The Lakers' win-total projection over/under is 51½, while the defending champ Raptors, without Kawhi, are at 45½. The Warriors open at 47½.
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo failed to impress as he turned to baseball.
Antetokounmpo had never before touched a baseball, but that changed Monday at Yankee Stadium.
"I don’t want to be the MVP. I’m just Giannis, and let’s go get something bigger," he said Sunday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo warned there is still plenty more to come from him after winning the 2018-19 MVP award.
"I think I am at 60 percent of my potential, as good as I can be. I just want to be better," Antetokounmpo said.
Giannis Antetokounmpo said he wished Kawhi Leonard stayed in Toronto instead of signing with the Clippers in free agency.
Antetokounmpo said he wished Kawhi Leonard stayed in Toronto instead of signing with the Clippers in free agency.
Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a two-time Greek League All-Star.
With Kawhi Leonard joining the Los Angeles Clippers, here are three teams that could now take over the Eastern Conference.