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NBA TV 2017-18 Team Previews

Get in-depth analysis and predictions for all 30 teams

NBA.com Staff

Sep 28, 2017 11:03 PM ET

With the 2017-18 regular season drawing close, NBA TV has previewed every team with expert analysis, film breakdowns, answers to burning questions, predictions and more. 

NBA.com expert predictions for 2017-18
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Atlanta Hawks
• 
Rebuild begins for Atlanta
• Collins: I'm hoping to make a huge impact
• Predicting Hawks' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Hawks

Boston Celtics
• How will Irving fit in as new leader?
• Can young players step up?
• Predicting Celtics' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Celtics

Brooklyn Nets
Nets upgrade talent in offseason
Russell still confident, not concerned with role
Predicting Nets' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Nets

Charlotte Hornets
How will Howard impact Hornets?
Walker: 'We belong in the playoffs
Predicting Hornets' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Hornets

Chicago Bulls
• Bulls go through total transformation
• Predicting Bulls' 2017-18 win total
• Young core to go face challenges
• Stat to know on Bulls

Cleveland Cavaliers
• What can Wade bring to Cavs?
• Could new additions lead to title? 
• Assessing Isaiah Thomas' impact
• Predicting Cavaliers' 2017-18 win total 
• Cavs' 3-point philosophy 

Dallas Mavericks
Will Smith Jr. be a franchise point guard?
• Season No. 20: A look at Dirk's legacy
What will it take to contend again in Dallas?
Predicting Maverick's 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Mavericks

Denver Nuggets
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Counting on the backcourt
• Mike Malone on team's outlook
• Predicting Nuggets' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Nuggets

Detroit Pistons
Bradley fits style of 'Bad Boys'
Pistons outlook heading into season
​​​​​Predicting Pistons' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Pistons

Golden State Warriors
• Chances Warriors go back-to-back? 
• Predicting Warriors' 2017-18 win total 
• Value of keeping core roster 
• Breaking down team's ball movement 
• How Warriors stretch the floor

Houston Rockets
Examining Rockets' new backcourt
• Paul, Harden on upcoming season
• Predicting Rockets' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Rockets

Indiana Pacers
Will Myles Turner make jump?
McMillan, Pacers move on without George
Predicting Pacers' 2017-18 win total
• Oladipo discusses trade from OKC
• Stat to know on Pacers

LA Clippers
• Blake Griffin sits down with Sekou Smith
• How do Clippers fare without CP3?
• Plenty of new faces in Los Angeles
• Stat to know on Clippers

Los Angeles Lakers
• Breaking down film on Ball
 How much better will Lakers be with Ball?
• Predicting Lakers' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Lakers

Memphis Grizzlies
Transformation begins in Memphis
Importance of Gasol at the elbow
Grizzlies need to cut down on fouls
Predicting Grizzlies' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Grizzlies

Miami Heat
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Building on last season's success
• Erik Spoelstra on team's outlook
• Predicting Heat's 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Heat

Milwaukee Bucks
MVP season for Giannis?
Kidd on new season and who must step up
Predicting Bucks' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Bucks

Minnesota Timberwolves
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How will Butler impact Timberwolves?
• End of a playoff drought in the West?
Predicting Timberwolves' 2017 win total
• Stat to know on Timberwolves

New Orleans Pelicans
Big keys to big season
The biggest defensive improvement
Can Davis, Cousins find right chemistry?
Stat to know on Pelicans

New York Knicks
Porzingis ready to be the man?
• Predicting Knicks' 2017-18 win total
Moving on from Carmelo Anthony
Rookie Ntilikina ready for NBA?
Stat to know on Knicks

Oklahoma City Thunder
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Expectations for Thunder's new 'Big 3'
• Pressure on Thunder, reigning MVP?
• Predicting Thunder's 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Thunder

Orlando Magic
Isaac has tremendous potential
Is Payton ready to be leader?
Vogel: Gordon needs to make next step
Predicting Magic's 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Magic

Philadelphia 76ers
• Process ready to pay off?
Simmons willing to play any position
• How will Fultz contribute in year one?
• Predicting Sixers' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Sixers

Phoenix Suns
Bledsoe: I've got to lead this team
Young Suns must learn the ropes
Predicting Suns' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Suns

Portland Trail Blazers
Are Blazers on rise or decline?
Lillard: West 'definitely has gotten tougher'
Predicting Blazers' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Blazers

Sacramento Kings
• Fox a future star?
• Joerger breaks down mixed roster style
• Predicting Kings' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Kings

San Antonio Spurs
• How can Leonard-Aldridge duo improve?
Analyzing the point guard rotation
Will Spurs have a breakout player?
Predicting Spurs' 2017-18 win total
Stat to know on Spurs

Toronto Raptors
• Raptors need to improve passing game
• Lowry: We need to trust young guys
• Predicting Raptors' 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Raptors

Utah Jazz
What will Gobert bring offensively?
Expect Jazz to pick up tempo this season
Predicting Jazz's 2017-18 win total
• Stat to know on Jazz

Washington Wizards
Breaking down Washington's roster
Brooks on next steps for success
Predicting Wizards' 2017-18 win total
Wizards work 3-point line well
Stat to know on Wizards


 


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