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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Forecast: 2014-15 East champions

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The return of LeBron James to Cleveland and the injury to Indiana's Paul George have ensured that the reigning East finalists (Miami and Indiana) won't be the subjects of predictions for a return engagement.

Our Summer Forecast rolls on Wednesday with a look at the projected East titlist, as voted on by our ESPN Forecast panel. We'll announce one team every 45 minutes (from fifth to first), starting at noon ET.

To participate in the discussion and perhaps get your opinion published on this page, #ESPNForecast is the Twitter hashtag to use. Or you can just follow along @ESPNNBA.

Here's the voting breakdown:

Forecast: 2014-15 Eastern Conference champions