Ranking NBA championship contenders – Sports Illustrated

We’re almost halfway through the NBA season and 2023 is fast approaching. This sounds like a good time to rank the contenders in the NBA. These are the teams I believe can really win championships this year, but some need a break more than others. In a season defined by restless parlance, there are probably more contenders than ever before…

11. Knights

10. Pelicans

The Cavs and Pels are in the same category for me: A year away. Junior teams often need a shared playoff experience to win a ring. Cleveland missed the playoffs last season, while New Orleans was eliminated in the first round. Both have some reinforcements to their liking. Donovan Mitchell and Zion Williamson. These guys can and have made a significant impact on these clubs so far. Still, they need some playoff season before they’re done.

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