Forecast: 2012-13 East champions
After a banner year in South Beach, can any East team stop the Miami Heat machine from another conference title?
For foresight, we surveyed 100 of ESPN's best basketball minds, including contributors from ESPN.com, the TrueHoop Network, TrueHoop TV, Daily Dime Live, ESPN TV, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, espnW, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Insider, ESPN Fantasy, ESPN Games, ESPNDallas.com, ESPNLos Angeles.com, ESPNBoston.com, ESPNChicago.com, ESPNNewYork.com, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics.
Here's the voting breakdown:
Forecast: 2012-13 Eastern Conference champions
2011-12 record: 46-20
Won NBA Finals
Predicted 2012-13 record: 60-22
2011-12 record: 39-27
Lost in Eastern Conference finals
Predicted 2012-13 record: 50-32
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