Aaron Gray

NBA preview: Western Conference predictions

NBA preview: Western Conference predictions

Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)


1.San Antonio

2013-14 finish: 62-20.

Coming: Kyle Anderson.

Going: No one of significance.

Despite a storied history, the Spurs have never won back-to-back titles. In fact they had never reached back-to-back NBA Finals until 2014 when, a year after losing in excruciating fashion to Miami, they extracted revenge against the Heat to earn their fifth title in the Tim Duncan-Gregg Popovich era. For the Spurs to win consecutive championships — and reach the NBA Finals for...