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2012-13 NBA preseason power rankings

John Rohde ranks each NBA team and takes a look at the teams' offseason moves.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: October 29, 2012
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WESTERN CONFERENCE

Projected seed (2012-13 record)

1. OKC THUNDER (61-21)

Additions: C Hasheem Thabeet; G DeAndre Liggins; G Jeremy Lamb; G Kevin Martin.


Subtractions: C Cole Aldrich; G Daequan Cook; G Derek Fisher; G James Harden; G Royal Ivey; C Nazr Mohammed.

NBA Draft: F Perry Jones III.

2. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (57-25)

Additions: F Grant Hill; G Jamal Crawford; C Ryan Hollins; C Ronny Turiaf; G Willie Green; F Lamar Odom; F Matt Barnes.

Subtractions: F Kenyon Martin; F Bobby Simmons; G Randy Foye; G Nick Young; F Reggie Evans; G Mo Williams; F Ryan Gomes (amnesty).

NBA Draft: None.

3. LOS ANGELES LAKERS (56-26)

Additions: G Steve Nash; C Dwight Howard; F Antawn Jamison; G Chris Duhon; F Earl Clark; G Darius Johnson-Odom.

Subtractions: C Andrew Bynum; F Christian Eyenga; F Josh McRoberts; G Ramon Sessions; F Matt Barnes; F/C Troy Murphy.

NBA Draft: G Darius Johnson-Odom; C Robert Sacre.

4. SAN ANTONIO SPURS (53-29)

Additions: F Derrick Brown; C Eddy Curry.

Subtractions: G James Anderson.

NBA Draft: G Marcus Denmon, G Nando de Colo (2009).

5. DENVER NUGGETS (51-31)

Additions: G Andre Iguodala; F Anthony Randolph.

Subtractions: G Arron Afflalo; F Al Harrington; G Rudy Fernandez; F Chris Andersen (amnesty).

NBA Draft: G Evan Fournier; F Quincy Miller; F Izzet Turkyilmaz.

6. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES (48-34)

Additions: G Jerryd Bayless; G Wayne Ellington; F D.J. Kennedy.

Subtractions: G O.J. Mayo; G Gilbert Arenas; F Dante Cunningham; G Jeremy Pargo.

NBA Draft: G Tony Wroten Jr.

7. DALLAS MAVERICKS (47-35)

Additions: F Elton Brand; C Chris Kaman; G O.J. Mayo; G Darren Collison; G Dahntay Jones.

Subtractions: PG Jason Kidd; G Jason Terry; F Lamar Odom; C Ian Mahinmi; G Kelenna Azubuike; C Brendan Haywood (amnesty).

NBA Draft: G Jared Cunningham, C Bernard James, G Jae Crowder.

8. UTAH JAZZ (46-36)

Additions: G Randy Foye; F Shan Foster; G Mo Williams; F Marvin Williams.

Subtractions: F C.J. Miles; G Devin Harris; F Josh Howard; G Blake Ahearn.

NBA Draft: G Kevin Murphy.

9. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES (44-38)

Additions: F Lou Amundson; F Chase Budinger, F Dante Cunningham, G Jerome Dyson, F Andrei Kirilenko; G Brandon Roy; C Greg Stiemsma; G Alexey Shved; C Brad Miller.

Subtractions: F Michael Beasley; G Wayne Ellington; G Wesley Johnson; F Martell Webster; F Anthony Randolph; C Darko Milicic (amnesty).

NBA Draft: F Robbie Hummel.

10. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (42-40)

Additions: G Jarrett Jack; F Carl Landry, F Edin Bavcic, G Kent Bazemore; G Carlon Brown; G Lance Goulbourne; F Rick Jackson; G Tarence Kinsey.

Subtractions: F Dorell Wright; G Nate Robinson; F Dominic McGuire; C Mickell Gladness; C Mikki Moore; F Chris Wright.

NBA Draft: F Harrison Barnes, C Festus Ezeli, F Draymond Green, C Ognien Kuzmic.

11. SACRAMENTO KINGS (36-46)

Additions: G Aaron Brooks; F James Johnson.

Subtractions: C Hassan Whiteside.

NBA Draft: F Thomas Robinson.

12. NEW ORLEANS HORNETS (34-48)

Additions: F Ryan Anderson; C Robin Lopez; F Hakim Warrick; G Roger Mason; F Edin Bavcic.

Subtractions: F Trevor Ariza; C Emeka Okafor; C Chris Kaman; G Jarrett Jack; F Rashard Lewis; F Carl Landry; G Jerome Dyson; C Brad Miller; G Marco Belinelli; F Darryl Watkins; F Gustavo Ayon.

NBA Draft: C Anthony Davis; G Austin Rivers; F Darius Miller.

13. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS (30-52)

Additions: F Jared Jeffries; C Dan Gadzuric; F Kostas Papanikolaou; G Ronnie Price; G Sasha Pavlovic; F Adam Morrison; F Joel Freeland; F Victor Claver.

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