Stephen A. pleads with the Knicks to trade for Donovan Mitchell (2:20)

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The summer league has ended and most free agents have signed new contracts. It will be his longest tenure with a team since he spent the first seven years of his career with Cleveland, as he signed a two-year extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.

Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden is one of several vets who signed extensions. The Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Wolves, and Denver Nuggets all signed supermax extensions to keep their best players. The rookies in the draft class all got extensions.

The former Dallas Mavericks guard signed a four-year contract with the New York Knicks. The Utah Jazz traded Rudy Gobert, the three-time Defensive Player of the Year, to the MinnesotaTimberwolves.

Will Gobert's former teammate join him in NYC? What about the other team in the city? Is Kevin Durant going to wear a Brooklyn Nets jersey? The NBA Insiders break down where every team stands after a wild free agency spree and which questions remain ahead of the 2022-23 season.

The rankings are based on where the members of our panel think a team should be. The title odds for the year in question.

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This is the first thing. The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Championship.

Post-Finals ranking: 1

2023 title odds: +550

Two players that fit the Warriors' system were brought in, Donte DiVincenzo and JaMychal Green. The Warriors should be just as dangerous in 2022-23 if they look as good as they do in reality.

There are two The Boston Celtics are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 2

2023 title odds: +450

Without sacrificing a single player from the eight-man rotation that got the Celtics to last season's NBA Finals, Boston added two significant weapons. The Boston Celtics will be one of the deepest teams in the NBA next year.

There are three. There is a basketball team called the Milwaukee Bucks.

Post-Finals ranking: 3

2023 title odds: +800

Would the Milwaukee Bucks have made it back to the NBA finals if Khris Middleton had been healthy? We'll never know the answer, but Milwaukee is bringing back almost all of its roster. If Joe Ingles can return to his pre-injury form he could add some much-needed wing depth.

There are four. The Memphis Grizzles.

Post-Finals ranking: 4

2023 title odds: +2000

The biggest move of the summer was getting a five-year max deal for Ja Morant. Tyus Jones was signed on a new deal. Kyle Anderson was a key part of their frontcourt rotation.

There are five. The Phoenix Suns are an American basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 7

2023 title odds: +800

When Deandre Ayton comes back to camp, what will happen? The big man signed an offer sheet with the Pacers but the Suns matched it. Ayton has averaged a double-double in four of his five seasons in the league. The Suns are coming off a league-best 64 wins.

There are six. The LA Clippers are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 8

2023 title odds: +800

With the return of Kawhi Leonard, the Clippers have put together one of the most expensive rosters in NBA history by re-signing Nicolas Batum and other players. The Clippers have one spot left for a training- camp battle, which could be used to replace the departed Isaiah Hartenstein.

There are seven. The Miami Heat are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 6

2023 title odds: +1400

Losing P.J. Tucker hurts, he was popular in the locker room and an important piece of the team that came close to making the Finals. The Heat didn't find an extra piece that would push them over the top in the East. It remains to be seen if they have the necessary pieces to make either deal a reality.

There are eight. The Dallas Mavericks are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 5

2023 title odds: +2200

While the Mavericks traded for Christian Wood and signed JaVale McGee to dramatically change the look of their frontcourt, the move that will hang over Dallas heading into next season is the departure of Jalen Brunson to New York. Dallas will enter training camp with just two ballhandlers on their roster, though they are both pretty good.

There are nine. The Denver Broncos.

Post-Finals ranking: 9

2023 title odds: +2000

The return of Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray will help the Nuggets take a step forward. Ish Smith helps with the loss of Monte Morris. Signing Bruce Brown and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will put more impact players around two-time Most Valuable Player.

There are ten. The Philadelphia 76ers are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 11

2023 title odds: +1600

The 76ers knew they needed to shore up some weaknesses this off-season. Adding De' Anthony Melton, Danuel House Jr., and P.J. Tucker made Philadelphia do that. Everyone in the franchise is pulling in the same direction because James Harden took a pay cut.

There is a new date for the 11th. The Minnesota Wolves.

Post-Finals ranking: 12

2023 title odds: +3500

Rudy Gobert, arguably the NBA's best defensive player, was brought in by the Wolves to pair with Karl- Anthony Towns. There will be few more intriguing teams to watch next season than Minnesota because of how well those two mesh and how AnthonyEdwards develops.

The Raptors are based in Toronto.

Post-Finals ranking: 15

2023 title odds: +2800

The Raptors didn't get a lot of attention this year, retaining Chris Boucher and Thaddeus Young, two players who can play any position on the team. It has been made clear that Scottie Barnes will not be part of any potential package.

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13th There is a basketball team called Brooklyn Nets.

Post-Finals ranking: 10

2023 title odds: +1800

The Nets continue to be discontented. Kyrie Irving's future in Brooklyn may be the second biggest question in the league, after where Kevin Durant ultimately lands. The Nets were able to add two more players and retain two more. Brooklyn could have a dangerous roster in place if Ben Simmons can return to form next season, but the future of KD is still up in the air.

The 14th. The Chicago Bulls are an American basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 13

2023 title odds: +5000

The health of Lonzo Ball will be the biggest storyline heading into training camp, even though Chicago made a few minor additions. The Bulls were different without Ball on the floor, but the club has remained vague about his recovery from a season-ending left knee injury. He is expected to be ready for the start of camp.

