After releasing the once fan favorite Stephen Jackson, the Spurs have acted quickly and made the gamble of signing former perennial all-star, Tracy McGrady. But will he be up to leading the desperate Spurs on a deep playoff run?
If James Harden can have a series for the ages and dethrone the reigning Western Conference champions, the NBA world will bow down to his greatness and the Rockets can look to build on a successful season with their new core of youngsters.
No matter who is brought up, none can compare to the dominance of combination Shaq and Kobe. If only they stayed together and resolved their alpha male differences, the duo could have attained more than eight championships in their respected careers.