2012-13 NBA season previews: All 30 teams


Atlantic Division

Boston Celtics: Celtics’ fun may not be done

Brooklyn Nets:  Clearly, Nets on move

New York Knicks: Same Knicks need new results

Philadelphia 76ers: Bynum anchor Sixers need

Toronto Raptors: Rut is problem with Raptors

Central Divison

Chicago Bulls: For Bulls, nothing rosy minus star

Cleveland Cavaliers: Cavs hope to make thunder

Detroit Pistons: Pistons must await high gear

Indiana Pacers: Rising Pacers look for more

Milwaukee Bucks: Bucks have beefed up

Southeast Division

Atlanta Hawks: New beginning for Hawks

Charlotte Bobcats: Reborn ‘Cats have some purr

Miami Heat: Heat favored, but know repeat won’t come easy

Orlando Magic: Dwightmare ends; Magic now ache

Washington Wizards: Wizards get progress right


Northwest Division

Denver Nuggets: Nuggets prepped for run

Minnesota Timberwolves: Wolves ascent continues

Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder face uphill battle

Portland Trail Blazers: Lillard recharges Blazers

Utah Jazz: Jazz set for (modest) upturn?

Pacific Division

Golden State Warriors: Aw, shoot. Warriors seem armed

LA Clippers: Clippers look to become real-time contenders

LA Lakers: New-look Lakers eye postseason push

Phoenix Suns: Suns can also rise after Nash

Sacramento Kings: Sense of team eludes Kings

Southwest Division

Dallas Mavericks:  Mavs as weighty as ever

Houston Rockets: With Harden, Rockets reborn

Memphis Grizzlies: Grizzlies give it another go

New Orleans Hornets: Hope for Hornets? Why not?

San Antonio Spurs: Depth the key for even-older Spurs