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Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013

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Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#1 » by fishercob » Fri Oct 5, 2012 3:54 pm

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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#2 » by MJG » Fri Oct 5, 2012 4:16 pm

32-50
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#3 » by nate33 » Fri Oct 5, 2012 4:31 pm

I'm going to wait until near the end of preseason for a final prediction. For now, I'm leaning toward 39 wins.
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Post#4 » by Ruzious » Fri Oct 5, 2012 4:59 pm

I think Vegas has it right. 30.5-47.5.

I could be off by half a game... or so.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#5 » by gesa2 » Fri Oct 5, 2012 5:02 pm

Like Nate I reserve the right to alter my prediction. For now I'm guessing 30-52 but hoping I'm too pessimistic.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#6 » by Dat2U » Fri Oct 5, 2012 5:42 pm

Ruzious wrote:I think Vegas has it right. 30.5-47.5.

I could be off by half a game... or so.


With Wall's injury and Nene missing training camp, I was thinking probably just short of 30 wins. They'll be yet another miserable start to the season (8-32, around .250 winning percentage) and an extended yet utterly meaningless feel good late season run (around .500) that has a strong possibility of taking us out of the running for a high lottery pick this time around. And once again, that run will have the front office thinking, they're just a bit of good health & one player away from competing for the playoffs. And the reign of Ernie Grunfeld continues. :(

Of course I need to see some preseason games to get a real feel for things but I'm not overly optimistic about the season or long term.

I just wonder when the novelty of having older, professional players with marginal talent will wear off and the board begins to yearn for guys with "upside" on the roster once again. :lol:
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#7 » by Higga » Fri Oct 5, 2012 6:03 pm

35-47. I would have us breaking 40 but Wall missing the first month is gonna F us.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#8 » by Zonkerbl » Fri Oct 5, 2012 7:53 pm

Depends on Nene's health, really. I would lean more towards the 40 wins side if I knew Nene was going to be fine, because he really raised the level of play of this team last year.

Healthy Nene and Wall all season are worth about 42-43 wins.

Wall being out the first month will cost us 3-4 wins.

Healthy Nene, Wall missing first month, 39 wins.

Every month Nene misses, lop off 3 wins from that.

So yeah, put me down for 31 wins. Because I'm just that optimistic.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#9 » by Chocolate City Jordanaire » Sat Oct 6, 2012 1:02 am

The Wizards are feeling confident about Jordan Crawford's improvement. He has stood out so far in training camp.

I think they'll go 29-53.

I believe there will be significant games missed by Nene to curb any enthusiasm. Wall missing games will probably not be as traumatic or costly to the win total as most think. I think Shelvin might do better than most imagine. I don't see enough offense and star power to win games any other way than defensively.

If Nene plays 70 games, I would up the record to 37-45; but I think he's going to miss a good bit of the season.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#10 » by FAH1223 » Sat Oct 6, 2012 1:56 am

33-49 with Seraphin developing in Nene's absence being the highlight
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#11 » by dangermouse » Sat Oct 6, 2012 5:51 am

32-50
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#12 » by truwizfan4evr » Sat Oct 6, 2012 11:00 pm

33-45 if healthy.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#13 » by montestewart » Sat Oct 6, 2012 11:28 pm

truwizfan4evr wrote:33-45 if healthy.

And 4 ties, right?
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Post#14 » by truwizfan4evr » Sat Oct 6, 2012 11:36 pm

montestewart wrote:
truwizfan4evr wrote:33-45 if healthy.

And 4 ties, right?

I'm saying if wall And Nene come back healthy maybe in December we have a chance to get 35+ wins
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#15 » by Benjammin » Sun Oct 7, 2012 1:12 am

Poor. Oh, you want a number I take it? My final guess will be at the end of the preseason but I feel comfortable around 29.

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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#16 » by Joe_Wiz » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:18 am

My knowledge of the Wizards appears to be inversely proportional to my knowledge of the Nationals, and the latter has skyrocketed in recent years. Consequently, I have very little idea what I'm talking about, though of course if my prediction perchance ends up being correct, I will insist that all of this initial commentary is mere modesty.

I'm continuing to practice my policy of deliberately unrealistic optimism. However, the extent of this optimism is mitigated by decades of disappointment, and Wall starting out the season injured is not promising either. I think 37-45 is about the most optimistic prediction I can bring myself to make at this time. Maybe I'll come back later & revise it, but unless and until I do, this is my official prediction.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#17 » by Halcyon » Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:31 am

With the health of Wall and Nene, I just don't see how this team will be that great (compared to previous years).

27-55.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#18 » by closg00 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:38 am

A healthy: Wall, Beal, Webster, Nene, and Okafor team would be respectable, I am hopeful after watching the Nets starters. Having them all healthy together is a big IF.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#19 » by TheBigThree » Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:42 am

I'll go with 30-52. I don't think we're going to be healthy enough to compete on a nightly basis.
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Re: Predict the Wizards record in 2012-2013 

Post#20 » by sashae » Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:48 pm

24-58. Once again, we stink. Surprise, surprise.
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