The NBA season is finally back. I repeat: THE NBA IS BACK!

Will the Golden State Warriors repeat as champions? Will the Cleveland Cavaliers return to the NBA Finals? Will other teams like San Antonio Spurs or Houston Rockets make it instead?

As for awards, does LeBron James still have enough in him to get another MVP, or will it be someone like Anthony Davis or Kevin Durant?

All of that more in our official 2015-16 NBA season preview. Enjoy!

Eastern Conference Standings


1. Cleveland Cavaliers
2. Chicago Bulls
3. Miami Heat
4. Washington Wizards
5. Milwaukee Bucks
6. Atlanta Hawks
7. Toronto Raptors
8. Indiana Pacers
9. Boston Celtics
10. New York Knicks
11. Charlotte Hornets
12. Detroit Pistons
13. Brooklyn Nets
14. Orlando Magic
15. Philadelphia 76ers

Western Conference Standings


1. Golden State Warriors
2. Los Angeles Clippers
3. San Antonio Spurs
4. Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Houston Rockets
6. Memphis Grizzlies
7. New Orleans Pelicans
8. Utah Jazz
9. Dallas Mavericks
10. Phoenix Suns
11. Sacramento Kings
12. Portland Trail Blazers
13. Los Angeles Lakers
14. Minnesota Timberwolves
15. Denver Nuggets

Awards


MVP: LeBron James, SF, Cleveland Cavaliers
Rookie of the Year: Emmanuel Mudiay, PG, Denver Nuggets
Coach of the Year: Billy Donovan, Oklahoma City Thunder
Defensive Player of the Year: Rudy Gobert, C, Utah Jazz
Most Improved Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo, SF, Milwaukee Bucks
Sixth Man of the Year: Isaiah Thomas, PG, Boston Celtics

East Playoff Predictions


First Round
(1) Cavaliers over (8) Pacers in 5
(2) Bulls over (7) Raptors in 4
(3) Heat over (6) Hawks in 6
(4) Wizards over (5) Bucks in 6

Second Round
(1) Cavaliers over (4) Wizards in 5
(2) Heat over (3) Bulls in 6

Eastern Conference Finals
(1) Cavaliers over (3) Heat in 6

West Playoff Predictions


First Round
(1) Warriors over (8) Jazz in 4
(2) Clippers over (7) Pelicans in 5
(3) Spurs over (6) Grizzlies in 6
(4) Thunder over (5) Rockets in 7

Second Round
(1) Warriors over (4) Thunder in 6
(2) Clippers over (3) Spurs in 6

Western Conference Finals
(2) Clippers over (1) Warriors in 7

NBA Finals Prediction

Cavaliers over Clippers in 6

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