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Duke Report NBA Season Predictions

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Photo: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

On the eve of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Duke Report staff gives you its predictions for the year. Following one of the greatest NBA finals series of all-time coupled with a hectic free agency period, expectations for the NBA season are through the roof.

With the addition of Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors are the early favorites to take home the title but surprisingly, the Duke Report team begs to differ. Check our NBA champion picks along with other NBA predictions this year:

Jim Oliver (@JimO828)

NBA Champ : Warriors over Cavs in 7 games

NBA MVP: LeBron James

Rookie of the Year: Kris Dunn

Dark Horse Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Coach of the Year: Jason Kidd

Most Improved Duke Player: Justise Winslow

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career: Harry Giles


Chris Summerville (@DukeOfHoops)

NBA Champ: Cavs over Warriors in 7 games

NBA MVP: LeBron James

Rookie of the Year: Brandon Ingram

Dark Horse Team: Utah Jazz

Coach of the Year: Gregg Popovich

Most Improved Duke Player: Justise Winslow

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career: Jayson Tatum


Brian Evans (@BdotEdot)

NBA Champ: Cavs over Clippers in 6 games

NBA MVP: LeBron James

Rookie of the Year: Kris Dunn

Dark Horse Team: Utah Jazz

Coach of the Year: Brad Stevens

Most Improved Duke Player: Jabari Parker

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career? Jayson Tatum


David Aldridge (@davidmaldridge)

NBA Champ: Clippers over Cavs (6 games)

MVP: LeBron James

Rookie of the Year: Jaylen Brown

Dark Horse Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Coach of the Year: Stan Van Gundy

Most Improved Duke Player: Jabari Parker

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career? Jayson Tatum


Freddie Hodges (@Skeelow22)

NBA Champ: Cavs over Spurs (6 games)

NBA MVP: LeBron James

Rookie of the Year:Brandon Ingram

Dark Horse Team : Minnesota Timberwolves

Coach of the Year : Gregg Popovich

Most Improved Duke Player: Justise Winslow

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career? Jayson Tatum (Sky the limit for this guy in my opinion)


Zion Olojede (@DukeNBA)

NBA Champ: Cavs over Warriors (7 games)

NBA MVP: Russell Westbrook

Rookie of the Year: Joel Embiid

Dark Horse Team : Utah Jazz

Coach of the Year : Brad Stevens

Most Improved Duke Player: Jabari Parker

Which current Duke player will have the best NBA career? Marques Bolden

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