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2012 NBA Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Edition

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2012 NBA Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Edition
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The Eastern Conference is becoming more stacked than the Western Conference. While a lot of confusion lies at the doorstep of the most dominant franchise in the West, the Los Angeles Lakers, the East is building upon dynasties in order to recapture crowns that had been guided to the opposite side of the country. This year’s playoffs were rejuvenating to those who had lost their purpose in the league and gave people full of indifference a side to pick. Which side was that?

Any side that did not include LeBron James.

However, next year will look a tad bit different than this year’s postseason in the East. While most of the same teams will be reappearing, there are some that will have fallen lower in the ranks. There are some that were not even mentioned last season that will claw their way to recognition. The lockout may be in place, but the season has got to start sometime.

When it does, we must be ready for the change that will follow.

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