The first edition of NBA power rankings for the 2011-12 season always inspires controversy, and fans always come ready to debate where their team should be seeded.
Although some might not like the outlook of their favorite team, it's best to be realistic when setting expectations for the season as it's better to be pleasantly surprised than massively disappointed.
Is there any team that can stop the Heat from making the finals? How wide open is the wild wild west?
Let's find out.