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Five Key Takeaways from Week 1 of the 2019-2020 NBA Season

NBA Basketball is BACK! After what felt like much longer than it was, the 3-month wait since July’s insane free agency is finally over, and the 2019-2020 NBA season is here. The season that many expect to be one of the greatest ever has had quite the start… Ben Simmons hit a three. Kendrick Nunn is leading the Rookie of

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LEAGUE ALERTS Week 1 NBA Power Rankings

Bucks Clippers Nuggets Lakers 76ers Rockets Jazz Trailblazers Warriors Nets  Celtics Spurs Raptors Pistons Maverick Pacers  Heat Kings Magic Thunder Hawks Pelicans Bulls Timberwolves Knicks Suns Grizzlies Wizards Cavs Hornets

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 2)

Denver Nuggets Western Conference Finals The Denver Nuggets came within just minutes of a Western Conference Finals appearance this past postseason, falling to the Portland Trailblazers 100-96 in a second-round game 7. For a Denver team with an average age of just 24.4 and led by 24 year old Nikola Jokic, their 54-win season came as a surprise to many.

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Three Words to Describe Every NBA Team Today (part 1 of 2)

Atlanta Hawks Underrated Young Core This past season Atlanta surprised a lot of people, and it was not because of their ability to win games. Throughout their 29-win season, the Hawks proved to have one of the most talented young cores in the association, which came as a shock to many. Obviously Rookie of the Year runner-up Trae Young is

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1 Breakout Candidate from Every Team

We sure do love a good breakthrough story. There are so many young potential filled players who are due to break out onto the scene of eliteness. Today, we’ll highlight a few players (one from each team that is) that could experience a breakthrough season this upcoming season! Atlanta Hawks – Kevin Huerter Huerter was one of the surprises in

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Winners and Losers of the NBA Offseason

Honorable Mention : Terry Rozier Terry Rozier was the biggest winner of the 2019 NBA Free Agency, without a doubt. He doesn’t deserve 3 years $58 million, especially from the Charlotte Hornets. He was given a very generous contract, and will likely be the starting point guard for Charlotte, which is also incredibly generous. Terry Rozier got more than he

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PREDICTING TOP 10 PLAYERS OF 2020 SEASON

By Joseph Cervantes 10. Joel Embiid Joel Embiid is coming off a career high in points, rebounds, and assists this past season but unfortunately his season came to a heartbreaking end due to Kawhi Leonard’s game 7 buzzer beater. Joel has the potential to be the best center in the league next season, however his health is the main concern

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The Battle Between The Staples Center…. Which Los Angeles Team Will Win The West And How Will The Western Conference Playoffs Shape Up

The NBA is a crazy place, and that is why we all love it. The trades, signings, the excitement that it brings is something that no other sport can do. The NBA was struck by many things tonight. In Las Vegas, Zion and R.J. were head to head when an earthquake hit in California and quickly got the summer league

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What Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers means for the NBA

  The race for Kawhi Leonard is finally over, and the underdog came out on top. Kawhi Leonard is coming back home to Southern California to play for the Los Angeles Clippers. They seemed like the underdog throughout, with multiple reports coming out stating that Kawhi was either going back to the Raptors or to the Lakers, but after 5

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Best Free Agents who still need a team!

The first wave of free agents have made their commitments. While this free agency has certainly been shocking and wild, there’s still many free agents who need a team this upcoming season. Here’s some of the top free agents who need a team, and where they could be going… Kawhi Leonard Shocker, despite many rumors and speculations, it seems like

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2019 NBA Mock Draft w/Trades

1.) New Orleans Pelicans – Zion Williamson PF Duke – Freshman – 6’7 – 285 LBS The clear cut number one overall pick. He’s a generational athlete, and he has the potential to be a perennial all-star in the NBA. He’s slightly undersized for the position he’s being drafted at, but with a 6’10 wingspan and vertical leap of more

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Way Too Early Power Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season

With the 2018-2019 season over, it’s time to start thinking about next year. So today, I’ll be setting my own power rankings including brief descriptions for every team. Let’s get started Western Conference Golden State Warriors The Warriors are the team to beat, despite recent advancements in the West, Curry and the Warriors will continue to be a threat, with

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Most Improved and Un-Improved Teams for Next Season

Today I will be highlighting 3 teams I believe will break through next season, and 3 teams that will fall big time. This will be based on drafting, free agency predictions, as well as overall growth of existing players on the roster. Most Improved Phoenix Suns Phoenix has been waiting for a breakout season for some time now. Despite adding

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Are the Los Angeles Lakers a lock to acquire Anthony Davis?

Naseem Mohammad The Anthony Davis sweepstakes has begun for the second time this year. Similar to the trade deadline, the Lakers are the front runners to land Anthony Davis. Despite it seeming like the New Orleans Pelicans would not trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers under any circumstances, the Pelicans have reportedly been engaged in trade talks with several teams

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Top 100 NBA Players This Season

                As the season draws to a conclusion, I have decided to reflect on the rankings bleacher report provided us at the beginning of the season for the top 100 players. Noticing this list was very outdated, I decided, it’s time for a new, updated list. So allow me to introduce to you, the NBA Alerts Official Top 100 Players

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