With 81 games in the books, the 20-team league of all Red Sox players has officially reached the All-Star break. Teams in the National League are beginning to separate themselves from the rest of the pack, while the AL remains tightly-contested with no team out of the playoff hunt.
We used our NBA simulation engine to play the entire 2016 NBA Playoffs 1,001 times, taking into account home-court advantage and the statistical makeup of each team. The simulation generated each team's round-by-round probability of advancing and odds of taking home the Larry O'Brien trophy.
We simulated the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs 1,001 times, generating every team's likelihood to advance each round and probability to capture the Cup.
Check back throughout the NHL Playoffs for updated predictions.
Karl-Anthony Towns recently became the fifth-ever unanimous selection for NBA Rookie of the Year, joining Ralph Sampson (1983-84), David Robinson (1989-90), Blake Griffin (2010-11) and Damian Lillard (2012-13).
What if Towns and the 2015-16 Timberwolves faced Sampson, Robinson, Griffin, Lillard and their squads? WhatIfSports simulated the matchups.