The new NBA PreSeason 2015 – 2016 Full Game schedules, reviews and predictions of all team.
NBA Schedule 2015-16: Team-by-Team Record Predictions and Playoff Odds The dog days of the NBA offseason have kept happenings in a relatively dormant state of late, but the league helped quench fans’ thirst for hoops with the release of the 2015-16 schedule Wednesday night.
And after the 2014-15 season proved to be the most entertaining in years, the upcoming slate has plenty to live up to.
But surpassing expectations shouldn’t be too difficult with fascinating storylines abounding.
Wi the Golden State Warriors seeking to win back-to-back titles with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green at the helm, the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets are all looking to unseat the reigning Western Conference champions.
Then there are the Oklahoma City Thunder, who are finally healthy after slogging through a year riddled with injury-related turmoil. Not only is Kevin Durant hoping to regain MVP form, but Russell Westbrook also will continue to try to shatter statistical ceilings after leading the league in scoring at 28.1 points per game.
Out east, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls will all be eyeing top honors, while a group of up-and-comers headlined by the Milwaukee Bucks seeks to throttle up the standings.
So with the schedule providing a light at the end of the tunnel, here’s a very early preview of what’s to come this season.
Additionally, a rundown of the top games to keep an eye on can be viewed here, courtesy of NBA.com.
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Source: Alec Nathan projections
NBA Preseason 2015: Schedule and Updated Predictions for Top Rookies
The 2015 NBA preseason is well into its second week, which means that now is as good a time as any to check in on the league’s most notable rookies.
While it didn’t quite have the surefire No. 1 selection of an Andrew Wiggins, the 2015 class was filled with a number of high-upside players whom lottery teams hope will turn their fortunes around. Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to build something special with Wiggins in Minnesota, D’Angelo Russell is the Lakers’ great post-Kobe hope and Kristaps Porzingis is either a bust waiting to happen or a walking deity.
It depends on who you ask.
Now that each of the first four picks has made it onto an NBA floor, let’s take a look at how each has done and reassess our expectations for 2015-16.