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via Sky Sports

Thanks to an incredible bubble put on by commissioner, Adam Silver, the 2019–20 NBA season has concluded and the Los Angeles Lakers were champions. With the season finally over, we can now accurately rank players based on both the regular season and the playoffs. Players that were injured last season will also be included in these rankings based on how I feel they will perform next season.

Honorable Mentions:

Klay Thompson, 2019–20 Stats: N/A

Ben Simmons, 2019–20 Stats: 16.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 8.0 assists, 2.1 steals, 0.6 blocks

Jayson Tatum, 2019–20 Stats: 23.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.9 blocks


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Via Sports Illustrated

The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery has been completed, with the Minnesota Timberwolves earning the number one pick in the draft. This is a time for struggling teams to find that perfect piece to move their franchises to the next level. The lottery picks are always the most interesting because they have the highest expectations coming in. Some prospects will live up to the hype, and some will become busts. It is up to the general managers to decide which player will be the one to help their franchise moving forward.

This year is different than last year because there is not a clear cut “Zion.” There are about 4–5 guys who all look like they could be the best player in the draft. How a player fits in a team becomes slightly more important for the teams drafting high. …


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Phoenix just did the unthinkable of going undefeated (8–0) in the NBA Bubble. This is pretty unreal considering the fact that they were predicted to do exactly the opposite before the season returned. Despite their efforts, they still missed the playoffs due to the Grizzlies and Trailblazers winning their respective final games. The question many people want to know now is, “What is the future of this Suns team?” I am here to say that the future of the Suns looks bright.

The Superstar: Devin Booker


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Via in.nba.com

Choosing the ten best players from the NBA’s eight seeding games

The eight game addition to the NBA regular season has come to an end and we have seen some exciting and surprising performances. Since the NBA has announced their NBA Bubble awards, I decided to take it into my own hands to pick the “All-Bubble” teams.

The teams will be formatted with two guards and three forwards each, and will be selected purely based on performance and team record within the NBA Bubble. With all of that aside, let’s get into the picks.

All-Bubble First Team

G: Devin Booker

Stats: 30.5 pts, 6.0 ast, 4.9 trb, 0.5 stl, 0.3 blk, 50.3% FG, 31.3% …


There’s a new MVP in town, and it’s not who you might think.

No, I’m not talking about LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, or even Kawhi Leonard. In fact, none of these guys even make the power ranking.
What I am going to be doing is ranking the Top 5 MVP Candidates since the NBA restart in Orlando. These are going to be the best players through the first couple weeks of NBA Bubble action.

Obviously, this is not going to show who’s the best player in the league. This is just showing who has been the best of the best since the NBA restart. …

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USF Civil Engineering Student. Sports Journalist.

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