Despite a pretty hectic overall NBA offseason, the Atlantic Division (out East) hasn’t endured that much craziness and change.
Apart from Paul Pierce surprising everyone when he made the move from the Brooklyn Nets to the Washington Wizards, most of the bigger pieces in the division have stayed put.
The division is contracted with a heavy top and a the epitome of lows at the bottom.
The Raptors will be looking to make it back-to-back division titles, while the Brooklyn Nets are just hoping to hang on with the surprising departure of Pierce. New York is looking to find relevancy behind a rejuvenated Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony.
Philadelphia and Boston are, well, still Philadelphia and Boston.
Here is the post-free agency, pre-training camp Atlantic division NBA Power Rankings.