Sure we haven't seen the new squad play together yet. And Joe D may not be done with moves. That being said I was looking at the Eastern Conference as a whole and IMO Detroit is one of the few East teams that has gotten better. Chicago, Indy, Miami, BKN and NYK are for sure in the playoffs (barring injuries). That leaves 6-8 wide open. Here is who I've got as equal teams that will battle to get in:
Washington: Healthy Wall plus solid starters at every position (besides Webster).
Cleveland: One more year of maturity for Kyrie. Additions of Bennett and Bynum (Eddie Curry 2.0)
Toronto: They have the heart and the hunger and a pretty good coach in Casey. Plus Val is about to break out (if Derozan and Gay do not take all of his shot attempts)
Atlanta: we took their best player but they are still good enough to make it.
Everyone else seems to be tanking for Wiggins. Orlando may make some noise but they are still early in there rebuilding project.
Who do you got?