NBA General Managers make their picks for 2006-07
GM Survey: Offseason Moves

Can the Heat repeat as NBA champions? Who will be named this year's MVP? Rookie of the Year? Most improved team?

NBA.com posed these questions and more to the league's general managers, and nearly all of the GM's responded to our survey.* Here's what the guys who call the shots think will transpire this season.


Heat
Chicago Bulls
Which team made the best moves overall?
Chicago Bulls
60.7%
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
28.6%
Others receiving votes: Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors


Heat
Ben Wallace
Which one player acquisition will make the biggest impact?
Ben Wallace, Chicago
78.6%
T.J. Ford, Toronto
7.1%
Others receiving votes: Shane Battier, Houston, Mike James, Minnesota, Ronald Murray, Detroit, Peja Stojakovic, New Orleans/Oklahoma City


Heat
Shane Battier
What was the most underrated player acquisition?
Shane Battier, Houston
25.0%
P.J. Brown, Chicago
14.3%
Jackie Butler, San Antonio
7.1%
7.1%
Others receiving votes: Marcus Banks, Phoenix, Tyson Chandler, New Orleans/Oklahoma City, Marquis Daniels, Indiana, T.J. Ford, Toronto, Jorge Garbajosa, Toronto, Al Harrington, Indiana, Jamaal Magloire, Portland, Nazr Mohammed, Detroit, Ruben Patterson, Milwaukee, Vladimir Radmanovic, L.A. Lakers, Brandon Roy, Portland, Kirk Snyder, Houston, Charlie Villanueva, Milwaukee


Heat
Houston Rockets
Which team will be most improved in 2006-07?
Houston Rockets
25.9%
Orlando Magic
14.8%
Golden State Warriors
11.1%
New York Knicks
11.1%
Toronto Raptors
11.1%
Others receiving votes: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, Seattle SuperSonics, Utah Jazz


Heat
Ben Wallace
What was the most surprising move of the offseason?
Ben Wallace, Chicago
40.7%
Peja Stojakovic, New Orleans/Oklahoma City
29.6%
7.4%
Others receiving votes: Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade not signing max contracts; Al Harrington, Indiana; Allen Iverson not getting traded; Don Nelson returning to Golden State; Nene; New York drafting Renaldo Balkman


Heat
2003 Class Re-Signings
What was the least surprising move of the offseason?
15.4%
Larry Brown out in New York
15.4%
Al Harrington, Indiana
11.5%
Ben Wallace, Chicago
11.5%
Others receiving votes: Miami re-signing everybody, Rafael Araujo, Andrea Bargnani selected first overall, Sam Cassell, Kevin Garnett, Jamaal Magloire, Mike Montgomery, Rasho Nesterovic, Dirk Nowitzki, Pat Riley, Jason Terry


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