Offseason Forecast #29: San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs had a tremendous regular season, but they would probably classify their playoff run as disappointing. They lost to an outstanding Thunder team in the Western Conference Semifinals, which is nothing to be ashamed of. Still, I am sure the team believed they could have won the title, despite having a very difficult road…

Offseason Forecast #28: Cleveland Cavaliers

First of all, I would like to congratulate the Cleveland Cavaliers on being the 2016 NBA Champions. They had a great season, and LeBron James was finally able to bring a championship to Cleveland. LeBron showed that even at 31, he is still one of the best players in the game. Still, this article is…

Offseason Forecast #27: Toronto Raptors

With the back court duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors had a remarkable season, winning 56 games and making it to the Eastern Conference Finals. The team showed that the belonged in that series, pushing the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers to six games. If they can keep this roster and continue to…

Offseason Forecast #26: Oklahoma City Thunder

The Thunder had another successful year, but it did not result in an NBA Finals victory. Although they led 3-1 against the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, they were unable to win the series and were knocked out once again. Still, Oklahoma City showed that they are a powerhouse in the West, even despite…

Offseason Forecast #25: Los Angeles Clippers

Injuries, injuries, injuries. Blake Griffin missed quite a bit of the season, then Chris Paul and J.J. Redick went down. The Clippers struggled all season with injuries, despite their 53 wins. Aside from their 53 wins, the play of DeAndre Jordan was another bright spot. He continued to be a great anchor to their defense…

Offseason Forecast #24: Miami Heat

After losing Chris Bosh around the All-Star Break, the Heat did an incredible job to finish the season with 48 wins. Dwyane Wade had yet another great season as he led the franchise that he has always played for. Prior to his injury in the second round of the playoffs, Hassan Whiteside was also having…

Offseason Forecast #23: Boston Celtics

Under Brad Stevens, the Celtics have made outstanding strides, including a surprising 48-win season this year. Isaiah Thomas emerged as an all-star this season and led the team in points and assists. His partner in crime in the back court was Avery Bradley, who also had a great season. His year culminated in a first…