Official predictions for all three 2022 All-NBA Teams

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Official predictions for all three 2022 All-NBA Teams: All-NBA First Team

Luka Doncic – (52-30) 28.4 Pts, 8.7 Ast, 9.1 Reb, 57% TS, 1.2 Stl, 4.5 TO

Devin Booker – (64-18) 26.8 Pts, 4.8 Ast, 5.0 Reb, 58% TS, 1.1 Stl, 0.4 Blk, 2.4 TO

Jayson Tatum – (51-31) 26.9 Pts, 8.0 Reb, 4.4 Ast, 58% TS, 1.0 Stl, 0.6 Blk, 2.9 TO

Giannis Antetokounmpo – (51-31) 29.9 Pts, 11.6 Reb, 5.8 Ast, 63% TS, 1.1 Stl, 1.4 Blk, 3.3 TO

Nikola Jokic – (48-34) 27.1 Pts, 13.8 Reb, 7.9 Ast, 66% TS, 1.5 Stl, 0.9 Blk, 3.8 TO

Luka Doncic: After an overhaul in the front office and a head coaching change, the Mavericks entered the season with a lot of questions surrounding the team. Luka didn’t help the cause by showing up out of shape at the start of the season. After a tumultuous start, Doncic played himself into shape and was back to being the unstoppable heliocentric force we have become accustomed to seeing and led the Mavericks to secure homecourt in the first round of the playoffs.

Devin Booker: Arguably the best player on the best team, Booker put forth his best season as a player in the NBA this year. He posted a career-high in points per game, while also tying his best three-point shooting percentage and becoming one of the league’s deadliest players in the clutch. After suffering an avulsion fracture in his right thumb, Chris Paul was forced to miss 15 straight games. Over that stretch, Booker was able to shoulder the extra load and led the Suns to an 11-4 record.

Jayson Tatum: After a disappointing start to the season, the Boston Celtics looked like a team in disarray. But since the start of the new calendar year, the Celtics have been the best team in the league. Along with the team’s suffocating defense, Tatum was the driving force behind this incredible turnaround. He was able to post a career-high in points and free throw attempts. Although, his biggest improvement has been his willingness to attack the rim and not settle for contested mid-range shots like he used to do. The game seems to be slowing down for him, which has enabled him to become a better playmaker as well. After his performance this season, Tatum established himself as one of the best young players in the league and is knocking on the door of superstardom.

Giannis Antetokounmpo: There isn’t much more to say about Giannis. His continued excellence has made us numb to his dominance. The Greek Freak put forth another dominating season on both ends of the court, making him a serious contender for the MVP and DPOY awards. After a slow start to the season, Giannis was able to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to the third seed in the East and are poised to defend their crown.

Nikola Jokic: MVP. After winning the award last year, Nikola Jokic has put forth one of the most impressive seasons in NBA history. The Joker became the first player in history to put up 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 500 assists. What’s more impressive is the degree of difficulty he faced after Jamal Murray missed the whole season and Michael Porter Jr. appeared in only nine contests. With a limited supporting cast, Jokic led the Nuggets to 48 wins and will probably win his second-straight league MVP.

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