With a new NBA season finally about to begin, it's time time to make some predictions. We don't have a lot to go off at this point, with free agency and training camp still waiting to begin. Even so, it's the perfect time to take a look at the circumstances surrounding each team and then attempt to extrapolate what kind of stories or results will follow as the season unfolds.
The Portland Trail Blazers are a team that could potentially look very different at the start of the regular season, depending on how the next three weeks play out. Here are 10 bold predictions for the 2011-12 NBA season.