2010-2011 NBA Season: 10 Wild Cards Whose Play Could Alter the Playoff Landscape

September 5th, 2010 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
It's only September, yet almost everyone is ready to name the Miami Heat or the Los Angeles Lakers NBA Champions already.

It's certainly a possibility that one of these two teams will take home the championship this season, especially if you look at the off-seasons that the two have had.

The Lakers, the reigning NBA Champions, only strengthened their core by adding veteran guard Steve Blake, swing-man Matt Barnes, and forward Theo Ratliff, while only losing Jordan Farmar.

And as for the Miami Heat, well they decided to blow up their entire roster and go out and add a couple guys you may have heard of: LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Mike Miller, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Juwan Howard, and Eddie House.

Adding those guys to Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem, Mario Chalmers, and a plethora of other guys makes the Miami Heat the sure-fire favorite in the Eastern Conference.

While those two teams have certainly re-tooled very nicely this off-season, I hate to just give them the championship because of how they look on paper.

So as Lee Corso says "Not So Fast My Friend"!

The rest of the NBA has been making acquisitions, changing t ...

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