From The Warriors To The Knicks, How We’re Predicting The 2018-19 NBACat:未分類

The NBA is back in action this week, so it’s time to fire up our NBA predictions and see exactly what the league’s future might hold. You could be surprised to learn that the 2018-19 Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets look great on paper, while the New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings… don’t. OK, so that is not surprising at all. But in the space between bottom-feeders and the favorites, there are players and some intriguing storylines to watch. And we are going to be bringing you a new way to adhere to these developments all season long following a tweak to how we create predictions this season. Scroll down to the bottom if you want the full details, but in a nutshell, our interactive page today contains two projection options: pure Elo and CARMELO.1 The prior is well known to FiveThirtyEight readers — it is the simple version that appears on our franchise pages — but the latter is much more complicated, using team depth charts and upgrading player ratings to track exactly how much talent is on each group (after accounting for trades, injuries and dissatisfied teammates). Read more: