FanPost

2013-2014 Eastern Conference Projections

It may be a bit early, as witnessed last summer big deals can be done in August(see: Bynum, Andrew)that might affect the balance of power, but as it stands right now how does the East stack up?

Here's my view on it, predicting 1-15 with guesstimate record.

1. Images_medium

via t1.gstatic.com

Miami is still the team to beat in the East, but it's getting closer. Losing Miller may hurt a bit and who knows how long Wade can hold up.

59-23

2. Pacers-logo2_medium

via www.indymojo.com

Having Granger back and adding Scola are huge to the Pacers depth. I am kind of drinking their Kool-Aid and think they might be in the Finals this year.

57-25

3. Brooklyn_nets_logo_detail_secondary_medium

via www.designer-daily.com

Much more depth this year and a good PF, should be higher right? Old with injury problems, something is telling me beware.

54-28

4. Images_medium

via t2.gstatic.com

Rose back, Funleavy helps but depth and possible injury concerns.

53-29

5. Images_medium

via t1.gstatic.com

This team could be a train wreck and they may have to blow it up if Melo leaves

48-34

And now it gets hard

6. Cleveland_cavaliers_big_medium

via basketballfanstuff.com

Obviously Bynum is huge and who plays SF? 3 drafts in a row they have made questionable picks...this is not a strong selection here.

44-38

7. Detroitpistonsold_medium

via upload.wikimedia.org

Think Jennings is a good pick up for them despite comments I made, they'll be tough on the interior, but will have a tough time scoring

42-40

8. 539px-washington_wizards_logo

via upload.wikimedia.org

This team is one injury away, especially up front, from dropping a couple places. Not having enough to offer DeJuan Blair hurt, was torn between the Wiz and Hawks here

41-41

9. Images_medium

via t1.gstatic.com

People lauding Ferry for a great off-season but I'm not buying it. had a good opportunity to reload and I think he should have. Paying Korver 4/26 to be a 8/9 seed is lunacy(thank God they outbid us). Like the Millsap deal but they are weak at the wings.

40-42

10. Toronto-raptors-alternate-logo_2008-present_medium

via www.grayflannelsuit.net

This is another shaky prediction. I really like their starting 5 but their bench is horrible. I think Ujiri should have done Charlie V and Stuckey for Gay, might have had a chance at Wiggins which would be huge for the franchise. This changes if he can still move Rudy or Lowry.

38-44

11. Ie7jp1w07mlhzwxqgeffn9c8p_medium

via content.sportslogos.net

Best I could have hoped for I guess, no clear starter at 1 or 3 and I think the Bucks are done for the Summer. Hopefully JH does a bit of selling at the deadline.

33-49

12. E94039khfw4uof26gv12eazjm_medium

via content.sportslogos.net

They could drop a lot if they unload some players, but they have a lot of vets that will try so I put them basically with us.

33-49.

13. Images_medium

via t1.gstatic.com

Al Jefferson? Why? This team will still suck.

27-55

14. Images_medium

via t0.gstatic.com

This team has some young talent but I don't see a team yet. Don't see Vucevic/Harris as being a starting front line in the NBA. I really think they should have gone Noel with their pick but we'll see.

26-56

15. Philadelphia_76ers_logo-9984_medium

via www.nationofblue.com

First thing is that the 76ers made a steal of a trade with NO in acquiring Noel and 2014 1st for Holiday. NO might save the deal being bottom 5 but I'm not sure that happens. Philly and Phoenix fighting for worst record.

15-67

I know people will have a difference of opinion but as I said this is a guess. Feel free to give your order down below.



FanPosts are user-generated blogs-within-the-blog. We ask that members abide by our community guidelines and keep things respectable. Thanks.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Brew Hoop

You must be a member of Brew Hoop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brew Hoop. You should read them.

Join Brew Hoop

You must be a member of Brew Hoop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brew Hoop. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker