NBA General Managers make their picks for 2004-05
GM Survey: Eastern Conference

Nov. 2 -- In 2004-05, who will be the MVP? Rookie of the Year? Most improved team? And who's going to win it all?

NBA.com posed these questions and more to the league's general managers, and a high majority of the GM's responded to our survey.* Here's what the guys who call the shots think about the new season.



Detroit Pistons
Which team will win the Eastern Conference?
Detroit Pistons
61.9%
Indiana Pacers
23.8%
Miami Heat
14.3%



New York Knicks
Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
New York Knicks
66.7%
Philadelphia 76ers
14.3%
Boston Celtics
9.5%
New Jersey Nets
4.8%



Detroit Pistons
Which team will win the Central Division?
Detroit Pistons
61.9%
Indiana Pacers
38.1%



Miami Heat
Which team will win the Southeast Division?
Miami Heat
100.0%


RESULTS & SCHEDULE
Oct. 28: International
Oct. 30: Coaches
Nov. 1: Rookies
Nov. 4: MVP
Nov. 5: Championship
FAN SURVEY


(* - Percentages are based on the pool of respondents to the survey, rather than all 30 general managers.)