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NBA Team Records and Player Projections for 2008-09: Southeast Division

Daniel RibakContributor IOctober 27, 2008

Here's a team-by-team preview of the Southeast Division, breaking down each team's projected starting five and sixth man, the stats they should produce, and the record each team should post by season's end.

The teams are arranged in order of their projected finish in the standings, each squad on a different page. Comments and questions are encouraged, so feel free to leave a note below.

 

Orlando Magic: 52-30

 

Projected Starting 5

                           PTS   REB   AST   BLK   STL   3PM   TPG    FG%   FT%

Dwight Howard     22.7   13.7   1.9    2.3    1.1     0     4.3    57.9   58.8

Rashard Lewis       21.8   5.6    2.6    0.5    1.1    240   1.5    45.9   83.2

Hedo Turkoglu       16.4   4.9    4.3    0.2    1.0    155   2.50   44.2   84.2

Jameer Nelson       12.6   2.9    6.3    0.1    0.9     65    2.1    46.4   81.9

Mickael Pietrus       8.6    4.1    0.9    0.6    0.8     87    1.3    44.7   62.8

 

6th Man

Anthony Johnson     5.9    1.8    3.6    0.1    0.7     40    1.3    42.8   79.2       

 

Miami Heat:  40-42

 

Projected Starting 5

                           PTS   REB   AST   BLK   STL   3PM   TPG    FG%   FT%

Dwyane Wade      29.7   5.6    7.2    0.9    2.0    27    3.8    49.3    79.3

Shawn Marion        17.2   8.6    2.3    1.5    1.9    85    1.4    50.2    79.8

Michael Beasley     16.8   8.5    2.2    1.1    1.2    57    3.2    45.7    78.4

Mario Chalmers      11.1   3.6   3.9    0.4    1.4    40     3.1    39.2    79.2

Udonis Haslem       9.8    7.8    1.1    0.2    0.6     0     1.1    49.6    74.1

 

6th Man

Marcus Banks          6.5    1.7    3.7    0.1    0.7    67     0.8    42.1    83.1

 

Atlanta Hawks:  38-44

 

Projected Starting 5

                           PTS   REB   AST   BLK   STL   3PM   TPG    FG%   FT%

Joe Johnson          22.3   4.4    5.7    0.2    1.1   165   3.2    45.5    83.1

Josh Smith            18.2   8.5    3.4    2.9    1.7     43   3.1    44.6   73.2

Mike Bibby            14.8   3.1    6.6    0.1    0.9    140   2.1   41.8   85.2

Marvin Williams     14.1   6.5    1.8    0.5    1.1    13    1.9    44.8   81.3

Al Horford              10.8  10.5   1.6    1.1    0.8     0     1.8    51.1   75.2

 

6th Man

Acie Law                 8.7   2.2     4.3    0.0    1.1     23    2.2   41.1   78.6

 

Charlotte Bobcats:  36-46

 

Projected Starting 5

                             PTS   REB   AST   BLK   STL   3PM   TPG    FG%   FT%

Jason Richardson    21.8    5.6    3.3    0.6   1.4   201    2.1    44.1    72.1

Gerald Wallace       19.2    6.2    3.1    1.5    2.4   50     2.6    49.2    69.2

Emeka Okafor         14.8   10.8   1.1    1.9    0.8    0     1.9     51.4    59.6

Raymond Felton      13.9    3.4    7.2    0.1   1.4    97    2.9     42.3    80.3

Sean May                8.2     5.8    1.2    0.5    0.5    3     1.3     47.6    73.1

 

6th Man

Matt Carroll             9.3     2.5    0.9    0.1    0.5   102   0.8     43.1    87.1

 

Washington Wizards:  34-48


Projected Starting 5

                               PTS   REB   AST   BLK   STL   3PM   TPG    FG%   FT%

Caron Butler              23.8   7.7    4.3    0.3   2.3   58     3.1    47.8   88.2

Antawn Jamison         21.6   9.5    1.9    0.4   1.3   150    1.6    44.6   75.2

DeShawn Stevenson   12.5   3.1    3.3    0.2    0.8    90     1.5   44.3   73.4

Antonio Daniels           9.7    2.6    6.4    0.1    0.8    25     1.7   43.5   80.1

Etan Thomas               7.1    9.8    0.9    1.3    0.4     0     1.3    52.8   60.1

 

6th Man

Nick Young                   9.3    1.8    1.1    0.1    0.5     51    1.5   44.6   86.2

 

Southwest Division coming up next...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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