Future Power Rankings: Teams 1-5

How will your favorite team fare in future seasons? Our experts take a close look

Originally Published: August 5, 2010
By Chad Ford and John Hollinger |
LeBron James/Dwyane Wade/Chris IllustrationThe dust from this summer's free-agent frenzy has settled. Who's the new face of the NBA's future?

Note: This is a new, updated version of ESPN's Future Power Rankings of NBA teams. The previous edition ran on March 2, 2010; the second edition launched on Dec. 15, 2009; and the first edition kicked things off on Nov. 10, 2009.

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