NBA 2009-2010 Final Predictions: The Beginning Of The Age Of LeBron

February 23rd, 2010 by Alex Tichenor Leave a reply »
All the trades are in the books and we have a very clear picture of what every team in the NBA should look like for the rest of the year. While most awards and predictions for the rest of the season were given a few weeks ago, now seems like the most appropriate time, so let's get down to it.


MVP: LeBron James

This is LeBron's award for years to come unless the voters get bored and vote for somebody else. The Cavaliers were on a 13-game winning streak going into the All-Star break, the majority of these wins coming without number two scoring option Mo Williams.

LeBron is leading a team without a true number two scoring option to the league's best record for the second straight season. It will undoubtedly be the second of many similar seasons.


Defensive Player of the Year: Dwight Howard

Another boring pick, but Howard is leading the league in rebounds and blocks for a second straight year and anchors the league's seventh-best scoring defense with mostly average or below average defenders around him.

If Howard hadn't won this award last season, he'd be a lock to win again. The voters ...

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