Mike Dunleavy

Cavaliers are the team to beat in NBA's East Conference

Cavaliers are the team to beat in NBA's East Conference

NBA PREVIEW

EASTERN CONFERENCE

(in predicted order of finish)

PLAYOFF-BOUND

 

1. CLEVELAND

2015–16 finish: 57-25

Coming: Mike Dunleavy, Chris Andersen, Kay Felder (rookie).

Going: Matthew Dellavedova, Timofey Mozgov.

The path to back-to-back titles will be crowded by a very big gold-and-blue roadblock in Oakland, but that won’t keep LeBron James and company from controlling the East. There weren’t any major changes to this roster, especially now that shooting guard J.R. Smith is...

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