The tyranny of LeBron James over the Eastern Conference has officially come to an end now that LeBron James has taken his talents to Los Angeles so that he can lose to the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the playoffs and start an early vacation every year instead of getting embarrassed in the finals.
But that leaves the door wide open in the East for new contenders and superstars to emerge. Again, no one is going to be the Warriors but in the meantime, everyone in the East is going to devour each other and in the NBA, the teams with the best players win out.
Here are the top 10 players in the Eastern Conference:
10. Kevin Love/Blake Griffin
Kevin Love and Blake Griffin are the same fair-skinned player that used to be dominant about 5 years ago and now they play in cities that don’t have pathed roads and they’re making way too much money compared to what they can actually produce on the basketball court.
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Blake Griffin was given the max in Los Angeles and was traded before the ink dried on the contract. Kevin Love just signed a huge 4-year extension. Both the Detroit Pistons and the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to be bad this year and their best players are going to put up a bunch of meaningless stats.
Also how hilarious is this photo of Blake, who is always hurt, not stretching. And Kevin Love, a loser, doing the lamest looking butterfly stretches. This photo defines these men perfectly.