As has been the case for much of the past decade, the best team in LA is also the best in the entire league. No one has more fun playing together. And man, aren't those Blake Griffin commercials great?
2 Thunder 26-8
A loss to the
Wizards will usually drop you in rankings (just ask the Heat). But at least Kevin Durant has pledged not to get thrown out anymore. That means the Thunder have a chance to beat anyone, anywhere, anytime.
3 Heat 23-9
The Heat are playing like most defending champions. They get bored enough to lose to an occasional inferior opponent but are still great enough to know it's too early to worry about it.