67 Reasons I’m Excited For Next Season By Dan FeldmanOct 28, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) 8 Comments 1. Tom Thibodeau managing his bigs 2. DeMarcus Cousins continuing where he left off 3. Brad Stevens with NBA experience 4. Andrew Wiggins vs. Jabari Parker 5. Victor Oladipo playing shooting guard 6. Return of injured players 7. Warriors’ starting lineup 8. Russell Westbrook being Russell Westbrook 9. Goran Dragic at it again 10. Phil Jackson’s influence 11. Giannis Antetokounmpo at point guard 12. Michael Carter-Williams’ development 13. David Blatt’s offense 14. The mysterious and unexpected Bruno Caboclo 15. Kawhi Leonard playing to get paid (even if he’s not) 16. Tyson Chandler back with the Mavericks 17. Jose Calderon setting up Carmelo Anthony offensively 18. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph (one last time?) 19. Pacers testing positions’ defensive importance 20. Paul Millsap and Al Horford, the Eastern Conference’s Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol 21. Kyrie Irving’s bonkers All-Star voting 22. Disappointing second-year players looking for redemption 23. Dwight Howard and James Harden doing it alone 24. Chris Paul, NBA’s most underrated point guard 25. Synergy of the Pelicans’ lineup 26. More Kyle Lowry-Greivis Vasquez lineups 27. Chandler Parsons in the spotlight 28. Erik Spoelstra proving his chops 29. Nerlens Noel’s long-awaited debut 30. Tim Duncan doing it again 31. Wizards’ small forwards 32. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh leading a team without LeBron 33. Emotional swings of Roy Hibbert 34. JaVale McGee doing JaVale McGee things 35. K.J. McDaniels testing the second-round system 36. Isaiah Thomas vs. Sacramento Kings 37. Lance Stephenson on the loose 38. Warriors starters with Draymond Green 39. Byron Scott defying convention 40. Cavaliers’ dramatic turnaround 41. Rajon Rondo playing with (slightly) better teammates 42. Steve Clifford handling more, um, personality 43. Stan Van Gundy developing Andre Drummond 44. Whatever Jason Kidd does 45. Josh Huestis in the D-League 46. Jonas Valanciunas on verge of a breakthrough 47. Damian Lillard getting better and overshadowed again 48. 76ers pissing off everyone. Again. 49. LeBron James back in Cleveland 50. Kobe Bryant out for revenge 51. Klay Thompson proving his worth during NBA games 52. Ricky Rubio playing for a max contract 53. James Young representing Flint 54. Whatever Kevin Durant can do 55. New coaches 56. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving in the playoffs 57. Suns’ many point guards 58. Dirk Nowitzki surrounded by weapons 59. Nets finding new identity with Lionel Hollins 60. Derrick Favors vs. Enes Kanter, Trey Burke vs. Dante Exum 61. Timberwolves as Canada’s other team 62. Greg Monroe playing out his daring decision 63. Thunder’s young guns 64. Lakers’ train wreck 65. Charlotte playing as the Hornets again 66. Rookies 67. Anthony Davis becoming a superstar It’s here!