NBA Season Preview: Can A Northwest Division Team Steal Oklahoma City’s “Thunder”

Since 2011, the Northwest division has been feasted on by Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. But Durant’s foot injury not only sidelines him for at least the first two months of the 2014-15 season, it also opens up opportunity for other teams to swoop in and knock the Thunder off its perennial throne. Is this the year division dominance shifts to Portland? Do the Denver Nuggets have the talent to become a real threat in the West?

We’ll weigh in on those topics and more after the jump. Click the arrows above to keep reading.