NBA 2017-18 Season Predictions

Baseline Times NBA Contributor DeMario Jackson gives us his 2017-18 NBA Season Predictions.

NBA 2017-18 Predictions

The 2017-18 season is finally here and I’m the happiest guy in the world. I know (like most of the world) that we’re headed towards Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers part IV and to some that’s boring but the league has some bright new talent, many all-stars have switched teams and the 2017-18 season will be legendary! Here are my predictions, let me know your thoughts!

Top 25 NBA players

1.     LeBron James

2.     Kevin Durant

3.     Kawhi Leonard

4.     Russell Westbrook

5.     Stephen Curry

6.     James Harden

7.     Chris Paul

8.     Anthony Davis

9.     Giannis Antetokounmpo

10. Jimmy Butler

11. Draymond Green

12. John Wall

13. Karl Anthony Towns

14. Paul George

15. Gordon Hayward

16. Damian Lillard

17. Rudy Gobert

18. Klay Thompson

19. Kyrie Irving

20. DeMarcus Cousins

21. Kyle Lowry

22. Blake Griffin

23. Mike Conley

24. Nikola Jokic

25. Paul Milsap

All NBA First Team

Russell Westbrook

James Harden

Kevin Durant

LeBron James

Karl Anthony Towns

NBA All-Rookie Team

Lonzo Ball

Markelle Fultz

Dennis Smith Jr.

Ben Simmons

John Collins

NBA Standings


1.     Cleveland Cavaliers

2.     Boston Celtics

3.     Washington Wizards

4.     Milwaukee Bucks

5.     Toronto Raptors

6.     Miami Heat

7.     Charlotte Hornets

8.     Detroit Pistons


1.     Golden State Warriors

2.     Houston Rockets

3.     San Antonio Spurs

4.     Oklahoma City Thunder

5.     Minnesota Timberwolves

6.     Utah Jazz

7.     Denver Nuggets

8.     Los Angeles Clippers

NBA Awards

NBA MVP – LeBron James

ROY – Ben Simmons

DPOY – Rudy Gobert

6MOY – Derrick Rose

COY – Tom Thibodeau

Eastern Conference Champion – Cleveland Cavilers

Westerns Conference Champion – Golden State Warriors

Finals MVP – Kevin Durant

NBA Champion – Golden State Warriors