Who can Challenge LeBron & the Cavs in the Lackluster East: Now, Soon, and Later

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As crazy as the NBA off-season has been so far, a lot of movement has been to the Western Conference where teams are looking to add pieces in hopes to dethrone the surging Warriors. However, on the other hand, the Eastern Conference is looking pretty skimpy, with the Cavs facing recent drama and discovering holes in their game, to the amount of teams either beginning or suffering through a rebuild.

So, when we look ahead to the 2017-18 season, which Eastern Conference teams could be up for the test and due for a trip to the NBA Finals either now, soon, or later?

NOW:

The Boston Celtics –

This one seems quite obvious. The Celtics, who successfully pushed the Cavs away from grabbing the number 1 seed last season, have been loading up in hopes to take over the East.

The recent acquisition of Gordon Hayward should allow the team…

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