By Kent Jackson, Respect My Blog
One of the busiest offseasons in recent memory shook up the NBA landscape dramatically, but one thing remains clear despite flurries of high-profile player movement: The Golden State Warriors will return to the hardwood in October as the unequivocal favorites to repeat as champions. There are plenty of interesting questions heading the season: Can the Boston Celtics avenge last year’s Eastern Conference Finals loss to the Cavaliers? Will the Milwaukee Bucks make a leap? Are the Philadelphia 76ers capable of staying healthy and contending for a playoff spot? In this video, the Central Division will be the focus. Cavaliers and Bucks are projected playoffs teams, while the Pistons will try to bounce back from a bad season, and the Pacers and the Bulls try to develop young players for the future after both trading away their franchise players.