Forecast: 2012-13 NBA champions

Originally Published: August 31, 2012
ESPN.com

USATimothy A. Clary/Getty ImagesWho's No. 1? After spending the summer as USA teammates, KD, LeBron and Kobe vie for NBA gold.

Here we go again?

With all the major pieces remaining from their recent title run, the Miami Heat look ready to repeat. Can any team out West get in the way?

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, ESPNLosAngeles.com, ESPNBoston.com, ESPNChicago.com, ESPNNewYork.com, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics.

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Here's the voting breakdown:

Forecast: 2012-13 NBA champions



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