There are fifteen. The Atlanta Hawks are an American basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 19

2023 title odds: +5500

In late June, the Hawks traded for All-Star guard Dejounte Murray for three first-round picks. The backcourt of Murray and Trae Young is moving forward. Two of the league's three Holiday brothers, as well as Frank Kaminsky, were also picked up by Atlanta. All eyes will be on how Young and Murray work together.

A new date has been added. The New Orleans basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 16

2023 title odds: +3500

The New Orleans area has not had a lot of activity in the last few months, aside from the extension of Zion Williamson. When you have 14 guaranteed contracts and a first-round pick, you're in for a rough time. Daniels was selected by the Pelicans with the 8th pick. The focus will be on the player getting up to speed after missing the entire season.

17th There is a basketball team in Cleveland, Ohio.

Post-Finals ranking: 18

2023 title odds: +12500

Signing Darius Garland to a five-year max extension was one of the things addressed by the Cavs. After Cleveland extended a qualified offer before the start of free agency, it made him a restricted free agent, but he still hasn't signed.

There is a new item on the market. The LA Lakers.

Post-Finals ranking: 17

2023 title odds: +950

The Lakers filled out their bench with the signings of Troy Brown Jr., Thomas Bryant, Damian Jones, Juan Toscano- Anderson, and Lonnie Walker IV. Can they find a way to trade Russell Westbrook for Kyrie Irving now that they have signed LeBron James to a two year extension? The biggest challenge will be figuring out how he fits.

18. The Trail blazers

Post-Finals ranking: 23

2023 title odds: +12500

Last year's lottery trip was supposed to be a gap year because of Damian Lillard's surgery. They traded for starting forward Jerami Grant and re-signed Jusuf Nurkic and Anfernee Simons. Portland's vets will be counted on to deliver an improved season despite the potential of No. 7 pick Shaedon Sharpe.

A new date. The New York Knicks are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 22

2023 title odds: +7500

The Knicks finally have a point guard who can play both the present and future, and that's a big deal. Will the Knicks be able to add the Westchester native in the Mitchell trade?

A new day has arrived. A team called the Charlotte Hornets.

Post-Finals ranking: 20

2023 title odds: +25000

The biggest news continues to be about Miles Bridges, despite the fact that Mark Williams was drafted by the Hornets. The restricted free agent faces felony domestic violence charges and his future in the league is uncertain.

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There is a new date for this event. The Washington Wizards are an American basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 24

2023 title odds: +50000

Bradley Beal is the focal point of everything the Wizards do. Johnny Davis, the 10th pick in the draft, should help take some of the pressure off Beal. The big man will fit nicely in the locker room.

There is a new date for this article. The Kings are from the state of California.

Post-Finals ranking: 25

2023 title odds: +35000

"We're getting 40 wins this year, and we're going to make the playoffs for the first time in seven years" is the slogan of the fans of the Kings. There is reason to believe that the play-in is possible after the Kings acquired Kevin Huerter and Malik Monk. For Mike Brown's first season as a coach, there is optimism.

There is a new date for this. The Detroit Pistons are a basketball team.

Post-Finals ranking: 27

2023 title odds: +50000

The Pistons felt like one of the biggest winners in the league when they took guard Jaden Ivey and center Jalen Duren in the first and second round, respectively. Detroit is given a solid foundation by them together with other people.

The following is a list of 25. The Utah Jazz are a jazz band.

Post-Finals ranking: 14

2023 title odds: +30000

It is a new era in Salt Lake City after the Rudy Gobert trade. How much the Jazz will get for Mitchell when he inevitably moves is the only question left.

There is a new date for this event. The San Antonio Spurs are in the United States.

Post-Finals ranking: 21

2023 title odds: +100000

In San Antonio, the rebuild is going well. The Spurs dealt Dejounte Murray and let Lonnie Walker IV walk. The Spurs had three first-round picks. The players will be 19 when the season begins. After getting three first-round picks from Atlanta in the Murray deal, the Spurs hope to have a lot of success in the future.

There is a new date for this event. The Pacers.

Post-Finals ranking: 26

2023 title odds: +50000

The Pacers traded Malcolm Brogdon to the Celtics in order to build assets. The Pacers have more intriguing young players with the addition of Bennedict Mathurin and Jalen Smith.

A new day is upon us. The Magic of Florida.

Post-Finals ranking: 30

2023 title odds: +100000

During the draft night, the big decision was made when it chose Paolo Banchero with the top pick. The hope is that Banchero can become the face of the franchise star it hasn't had in a long time. Now that the Magic have re-signed Mo Bamba and Gary Harris, they have to hope Jonathan Isaac can still be a difference-maker as he comes back from a knee injury.

29th The Oklahoma CityThunder.

Post-Finals ranking: 28

2023 title odds: +50000

Three of the first 12 picks were made by the OKC. Oklahoma City's core of guards and wings will be strengthened by the addition of two more promising wings in Ousmane Dieng and Jaleel Williams.

A new day is upon us. There is a basketball team in Houston, Texas.

Post-Finals ranking: 29

2023 title odds: +100000

The Rockets drafted two forwards in the June's draft. Smith will be the center of Houston's rebuild in the wake of James Harden's departure, as the team will have a very young, yet intriguing roster to follow.