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Who will win it all? Our NBA predictions

With the NBA season tipping off, our analysts make their picks for who will win the NBA title this season:

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER, GLOBE COLUMNIST

Eastern Conference Finals: Heat over Bulls

Western Conference Finals: Oklahoma City over Los Angeles Clippers

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NBA Finals: Heat over Oklahoma City

MVP: Kevin Durant

Rookie of the Year: Kemba Walker

GREGORY LEE, GLOBE SENIOR ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR

Eastern Conference Finals: Heat over Bulls

Western Conference Finals: Thunder over Clippers

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NBA Finals: Heat over Thunder

MVP: Kobe Bryant

Rookie of the Year: Kemba Walker

BOB RYAN, GLOBE COLUMNIST

Eastern Conference Finals: Heat over Bulls

Western Conference Finals: Thunder over Mavericks

NBA Finals: Heat over Thunder

MVP: Kevin Durant

Rookie of the Year: Derrick Williams

GARY WASHBURN, GLOBE NBA WRITER

Eastern Conference Finals: Bulls over Celtics

Western Conference Finals: Thunder over Mavericks

NBA Finals: Bulls over Thunder

MVP: Kobe Bryant

Rookie of the Year: Jimmer Fredette


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