Jordanian basketball stars, experts share NBA finals predictions

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AMMAN — The NBA Finals will bring Eastern and Western conference champions to their final match that determines the league champion.اضافة اعلان

The Eastern conference seems to be more complicated; in Game 4, Boston Celtics won against Miami Heat 102–82 with Game 5 to be played Thursday. The Eastern Conference champion will likely meet Golden State Warriors, which are on their way to ending the series in the Western conference having scored three victories over Dallas Mavericks.

Huge excitement and different star performers surfaced during the series. A number of basketball stars and fans gave their opinion and expectations about the final, as well as the best player in the tournament.

Former national team captain Maan Odeh expects the Miami Heat and the Golden State Warriors to qualify for the final. He also predicts Stephen Curry to be selected the best player in the tournament.

Former star of Jordan’s national team and coach of the Fuheis women's team Faisal Al-Nsour expects the Warriors and Boston to qualify for the final, which he expects to be very tight. Coach Nsour believes the best player will be Celtics player Jayson Tatum.

Coach and teacher at the Baccalaureate School, Amman, Ata Jabri, who is a passionate follower of the NBA matches, expects the Warriors and Miami to qualify for the final and chose Jimmy Butler as the best player.

Al-Wehdat club coach and former national team star Moatasem Salameh also expects Miami and the Warriors to reach the final, Miami to win the title and Jimmy Butler to win the best player award.

Sports commentator and specialist in basketball Mohammad Malas expects the final to be between the Warriors and the Celtics, with the Warriors winning the title. As for the best player, he offered three choices:  Stephen Curry, Jayson Tatum, and Luka Donkic.

Zaid Sahouri, coach and national commentator who is a fan of Miami, expects the Warriors and Miami to qualify for the final, he stated that he “feels” that Miami Heat will win the title, and Miami player Jimmy Butler will win the best player award.

Former star of Jordan’s national team Zaid Al-Khas expects the Warriors and the Celtics to reach the final, and Boston to win the title. The best player will be between Jason Tatum and Steve Kerry.

Former basketball player and founder of the Trusted Jordanian Basketball Facebook page Mohammad Abu Alia, who is residing in the US, believes that Boston will win the final, beating the Warriors along the way, and that Stephen Curry will win the best player award, despite losing the final.

Player and former star of Jordan’s national team Captain Ayman Deiss has been saying since the beginning of the league that the Miami and the Warriors will reach the final; he is a big fan of the star Stephen Curry, who he thinks will win the best player award.

These are the opinions and expectations of some of Jordan’s basketball stars and experts, but the strength of the NBA always makes predictions difficult.

We expect a fiery final; the victory will depend on the physical fitness and mental strength of the players, as well as on the players’ injuries.

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