Michael Jordan. Larry Bird. Bill Russell. Reggie Miller… The Eastern Conference produces legendary players.
Currently, there are 15 teams split up into three divisions comprised of five teams each. Out of these 15 teams, only five have over 30 wins. Yet, regardless of a team’s record, it can have one of the best players in that position.
With the movement of Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks and the Eastern Conference, there is quite possibly a shift of power. A new balance.
Here is an edited list which names the top two point guards, shooting guards, small forwards, power forwards, centers, bench players and rookies in the Eastern Conference.