Opening Tips: Northwest Division

Insider previews the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Thunder, Trail Blazers and Jazz

Originally Published: October 23, 2010
By Chris Broussard, David Thorpe and Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider
Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty ImagesThe Thunder's young core, built around Durant and Westbrook, has the potential to dominate.

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.