Toronto won the Atlantic Division last spring, but then lost to New Jersey in the playoffs. Boston made the biggest summertime headlines by putting together a new Big Three. So who should be the favorite this season? The Nets say the defending champs. The Raptors say it has to be the team that advanced the farthest in the playoffs. The pundits say it's the Celtics. 82 games will tell the tale, but for now it's anyone's guess.
- Nothing but Nets - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger