BNN: NBA contenders similar to last season

Corey Marine

 The casual NBA fan may be asking himself, “What’s new in the league this year?” The fact of the matter is, not much has changed since last season. The Los Angeles Lakers still look like the best team, adding forward Ron Artest to the roster during the offseason. The New Jersey Nets have dominated headlines for all of the wrong reasons and are on pace to tie the benchmark for the worst record in NBA history. LeBron James is still “King James.”