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10 Players Due For Big Payday Down The Road


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Anthony Davis will be seeing a lot of dollar signs pretty soon. (Photo credit to Gannett.com)

The 2014-2015 season hasn’t even started yet, but it’s not too early to bring up a list of players who are going to get paid next summer or the summer after that, provided they stay healthy and keep producing. Continue reading

10 Players With Something To Prove


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Paul, considered by many to be the best point guard in the league, has to lead to the Clippers to success in the postseason. (Photo credit to brothersonsports)

Before the start of every season, there are a number of players who, over the course of time, have developed a certain reputation around the league and it can raise a number of questions about that player. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 10 players who have something to prove this upcoming NBA season. Continue reading

2014-2015 Preseason NBA Power Rankings


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With the start of the NBA season just 27 days away, it’s time to reveal the Preseason NBA Power Rankings. During the course of the season, teams will be ranked weekly on six determining factors.

1. Win/Loss record

2. Offensive Efficiency/Shooting Percentage

3. Rebounding

4. Turnovers

5. Free-throws

6. Strength of schedule

Each factor will have a 10 point total for a total of 60 points. Continue reading

An Optimistic Struggle for Timberwolves


Rubio will emerge as the team leader of mix between young and old roster. (Photo credit to Bleacher Report)

The talent is there. There is no question about it. The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new coach, new players, and new outlook for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season. There will be growing pains for the T-Pups this season. But unlike other seasons where fans lost interest midway through December, the team can expect fans to keep coming through the turnstiles, hopefully, all season long. This team is young, exciting, and inexperienced. But that isn’t a bad thing. Continue reading

Trading Rubio and players for Bledsoe is GOLD


Eric Bledsoe really has two options. 1.) Play Phoenix. 2.) Sit out the season.

Eric Bledsoe coming to Minnesota wouldn’t have been imaginable 12 months ago. But, today, everything is almost a possibility. The idea of him still coming to Minnesota is still far-fetched, but if the T’Wolves really want to make it work, they’ll make it work. Continue reading

Anthony Davis Destined For Greatness


It’s clear Anthony Davis will be the face of the NBA within in the next five seasons. (Photo credit to thacover2.com)

I believe that it was inevitable that Anthony Davis was destined for greatness when he was drafted No. 1 overall by the then New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) in the 2012 NBA Draft. Now, he is proving his worth in the 2014 World Basketball Cup. In his only season at Kentucky, he was the reason the Wildcats won the NCAA title. He blocked 186 shots in 40 games (4.65 per game) and averaged a double-double (14 and 10) as a skinny freshman. Now he is becoming a man right before our eyes. Continue reading