The buzz around the 2022/23 season is intensifying as we are just 33 days away from opening night! It’s time to break down who are the main favorites to win this year’s Eastern Conference championship.
The defending champions Boston Celtics made a couple of bold moves this offseason after acquiring Malcolm Brogdon and Danilo Gallinari. The injury to Gallinari during EuroBasket was a big blow, but even without him they should be a force in the East following their Finals loss to Golden State last season.
With one more season playing together under their belt, can Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown lift the Celtics to the top seed during the regular season? With a healthy Khris Middleton, are the Milwaukee Bucks once again the team to beat? Can the Brooklyn Nets get their act together and finally make a significant push with their Big 3? Let’s analyze all that below!