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LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts after being called for a foul in the second half against the Chicago Bulls at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on October 20, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio.

NBA's best of the East 2014-15

Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes a look at best of the NBA's Eastern Conference as the 2014-15 season gets underway

Best guards

Best guard: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers
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Best guard: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers

Best guard: Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
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Best guard: Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

Best forwards

Best forward: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
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Best forward: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

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Best forward: Carmelo Anthony, Knicks
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Best forward: Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

Best center

Best center: Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls
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Best center: Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls

Best sixth man

Best sixth man: Taj Gibson, Chicago Bulls
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Best sixth man: Taj Gibson, Chicago Bulls

Best defender

Best defender: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
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Best defender: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Best rebounder

Best rebounder: Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons
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Best rebounder: Andre Drummond, Detroit Pistons

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Best rookie

Best rookie: Jabari Parker, Milwaukee Bucks
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Best rookie: Jabari Parker, Milwaukee Bucks

Best coach

Best coach: Tom Thibodeau, Chicago Bulls
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Best coach: Tom Thibodeau, Chicago Bulls

Best team

Best team: Cleveland Cavaliers
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Best team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Best defense

Team that plays the best defense: Chicago Bulls
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Team that plays the best defense: Chicago Bulls

Best offense

Team that has the best offense: Cleveland Cavaliers
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Team that has the best offense: Cleveland Cavaliers

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Best overall bench

Best overall bench: Brooklyn Nets
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Best overall bench: Brooklyn Nets

Best uniforms

Best uniforms: Washington Wizards
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Best uniforms: Washington Wizards

Best injured player

Best player who is injured: Paul George, Indiana
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Best player who is injured: Paul George, Indiana Pacers

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