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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Subtractions: G Brandon Roy; G Jamal Crawford; C Hasheem Thabeet; F Shawne Williams; C Joel Przybilla; G Jonny Flynn; F Craig Smith.

NBA Draft: G Damian Lillard; C Meyers Leonard; G Will Barton.

14. PHOENIX SUNS (27-55)

Additions: G Goran Dragic; F Luis Scola; F Michael Beasley; G Wesley Johnson; F P.J. Tucker; C Jermaine O'Neal.

Subtractions: G Steve Nash; G Aaron Brooks; F Grant Hill; F Josh Childress; C Robin Lopez; G Ronnie Price; F Hakim Warrick.

NBA Draft: G Kendall Marshall.

15. HOUSTON ROCKETS (24-58)

Additions: G James Harden; C Cole Aldrich; G Jeremy Lin; C Omer Asik; F Carlos Delfino; G Daequan Cook; G Scott Machado; F Jon Brockman; G Toney Douglas; G Shaun Livingston; F JaJuan Johnson.

Subtractions: G Goran Dragic; F Chase Budinger; C Samuel Dalembert; G Jeremy Lamb; G Courtney Lee; G Kyle Lowry; C Marcus Camby; F Jon Leuer; G Kevin Martin; F/C Luis Scola (amnesty).

NBA Draft: G Jeremy Lamb (traded to Thunder); F Royce White, F Terrence Jones.

EASTERN CONFERENCE

MIAMI HEAT (62-18)

Additions: G Ray Allen; F Rashard Lewis; F Jarvis Varnado.

Subtractions: C Ronny Turiaf; C Eddy Curry; C Dexter Pittman; C Mickell Gladness.

NBA Draft: C Justin Hamilton.

BOSTON CELTICS (50-32)

Additions: G Jason Terry; C Jason Collins; G Courtney Lee; G Leandro Barbosa.

Subtractions: G Ray Allen; G/F Marquis Daniels; C Ryan Hollins; C Greg Stiemsma; C Jermaine O'Neal; F JaJuan Johnson; G E'Twaun Moore; G Sasha Pavlovic; C Sean Williams.

NBA Draft: F Jared Sullinger; C Fab Melo; F Kris Joseph.

3. BROOKLYN NETS (49-33)

Additions: G Joe Johnson; F Reggie Evans; G Keith Bogans; F Jerry Stackhouse; G C.J. Watson; G/F Josh Childress; F Andray Blatche.

Subtractions: G Gerald Green; G Anthony Morrow; G Jordan Farmar; C Johan Petro; F DeShawn Stevenson; F Jordan Williams; G Sundiata Gaines; F Damion James; G Armon Johnson; F Shelden Williams.

NBA Draft: G Tyshawn Taylor; F Ilkan Karaman; F Tornike Shengelia.

INDIANA PACERS (48-34)

Additions: G D.J. Augustin; G Gerald Green; C Ian Mahinmi; F Sam Young.

Subtractions: G Darren Collison; G Dahntay Jones; G A.J. Price; G Leandro Barbosa; C Kyrylo Fesenko; F Louis Amundson.

NBA Draft: F Miles Plumlee; G Orlando Johnson.

ATLANTA HAWKS (47-35)

Additions: G Lou Williams; G Devin Harris; F Kyle Korver; C Johan Petro; F Anthony Morrow; F DeShawn Stevenson; F Jordan Williams; F Jordan Williams.

Subtractions: G Joe Johnson; G Tracy McGrady; G Jannero Pargo; F Ivan Johnson; G Kirk Hinrich; C Jason Collins; F Vladimir Radmonovic; F Jerry Stackhouse; G Willie Green; F Marvin Williams; G Jordan Farmar.

NBA Draft: G John Jenkins; F Mike Scott.

NEW YORK KNICKS (46-36)

Additions: G Jason Kidd; C Marcus Camby; G Raymond Felton; F Kurt Thomas; G Ronnie Brewer; G Chris Smith; G James White; G Pablo Prigioni.

