2008, March 16: Rose Report – Volume #9
June 24, 2008
2007-08 AWARD WINNERS:
MVP – Lebron James.
Most Improved – Rajon Rondo.
Sixth Man – Manu Ginobili.
Coach of the Year – Doc Rivers.
Defensive Player of the Year – Kevin Garnett.
#1 – Houston: 22 game winning streak is the second best of all time.
#2 – Boston: Rondo is the NBA’s most improved player.
#3 – Detroit: Hayes, Stuckey and Maxiell lead the bench.
#4 – LA Lakers: Will need Gasol and Bynum healthy to contend.
#5 – New Orleans: Peja is still one of the top shooters in the league.
#6 – San Antonio: Defense and rebounding keeps this team in the mix.
#7 – Phoenix: Will need Diaw to attack the basket on offense.
#8 – Dallas: Avery Johnson will make sure this team will finish strong.
#9 – Utah: Sloan is the longest tenured coach with one team in the NBA.
#10 – Golden State: Ellis is one of the best percentage scorers in the game.
#11 – Orlando: Will need to develop bench production for a strong playoff run.
#12 – Denver: 9th place in the West.
#13 – Cleveland: Has the most frontcourt depth in the league.
#14 – Toronto: Calderon leads the league in assist/turnover ratio.
#15 – Philadelphia: Has a good shot to make the East playoffs.