A team-by-team look at the Eastern Conference:
BEN BOLCH'S PICKS (in predicted order of finish)
NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE
(new players listed in bold)
2014-15 finish: 53-29
Projected starters: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith.
Top reserves: Matthew Dellavedova, Tristan Thompson, Anderson Varejao, Mo Williams, Iman Shumpert.
The self-proclaimed best player in the world won't have to do it alone this time, assuming the rash of...