Silver when all is said and done.
In the Western Conference, San Antonio — the league’s best team this season, starts off with Dallas while Eastern Conference champs Indiana begin play with Atlanta. In between, we have a Charlotte team that went 7-59 two seasons ago and hasn’t been involved in a playoff series since…forever, maybe? Then there are frequent attendees like Miami, OKC, Chicago, etc.
While we’ll know the true final answer come June, who’s your early pick to win it all?