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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men’s professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.
The NBA season has gotten off to one of its strangest starts in recent memory. One thing is clear though, this rookie class is looking good. Really good. This year’s crop of fresh-faced youngsters have come into the league looking ready and capable of making significant contributions to their respective teams. But how good areRead more
Back in August, big man Nerlens Noel bet on himself by turning down a reported four-year, $70 million contract offer from the Dallas Mavericks. He felt he was worth more than that. But, four months on, if things don’t change drastically, it doesn’t look like he’s going to receive the significantly better return he hadRead more
With the golden age of the point guard in full swing, having a ‘do it all guard’ is now almost a necessity if a team is to be successful in the modern age of ball movement and high octane offense. Pundits and analysts alike often bow down to the now superhuman feats some of today’sRead more
Of all the teams that have overperformed in the East so far this season, the Indiana Pacers have perhaps been the most impressive. This was supposed to be a lost season for them. They were expected to tank hard after trading superstar Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason, in an attempt toRead more
The 11-6 start doesn’t convey how well the Pistons have actually been playing and how much they have notably improved this year. They already rank 9th offensively and defensively in the league, and although we only have a small sample size to work with, it’s clear the Pistons have undergone drastic change for the better.Read more
In June 2016 the Philadelphia 76ers needed hope. After posting a 10-72 record during the 2015-16 campaign and losing an historic 28 games in a row, the popular franchise from The City of Brotherly Love needed a jolt of talent the likes of which it hadn’t seen since Allen Iverson was drafted with the firstRead more
As the site’s resident Orlando Magic fan, it seems only right that I take this opportunity to write about my team. After all, they’re currently 7-4, which is good for third in the East. And they have the eighth best offense in the NBA, which is currently producing 109.3 points per game. And all ofRead more
In the fantasy universe known as the modern NBA, proverbial unicorns are commonplace and can be found whichever way you look, yet the specimen we weren’t expecting, may now be introducing us to the league’s new era. As shown in the fourth game of his fifth season, the multifaceted, not-of-this-earth Giannis Antetokounmpo possesses the abilitiesRead more
With the 2017-18 NBA season now underway, Double Clutch asked some of its writers to give their awards predictions for the season ahead. Here are our picks for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved P read moreRead more
No one can tell the future. No matter what any clairvoyant might claim, it just cannot happen; we can’t even predict with total accuracy what the weather will be like tomorrow. And that uncertainty is never truer than in the NBA. You simply cannot guess what will come… and yet we’re going to anyway. InRead more