FINAL RESULTS
Which team will win NBA Finals 2003?

L.A. Lakers - 61.5%

�Sacramento - 30.8%

�San Antonio - 3.8%

�Washington - 3.8%

Which team has the best chance of dethroning the L.A. Lakers as NBA champions?

Sacramento - 80.0%

�New Jersey - 8.0%

�Dallas - 4.0%

�San Antonio - 4.0%

�Washington - 4.0%


MOST RECENT RESULTS
Who will win the 2002-03 Most Valuable Player award?
Kobe Bryant - 30.8%
Shaquille O'Neal - 30.8%
Tim Duncan - 19.2%
Jason Kidd - 15.4%
Tracy McGrady - 3.8%


Who are the top five players? Who is the best coach? Which team has the best chance of dethroning the L.A. Lakers? Which player would a GM sign first if he were starting a team today?

NBA.com posed questions to the league's general managers to learn what the men who make the personnel decisions in the NBA really think.


GENERAL MANAGER SURVEY: RESULTS ARCHIVE

Oct. 23: Who is the most intense player on the court in the NBA?
Alonzo Mourning - 20.0%
Ben Wallace - 16.0%
Allen Iverson - 12.0%
Kobe Bryant - 8.0%
Kevin Garnett - 8.0%
Michael Jordan - 8.0%
Kenyon Martin - 8.0%
Ron Artest - 4.0%
Jason Kidd - 4.0%
Gary Payton - 4.0%
Jerry Stackhouse - 4.0%
Jerome Williams - 4.0%

Oct. 22: Who is the player most likely to make a last-second shot if a game depended on it?
Kobe Bryant - 42.3%
Reggie Miller - 38.5%
Michael Jordan - 15.4%
Allen Iverson - 3.8%

Who is the player most likely to get a rebound if a game depended on it?
Ben Wallace - 46.2%
Shaquille O'Neal - 38.5%
Dale Davis - 3.8%
Tim Duncan - 3.8%
Kevin Garnett - 3.8%
Alonzo Mourning - 3.8%

Oct. 21: Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
New Jersey - 84.6%
Boston - 7.7%
Philadelphia - 3.8%
Washington - 3.8%

Which team will win the Central Division?
New Orleans - 42.3%
Detroit - 19.2%
Milwaukee - 19.2%
Indiana - 11.5%
Atlanta - 3.8%
Toronto - 3.8%

Which team will win the Midwest Division?
San Antonio - 53.8%
Dallas - 46.2%

Which team will win the Pacific Division?
Sacramento - 65.4%
L.A. Lakers - 34.6%

Oct. 18: Which team do you most enjoy watching?
Sacramento - 44.0%
L.A. Lakers - 24.0%
Dallas - 8.0%
Utah - 8.0%
Washington - 8.0%
New Jersey - 4.0%
Seattle - 4.0%

Which player do you most enjoy watching?
Kobe Bryant - 26.9%
Jason Kidd - 19.2%
Tracy McGrady - 15.4%
Michael Jordan - 11.5%
Allen Iverson - 7.7%
Shaquille O'Neal - 7.7%
Tim Duncan - 3.8%
Grant Hill - 3.8%
John Stockton - 3.8%

Oct. 17: Who is the NBA's best point guard?
Jason Kidd - 100.0%

Who is the NBA's best shooting guard?
Kobe Bryant - 92.3%
Michael Jordan - 3.8%
*Paul Pierce - 3.8%

Who is the NBA's best small forward?
Tracy McGrady - 65.4%
*Kevin Garnett - 19.2%
*Paul Pierce - 7.7%
*Dirk Nowitzki - 3.8%
Predrag Stojakovic - 3.8%

Who is the NBA's best power forward?
Tim Duncan - 80.8%
*Kevin Garnett - 11.5%
*Dirk Nowitzki - 7.7%

Who is the NBA's best center?
Shaquille O'Neal - 100.0%

Who is the NBA's best international player?
Dirk Nowitzki - 80.8%
Pau Gasol - 11.5%
Predrag Stojakovic - 7.7%

Oct: 16: Who is the best head coach in the NBA?
Phil Jackson - 38.5%
Larry Brown - 26.9%
Rick Adelman - 7.7%
Pat Riley - 7.7%
Jerry Sloan - 7.7%
Doug Collins - 3.8%
Nate McMillan - 3.8%
Flip Saunders - 3.8%

Who is the head coach with the best motivational skills in the NBA?
Phil Jackson - 40.0%
Pat Riley - 40.0%
Larry Brown - 8.0%
Nate McMillan - 4.0%
Jerry Sloan - 7.7%
Nate McMillan - 3.8%
Jim O'Brien - 4.0%
Doc Rivers - 4.0%

Who is the head coach with the best strategic skills (X�s and O�s) in the NBA?
Larry Brown - 48.0%
Pat Riley - 20.0%
Jim O'Brien - 12.0%
Phil Jackson - 8.0%
Don Nelson - 4.0%
Flip Saunders - 4.0%
Rudy Tomjanovich - 4.0%

Who is the best assistant coach in the NBA?
Dick Harter - 20.0%
Phil Johnson - 20.0%
Del Harris - 16.0%
Eddie Jordan - 16.0%
Tex Winter - 8.0%
Brian Hill - 4.0%- 3.8%
Brian James - 4.0%
Donn Nelson - 4.0%
Tom Thibodeau - 4.0%
Stan Van Gundy - 4.0%

