Editor's note: Welcome to NBA Insider Daily! Devoted readers familiar with the "Per Diem" column can still look forward to both Kevin Pelton and Tom Haberstroh this season, and they are joined by fellow Insiders Bradford Doolittle and Amin Elhassan. Every day, one of them will tackle the big topics in the NBA from every perspective including advanced metrics, scouting and reporting.
On the eve of the 2014-15 regular season, it's our last chance to make projections for the upcoming campaign. Having dug into the results of my SCHOENE projection system, here are five surprising outcomes I expect to come to fruition.