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

Nov. 3 -- 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.



San Antonio Spurs
Which team will win the Western Conference?
San Antonio Spurs
71.4%
Minnesota Timberwolves
28.6%



Minnesota Timberwolves
Which team will win the Northwest Division?
Minnesota Timberwolves
95.2%
Denver Nuggets
4.8%



Sacramento Kings
Which team will win the Pacific Division?
Sacramento Kings
81.0%
Los Angeles Lakers
14.3%
Golden State Warriors
4.8%



San Antonio Spurs
Which team will win the Southwest Division?
San Antonio Spurs
95.2%
Houston Rockets
4.8%


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.)