Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/1/12
Let the countdown to NBA training camps begin in fact, they get started in about a month, on Oct. 2. With the excitement of the offseason long past and the biggest headlines now revolving around bench role players lobbying for something more than a veteran's minimum contract, the season can't come soon enough. The Dwight Howard deal is three weeks in the past, and it's becoming a bit easier to imagine him and Steve Nash in the purple and gold. We're getting accustomed to these reshuffled rosters, and at this point, something of a basketball dead zone has begun.With so little left to accomplish before teams begin to practice, it's time to look back on the two months since free agency began and to assess the league's best offseason roster rebuilds. Click here or on the gallery at the right for our rankings.
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