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Max’s 2020-21 NBA Win Totals Predictions

2020-21 NBA Win Totals Predictions

Eastern Conference

Atlantic 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
Brooklyn Nets 51 21 0.708
Boston Celtics 50 22 0.694
Toronto Raptors 46 26 0.639
Philadelphia 76ers 44 28 0.611
New York Knicks 20 52 0.278

 

Central 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
Milwaukee Bucks 60 12 0.833
Indiana Pacers 37 35 0.514
Chicago Bulls 23 49 0.319
Cleveland Cavs 12 60 0.167
Detroit Pistons 11 61 0.153

 

Southeast 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
Miami Heat 51 21 0.708
Atlanta Hawks 29 43 0.403
Washington Wizards 28 44 0.389
Orlando Magic 22 50 0.306
Charlotte Hornets 16 56 0.222

Western Conference

Northwest 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
Denver Nuggets 51 21 0.708
Utah Jazz 48 24 0.667
Portland Trailblazers 41 31 0.569
OKC Thunder 34 38 0.472
Minnesota Timberwolves 19 53 0.264

 

Pacific 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
LA Lakers 57 15 0.792
LA Clippers 53 19 0.736
Golden State Warriors 48 24 0.667
Phoenix Suns 43 29 0.597
Sacramento Kings 12 60 0.167

 

Southwest 2021 Expected Wins 2021 Expected Losses 2021 Expected Win %
Dallas Mavs 45 27 0.625
Houston Rockets 40 32 0.556
New Orleans Pelicans 37 35 0.514
San Antonio Spurs 27 45 0.375
Memphis Grizzlies 25 47 0.347

Team Overviews

Team Key Players Offseason
Atlanta Hawks Trae Young, John Collins and Clint Capela. Added Bogdan Bogdanovic (SAC), Kris Dunn (CHI), Danilo Gallinari (OKC), and Rajon Rondo (LAL).
Boston Celtics Jason Tatum, Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown. Added Jeff Teague (ATL) and Tristan Thompson (CLE). Lost  Gordon Hayward (CHA) and Enes Kanter (POR).
Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Kevin Durant is back.
Charlotte Hornets Terry Rozier. Added  LaMelo Ball and Gordon Hayward (BOS). Lost Nicolas Batum (LAC).
Chicago Bulls Zach Lavine, Lauri Markkanen, Coby White, and Wendell Carter Jr. Lost Kris Dunn (ATL).
Cleveland Cavs Kevin Love, Andre Drummond and Collin Sexton. Lost Tristan Thompson (BOS).
Dallas Mavs Luka Doncic and  Kristaps Porzingis. Added Josh Richardson (PHI) and lost Seth Curry (PHI).
Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and Michael Porter Jr. Pretty much same team from last year.
Detroit Pistons Blake Griffin and Derek Rose. Lots of team changes. Added Josh Jackson (MEM).
Golden State Warriors Steph Curry, Draymond Green, and Andrew Wiggins. Steph Curry healthy (Klay Thompson not). Added Kent Bazemore (SAC), Kelly Oubre (PHX), Brad Wanamaker (BOS), and James Wiseman (rookie). Still have Andrew Wiggins.
Houston Rockets James Harden, John Wall and Demarcus Cousins. Added John Wall (WAS) and Demarcus Cousins (LAL). Lost Russell Westbrook (WAS). James Harden still not happy.
Indiana Pacers Victor Oladipo and  Myles Turner. Not much different from last year.
LA Clippers Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Lost JaMychal Green (DEN) and Montrezl Harrell (LAL). Added Nicolas Batum (CHA), Serge Ibaka (TOR), and Luke Kennard (DET).
LA Lakers LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Added Marc Gasol (TOR), Montrezl Harrell (LAC), and Dennis Schröder (OKC). Might get Pau Gasol (MIL). Lost Rajon Rondo (ATL), Avery Bradley (MIA), Danny Green (PHI), Dwight Howard (PHI), and JaVale McGee (CLE).
Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant Lost Josh Jackson (DET).
Miami Heat Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic. Lost Jae Crowder (PHX) and added Avery Bradley (LAL).
Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Added Jrue Holiday (NOP) and lost Eric Bledsoe (NOP), George Hill (OKC), Ersan Ilyasova, Kyle Korver, Robin Lopez (WAS), Frank Mason III, and Wesley Matthews (LAL).
Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell, and Anthony Edwards. Added Ricky Rubio (PHX) and  Anthony Edwards (rookie).
New Orleans Pelicans Zion Willamson, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Eric Bledsoe. Added Steven Adams (OKC) and Eric Bledsoe (MIL). Lost  Derrick Favors (UTA), Jrue Holiday (MIL), E’Twaun Moore (PHX), and Jahlil Okafor (DET).
New York Knicks Julius Randle, I guess? Maybe RJ Barrett? Who gives a shit?
OKC Thunder Shea Gilgeous-Alexander Added Trevor Ariza (POR), George Hill (MIL), Al Horford (PHI), and Justin Jackson (DAL). Lost  Steven Adams (NOP), Danilo Gallinari (ATL), Nerlens Noel (NYK), Chris Paul (PHX), and Dennis Schröder (LAL).
Orlando Magic Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon. Added Cole Anthony (rookie).
Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris. Added Seth Curry (DAL), Terrance Ferguson (OKC), Danny Green (LAL), and Dwight Howard (LAL). Lost Al Horford (OKC) and Josh Richardson (DAL).
Phoenix Suns Devin Booker, Chris Paul and Deandre Ayton. Added Jae Crowder (MIA) and Chris Paul (OKC). Lost Aron Baynes (TOR), Frank Kaminsky (SAC), Kelly Oubre (GSW) and Ricky Rubio (MIN).
Portland Trailblazers Damian Lillard, Jusuf Nurkic, CJ McCollum and Carmelo Anthony. Added Robert Covington, Enes Kanter (BOS). Lost Trevor Ariza (OKC) and Hassan Whiteside (SAC).
Sacramento Kings Buddy Hield and De’Aaron Fox. Added Frank Kaminsky (PHX) and Hassan Whiteside (POR). Lost  Kent Bazemore (GSW) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (ATL).
San Antonio Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan. Lost Marco Belinelli.
Toronto Raptors Fred Van Vleet and Pascal Siakam. Added Aron Baynes (PHX) and lost Marc Gasol (LAL), Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (MIN), and Serge Ibaka (LAC).
Utah Jazz Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Added Derrick Favors (NOP).
Washington Wizards Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook. Lost John Wall (HOU) and added Russell Westbrook (HOU).
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