This team was literally a couple possessions away from repeating without Kevin Durant. Barring injuries, I don’t see anyone getting in their way.
Fans will pretend to hate KD early on, but as time goes on, they’ll realize he’s not built to be a villain. This isn’t LeBron.
Timberwolves to snap 12-year playoff drought
The talent is there and now they have someone with the championship pedigree in Tom Thibodeau to help guide them in the right direction.
Bulls backcourt to be a disaster
When it comes to name value, Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade sound legit, but in actuality, this is a terrible combo, especially offensively. Both guys shoot under 30% for their careers.
Knicks to be an exciting average team to watch
To a higher extent, the Knicks have tremendous name value. From Derrick Rose to Carmelo Anthony to Kristaps Porzingis. Unfortunately, this unit has a plethora of guys prone to injury and their best player off the bench is Brandon Jennings on paper. Enough said.