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Opening Tips: Southwest Division

Dirk and the Mavs may have enough to finish second in the West. But a title is out of the question. Gary Dineen/Getty Images






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With the NBA season nearly upon us, ESPN Insider has some final preseason thoughts on every team, including a league scout's team outlook courtesy of ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard, David Thorpe's breakout players to watch and contract/performance analysis from Tom Haberstroh. Select a team from the right to get started, and check out the rest of the league here.