Posted Time: 2017.10.17
There’s only a few days until the 2017-2018 NBA new season after the finish of NBA's trades and free agent deals, and NAB 2K's annual season simulation has been published, 2K predicts the season from 8 stories.
In the season simulation, even with all the major moves in the NBA offseason, the Warriors won (2K18 MT Coins) the NBA Championship. After another five-game series against the Boston Celtics in the finals, Golden State remained the top team.
The Celtics won game four by two points behind a Kyrie Irving triple-double. But with an overwhelmingly talented core of players, the Dubs won every other game in the series by an average of 12 points.
Steve Kerr also won Coach of the Year.
2.Leaders of the East
Which team will take the East? 2K's simulation showed the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers had a close race for the top seed all season – Cleveland finished first with 53 wins, Boston second with 47. But the trade for Kyrie Irving and signing of Gordon Hayward paid off for the Celtics.
Statistically a better shooting team than the Cavs on field goals, threes, free-throws --- leading in every category except rebounds and blocks, the Celtics won the Eastern Conference Finals in seven games.
3.The Rookie of The Year
The Rookie of the Year award went to Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. He averaged 16.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 7.4 assists.
4.Kevin Wayne Durant---MVP
Kevin Durant put up better season stats than LeBron James in terms of points, rebounds, steals, and blocks. And, Durant won the Finals MVP (NBA 2K18 MT Coins) again.
5.Joel Embiid&Philadelphia 76ers
Joel Embiid returns in form, averaging 27 minutes per game, with 17.9 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2.5 blocks per game.
Though the team wasn’t strong enough to get past the first round of the playoffs, the simulation shows there’s a bright future for the team.
6.The worst-performing teams
The worst-performing teams were the Miami Heat (22-60), the Indiana Pacers (27-55), the Orlando Magic (30-52), and the Sacramento Kings (30-52).
7.OKC’s Big Three Not Big Enough
the Oklahoma City Thunder's new Big Three didn't prevent Russell Westbrook from having another outstanding individual season. He won his second straight MVP averaging 26.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game.
8.Houston, We Don’t Have a Problem
Chris Paul and Ryan Anderson --- The duo led the Rockets in eliminating OKC, but the team later lost to Golden State in the Conference Finals.
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