East Forecast: Ranking worst to first

This conference will have several power teams alongside a collection of doormats

Originally Published: December 21, 2011
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

Life isn't fair, and neither is the distribution of talent in the Eastern Conference, where four teams hoard the A-list stars and leave the rest fighting for scraps. While I wrote the other day that the West standings likely will be very compressed this season, the East is just the opposite.