Trade Finder: Dennis Smith Jr.

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The trade rumors that surround Dennis Smith Jr. have persisted for weeks. Reports claim executives around the league are certain that the Mavericks will trade the second-year point guard. The questionable fit of 2 ball-dominant players in the backcourt has prompted these reports and rumors. With Luka Doncic quickly emerging

Should Tobias Harris be an All-Star?

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At this point in the NBA season, Tobias Harris has already had his name in the conversation for an all-star selection. Unfortunately for Harris, the Western Conference is full of talented players and there may not be room for him. Still, there is a strong argument to be made for

The Best of the 2017 Draft Class

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After an exciting crop of rookies entered the league last season, many have become elite second-year players. Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell both looked like stars as rookies last year. I won't write extensively on either one due to the coverage they already received last year and the fact neither one

How Denver Became the Best in the West

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Early this season, Denver has become the best in the West. The Warriors are still undoubtedly the most talented team, but they don't seem to care about regular season games. Additionally, Curry's injury exposed their lack of depth. Obviously, it wasn't a huge issue, the Warriors are still a top 2

Are the Raptors For Real For Real?

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Despite the fact that the Raptors have become synonymous with choking in the playoffs over the past couple of seasons, this year seems different. I know the same thing was said last year, but there are more tangible changes to suggest improvement this season. They have been red-hot over the

Trade Finder: Jabari Parker

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After Jabari Parker recently fell out of the Bulls' playing rotation, the next step for both sides is to part ways via trade. From the start, Parker didn't fit in well Bulls. Since Bobby Portis has played well and Lauri Markkanen has just returned from injury the Bulls' forward position is full. Now

The Best on the Bench: 6th Man of the Year Candidates

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The 6th man of the year award has always interested me. Players such as Jamal Crawford built their careers off of being elite bench players. Just last season Lou Williams nearly became an all-star coming off the bench. As the league has become more talented, good players have been forced into

The Uncertain Future of Markelle Fultz

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During last season's exit interview Markelle Fultz appeared optimistic for his future with the 76ers. He was prepared to work during the offseason and claimed his shoulder and shooting strength were "pretty good" but not "100 percent". In his limited play last season, Fultz had already become the youngest player

Top 10 Teams of the Month: November

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After another month of NBA basketball teams have sifted through my NBA power rankings significantly. For the most part, the best teams of October (view here), have fallen off this month. These power rankings only include stats from November, and due to the number of talented teams in the NBA, teams that struggled

Trade Finder: New Orleans Pelicans

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The Pelicans currently find themselves in a strange situation, they aren’t bad enough to get a high draft pick, but aren’t good enough to make the playoffs in the loaded West. Obviously, they could trade Anthony Davis and blow it all up, but they’re also moves that allow them to