With Dwight Howard gone, it is at least the off court distraction dealt with, but on it his impact will be felt.
Can the New York Knicks recapture the buzz and winning streak they had with Jeremy Lin on board?
The Milwaukee Bucks should improve on last year, but will it be enough to take them to the NBA playoffs?
Can LeBron James and Miami Heat win a second NBA Championship in a row? Jason Torquato takes a look.
Can the Pacers build on their impressive year and finish higher than third? Jason Torquato says it will be tough.
Will it be another losing record for the Pistons? Jason Torquato expects it will be.
What challenges lie in wait for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season? Jason Torquato runs the rule over them.
Our preview of the NBA season continues, with last season's most unsuccessful team, the Charlotte Bobcats.
The speed and fullness of Derrick Rose's recovery from injury will define the Chicago Bulls season.
New name, new ambition. How high can the Brooklyn Nets go?
How much cash could LeBron James likely get from winning the NBA title? Not as much as you might think, according to research by GoBankingRates.com.
Not content with purely reaching the play-offs, Golden State Warriors are even picking up wins.
The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers can breathe a sigh of relief; their NBA record of 33 consecutive wins is safe for now.