Back in August, I sat down with RotoWire's own James Anderson for our annual tradition of picking each team's win total against the Vegas over/under. It's one of my favorite exercises of the entire NBA year and makes for a fun retrospective with the 2018-19 regular season now in the books.
To say these picks aged poorly would be an understatement. Despite my near certainty that this would be the year I finally go 30 for 30, I ended up with only 13 correct picks. I won't get into too much detail here, but what I will say is none of the incorrect picks were my fault and I will not take responsibility for them. I simply won't. Frankly, I was robbed and I wouldn't be surprised to find out this was a coordinated, league-wide attack against my credibility.
Now, with Part I in the books, let's run through the rest of the over/unders and attempt to discern what went right and what went wrong.
The Pick: Over
Final Record: 39-43
Back in August, I wrote that the Heat had put together a team engineered to win exactly 41 games. Based on that, I really can't give you a good reason as to why I bet that they'd get to 42. I guess I really like Bam Adebayo, I don't know. In my defense, Miami got to 44 wins a year ago with Kelly Olynyk as its leader in win shares and didn't