Oct. 15: Who is the best defender in the NBA?
Gary Payton - 46.2%
Bruce Bowen - 11.5%
Kobe Bryant - 7.7%
Ben Wallace - 7.7%
Tim Duncan - 3.8%
Kevin Garnett - 3.8%
Jason Kidd - 3.8%
Tracy McGrady - 3.8%
Dikembe Mutombo - 3.8%
Shaquille O'Neal - 3.8%
Clifford Robinson - 3.8%

Who is the most versatile defender in the NBA?
Kevin Garnett - 23.1%
Tracy McGrady - 11.5%
Ben Wallace - 11.5%
Kobe Bryant - 7.7%
Gary Payton - 7.7%
Ron Artest - 3.8%
Bruce Bowen - 3.8%
Greg Buckner - 3.8%
Doug Christie - 3.8%
Tim Duncan - 3.8%
Robert Horry - 3.8%
Jason Kidd - 3.8%
Ira Newble - 3.8%
Ruben Patterson - 3.8%
Clifford Robinson - 3.8%

Oct. 14: Who is the best pure shooter in the NBA?
Ray Allen - 34.6%
Predrag Stojakovic - 26.9%
Reggie Miller - 19.2%
Allan Houston - 7.7%
Dell Curry - 3.8%
Steve Nash - 3.8%
Dirk Nowitzki - 3.8%

Who is the best passer in the NBA?
Jason Kidd - 69.2%
John Stockton - 23.1%
Baron Davis - 3.8%
Chris Webber - 3.8%

Who has the best ball-handling skills in the NBA?
Jason Kidd - 26.9%
John Stockton - 15.4%
Jason Williams - 15.4%
Stephon Marbury - 11.75%
Kobe Bryant - 7.7%
Allen Iverson - 7.7%
Baron Davis - 3.8%
Andre Miller - 3.8%
Steve Nash - 3.8%
Jamaal Tinsley - 3.8%

Who has the best athleticism in the NBA?
Vince Carter - 30.8%
Tracy McGrady - 23.1%
Kobe Bryant - 15.4%
Kevin Garnett - 7.7%
Allen Iverson - 7.7%
Darius Miles - 7.7%
Shawn Marion - 3.8%
Jason Richardson - 3.8%

Oct. 11: Who has the best basketball instincts in the NBA?
Jason Kidd - 26.9%
John Stockton - 26.9%
Kobe Bryant - 11.5%
Tim Duncan - 11.5%
Michael Jordan - 11.5%
Mike Bibby - 3.8%
Tracy McGrady - 3.8%
Dirk Nowitzki - 3.8%

Oct. 10: Who is the NBA's most underrated player?
Steve Nash - 16.0%
Andre Miller - 8.0%
Darrell Armstrong - 4.0%
Brent Barry - 4.0%
Elton Brand - 4.0%
Vince Carter - 4.0%
Doug Christie - 4.0%
Robert Horry - 4.0%
Bobby Jackson - 4.0%
Andrei Kirilenko - 4.0%
Jamaal Magloire - 4.0%
Stephon Marbury - 4.0%
Aaron McKie - 4.0%
Reggie Miller - 4.0%
Dirk Nowitzki- 4.0%
Shaquille O'Neal - 4.0%
Clifford Robinson - 4.0%
Eric Snow - 4.0%
Steve Smith - 4.0%
Kenny Thomas - 4.0%
Ben Wallace - 4.0%

Oct. 9: Which player is most likely to have a breakout season in 2002-03?
Darius Miles - 15.4%
Richard Jefferson - 11.5%
Rashard Lewis - 7.7%
Jason Richardson - 7.7%
Courtney Alexander - 3.8%
Vin Baker - 3.8%
Jonathan Bender - 3.8%
Mike Bibby - 3.8%
Pau Gasol - 3.8%
Eddie Griffin - 3.8%
Al Harrington - 3.8%
Andrei Kirilenko - 3.8%
Corey Magette - 3.8%
Stephon Marbury - 3.8%
Kenyon Martin - 3.8%
Andre Miller - 3.8%
Yao Ming - 3.8%
Jermaine O'Neal - 3.8%
Jason Terry - 3.8%

Oct. 8: Who will win the 2002-03 �Got Milk� Rookie of the Year Award?
Yao Ming - 26.9%
Jay Williams - 26.9%
Drew Gooden - 15.4%
Emanuel Ginobili - 7.7%
Amare Stoudemire - 7.7%
Dajuan Wagner - 7.7%
Caron Butler - 3.8%
Mike Dunleavy - 3.8%

Oct. 7: If you were starting a franchise today and could sign any player in the NBA, who would it be?
Shaquille O'Neal - 64.0%
Tim Duncan - 28.0%
Kobe Bryant - 4.0%
Tracy McGrady - 4.0%

Oct 4: Which country other than the United States is most likely to produce the most NBA players in the next decade?
Yugoslavia - 87.0%
China - 8.7%
Spain - 4.3%

Which continent other than North America is most likely to produce the most NBA players in the next decade?
Europe - 78.3%
South America - 13.0%
Asia - 8.7%

Oct 3: Which teammates comprise the best duo in the NBA?
Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant - 100.0%

Oct 2: Which team will be the NBA's most improved in 2002-03?
Atlanta Hawks - 47.8%
Houston Rockets - 17.4%
Washington Wizards - 13.0%
Golden State Warriors - 8.7%
Chicago Bulls - 4.3%
Memphis Grizzlies - 4.3%
New York Knicks - 4.3%