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Who is the NBA’s Best Player?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ah yes, the age-old question. One that has had a solid variety of answers over the course of the past few months. But, questions need answers. That is what I will be doing today. Who is the best NBA player, right now?The CandidatesStephen Curry – 32.0 PPG, 5.8 APG, 5.0 RPG, 65.5 TS%LeBron James – 25.0 PPG, 7.8 APG, 7.7 RPG, 60.2 TS%Kevin Durant – 26.9 PPG, 5.6 APG, 7.1 RPG, 66.6 TS%Kawhi Leonard – 24.8 PPG 5.2 APG, 6.5 RPG, 62.2 TS%How It Will WorkI will make the case for each player to be...

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Reviewing the Lakers’ Season

Reading Time: 4 minutesHow would you grade the Lakers season?  An argument could be made for either side, as to whether it was good or bad.  In the end, everyone could have a different opinion about this question.   However, I would use one word that sums up the Laker’s season, disappointing. The Lakers got so much hype after acquiring Dennis Schroeder and Montrezl Harrell as a lot of fans thought they would repeat as champions and that they were even better now.  They definitely got some good players throughout the offseason, but they also lost crucial players from...

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What the Trade Deadline Meant for the Lakers

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Los Angeles Lakers played it safe at the trade deadline, electing not to pull the trigger on Kyle Lowry or other rumored players such as Terrance Ross that would have enhanced their win-now window. The Lakers were reportedly unwilling to trade young, promising wing Talen Horton-Tucker in a deal for Lowry, but they were listening to offers for Montrezl Harrell and willing to trade Dennis Schroder in a Lowry deal. With Harrell expected to be competing with Andre Drummond for minutes at Center as well as the current bigs on the roster), it makes sense...

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Lakers Trade Targets: Who Should the Lakers Chase as the Trade Deadline Approaches?

Reading Time: 2 minutesIT’S TRADE SEASON IN THE NBA! With former All-NBA player Blake Griffin signing with Brooklyn Nets via buyout agreement with the Detroit Pistons, I thought it would be appropriate to take a look at who the Lakers need to target heading into the trade deadline. The Nets are loading up for a title run, while the Lakers are sitting back with an injured Anthony Davis waiting to return. So, who should the Lakers target via trade or buyout? Andre Drummond This is the biggest name on the market, but this would have to be via buyout...

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NBA MVP Race: A Deep Look

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere are 4 front runners in the very tight race for the Most Valuable Player award this season. LeBron James, Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic, and Kevin Durant are the athletes at the top of this battle for the accolade. At the moment, Joel Embiid is who everyone is talking about to receive this honor when this season draws to a conclusion. He is putting up stellar numbers while leading his team in a very dominant fashion to a top seed in the Eastern Conference. The one question mark with Embiid is his durability, as he has...

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