Can the Golden State Warriors get back to the club? Successes will LeBron James add to the Los Angeles Lakers’ tally? And where would they stumble?
We’re projecting all 30 teams’ finest – and – worst-case scenarios and where each could hit bumps in the street during the 2018-19 season.
Our panel — a set of more than 40 reporters, insiders and editors — is looking ahead to this year with a new edition of NBA Power Rankings. Voters were asked to pick the better team heading into this year in a run of head-to-head matchups comprising thousands of votes.
Note: Our best-case/worst-case situations and month-by-month win proportions were made using ESPN’s Basketball Power Index. For best-case/worst-case scenarios, we used results that had a 3 percent or higher prospect of happening, according to BPI projections of this 2018-19 season.
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