With some good 3-point shooters for support, it won't be easy to keep the Miami Heat and LeBron James from winning a second straight NBA title.
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Mike McGraw predicts that forward Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder will win the Western Conference title this season.
Even without Derrick Rose, Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald believes the Bulls have the fifth-best team in the East if the rest of the starters stay healthy.
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Our NBA expert, Mike McGraw, breaks down the contenders and pretenders and offers his rankings for the Eastern and Western conference teams as the regular season begins with three games on Tuesday and nine more on Wednesday, including the Bulls opening at home against Sacramento. Check out where he ranks the Bulls to start the season.