Other League’s 2015-16 NBA Predictions


With the NBA season kicking off tonight, here are the Other League writer’s NBA predictions for the 2015-16 season. Join us in the comments section below and let us know who you think will win each award or finish in each playoff spot.

Team PredictionsAlex LoweColby Rogers David TewsChris Lydon
East 1Chicago BullsCleveland CavaliersCleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers
2Cleveland CavaliersChicago BullsChicago BullsMiami Heat
3Toronto RaptorsWashington WizardsToronto RaptorsChicago Bulls
4Miami HeatAtlanta HawksMiami HeatBoston Celtics
5Atlanta HawksToronto RaptorsAtlanta HawksAtlanta Hawks
6Washington WizardsMilwaukee BucksMilwaukee BucksToronto Raptors
7Milwaukee BucksMiami HeatWashington WizardsWashington Wizards
8Indiana PacersBoston CelticsBoston CelticsMilwaukee Bucks
West 1Los Angeles ClippersGolden State WarriorsSan Antonio SpursLos Angeles Clippers
2Golden State WarriorsLos Angeles ClippersGolden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors
3Oklahoma City ThunderSan Antonio SpursLos Angeles ClippersSan Antonio Spurs
4Houston RocketsOklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder
5San Antonio SpursHouston RocketsMemphis GrizzliesHouston Rockets
6Memphis GrizzliesNew Orleans PelicansHouston RocketsMemphis Grizzlies
7Utah JazzMemphis GrizzliesNew Orleans PelicansDallas Mavericks
8Dallas MavericksUtah JazzSacramento KingsSacramento Kings
East ChampionChicago BullsCleveland CavaliersCleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers
West ChampionOklahoma City ThunderLos Angeles ClippersGolden State WarriorsSan Antonio Spurs
Dark Horse EastOrlando MagicCharlotte HornetsIndiana PacersDetroit Pistons
Dark Horse WestPhoenix SunsDenver NuggetsDallas MavericksLos Angeles Lakers
Worst OverallDenver NuggetsPhiladelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers
NBA ChampionOklahoma City ThunderLos Angeles ClippersCleveland CavaliersSan Antonio Spurs

Individual Predictions

MVPJohn WallAnthony DavisKevin DurantLeBron James
Defensive PoYDeAndre JordanDeAndre JordanJimmy ButlerDeAndre Jordan
Rookie of the YearJahlil OkaforEmmanuel MudiayD'Angelo RussellJahlil Okafor
Sixth ManAndre IguodalaDennis SchröderJoakim NoahIsaiah Thomas
Most ImprovedWesley JohnsonOtto PorterBen McLemoreVictor Oladipo
Comeback PlayerDerrick RoseKevin DurantKevin DurantKevin Durant
Scoring TitleKevin DurantAnthony DavisKevin DurantKevin Durant
Surprise All-StarNikola VucevicKhris MiddletonMichael Carter-WilliamsIsaiah Thomas
Executive of the YearDave WohlDanny AingeDavid GriffinDave Wohl
Coach of the YearErik SpoelstraJason KiddGregg PopovichBrad Stevens
First Coach FiredByron ScottJeff HornacekRandy WittmanSteve Clifford
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