By Matthew Carpenter
NBA CENTRAL DIVISION PREVIEW
(Projected Order of Finish)
1. Cavaliers. Let’s state the obvious: This is the most talented team in the Eastern Conference. There are seemingly limitless possibilities on offense when you add Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love to the best player on the planet. LeBron James is also likely to get guys like Tristan Thompson and Dion Waiters overpaid at some point in the near future. But while shiny and new, these are known quantities. I’m most excited to see how new coach David Blatt employs his bounty. Basketball insiders love him but he’ll be under a ton of scrutiny for a first-time NBA coach.
Say ‘Hello’ to: James Jones. LeBron and the Floor Spacers. Jones and Mike Miller reunite with LeBron . Wave the towels from the bench. The open looks are sure to follow. [Read more...]