Brooklyn and NY are 2 of the biggest markets out there and the Lakers and Celtics are the two best teams in NBA history.
All 4 teams are in bad shape this year but which of these teams do you think will return to being contenders first?
The Celtics have the best GM out of this group and they have the most picks and a superstar in Rondo and some really good young role player in Avery Bradley. Youngsters like Sullinger are also nice to have.
Lakers have the worst HC out of this group. Their own pick this season looks to be very promising. They don't have their pick for next season and don't own any additional picks from any other teams either.
Nets have the worst GM out of this group. They also don't have a 1st rd pick in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Their only pick in the next 4 years is the 2015 one which can be swapped with the Hawks so they will get the worse one.
Knicks have one of the worst GMs in the NBA. They also don't have a 2014 or 2016 first round pick. Their only 1st rd pick in the next 3 years is the 2015 first rd pick.
*I did not include the details of cap space for each teams because I am unsure about it. If you know the details of each team's cap space, feel free to post it and I may edit the OP with your info.
Should be noted that cap space isn't everything as contending teams usually have to have a good HC, good GM and at least one very good superstar player which was drafted by the team in contention itself...Houston is the only contending team this year that's an exception to this.
Knicks fans, Lakers fans, Celtics fans and Nets fans...please try to be objective in your vote so you don't ruin the poll. Thanks in advance