2019-20 NBA Predictions

The NBA is back! If the regular season is anything like the off-season, we are in for a real treat. This season is going to be fun with all the player movement over the summer. NBA Logo

Now on to the predictions:

Atlantic Division:

  1. Philadelphia 76ers
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. Brooklyn Nets
  4. Toronto Raptors
  5. New York Knicks
Central Division:

  1. Milwaukee Bucks
  2. Indiana Pacers
  3. Detroit Pistons
  4. Chicago Bulls
  5. Cleveland Cavaliers
Southeast Division:

  1. Miami Heat
  2. Orlando Magic
  3. Atlanta Hawks
  4. Washington Wizards
  5. Charlotte Hornets
Northwest Division:

  1. Denver Nuggets
  2. Utah Jazz
  3. Portland Trail Blazers
  4. Oklahoma City Thunder
  5. Minnesota Timberwolves
Pacific Division:

  1. Los Angeles Clippers
  2. Los Angeles Lakers
  3. Golden State Warriors
  4. Sacramento Kings
  5. Phoenix Suns
Southwest Division:

  1. Houston Rockets
  2. Dallas Mavericks
  3. San Antonio Spurs
  4. New Orleans Pelicans
  5. Memphis Grizzlies


Eastern Conference:

  1. Bucks
  2. 76ers
  3. Celtics
  4. Heat
  5. Nets
  6. Raptors
  7. Magic
  8. Pacers
Western Conference:

  1. Clippers
  2. Nuggets
  3. Rockets
  4. Jazz
  5. Lakers
  6. Blazers
  7. Warriors
  8. Mavs

Eastern Conference Finals: 76ers over Bucks
Western Conference Finals: Clippers over Lakers
NBA Finals: Clippers over 76ers


MVP: Nikola Jokic (Nuggets)
Rookie of the Year: With Zion being injured, I’m going with his teammate, Nikeil Alexander-Walker (Pelicans)
Coach of the Year: Doc Rivers (Clippers)
Defensive Player of the Year: Joel Embiid (76ers)
Sixth Man of the Year: Lou Williams (Clippers)
Most Improved: Lonzo Ball (Pelicans)
Executive of the Year: Jerry West (Clippers)

Hot Take: The Pelicans will be in the race for a playoff spot during the last week of the season.

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