12 Things To Expect From the 2010-11 NBA Season

After what was probably the most eventful offseason of the past two decades, the circus following the free agency pool and potentially blockbuster trades is finally coming to an end. 2012, the end of the Mayan calender, may mean the end of the NBA too, at least for a season due to the pending lockout. That possibility makes this year all the more important. 2011 will see the Lakers attempt to bring coach Phil Jackson his fourth three-peat championship run. It will also see the Miami Heat try to capitalize on their recent pairing of two-time defending MVP LeBron James and All-Star Chris Bosh with 2006 NBA Finals MVP Dwyane Wade. Also, a host of up and coming teams such as the Bulls and Thunder will attempt to break into the ranks of the NBA's elite. Who will succeed? Who will fail? What will be the season's biggest surprises and what are the train wrecks we all see coming? Find out here.Begin Slideshow


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