The NBA season is upon us, and it’s time for Hoops Prospects’ annual NBA Fearless Forecast, featuring projected wins and potential breakout players for each team, plus predictions for the Association’s season-end awards.
Feeling deflated by his ill-fated predictions over the years, Rich Harris invited Lee Branscome and myself to help with this year’s NBA Fearless Forecast. To his credit, he did correctly pick last season’s Sixth Man of the Year and MVP, and he came close by saying that the Denver Nuggets would make the NBA Finals — horseshoes and hand grenades, as they say. Humor aside, [ . . . ]
We didn’t have to wait very long. The 2020-21 NBA season tips off on Tuesday tonight, and here are my rankings for the teams in the Eastern Conference, from first to worst. Stats from last season, key departures, key additions, and an outlook for each squad are included. You can see how each team’s complete roster is shaping up by checking out Hoops Prospects’ NBA [ . . . ]
The 2020-21 NBA season tips off tomorrow, so here’s a look at the teams in the Western Conference, from worst to first. You can see how each team’s roster is shaping up by checking out Hoops Prospects’ NBA Depth Charts. 15. Oklahoma City Thunder The Thunder overachieved last season, finishing fifth in the Western Conference with a 44-28 record. This year, the Thunder are officially [ . . . ]
There is a special excitement in the air as the NBA tips off its 72nd season on Tuesday night. The offseason was historic, as a number of marquee players switched teams, and those changes, combined with a deep draft class, have fans thinking that someone other than the Warriors and Cavaliers could be in the NBA Finals. Can Golden State be challenged? Is this the [ . . . ]