X-Washington Wizards 50-32 (2) Three of the last four NBA seasons have seen the Washington Wizards reach the playoffs, but they have been unable to advance past the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last season the Wizards won 49 games for their highest win total since the 1979 which was their last trip to the NBA Finals. [...]
Nikola Vucevic, Evan Fournier As the 2016-2017 NBA season is coming to a close, another abysmal campaign for the Orlando Magic is coming to an end. The Magic are 28-53 and this will mark their fifth consecutive losing season, and fifth straight year without a trip to NBA Playoffs. Following the 2011-2012 NBA [...]
X-Atlanta Hawks 46-36 (6) Believe it or not, the Atlanta Hawks will enter the 2016-2017 NBA season with the second longest active playoff streak in the league. The Hawks have made the playoffs in each of the last nine seasons and they've done it under the guidance of three different head coaches. Mike Budenholzer is [...]
Paul George After failing to make the NBA Playoffs last year, the Indiana Pacers rebounded this season for their fifth postseason appearance in the last six years. The Pacers had a healthy Paul George in their front court this year which greatly changed the dynamic of this team. For the third time in [...]
Will the emergence of center Andre Drummond be enough for the Detroit Pistons to make the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2009?
Paul George has returned with a vengeance for the Indiana Pacers.
Y-Cleveland Cavaliers 56-26 (1) LeBron James In the blink of an eye the Cleveland Cavaliers once again became contenders in the NBA when small forward LeBron James decided to return to the team in the summer of 2014. And in James' first season back with the Cavaliers, he was able to get them [...]
It's the best of the worst who are trying to sneak into the NBA Playoffs in the Eastern Conference.
X-Cleveland Cavaliers 52-30 (1) LeBron James After four years of manipulating the NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in business as a legitimate title contender. After spending the first seven years of his NBA career with the Cavaliers, small forward LeBron James took his talents to South Beach in 2010 to join [...]