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FriedTofuz
10-22-2014, 05:57 PM
http://www.nba.com/news/features/john_schuhmann/nba-com-2014-15-gm-survey/index.html?ls=iref:nbahpt3a

Just a few ones I wanted to highlight:


PREDICTIONS

Which team will win the 2015 NBA Finals?
1. San Antonio -- 46.2%
2. Cleveland -- 15.4%
3. Chicago -- 11.5%
L.A. Clippers -- 11.5%
Oklahoma City -- 11.5%
6. Golden State -- 3.8%
Last year: Miami -- 75.9%

Which team will win the Eastern Conference finals?
1. Cleveland -- 70.4%
2. Chicago -- 25.9%
3. Washington -- 3.7%
Last year: Miami -- 86.2%

Which team will win the Western Conference finals?
1. San Antonio -- 55.6%
2. Oklahoma City -- 29.6%
3. L.A. Clippers -- 11.1%
4. Golden State -- 3.7%
Last year: San Antonio -- 40.0%

Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
1. Toronto -- 76.9%
2. Brooklyn -- 19.2%
3. New York -- 3.8%
Last year: Brooklyn -- 75.9%

Which team will win the Central Division?
1. Cleveland -- 60.7%
2. Chicago -- 39.3%
Last year: Indiana -- 51.7%

Which team will win the Southeast Division?
1. Washington -- 59.3%
2. Miami -- 29.6%
3. Atlanta -- 7.4%
4. Charlotte -- 3.7%
Last year: Miami -- 100%

Which team will win the Northwest Division?
1. Oklahoma City -- 92.9%
2. Portland -- 7.1%
Last year: Oklahoma City -- 96.6%

Which team will win the Pacific Division?
1. L.A. Clippers -- 81.5%
2. Golden State -- 18.5%
Last year: L.A. Clippers -- 89.7%

Which team will win the Southwest Division?
1. San Antonio -- 96.4%
2. Houston -- 3.6%
Last year: San Antonio -- 70.0%

FriedTofuz
10-22-2014, 06:01 PM
This surprised me even more. Considering how much people talk about Greek Freak and not Jonas Valancuinas, it was surprisingy to see.

Which international player is most likely to have a breakout season in 2014-15?
1. Jonas Valanciunas, Toronto -- 33.3%
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee -- 18.5%
3. Rudy Gobert, Utah -- 11.1%
3. Evan Fournier, Orlando -- 7.4%
Nikola Mirotic, Chicago -- 7.4%
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota -- 7.4%
Also receiving votes: Steven Adams, Oklahoma City; Bojan Bogdanovic, Brooklyn; Danilo Gallinari, Denver; Timofey Mozgov, Denver
Last year: Jonas Valanciunas -- 39.3%

ohreally
10-22-2014, 06:18 PM
So basically GMs have the same herd mentality most everyone else has.

sixer04fan
10-22-2014, 06:32 PM
This surprised me even more. Considering how much people talk about Greek Freak and not Jonas Valancuinas, it was surprisingy to see.

Which international player is most likely to have a breakout season in 2014-15?
1. Jonas Valanciunas, Toronto -- 33.3%
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee -- 18.5%


I think that while GMs are very high on Giannis' upside, they still probably see him as a few years away from truly "breaking out."

FriedTofuz
10-22-2014, 06:35 PM
I think that while GMs are very high on Giannis' upside, they still probably see him as a few years away from truly "breaking out."

I thought the same, but many people are saying they are "already sold on greek freak" suggesting like there was something that I wasnt seeing, so I assumed that I was just oblivious and he's been just that good

CHANGO
10-22-2014, 06:52 PM
I LOL'ed at the best SG part... Putting Kobe in the list but not Wade, and then adding Kevin Durant as one of the best SG's.

koreancabbage
10-22-2014, 09:42 PM
I thought the same, but many people are saying they are "already sold on greek freak" suggesting like there was something that I wasnt seeing, so I assumed that I was just oblivious and he's been just that good

I would trust a bunch of GMs than a bunch of PSD posters lol =P

Giannis is probably 1-2 years away. Jonas - i don't see a breakout season but he can surely improve on last year.

FriedTofuz
10-22-2014, 10:03 PM
Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
1. Toronto -- 76.9%
2. Brooklyn -- 19.2%
3. New York -- 3.8%

Well I guess PSD members and GMs are not on the same page.

Cal827
10-22-2014, 10:49 PM
Well I guess PSD members and GMs are not on the same page.


Now you know from your other legendary thread, that putting emphasis on this, ain't gonna end well.

:laugh:

Cal827
10-22-2014, 10:54 PM
I LOL'ed at the best SG part... Putting Kobe in the list but not Wade, and then adding Kevin Durant as one of the best SG's.

:laugh: Durant is listed at 3 positions. I guess they gotta shove him down our throats now.

Some of these are hilarious in General.

Nobody is winning that Division from the Spurs, unless they all decide to retire 20 games in.

Also, Lebron isn't the toughest player in the NBA,

Also, Indiana isn't going to have the best defense this season :laugh:

And Ibaka has improved, but he's not the best defensive player in the NBA :laugh: :laugh2:

FriedTofuz
10-23-2014, 12:05 AM
Now you know from your other legendary thread, that putting emphasis on this, ain't gonna end well.

:laugh:

My comment was neutral, all I said was PSD fans opinions arent coinciding with the GMs. I didnt say what the order should've been even though it's blatantly obvious as each person would be biased in favour of their own home team.