The highly anticipated Summer of 2010 has come and gone. Now it's time for
the Athlon Sports 2010-11 Pro Basketball Annual to preview, predict and
analyze the league landscape following one of the most important offseasons
Having infamously taken his talents to South Beach during a one-hour
"Decision" special, LeBron James will team up with fellow free agent import
Chris Bosh and 2006 Finals MVP Dwyane Wade to give the Miami Heat the NBA's
most recent (and controversial) super team.
But will the dream scheme trio form a dynasty? We examine both sides of the
argument in "Making of a Dynasty?"
Speaking of newsmakers, New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has crossed
the ocean jumping waves on his jetski, splashing national headlines along
the way. The 6'8" Russian has become a pop culture phenomenon. But who is
he? We dive into the world of the playboy billionaire in "From Russia with
This year's magazine also goes in-depth with a team-by-team recap of the
2010 NBA Draft - which saw a record five Kentucky Wildcats selected in the
first round, including No. 1 overall pick John Wall - as well as a flashback
to (and update on) the draft class of 1991.
Along with the usual rundown of rosters, stats, offseason moves and photos,
all 30 team previews include an all-time starting five for every franchise.
Some players make more than one team; others are surprisingly absent
altogether despite putting up Hall of Fame careers.
We've also added a few extra notes on the Eastern and Western Conferences,
as well as an examination of whether free agent contracts were "Penny Wise"
or "Dollar Foolish." And as always, we take a look back at the lighter side
of the game in "Hoops Madness" and rank the top 120 players in fantasy
Athlon Sports' Pro Basketball Annual is the most complete preview available
today. Order your copy now!