February 1, 2019

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The Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks have completed a trade sending Dennis Smith, Jr., Deandre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, a 2021 first-round pick (unprotected), and a 2023 first-round pick (protected 1-10)  to the Knicks in exchange for...

October 24, 2018

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The Oklahoma City Thunder showed that the gamble for Paul George was worth it. OKC secured the all-star wing on a four-year $137 million dollar contract while also shedding the Carmelo Anthony contract in a trade with the Hawks that sent point guard Den...

October 18, 2018

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The Los Angeles Lakers will probably be higher on this list by the end of the season, but these first few weeks may not be as smooth as we're used to seeing a LeBron James team. The addition of James is obviously as big an upgrade as you can make for a...

October 18, 2018

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The Milwaukee Bucks have seemingly been poised for a breakout season every year for the past two or three years. This year though folks, I'm feeling really good about it. The Bucks are finally going to be team that teams will be scared of pla...

October 14, 2018

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New Orleans is coming off of a 44-38 season which gave them the sixth seed in the Western Conference. In the playoffs Jrue Holiday had a coming out party and Anthony Davis should the league that he can be the main guy for a successful playoff team. Whi...

October 14, 2018

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Denver has missed the playoffs in the Western Conference on the last game of the year two years in a row. That's rough. This is shaping up to finally be the year where Denver is able to get over that hump and make a run in the West. Denver is coming in...

October 14, 2018

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Indiana was the surprise team of the year last season with an emerging star found in Victor Oladipo, head coach Nate McMillan proving himself once again, and an ensemble of role players that gave LeBron and the Cavs a run for their money in the playoffs...

October 14, 2018

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This is probably the team I'm the least confident about in the top half of the NBA. San Antonio has been in the playoffs for over two decades in a row and it seems odd to think that they would fall off but recent injuries, roster turnover, and a tough W...

October 12, 2018

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I've found it much more difficult to rate the top half of the league as opposed to the bottom half. In fact, the NBA struggled differentiating teams last season. In the Western Conference, playoff seeds 3-9 were separated by just three games. Ther...

October 10, 2018

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I honestly considered just skipping the Timberwolves all together and ranking teams 1-29 because who knows what Minnesota's roster will look like by the time someone read's this. Jimmy Butler, for now, remains with the team but The Athletic's Shams...

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