X-Indiana Pacers 54-28 (3) Heading into the 2017-2018 NBA season, there were some expectations that the Indiana Pacers could contend for a playoff spot, but they were not expected to be a good as they were. The Pacers were able to win 48 games, and in the process they pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers for the [...]
X-Washington Wizards 50-32 (2) Three of the last four NBA seasons have seen the Washington Wizards reach the playoffs, but they have been unable to advance past the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last season the Wizards won 49 games for their highest win total since the 1979 which was their last trip to the NBA Finals. [...]
X-Atlanta Hawks 46-36 (6) Believe it or not, the Atlanta Hawks will enter the 2016-2017 NBA season with the second longest active playoff streak in the league. The Hawks have made the playoffs in each of the last nine seasons and they've done it under the guidance of three different head coaches. Mike Budenholzer is [...]
Y-Miami Heat 51-31 (3) We all expected the Miami Heat to take a step back last season, but it was worse than expected for them. After making four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Heat struggled last season; especially since small forward LeBron James decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. Injuries also derailed the [...]
Mike Budenholzer-Atlanta Hawks Last season the Atlanta Hawks won 38 games for the entire NBA campaign. This time around the Hawks have already won 35 games and the month of January has not even concluded. Mike Budenholzer is in his second season as the head coach of the Hawks and his team has bought into [...]
Mike Bundenholzer The Atlanta Hawks have made the NBA Playoffs in each of the last seven seasons, but they have continued to fly under the radar. Last season the injury bug hit the Hawks real hard, but under first-year head coach Mike Budenholzer they surprised many observers with a trip to the postseason. [...]
Led by the Splash Brothers, will the Golden State Warriors win their first NBA Championship since 1975?
X-Miami Heat 49-33 (3) The last four NBA seasons have seen the Miami Heat franchise soar to new heights. In the past four years the Heat claimed a pair of NBA Championships in four trips to the league's final series. But things will be drastically different this time around as forward LeBron James left the [...]