Turn On The Jets 2012-2013 NBA Predictions

The TOJ staff gives their NBA picks for the 2012-2013 season

We love our New York Jets here at Turn On The Jets (shocking, I know) but that doesn’t mean we don’t talk about other sports from time to time…particularly the NBA. Here are our staff picks for the upcoming season, supplemented by a few guests. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments section –

Joe Caporoso

Eastern Conference

  1. Miami Heat
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. Indiana Pacers
  4. Atlanta Hawks
  5. New York Knicks
  6. Brooklyn Nets
  7. Chicago Bulls
  8. Toronto Raptors

Western Conference

  1. Los Angeles Lakers
  2. San Antonio Spurts
  3. Oklahoma City Thunder
  4. Los Angeles Clippers
  5. Denver Nuggets
  6. Memphis Grizzlies
  7. Utah Jazz
  8. Dallas Mavericks

Finals – Lakers over Heat

Awards – Rajon Rondo (MVP), Anthony Davis (ROY), Ray Allen (6th Man)

Moke Hamilton

Eastern Conference

  1. Heat
  2. Celtics
  3. Pacers
  4. Knicks
  5. Sixers
  6. Nets
  7. Hawks
  8. Bulls

Western Conference

  1. Lakers
  2. Thunder
  3. Spurs
  4. Clippers
  5. Nuggets
  6. Grizzlies
  7. Trailblazers
  8. Mavericks

Finals – Lakers over Heat

Awards – Chris Paul (MVP), Anthony Davis (ROY), Wilson Chandler (6th Man)

Chris Gross

Eastern Conference 

  1. Heat
  2. Celtics
  3. 76ers
  4. Bulls
  5. Knicks
  6. Nets
  7. Hawks
  8. Pacers
Western Conference
  1. Lakers
  2. Thunder
  3. Nuggets
  4. Spurs
  5. Clippers
  6. Rockets
  7. Mavericks
  8. Timberwolves

Finals – Lakers over Heat

Awards – LeBron James (MVP), Anthony Davis (ROY), Ray Allen (6th Man)

Matt Oliveira

Eastern Conference
  1. Miami
  2. Boston
  3. Indiana
  4. Brooklyn
  5. Philadelphia
  6. New York
  7. Chicago
  8. Atlanta
Western Conference 
  1. Thunder
  2. Lakers
  3. Spurs
  4. Denver
  5. Clippers
  6. Memphis
  7. Utah
  8. Minnesota

Finals – Lakers over Celtics

Awards – Kevin Durant (MVP), Damon Lilliard (ROY), Jamal Crawford (6th Man)

Dan Donohue

Eastern Conference 

  1. Miami
  2. Boston
  3. Nets
  4. 76ers
  5. Pacers
  6. Knicks
  7. Bulls
  8. Bucks
Western Conference 
  1. Lakers
  2. Thunder
  3. Spurs
  4. Nuggets
  5. Clippers
  6. Grizzlies
  7. Warriors
  8. Wolves

Finals – Lakers over Heat

Awards – LeBron James (MVP), Anthony Davis (ROY), MarShon Brooks (6th Man)

Sean Santagato

Eastern Conference
  1. Miami Heat
  2. Indiana Pacers
  3. Boston Celtics
  4. New York Knicks
  5. Chicago Bulls
  6. Brooklyn Nets
  7. Philadelphia 76ers
  8. Milwaukee Bucks

Western Conference

  1. Oklahoma City Thunder
  2. San Antonio Spurs
  3. Los Angeles Lakers
  4. Denver Nuggets
  5. Los Angeles Clippers
  6. Memphis Grizzlies
  7. Utah Jazz
  8. Minnesota Timberwolves

Finals – Heat over Lakers

Awards – LeBron James (MVP), Anthony Davis (ROY), Jamal Crawford (6th Man)

Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports