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50 Predictions For the 2010-2011 NBA Season

October 26, 2010

50 Predictions for the NBA Season:

1. The Timberwolves will have the worst record this year.
2. The Nets, Cavaliers and Raptors won’t be too far behind.
3. Expect the Pistons, Pacers & Sixers to compete for lottery picks.
4. Sixers will regret not taking DeMarcus Cousins with the 2nd pick overall.
5. Warriors will be a great team to watch. Record, not so much.
6. Rudy Gay was overpaid but the Grizzlies have to start somewhere. Playoffs next year.
7. Pacers aren’t worth mentioning but Granger should get some shots up since he didn’t get any in FIBA.
8. Steph Curry and Eric Gordon will continue from their FIBA come out party and be standouts for their ball clubs.
9. Clippers will make the playoffs.
10. Vinny Del Negro wins Coach of the Year.
11. At least two coaches are fired before the end of the season. Another four when the season ends.
12. Rookie of the year will be a tie between Blake Griffin and John Wall.
13. Wizards won’t be better than .500 but will make the playoffs as the 8th seed.
14. The New York Knickerbockers will make the playoffs.
15. And receive a gift from Colorado named Carmelo.
16. Nuggets will fall back into obscurity.
17. Chris Paul will come back show you why he is the best point guard in the game.
18. Hornets will try but fail. The West is stacked as usual.
19. I fear the deer and last season was not a fluke. Bucks in the playoffs two years straight!
20. It will take a .450 win percentage to make it to the East playoffs.
21. It will take a .620 win percentage to make it to the West playoffs.
22. Michael Jordan puts too much pressure on the Bobcats. Misses playoffs.
23. Rockets success will depend on Yao’s foot.
24. Aaron Brooks will not get his extension. Possibly traded East.
25. Blazers success will not depend on Oden’s leg.
26. Brandon Roy moves into NBA’s Top 10 players.
27. Suns will miss Amar’e terribly, but make playoffs. Nash is a warrior.
28. Hawks stay in the same place as they did a year ago. Joe Johnson’s (new) money nor Larry Drew changes the outcome.
29. The Crawfords will be exciting to watch off the bench.
30. Derrick Rose moves into the elite point guard class of the NBA. Takes Bulls to the 2nd round of the playoffs.
31. Boozer & Noah will dominate the interior. Becomes NBA’s best 4-5 combo.
32. Dwight Howard will keep smiling, laughing and giggling in the middle of games.
33. Vince Carter’s farewell tour will come up short. No Finals in Orlando.
34. Jazz replace Boozer with Jefferson. Derron will make him even better.
35. Kevin Durant wins another scoring title. Takes OKC past the first round.
36. Russell Westbrook rises in the best point guards in the game charts.
37. Seattle Supersonics fans shake their heads immensely.
38. Mavericks make Mark Cuban proud and head to the West Finals.
39. Mavericks make Mark Cuban pissed are ousted by Lakers in 7.
40. Cuban blames it on the refs and Commissioner Stern. Stern fines him.
41. Heat will win 66 games.
42. LeBron wins 3rd straight MVP.
43. LeBron comes close to averaging a triple-double for an entire season (27,8,9).
44. Eric Spolstra is fired before the All-Star Game. Pat Riley is back on the sidelines.
45. Heat will lose in the East Finals to Celtics. LeBron snatches jersey off once again.
46. Celtics are the first 6th seed to make it to the NBA Finals.
47. Shaq’s farewell tour ends in the Staples Center with purple & gold confetti falling.
48. Lakers win 55 games. Grind through playoffs. Defeat Celtics in 6 for NBA Title.
49. Phil Jackson retires after 12th ring.
50. NBA Lockout until 2012.


2 Comments leave one →
  1. Cleo Jenkins permalink
    October 26, 2010 2:36 PM

    I aggree with most execept for Lebron getting MVP again.
    It will be Nash for getting the suns back to the playoffs.
    Lakers in Seven!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. B Hamer permalink
    October 26, 2010 3:44 PM

    Lebron or Durant win MVP.

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