All-Star Predictions: East Starters

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With all-star voting now open, there's never been a better time to predict this year's all-stars. In these selections winning played a role, but an individual's play was far more important. Predicting who will be an East All-Star starter may be easier than the predicting West's starters, but it's still worthwhile to take a look. Here they are: G - Kyrie Irving - Boston Celtics Season Stats: 23.1 PPG (49/41/85), 6.6 APG, 4.9 RPG, 1.6 SPG Although his team hasn't lived up to expectations, Kyrie has not disappointed. His points per game may be down slightly, but he is still making massive contributions to the offense. Kyrie is averaging a career-high 6.6 assists per game and 1.3 offensive rebounds per game. His 1.3

Why Kemba Walker is a Top 5 Point Guard

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This season Kemba Walker has become one of the most controversial players. A lot of NBA fans say he isn't all that good and is just a shot chucker on a bad team. Others argue that Kemba is Kyrie Irving on a bad team. But, after Kemba's record-breaking start to the season, I would argue he is a top 5 point guard of this year. Kemba Walker vs Kyrie Irving Because this article is focused on this season only, it's quite obvious Kemba has outplayed Kyrie. Not only has Kemba scored 14 more points per game, but he has done it on a highly efficient 49.2% from the field and 45.3% from three. On the other hand, Kyrie is shooting just 40.2% from the

Overreacting to the First Night of NBA Action

Now that we've had the first night of NBA games, it's time to overreact to this extremely small sample size! Breaking down Kyrie's and Fultz's disappointing start to the season and OKC's shocking success without Westbrook and Roberson: [the_ad id="17"] Kyrie is the 3rd best player on the Celtics After his abysmal opening night where he finished with a stat line of 7 points, 4 rebounds, and 7 assists on just 2 of 14 shooting, including going 1 for 8 from three, the Kyrie Irving hate has reached its peak. On the other hand, Jayson Tatum dropped 23 points on 9 for 17 shooting and Al Horford had 9 points on 4 of 7 shooting with 5 blocks. This season, Tatum appears to