NBA East Back To Full Force: Who Are the New Beasts of the East?

July 25th, 2010 by Eric Yarmoluk Leave a reply »
Just as everyone expected, this summer's free agency was crazy. There was plenty of drama, surprising decisions, tears shed, and major hatred developed.

With huge pick ups, such as the New York Knicks capturing Amar'e Stoudemire, the Chicago Bulls pulling in Carlos Boozer, Ronnie Brewer, and Kyle Korver (and potentially Tracy McGrady), and of course the Miami Heat reeling in the "Big Three" LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade.

It seems as though the East, when compared to the West, won the battle in the free agency debacle, which means, finally, the Eastern Conference may be able to compete in the NBA Finals and be a legit contender against the Los Angeles Lakers.

With still a few free agents left on the market, everything is pretty much all said and done. We now have a good look at what the teams are going to look like this upcoming season.

Of course things could still make a drastic change if Chris Paul is able to be traded to Orlando or New York.

But aside the Chris Paul situation, with half of the Eastern Conference having a whole new look to their team, who will now be considered the new "Beasts of the East?"

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