Outstanding off-season keeps Boston Celtics NBA title contenders

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The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders.  There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going.

The goal in recent years for the Boston Celtics was just get to the postseason healthy in hopes of making a playoff run with their veteran core.  This off-season, the Celtics got younger, deeper, and all-around better meaning they will once again be a serious player in the Eastern Conference.

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With Yao Back; Will Rockets Return to Playoffs?

Yao Ming injury

The Houston Rockets tip-off their 2010-2011 season tonight when they visit the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers.  After missing all of last season with a foot injury, Yao Ming returns to the line-up.  He is expected to have a lessened role but still help the Rockets make a trip to the post-season.

By: David Kay
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