NBA Atlantic: Offseason Moves That Need to Be Made

June 15th, 2010 by Bhemis Parks Leave a reply »
The NBA Atlantic Division is coming off a season where all but one of its teams lost more games than in the 2008-2009 season. It's a division that has nothing going for it outside of the Boston Celtics. That's sad when one considers the history of the teams in it. Teams like the New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, and New Jersey Nets are some of the more recognizable franchises to die hard NBA fans. They also have some of the best fanbases in the NBA, especially when they're winning. With that said, only the Celtics have done much winning over the past three seasons. As a matter of fact, only the Celtics have been to the playoffs over the past couple of seasons. The Boston Celtics went 50-32 during a season where they suffered all kinds of injuries to key players. They are currently in position to win an NBA title, up 3-2 versus the Los Angeles Lakers. The Toronto Raptors went 40-42 during a season many had them slotted as high as the fifth seed in the East. They are currently facing a Chris Bosh jail break due to free agency. The New York Knicks went 29-53 during a season they had an roster worth $85 million. The team has had no success since Mike D'Antoni has taken over. ...

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