NBA Season Predictions 2020-21: NBA 2K21 Predicts a Lakers Repeat in Simulated Season

With the tipoff of the 2020-21 NBA season now underway, and following the shortened “bubble” season of 2020, 2K Sports has revealed their NBA 2020-21 season predictions via an NBA 2K21 simulation. Does King James and the Lakers defend the crown? Read below for full the results!

What comes of little surprise, NBA 2K21 predicts that the Lakers will be back in the NBA Finals and will repeat as champions, defeating the newly-resigned Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Here are the rest of the NBA season predictions:

  • Season MVP: Luka Doncic, Mavericks
  • Rookie of the Year: LaMelo Ball, Hornets
  • Defensive Player of the Year: Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • 6th Man of the Year: Spencer Dinwiddie, Nets
  • Finals MVP: LeBron James, Lakers
  • Finals Predictions: Lakers defeat Bucks 4 games to 1