*Note: The Celtics questions were answered by Trey Adell (@treyadell) from Hardwood Houdini.
It’s only been three years since the Los Angeles Lakers won a championship, and five for the Boston Celtics, but things have changed — drastically. Both teams are known for being perennial championship contenders, having a historic rivalry, and, at times, having questionable fans. Now, the Celtics are tanking — even though their team denies it — and the Lakers may not make the playoffs after Dwight Howard’s departure. With both teams most likely being in a world of hurt, we answer some of the major questions going into the season.