NBA 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Thread

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  1. Avs_19 Registered User

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    Time to get this going since the regular season starts in two weeks.

    1. Who wins the East?
    2. Who wins the West?
    3. Who is the MVP?
    4. Biggest surprise team?
    5. Biggest disappointment?
    6. Big trade prediction? Who? When? To where?
     
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  2. Hawkman To be the man, you gotta beat the man

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    1. Bucks
    2. Warriors
    3. Greek
    4. Bucks
    5. Rockets
    6. Butler
     
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    1. Celtics
    2. Warriors
    3. Kawhi Leonard
    4. Nuggets - I was high on them last year too and it didn't happen but I like their roster and I think they're a playoff team.
    5. Blazers
    6. Butler is the obvious one but besides him I'll say Marc Gasol gets traded somewhere.
     
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    1. Celtics
    2. Warriors
    3. LeBron
    4. Pelicans
    5. Wizards
    6. Kemba Walker to....somewhere. CLippers. idk. Anthony Davis to LA
     
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    1. Raptors
    2. Warriors
    3. Giannis
    4. Nuggets, not because they'll make the playoffs, but because I think they'll be the #2 seed
    5. Rockets, depth took a hit, don't like the Melo addition
    6. C.J. McCollum to... I don't know, but he's my prediction for a trade this season
     
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    1. Who wins the East? Raptors
    2. Who wins the West? GSW
    3. Who is the MVP? Giannis
    4. Biggest surprise team? Mavs
    5. Biggest disappointment? 76ers
    6. Big trade prediction? Who? When? To where?

    Suns get a star player... let me think about who it would be
     
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    Wizards are a good call. They're inconsistent and already had a weird locker room and now they've added Howard, Rivers, and Green to that mix. I was close to going with them but went with the Blazers instead because of the tougher conference.
     
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    The sheer talent of Wall/Beal/Porter will probably ensure the Wiz will be alright, but I always feel like they're just not a good team.
     
  10. Aladyyn counting stats are the devil

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    We shipped out the one locker room problem though...
     
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    They're a 43 win team at best.
     
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    Wall is arguably the best PG in the east so I think they will be OK.
     
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    In the Eastern Conference? If everyone stays healthy, the Wizards are a top-4 seed.
     
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  14. HisIceness This is Hurricanes Hockey

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    1. Boston
    2. Golden State (70+ wins again)
    3. Curry, one more time.
    4. Dallas
    5. San Antonio, I'm going to predict they miss the 8th spot on the last day and Dallas gets in.
    6. Kemba Walker to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball* and other assets but Ball is the main piece. Shortly before Christmas.

    *Kemba will thrive in LA and will resign with them, Lonzo on the other hand will greatly disappoint and his father will publicly call for Charlotte to trade him, they will to ? and will get nothing of value back.
     
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    A pretty big if, and they kept losing to inferior competition. Wizards aren't that good, people. :laugh:
     
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    If that last scenario happens I will sing your praises until the end of time.
     
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  17. Aladyyn counting stats are the devil

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    Our starters are fantastic and we haven't had a bench this good in like 20 years.

    But keep sleeping.
     
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    They will only make that trade if Kemba agrees to a contract extension. Magic and LeBron already agreed they wouldn't make any quick fix trades.
     
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    1. Who wins the East? Celtics
    2. Who wins the West? Warriors
    3. Who is the MVP? James
    4. Biggest surprise team? Wizards
    5. Biggest disappointment? Rockets
    6. Big trade prediction? Who? When? To where? Anthony Davis to the Lakers in January
     
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    1. Who wins the East? Celtics
    2. Who wins the West? Warriors
    3. Who is the MVP? Giannis
    4. Biggest surprise team? Mavs
    5. Biggest disappointment? Spurs
    6. Big trade prediction? Who? When? To where? Davis to the lakers at the deadline
     
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    I am legit excited about the East this year.

    For once, we don't have the inevitability of Cavs/Warriors looming over the rest of the league.

    Eastern Conference basketball is fun again!
     
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    realistically he should have been fired already or at least before he made that Anderson trade.
     
  24. HisIceness This is Hurricanes Hockey

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    Something must have happened behind the scenes. They've had all off-season to make this change and they do it with less than 10 days left before the season starts.
     
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