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LEAGUE ALERTS Week 1 NBA Power Rankings

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Top 10 Point Guards In The NBA

1) Stephen Curry Stephen Curry is hands down the best point guard in this league, and he is one of the most valuable players in this league. He can take over any game offensively and turn it into his personal shoot around. Last season he averaged 27.3 PPG(points per game) on 47% shooting. He did that with Kevin Durant, who

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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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Each NBA Team’s All Time Starting 5 : Southwest Division

Rules for these Selections: Players will be placed into positions according to where they played while they were in the NBA. They must have played at least 2 seasons in a position with that team to be considered for a position. Example, players like Kareem and Hakeem will not be placed in the power forward slot just so they can

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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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Westbrook Traded to the Rockets

After a couple of days of speculation surrounding Russell Westbrook and his future with the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news at 8:26 ET . Westbrook, who has only played for the Oklahoma City Thunder in his professional career up until now, has been traded to Houston. In return, the Thunder not only receive 9x NBA All-Star

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Analyzing the Russell Westbrook Trade From Both Teams’ Perspectives

The complete and utter madness that is and has been the 2019 NBA offseason continues… In the aftermath of Paul George being traded to the Clippers just days ago, Oklahoma City has now traded superstar point guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and a series of draft picks. There are numbers of both short and long-term

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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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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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5 Potential Offseason Trades

Before I get into these trades, I first want to preface this by saying that these may not be the most realistic of trades. Players like Clint Capela and Mike Conley are currently being looked at by teams, but the the trade itself may not be the most realistic. I made trades that benefit both teams, and I tried to

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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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James Harden’s Ridiculous Double Step-Back Travel

It’s not hard to find something hilarious from the situation. Whether it’s the double step-back travel, Harden’s comment on his travel, or the whole thing inevitably blowing up on social media, this whole situation was crazy. As much as Harden is criticized for his way of drawing fouls and getting away with calls, this moment will definitely be pointed out

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Clint Capela Left Tonights Game With A Hand Injury And His X-Ray Results Are In

After tonights game against the Spurs, the Rockets big man Clint Capela left during the game with a reported hand injury. It was his right hand that got injured and after the game coach Mike D’Antoni told the media that Capela couldn’t fully bend it in the locker room. Shortly after, Capela had an x-ray and it came up negative.

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Rockets’ P.J. Tucker, Nene ruled out for preseason opener Tuesday

Veterans P.J. Tucker (sore back) and Nene (tight calf) were ruled out for the Rockets preseason game Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala., though Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni called the issues “Just normal aches and pains.” Backup centers Isaiah Hartenstein (sprained right ankle) and Zhou Qi (sprained ankle) were upgraded to questionable. Zhou sat out training camp in Lake Charles with Hartenstein

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Eric Gordon wants to finish games, not worried about starting vs. being Houston’s 6th man

Houston Rockets shooting guard Eric Gordon could potentially take part in Mike D’Antoni’s new starting lineup, which would relegate new acquisition Carmelo Anthony to the bench as the team’s new sixth man. “It doesn’t really matter to me,” said Eric Gordon of his position in the starting lineup, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. “I just want to do whatever’s best

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