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New NBA forecast predictions: MVP, ROY, Finals rematch?

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After one month of NBA action, and with about 1,000 regular-season games to go, who is the new favorite for the MVP award? What about rookie of the year?

And how likely is a fourth straight Finals rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors?

We polled the ESPN Forecast panel of experts for their votes on the big questions.


Who will win the 2017-18 MVP award?

Who will win rookie of the year?

2017 draft redo: Whom would you take No. 1 now?

Others receiving votes: Dennis Smith Jr., John Collins, Lauri Markkanen, Markelle Fultz

Which team will finish with the worst record?

Who will be the East playoff newcomers?

Who will be the West playoff newcomers?

Which team poses the greatest threat to the Warriors?

How likely is a Cavs-Warriors Finals rematch?

Forecast prediction: 54 percent

How likely is a Warriors title repeat?

Forecast prediction: 79 percent