With the 2022-23 NBA season set to begin October 18, DK Nation has compiled a list of each team’s relevant odds for the season and previewed each roster. Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook include win totals, playoff berth and player futures, while roster previews focus on starting lineups, fantasy outlook and season expectations.
The Spurs decided it was finally time to hit the reset button. The team traded Derrick White at the deadline last year and shipped Dejounte Murray out in the offseason. San Antonio is stockpiling draft assets but the franchise appears to be just starting its rebuilding phase. See more in our odds and roster pieces.
The Grizzlies will have to navigate a big injury once again, as Jaren Jackson Jr. is out until at least November. For more on the Grizzlies’ outlook for this season, check out our odds and roster analysis.
New Orleans won 36 games last year, but will get a full season of CJ McCollum and the return of Zion Williamson. Is that enough in a loaded West? For our thoughts, check out our odds and roster breakdowns
The Rockets are hoping to take the next step in their rebuild as their collection of young players get comfortable in certain team roles. For more on how we think that could go in 2022-23, check out our odds and roster pieces.
Dallas lost a key piece of the rotation with Jalen Brunson’s departure in free agency, but the Mavericks believe they can continue to effectively fill the gaps around ascendant superstar Luka Doncic as the centerpiece of a championship team. Do we agree? Find out in our odds and roster analysis.
The Timberwolves made one of the biggest moves of the offseason, swinging a big trade for Rudy Gobert. The Timberwolves believe in this core and Gobert’s defensive prowess to take them all the way to a title. Do we agree? See more in our odds and roster pieces.
With Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. healthy plus Nikola Jokic going for his third straight MVP award, the expectation is for the Nuggets to compete for a championship. Read more on Denver’s outlook for this season in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The expectations during the Damian Lillard era in Portland have been to make the playoffs and make some noise. Can they get back to the postseason in 2022-23? Find out what we think in our odds and roster analysis.
Golden State found itself back at the top of the NBA world, defeating the Celtics to capture another championship. With the Warriors returning most of that title-winning core, are they the championship favorites again? Check out our thoughts in our odds and roster previews.
The Clippers will get Kawhi Leonard back after missing the star forward for all of last season and expect to be back in the playoffs and competing for the NBA championship. Anything short of that will be considered a failed season. Do we think they can live up to those expectations? Read more in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The Lakers had a disappointing season in 2021-22, marred by injuries to Anthony Davis and LeBron James as well as the struggles of the Russell Westbrook experiment. Can the Purple and Gold rise to their championship pedigree? Check out our odds and roster analysis for more.
With so much drama surrounding this team from the end of last season and the offseason, it’s hard to think Phoenix can focus entirely on basketball. Can the Suns remain in the West’s upper echelon? See our thoughts in our odds and roster previews.
The goal has to be to at least participate in the play-in tournament. The Kings haven’t sniffed the postseason in so long that simply getting close enough to it would be considered a success. Can they do it? Read more in our odds and roster analysis.
The Bulls made minimal changes to their roster over the offseason, banking on continuity and better injury luck for the upcoming campaign. Will that philosophy pay off? Check out our odds and roster previews.
The Bucks looked to be well on their way to defending the 2021 championship before Khris Middleton’s injury derailed them vs. the Celtics. Is their championship window still open? Find out our thoughts in our odds and roster analysis.
Cleveland made one of the biggest splashes of the offseason by trading for star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell. Will that move accelerate their timeline for competing? Read more in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The Pistons made some big moves on draft day, scooping up Jaden Ivey before trading several picks to add big man Jalen Duren. The team already has Cade Cunningham, the 2021 No. 1 overall pick, in the fold and is hoping these new additions can create a solid core. But for more on their chances this season, check out our odds and roster previews.
Let’s be blunt: The Pacers are trying to tank. They’re going to trade their current assets like Myles Turner and Buddy Hield for future pieces and this will be a tough season when it comes to wins and losses. Read more in our odds and roster analysis.
The Wizards signed star guard Bradley Beal to a five-year max deal and there are some intriguing young pieces around him, but this looks like it could be more of a rebuild than a retool the Wizards are attempting for it to be. For more of our thoughts, check out our odds and roster analysis.
The Hawks made a big move in the offseason, adding Spurs guard Dejounte Murray to the backcourt to pair with Trae Young. Will that dynamic duo make them a championship contender? See our thoughts in our odds and roster previews.
The Heat expect to win championships. That’s been Pat Riley’s goal since taking over as president of basketball operations, and he constantly makes moves with that goal in mind. Can they meet those expectations this season? Read more in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The Hornets are going to be in the play-in mix, so the expectation would be to get to the postseason. Even if Charlotte loses a playoff series, playing in one has to be the next natural step for this group. Can they take that step? Check out our odds and roster analysis.
The Magic took Paolo Banchero with the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft to further bolster their budding young core. Will that be enough for them to take the leap this season or will there be some rebuilding pains? See our thoughts in our odds and roster previews.
The goal is making the playoffs, and this is really the last chance for Tom Thibodeau to show he’s the man for this job. Can the Knicks rise to the occasion? Read more in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The 76ers bring back most of their core but got to make some additions to the roster courtesy of a financial sacrifice from James Harden. Harden is reportedly more motivated than ever to win a championship, and the Sixers are hoping that motivation translates into wins on the court. Check out our odds and roster analysis.
After getting a taste of the Finals last year, it seems like the Celtics have entered a “championship or bust” window. Will Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown hang another banner from the rafters in Boston? See more in our odds and roster breakdowns.
The Nets had the most controversy of any team in the offseason. There’s a lot of talent on this team, but will the drama and potentially soured relationships take over what could be a championship campaign? Read more in our odds and roster previews.