NBA: transfers Atlantic Division 2013/14

NBA: transfers Atlantic Division 2013/14

"Hanged" reviews the transfers of the Atlantic Division in the NBA 2013-2014. Nets investment and rebuilding franchise Boston are the main novelties. In the section "+ Sport" of "Hanged" We also analyze forecasts and possible initial quintets of each team.

Brooklyn Nets

Great bet of the Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov with the aim of fighting for the ring. Following the renewal of Deron Williams and the signing of Joe Johnson last season, This summer the Russian has starred in the summer transfer. Paul Pierce came to Brooklyn, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry in exchange for Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, Marshon Brooks and Keith Bogans. further, A rookie like Jason Kidd comes to the bench, who was playing until last season, respected by the whole league. further, the Nets have been reinforced with second-unit players like Kirilenko and Alan Anderson, that added to the Blatche, Teletovic and Reggie Evans make up a dream squad.

A) Yes, the quintet will be formed by Deron Williams, Pierce, Joe Johnson, Garnett and Brook López.

Forecast: 1º

Deron and Kidd
The legendary Jason Kidd will make his Nets debut in a team led by Deron Williams.

New York Knicks.

Few changes to the Big Apple team, a couple of good players have joined the base that fell in the conference semifinals last year to the Indiana Pacers. Carmelo Anthony will be the leader of a team that will continue to be led by Mike Woodson from the bench. A) Yes, Andrea Bargnani and Metta World Peace have arrived, plus rookie Tim Hardaway Jr and Slovenian point guard Beno Udrih, which should be a competitive leap for the new Knicks. They must be joined by Amare Stoudamire, once you seem to have left your injury issues behind. Players with a secondary role like Camby left the team, Novak, Kidd o Copeland, so all major assets are still on the staff.

The bet for the quintet is the following: Felton, Shumpert, Carmelo, Bargnani y Chandler.

Forecast: 2º

Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani will share a dressing room in New York.
Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani will share a dressing room in New York.

Toronto Raptors.

No major changes in the Canadian team. Dwyane Casey will continue to lead a team that will again have Rudy Gay, Demar Derozan and Kyle Lowry as offensive leaders. The most notable change has been the departure of the former number 1 del draft en 2006, the Italian Andrea Bargnani, that he has not finished being the player they expected in Toronto. They also left Canada Alan Anderson, Kleiza y Mickael Pietrus, among others. To cover those casualties, have been reinforced with DJ Augustin and Tyler Hansbrough, both from Indiana, plus Austin Daye and sniper Steve Novak. The 2013/14 it will be a hopeless season for the Raptors, no chance of making the playoffs, especially seeing the quality jump of teams like Detroit Pistons or Cleveland Cavaliers.

The quintet will be made up of Lowry, DeRozan, Gay, Amir Johnson y Valanciunas.

Forecast: 3º

 Demar De Rozan and Kyle Lowry will be the stars in the Canadian team.
Demar De Rozan and Kyle Lowry will be the stars in the Canadian team.

Boston Celtics

The team with the most NBA titles will live a year of transition, the Celtics have begun their rebuilding after the departures of coach Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett y Paul Pierce. For it, have relied on a young coach like Brad Stevens to lead the Celtics ship during this process. Humphries have come to the team, Wallace, Brooks and Bogans in the trade with the Nets, plus rookies Kelly Olynik, Phil Pressey and Vitor Faverani. They left the team, apart from the mentioned Garnett and Pierce, Jason Terry and other players with a marginal role like Shavlik Randolph, Wilcox o Terrence Williams. Rajon Rondo will be the soul and leader of these new Boston Celtics, once you get over your injury. Jeff Green will be his main squire, while the Bass, Bradley, Sullinger, Lee and Crawford must contribute to get victories.

The quintet could be formed by Rondo, Bradley, Wallace, Sullinger, Olynik, although there may be quite a few changes especially in the inner game.

Forecast: 4º

 Rajon Rondo will lead a Celtics in full reconstruction.
Rajon Rondo will lead a Celtics in full reconstruction.

Philadelphia 76ers.

According to specialized media, the Sixers will be this year's worst team in the NBA. They have been the last to hire a coach, being the finally chosen Brett Brown, from Boston University. In the inputs and outputs section, highlights the departure of its star Jrue Holiday, who headed to New Orleans in a trade that ended rookie Nerlens Noel in Philadelphia. Noel will not be able to start the season due to being injured. further, Important men like Nick Young or Dorell Wright also came out, y Andrew Bynum, who has gone through the Sixers without playing a single minute. In the high, besides noel, Michael Carter-Williams has arrived from the draft from Syracuse, to become the new helm of the Sixers, and other players with more secondary roles like Tony Wroten, James Anderson o Darius Morris. All of them will join the Evan Turners, Thaddeus Young, Spencer Hawes or Jason Richardson to complete the roster.

The quintet will be next: Carter-Williams, Richardson, Turner, Young y Hawes, waiting for Nerlens Noel to return.

Forecast: 5º

Young, Hawes and Turner will try not to fulfill the bad omens in Philadelphia.
Young, Hawes and Turner will try not to fulfill the bad omens in Philadelphia.

 

 

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