NBA 2010-11 Preview: Awards and Playoff Predictions

Bleacher ReportCorrespondent IOctober 26, 2010

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MVP Award 

1) Kobe Bryant, G - LA Lakers

2) Kevin Durant, F - Oklahoma City

3) LeBron James, F - Miami

4) Dwyane Wade, G - Miami

5) Carmelo Anthony, F - Denver

6) Dirk Nowitzki, F - Dallas

7) Chris Paul, G - New Orleans

8) Dwight Howard, C - Orlando

9) Deron Williams, G - Utah

10) Steve Nash, G - Phoenix

11) Chris Bosh, F/C - Miami

12) Derrick Rose, G - Chicago

13) Brandon Roy, G - Portland

14) Danny Granger, F - Indiana

15) Joe Johnson, G - Atlanta

16) Manu Ginobili, G - San Antonio

 

Playoff Predictions

First Round

(1) Miami over (8) Indiana in four

(2) Chicago over (7) Milwaukee in six

(3) Orlando over (6) New York in five

(5) Atlanta over (4) Boston in six

 

(1) LA Lakers over (8) Phoenix in five

(2) Dallas over (7) Denver in six

(3) Oklahoma City over (6) San Antonio in seven

(5) Utah over (4) Portland in seven


Conference Semifinals

(1) Miami over (5) Atlanta in four

(3) Orlando over (2) Chicago in seven

 

(1) LA Lakers over (5) Utah in five

(2) Dallas over (3) Oklahoma City in seven

 

Conference Finals

(1) Miami over (3) Orlando in six

(1) LA Lakers over (2) Dallas in six


NBA Finals

Miami over LA Lakers in seven