The Western Conference is deep with teams dreaming of the playoffs — at least 11 deep, and only 10 can even make the play-in. Mark Medina of NBA.com joins Kurt Helin of NBC Sports to break it down from the Warriors and Clippers all the way to the Spurs.
It's going to be a wild season in the Western Conference. There are sure-fire contenders at the top with the Warriors and Clippers, teams that could be contenders if things break right like the Nuggets and Suns, and finally just really good teams like the Mavericks and Grizzlies. There will be little margin for error. Mark Medina of NBA.com joins Kurt Helin of NBC Sports to talk all things Western Conference, including if the Clippers are for real, and if the Lakers could be. How much will Luka Doncic miss Jalen Brunson in Dallas? Did the Suns miss their window? Why we all should be watching the Pelicans, and much more.