Breaking Down The CBA Season 2015/16: Predictions


With the first games of the season set to start this coming weekend, the CBA preseason is nearly over. However, it doesn’t mean there still isn’t enough time for one final preview article in which a number of Chinese basketball watchers come together and make their predictions for what should be a wild five months of basketball.

Play-Off Teams (in alphabetical order, not seeded)
Andrew Crawford (Shark Fin Hoops): Beijing, Guangdong, Guangsha, Fujian, Liaoning, Shandong, Sichuan, Xinjiang,
Marco Catanzaro (Shark Fin Hoops): Beijing, Guangdong, Guangsha, Jiangsu Dragons, Jiangsu Tongxi, Liaoning, Shandong, Xinjiang
Patrick Yifei Hu (Shark Fin Hoops): Beijing, Guangdong, Guangsha, Liaoning, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang,
Keith Irizarry (CBA Play-by-play commentator for One World Sports): Beijing, Chongqing, Guangsha, Guangdong, Foshan, Liaoning, Tianjin, Xinjiang,
Evan Wang (CBA & NBA correspondant, Beijing, Guangsha, Guangdong, Liaoning, Shanxi, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Xinjiang.
Claudine Klein (all-round Asian basketball savant): Beijing, Guangdong, Liaoning, Sichuan, Shenzhen, Zhejiang, Xinjiang.

Top Scorer
AC: Willie Warren (Zhejiang)
MC: Willie Warren (Zhejiang)
PYH: Marshon Brooks (Jiangsu Dragons)
KI: Von Wafer (Jiangsu Tongxi)
EW: Andrew Goudelock (Xinjiang)
CK: Bobby Brown (Shenzhen)

Chinese MVP
AC: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)
MC: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)
PYH: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)
KI: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)
EW: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)
CK: Yi Jianlian (Guangdong)

Foreign MVP
AC: Lester Hudson (Liaoning)
MC: Lester Hudson (Liaoning)
PYH: Lester Hudson (Liaoning)
KI: Andray Blatche (Xinjiang)
EW: Andrew Goudelock (Xinjiang)
CK: Lester Hudson (Liaoning)

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