Bold Predictions For The 2013-14 NBA Season

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Nov 30, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts (center) speaks with Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard (left) and power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (right) during the first half of a game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve had a month to digest the amazingness that happened during the Finals. Hopefully that’s been long enough for you because King James Gospel is turning the proverbial page on the 2012-13 season and setting our sights towards next season. Free agency is coming to a close and now we can begin to make way-too-soon assumptions as to what will happen in 2013-14. Sure, the Heat won back-to-back titles like most predicted at the beginning of last year, but not many thought the Spurs would push Miami within 6 seconds of elimination this time last offseason. Even less predicted the Lakers would struggle the way they did. So let’s dust off the old crystal ball try to predict the unpredictable in 2013-14.