10.27.2008

REALESTSDAMUS' 2008-09 NBA PREDICTIONS


EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic: Boston
Central: Cleveland
Southeast: Orlando

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Northwest: Utah
Pacific: L.A. Lakers
Southwest: New Orleans

Eastern Conference No. 1 Seed: Boston
Western Conference No. 1 Seed: L.A. Lakers
LVP: T-Eddy Curry & Vince Carter
MVP:
LeBron James
Eastern Conference Finals: Cleveland def. Boston
Western Conference Finals: New Orleans def. L.A. Lakers
NBA Finals: New Orleans def. Cleveland - Chris Paul's revenge
Breakout Player: John Salmons - Jose Calderon doesn't count, people!
Breakout Player II: Wilson Chandler - D'Antoni's comparing him to Marion
Sleeper:
Miami
Super-Sleeper: Chicago
Worst Team: New Jersey Nets (19-62) - Vinsanity on DL by December
N.Y. Knicks Record: 37-45 - Still can't stop anyone
2008 NBA Draft Bust: Kevin Love
2009 No. 1 overall pick: Demar DeRozan
Rookie of the Year: Derrick Rose
First GM Fired: Steve Kerr
First Coach Fired: Randy Wittman
Best Offseason Move: Trading T.J. Ford
Best Offseason Move II: Frontcourt of Balkman & Birdman
Worst Offseason Move:
Backcourt of (Baron) Davis & (Ricky) Davis
Best 10 Players in the NBA:
1. LeBron James
2. Kobe Bryant
3. Dwight Howard
4. Chris Paul
5. Dwyane Wade
6. Paul Pierce
7. Amare Stoudemire
8. Tim Duncan
9. KG
10. Dirk
5 Worst Starting Defenders:
1. Wally Szczerbiak
2. Carmelo Anthony
3. Zach Randolph
4. Amare Stoudemire
5. Kevin Durant