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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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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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How Five of the Most Changed Franchises Will Fare in the 2019-2020 NBA Season

By: Chris O’Keefe How Five of the Most Changed Franchises Will Fare in the 2019-2020 NBA Season 1. Golden State Warriors The Warriors have been the most dominant team in the 2010’s decade. They have won 3 championships since 2015 including back to back championships in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons. However three of the main players from their dominant

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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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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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The East Is Open Again…How Will The Eastern Conference Shape Up This Year

After years of dominating the East, LeBron James took his talents to South Cali about this time last year. Ever since, the East no longer has one team looking down on the rest, but multiple teams battling it out in hopes of taking that Eastern Conference Crown. Last season, Toronto won the East (and eventually the NBA Championship), but with

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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 NBA Makes it Official: A coaches’ challenge rule will be implemented for the 2019-2020 season

As is true in any contemporary sport that has become increasingly riddled with stricter rules as the sport has evolved, officiating proves to be one of, if not the most controversial aspect of the NBA today. In recent years, there have been a number of erroneous officiating decisions that have caused public outcries from fans, players, and coaches alike. Last

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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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5 Best Landing Spots for Russell Westbrook

“In aftermath of Paul George’s departure, OKC star Russell Westbrook is welcoming to idea of Sam Presti engineering a trade that would bring an end to his illustrious 11-year Thunder tenure.” – per Woj Oklahoma City shocked the basketball world Sunday by trading MVP and DPOY candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-setting number of draft

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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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Jerami Grant Traded to the Denver Nuggets!

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded PF Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a 2020 1st round pick (confirmed by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN). This move comes off another recent move of the Thunder trading Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for five 1st picks, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Danilo Gallinari. The Thunder seem to

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THE NBA WILL ALLOW COACHES TO CHALLENGE ONE PLAY A GAME NEXT SEASON

By Terqirez | LeagueAlerts Writer The NBA notified teams on Friday that pending approval by the Board of Governors on July 9th teams will allow coaches to challenge one personal foul committed by their team, an out of bounds violation committed by their team, or a goaltending violation committed by their team. Byron Spruell, the president of basketball operations told

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