Dallas Mavericks Have Trade Exception Gold

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The Dallas Mavericks have been great in 2022. This is due to a culmination of factors, including fewer players on Health and Safety Protocols, an improved Luka Doncic, inserting Jalen Brunson into the starting five, and elite defense. Dallas looks to be a surefire playoff team. That’s the first goal. With a talent such as Doncic, as […] READ MORE


Oklahoma City Thunder: Exploring the value of its veterans

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are in Year Two of their rebuild and it’s trending in the same direction as last season. Sporting one of the league’s worst points differential (-7.6), the franchise is sitting with a 13-24 record. At this juncture, the Thunder are ahead of schedule with most pundits predicting a win total of […] READ MORE


Dallas Mavericks: Two Trades to Fix the Team

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The Dallas Mavericks are in somewhat of a disarray. Luka Doncic is still great, Kristaps Porzingis is better than last season, and Jalen Brunson is a major bench threat. The rest of the team, however, has been vastly disappointing. Their defense and shooting really leave a lot to be desired, and for that reason, the Mavericks are floating around in […] READ MORE


NBA Players who will be Traded this Season

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The season just started, so it’s likely teams will spend the first few weeks figuring themselves out. Due to this, most will stay away from trade rumors, except probably all those involved in the ongoing Ben Simmons sweepstakes. Teams will eventually decide to sell some veterans they have for future assets, while competitive teams will emerge as […] READ MORE


New Orleans Pelicans: Steps to Contention

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The New Orleans Pelicans were one of the most intriguing teams in the league this season. They traded Anthony Davis for a collection of young stars from the Los Angeles Lakers, and of course, drafted Zion Williamson. Although Williamson spent the majority of the season sidelined due to injury, his small sample size of games proved that he […] READ MORE


NBA Disney Contenders or Pretenders: New Orleans Pelicans

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Following a four-month hiatus as a result of COVID-19, the NBA is getting ready for a long-anticipated league restart. Beginning on July 31st, the top 22 teams will compete at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Given that there will be a secured “bubble”, concerns over the spread of COVID-19, and no […] READ MORE


Utah Jazz 2010s All-Decade Team

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The beginning of the 2010s for the Utah Jazz was near the end of the Jerry Sloan era and, after the Hall of Fame coach resigned, the Jazz’s successes mostly went away with him. Utah went four consecutive years without a postseason berth from 2013 to 2016. The organization has had just two coaches since Sloan […] READ MORE


Xavier Tillman 2020 NBA Draft Profile

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Xavier Tillman has been a steady presence for the Michigan State Spartans. He started his career as a consistent bench presence in the forward rotation. After a mass exodus from the frontcourt, Tillman was thrown into the star role and he responded well. Xavier Tillman 2020 NBA Draft Profile College Career Tillman is a 6’8 […] READ MORE


NBA All-Rookie Team Predictions

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After the 1962-63 season concluded, the National Basketball Association (NBA) awarded five players with the first all-rookie team. Zelmo Beaty, Dave DeBusschere, Terry Dischinger, John Havlicek, and Chet Walker were the first players ever to receive the honor. It wasn’t until the 1988-89 season until the league expanded the award to include a second all-rookie […] READ MORE


Top Five Rookies For 2019-20 NBA Fantasy

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In the final installment of our NBA Fantasy series, the rookies take the spotlight. Each summer the anticipation of a new era of players excites fans throughout the league. This year the June draft brought three tiers of players. A trio of potential All-Stars, a handful of impact players and then everyone else. Drafting a […] READ MORE