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East Forecast: Ranking worst to first

With a full season together under their belts, these three amigos in Miami look like East favorites. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Life isn't fair, and neither is the distribution of talent in the Eastern Conference, where four teams hoard the A-list stars and leave the rest fighting for scraps. While I wrote the other day that the West standings likely will be very compressed this season, the East is just the opposite.