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NBA Monthly Power Rankings: October 28th – December 1st


Instead of doing weekly power rankings, I thought it would be best to do monthly power rankings. Things change more over the course of a month and not over the course of the week.  Continue reading NBA Monthly Power Rankings: October 28th – December 1st

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 Due For Big Payday Down The Road

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 10 Players With Something To Prove

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 2014-2015 Preseason NBA Power Rankings

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 An Optimistic Struggle for Timberwolves

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 Trading Rubio and players for Bledsoe is GOLD