I'm keeping my expectations in check.
Getting to the playoffs and making a run takes so many things to go your way. It's not simply a matter of getting some talent together.
I think I had marginal expectations of the playoffs when Morrison and May were still options. Now, I think we're a real iffy team.
Consider this: we'll likely be more respected as an opponent and other teams are better. We won't be pulling of many sneaky wins like we did last year. I'm also not sure we'll get any tanked games like the end of last year when teams were losing to get Oden or Durant.
I'm optimistic, but I understand that teams have growing pains. When you change the coaching staff and add a new centerpiece to the equation, you're bound to have some issues along the way.
The good thing is, we'll be a much more exciting team to watch, even if it only translates into minor gains in the win column.