Chad Ford's 2009-10 Predictions
Our ESPN Insider forecasts the regular-season outcome for the Eastern Conference
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Predicted Finish for Western Conference: 2009-10
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Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers are still the team to beat, but I think they lost something when they essentially swapped Trevor Ariza for Ron Artest. Artest provides toughness and grit, but at a huge cost of stability. Nevertheless, even if Ronnie implodes, the Lakers may still have the goods to rule ...
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