(From Aug. 29, 2008)
The start of the NBA season is creeping ever closer and there are plenty of big story lines for fans to follow.
Larry Brown is just one of many big-name coaches trying his luck with a new team. Mike D'Antoni will look to turn around the ever-struggling Knicks, while Vinny Del Negro will attempt to resurrect the Bulls. Will any of these coaches find success this season?
This offseason also saw plenty of players depart for what they hope are greener pastures. Ron Artest and Baron Davis are just two examples of talented players who will debut with new teams at the start of the season. But will the addition of these two talents actually hurt their respective teams?
And just who is the favorite to win the MVP? Vote now and see how the rest of SportsNation sees the NBA season playing out!