Can Anyone Compete With the Cavs in the East?

Short Answer? No. The only team that has a chance are the Bulls, and that depends entirely on the health of Derrick Rose and what Joakim Noah’s role is going to be.

Boston will overachieve again, because that is what great coaches are able to get their teams to do. Toronto won’t change a bit. They will be right at the top of their lame division and disappoint in the playoffs. The only team that could surprise are the Miami Heat.

Again this depends so much on health. If Chris Bosh or Dwyane Wade go down than they become a mediocre team.
The East definitely got better but it still goes through LeBron.