With the dust settling on free agency, and trade rumors calming down, we can now look ahead and start previewing this upcoming NBA season.
The talent in the Association is at a high like we haven't seen in awhile, and the always tough Western Conference just seems to keep adding elite players.
With only eight spots available come playoff time, expect four teams from the Northwest to all be gunning for home-court advantage.
One team has to emerge from this juggernaut division, and it would not surprise me in the least if any but the Timberwolves take home the Northwest crown.
The Nuggets and the Jazz made moves for bigs, the Blazers added another dynamic swingman, and the Thunder had yet another great draft.
The T-Wolves are sure gathering up a lot of young talent, but can it translate to wins? Let's take a look: