Rookie Sensations

By: Sam Block So far this season, the NBA has blessed us with eye-popping rookies all over the place. Sitting about halfway through the season, it is now time to recognize the rookies who have made the transition to the NBA seem absolutely seamless. Due to the fact that Ben Simmons is not truly a rookie, he will unfortunately be excluded from this list. Yes, this is his first year playing in the league. And …

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My NBA Power Rankings Through Mid-December

By: Sam Block 1. Houston Rockets (24-4) The Rockets are off to an incredible start this season, and it does not come as much of a surprise. However, not many people figured they would be sitting at 24-4, ahead of the mighty Golden State Warriors. The Rockets are currently riding a 13 game win streak and do not look like they are going to slow down anytime soon. As long as James Harden continues to …

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The Rainbow is Coming For The Suns

By: Sam Block The last time the Phoenix Suns made the NBA postseason was the 2009-2010 season. For people who do not know much about the NBA, that is absolutely pathetic. It feels like bad news has been pouring down on the Phoenix Suns organization for years on end. Let me tell you something Suns fans, the rainbow is coming. Sitting at 8-14, 4th in the Pacific Division, 13th in the Western Conference, and already …

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WHY DANNY AINGE? WHY? Here’s Why.

By: Sam Block On a rather quiet August day, an NBA General Manager decided to turn the NBA world upside down. Yes, you are correct, that NBA General Manager was none other than Daniel Ray Ainge. General Manager of the 17-time world champion Boston Celtics. Why trade away the beloved face of your franchise? You know, the same guy that just helped you bring in all-star Gordon Hayward. The guy that you got for Marcus …

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The 2017-2018 NBA Season…in Short

Top 5 Over/Under Win Total Picks 1) OKC over 50 ½ 2) Toronto over 48 1/2 3) Philadelphia under 41 ½ 4) Memphis over 37 ½ 5) Houston under 55 ½ Awards MVP- Kevin Durant Defensive Player of the Year- DeAndre Jordan Coach of the Year- Billy Donovan Rookie of the Year- Lonzo Ball Most Improved Player- Andre Drummond Executive of the Year- Sam Presti 6th Man of the Year- Kelly Oubre 1st Coach Fired- …

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