Here's a look around the Eastern Conference on this Sunday afternoon.
- According to ESPNBoston.com's Chris Forsberg, Leandro Barbosa had talks with the Lakers before signing with the Celtics.
- The Toronto Sun's Ryan Wolstat writes that the Raptors could have a great second unit this season.
- Pistons.com writer Keith Langlois writes that the speedy pace Pistons coach Lawrence Frank wants to employ this season with his team could be a huge benefit.
- With a slew of veterans on board, the Knicks have a ton of pressure to advance far in the playoffs this season, writes the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer's John Mitchell believes veteran forward Damien Wilkins could have a positive influence on the young Sixers roster.
- Chris Vivlamore of AJC.com writes about the Hawks open small forward position.