Other League’s 2017-18 NBA Predictions

 Alex LoweRiley Young
Eastern Conference 1Boston CelticsCleveland Cavaliers
2Washington WizardsBoston Celtics
3Cleveland CavaliersWashington Wizards
4Toronto RaptorsMilwaukee Bucks
5Milwaukee BucksToronto Raptors
6Miami HeatMiami Heat
7Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers
8Indiana PacersCharlotte Hornets
Western Conference 1Golden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors
2Houston RocketsOklahoma City Thunder
3Oklahoma City ThunderSan Antonio Spurs
4San Antonio SpursHouston Rockets
5Los Angeles ClippersMinnesota Timberwolves
6Denver NuggetsDenver Nuggets
7Minnesota TimberwolvesMemphis Grizzlies
8Utah JazzNew Orleans Pelicans
East ChampionCleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers
West ChampionOklahoma City ThunderGolden State Warriors
NBA ChampionOklahoma City ThunderGolden State Warriors
Worst OverallSacramento KingsBrooklyn Nets
MVPKawhi LeonardKawhi Leonard
Defensive PoYRudy GobertKawhi Leonard
Rookie of the YearBen SimmonsBen Simmons
Sixth ManWill BartonTristan Thompson
Most ImprovedBrandon IngramBrandon Ingram
Comeback PlayerDerrick RoseTyreke Evans
Scoring TitleSteph CurryKyrie Irving
Surprise All-StarKhris MiddletonBen Simmons
Executive of the YearSam PrestiKoby Altman
Coach of the YearBrad StevensBrett Brown
First Coach FiredAlvin GentryStan Van Gundy

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A former college athlete in a sport that no one cared about, Alex now spends most of his days being a furiously biased Bulls and Braves fan. When he's not busy with that, he still imagines his 5'7" self making an improbable rise to NBA stardom.