Subtractions: G Jeremy Lin; G Landry Fields; G Toney Douglas; G Mike Bibby; G Baron Davis; C Josh Harrellson; C Jerome Jordan; F Jared Jeffries; C Dan Gadzuric.

NBA Draft: F Kostas Papanikolaou.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (44-38)

Additions: C Andrew Bynum; G Jason Richardson; F Darryl Watkins; F Dorell Wright; G Nick Young; G Royal Ivey; C Kwame Brown; G Maalik Wayns.

Subtractions: F Andre Iguodala; F Nikola Vucevic; G Lou Williams; F Edin Bavcic; F Moe Harkless; F Tony Battie; F Craig Brackins; G Jodie Meeks; G Xavier Silas; F Sam Young; F Elton Brand (amnesty).

NBA Draft: F Arnett Moultrie.

CHICAGO BULLS (42-40)

Additions: G Kirk Hinrich; G Marco Belinelli; F Vladimir Radmanovic; C Nazr Mohammed; G Nate Robinson.

Subtractions: C Omer Asik; G Ronnie Brewer; G John Lucas III; G C.J. Watson; F Kyle Korver; G Mike James; F Brian Scalabrine; C Kyrylo Fesenko.

NBA Draft: G Marquis Teague.

9. MILWAUKEE BUCKS (35-47)

Additions: C Joel Przybilla; C Samuel Dalembert; G Marquis Daniels.

Subtractions: G Carlos Delfino; C Kwame Brown; F Jon Brockman; C Jon Leuer; G Shaun Livingston.

NBA Draft: F John Henson; G Doron Lamb.

10. WASHINGTON WIZARDS (33-49)

Additions: F Trevor Ariza; C Emeka Okafor; G A.J. Price; G/F Martell Webster.

Subtractions: F Andray Blatche; F Rashard Lewis.

NBA Draft: G Bradley Beal; G Tomas Satoransky.

11. TORONTO RAPTORS (29-53)

Additions: G John Lucas III; G Kyle Lowry; G Landry Fields.

Subtractions: G Ben Uzoh; C Solomon Alabi; F Gary Forbes; G Jerryd Bayless; F James Johnson.

NBA Draft: G Terrence Ross; F Quincy Acy; F Tomislay Zubcic; C Jonas Valanciunas (2011).

12. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (28-54)

Additions: F Jon Leuer; G Jeremy Pargo; G Kelenna Azubuike; F C.J. Miles.

Subtractions: F Antawn Jamison; C Semih Erden; G Manny Harris; G Anthony Parker; F D.J. Kennedy.

NBA Draft: G Dion Waiters; C Tyler Zeller.

13. DETROIT PISTONS (24-58)

Additions: F Vyacheslav Kravtsov; F Corey Maggette; G Jonny Flynn; G Terrance Williams.

Subtractions: G Ben Gordon; F Vernon Macklin

NBA Draft: C Andre Drummond; F Khris Middleton; F Kim English; F Kyle Singler (2011).

14. ORLANDO MAGIC (20-62)

Additions: G Arron Afflalo; F Al Harrington; F/C Gustavo Ayon; F Christian Eyenga; F Josh McRoberts; F Nikola Vucevic; F Maurice Harkless.

Subtractions: C Dwight Howard; F Ryan Anderson, G Jason Richardson; F Earl Clark; G Chris Duhon; F Von Wafer.

NBA Draft: F Andrew Nicholson; C Kyle O'Quinn.

15. CHARLOTTE BOBCATS (16-66)

Additions: G Ben Gordon; G Ramon Sessions; C Brendan Haywood.

Subtractions: G D.J. Augustin; F Derrick Brown; F Corey Maggette; F D.J. White; F Jamario Moon; F Eduardo Najera.

NBA Draft: F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist; F Jeff Taylor.

— JOHN ROHDE


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