Unbelievably, it the NBA season kicks off in around twenty four hours. Unreal. Probably the right time to run some sort of preview, so like last year, here is a two word prediction for each NBA team (amazingly, last year was frighteningly accurate…)
Miami Heat – Heat threepeat (BONUS TWO WORDS): Without doubt
Chicago Bulls – East #1
Indiana Pacers – Title contenders?
Brooklyn Nets – Old men (BONUS TWO WORDS): No rings
New York Knicks – All Melo
Atlanta Hawks – Playoffs again
Detroit Pistons – Many jumpers
Cleveland Cavaliers – Waiting game? (BONUS TWO WORDS): LeBron returns?
Milwaukee Bucks – Better now
Washington Wizards – Overrated already
Toronto Raptors – No lottery
Orlando Magic – Not horrible
Charlotte Bobcats – Still horrible
Boston Celtics – Trade Rondo? (BONUS TWO WORDS): Humphries rebounds?
Philadelphia 76ers – 2014 already…
OKC Thunder – Durant rises (BONUS TWO WORDS): First title?
Los Angeles Clippers – Title Only!
San Antonio Spurs – Simply amazing
Houston Rockets – Harden leads (BONUS TWO WORDS): Dwight follows
Golden State Warriors – Darkhorse contenders? (BONUS TWO WORDS): Shootout winners
Memphis Grizzlies – All D
Minnesota Timberwolves – Love in!
Denver Nuggets – Sliding quickly
Dallas Mavericks – Pretenders now
Portland Trail Blazers – Almost there
Sacramento Kings – Boogie Sugar!
New Orleans Pelicans – Davis awesome
Utah Jazz – Young team
Phoenix Suns – Loaded draft (BONUS TWO WORDS): Next year…
Los Angeles Lakers – Wiggins & Kobe (BONUS WORDS): EPIC FAIL…AGAIN…Kobe shoots…2014 Draft
MVP: LeBron James – could this be the year he finally reaches his ceiling? Is a triple double in play? Is literally anything possible?
Rookie of the Year: Victor Oladipo – can anyone name another rook that seems to be in contention?
Most Improved: Anthony Davis – makes the leap this year, 20 / 10 in play.
Defensive Player: LeBron finally gets the recognition he deserves.
Coach of the Year: Might as well give this to LeBron as well.
Executive of the Year: Ditto – is there an award he does not deserve?