Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 12/23/11
Sam Amico, the resident NBA expert at FOXSportsOhio.com, has compiled a series of articles to get you ready for the 2011-2012 NBA season. The Cleveland Cavaliers tip off at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday, December 26th. Read through all of Sam's material, and be ready for the season! 2011-12 Cleveland Cavaliers player profiles Before the season tips off, take an in-depth look at the Cavaliers roster for the 2011-12 season. We have full player profiles on every Cavalier, from the youngest player (Kyrie Irving, 19) to the most seasoned veteran (Anthony Parker, 36). And no, ladies - we didn't forget Anderson Varejao. -------------------------------------------------------------- 2011-2012 NBA Eastern Conference preview Your team-by-team guide for all 15 teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference. How will the divisions shake out? Will the Chicago Bulls be able to match their record from last season? Is this the final run for the Boston Celtics as a premier team? Which team made the best additions? We've got all the information you need on the East. Sam Amico predicts how the divisions will shake out by the end of the 2011-2012 season. -------------------------------------------------------------- 2011-2012 NBA Western Conference preview Your team-by-team guide and division predictions for everyone in the West. Last year, the Dallas Mavericks took home the title in 6 games over the Miami Heat. Do they have the drive to win it all again? Can the Lakers reclaim Western Conference superiority with a revamped lineup? Has Kevin Durant made enough strides to get the Oklahoma City Thunder over the top and make them a force in the league? See what our expert thinks of the Western Conference, and which three teams will end up as division champions. -------------------------------------------------------------- Gibson says his heart belongs to Cleveland Daniel Gibson is married to a celebrity but he doesn't really care about Hollywood. He is just fine in Cleveland, thank you very much. Gibson is a 6-foot-2 guard and entering his sixth NBA season. The Cavaliers are the only team for which he's ever played, and he doesn't mind that one bit. In fact, he'll tell you he couldn't imagine being anywhere else. And yes, he remembers the Cavs' lengthy losing streak last season. -------------------------------------------------------------- New role for Cavs' Jamison: Mr. Everything Antawn Jamison has been many things during his 13-year NBA career. This year, he gets to be Mr. Everything for the Cavaliers. That's a lot to ask for a 35-year old forward coming off pinkie surgery. But it's a role for which Jamison says he is well-prepared. "I'm gonna go in with the same mentality I always go in with," he said from the Cavs' practice facility Monday. "I don't feel anybody can stop the type of game that I have, whatever type of game you want to title that as. But whenever I'm needed to score, I'm gonna be there. Whenever they need me to do other things, I'm going to bring them to the table as well."
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