Sports Illustrated DIGITAL

October 29, 2012

OLD-SCHOOL GAME

Don't let their NBA mileage fool you. Fifteen-year veteran Tim Duncan(above, left) and the Spurs have the league's deepest rotation, but is that enough to top the Thunder and the new-look Lakers out West? Have the Celtics added enough young legs to aid 17-year vet Kevin Garnett (5) in another run at the Finals? Go to SI.com for our 2012--13 NBA preview, complete with in-depth analysis of each team, predictions for league MVP and photo galleries of the season's must-see games and rookies to watch. Plus ...

THE POINT FORWARD BLOG: SI.com's Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney go inside the game to deliver the daily rundown from around the league.

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Chris Mannix's Fast Breaks

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED staff writer Chris Mannix takes a closer look at all 30 NBA teams in his latest video installment of Fast Breaks, analyzing the pros and cons of each franchise for the new season.

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Peter King On ...

The Ravens

The chorus will be loud in Baltimore after the Texans' 43--13 shellacking of the Ravens. "We had 59 offensive plays, and Ray Rice touched the ball on only 14 of them?" That's missing the point. If Joe Flacco doesn't start playing better (21 of 43 against Houston for a pathetic 45.4 rating), Baltimore will have a very short postseason run—if it has one at all.... Read more of King's MMQB atSI.com

PHOTOGREG NELSON (DUNCAN); DAMIAN STROHMEYER (GARNETT) PHOTOGREG NELSON (DIGITAL BONUS) PHOTODAVID BERGMAN (WAHL) PHOTOMEL LEVINE (KING) TWO PHOTOS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)