My Memphis Grizzlies NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Memphis Grizzles finished last season with a record of 55-27, which is good enough for 5th in the tough Western Conference (would be 2nd if they played in the Eastern Conference). They were to play a tough 4th seeded Portland Trail Blazers squad led my Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge. The Grizzles were able to take that series 4-1 and they moved on to … Continue reading My Memphis Grizzlies NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Los Angeles Lakers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Los Angeles Lakers finished 14th in the Western Conference last season. There’s only 15 teams in the conference. I always remember Kobe Bryant and the Lakers on top of the Western Conference battling for the championship almost every season so to see them we they are now is a new thing to me. 21-61 was the final record for them. That’s a win percentage … Continue reading My Los Angeles Lakers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Los Angeles Clippers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Los Angeles Clippers finished 3rd last season in the tough Western Conference, finishing with a record of 56-26. They got a tough first round series against the 6th seeded San Antonio Spurs. This series went all the way to 7 games. The Clippers took Game 1 107-92 and started off strong with a 1-0 lead. Spurs answered by winning the next two games; 111-107 … Continue reading My Los Angeles Clippers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Indiana Pacers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Indiana Pacers finished the season 38-44 which left them tied with the Brooklyn Nets for the 8th seed of the NBA Playoffs. The Brooklyn Nets owned the tiebreaker which meant they would get the 8th seed and the Pacers would be watching the playoffs from home. Towards the end of the season the Indiana Pacers rarely used big man Roy Hibbert as they favored … Continue reading My Indiana Pacers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Houston Rockets Power Ranking + Trending Upwards, Downwards, Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Houston Rockets, led by MVP Candidate James Harden, finished tied with the 2nd best record in the Western Conference (owned the tiebreaker against the Los Angeles Clippers) at 56-26. They were to face the 7th seeded Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round. Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons was hurt in the first game and missed the rest of the series. The Mavericks were defeated … Continue reading My Houston Rockets Power Ranking + Trending Upwards, Downwards, Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Golden State Warriors NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Golden State Warriors were HOT last season. They finished with the best record in the NBA at 67-15 and the #1 seed in the NBA Playoffs for the Western Conference. Point guard Stephen Curry won MVP for the regular season as he averaged 23.8ppg, 7.7 apg, and 4.3rpg while shooting .487% from the field, .443% from the 3pt line and .914% from the free … Continue reading My Golden State Warriors NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Detroit Pistons NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

No playoffs for the Detroit Pistons last season under head coach Stan Van Gundy. They finished with a record of 32-50 which is good for 12th in the Eastern Conference. That gave the Detroit Pistons the 8th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft which they used on small forward Stanley Johnson from Arizona. The Greg Monroe-Andre Drummond experiment failed and Monroe left Detroit for Milwaukee. … Continue reading My Detroit Pistons NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Denver Nuggets Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Denver Nuggets finished 12th last season in the Western Conference. Danilo Gallinari was hurt for almost the whole year as well. It was a disappointing season for the Nuggets as sometimes they even looked like they did not want too even play. They finished with a 30-52 record and a 7th pick in the 2015 Draft which they used to draft point guard Emmanuel … Continue reading My Denver Nuggets Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Dallas Mavericks NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/ Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Dallas Mavericks finished with a record of 50-32 which is 7th best in the tough Western Conference (tied for 3rd if Mavs were in Eastern Conference). The Mavericks were the 3rd highest scoring team per game in the Western Conference behind the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers. They drew the 2nd seeded Houston Rockets in the 1st round. Small forward Chandler … Continue reading My Dallas Mavericks NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/ Neutral for Upcoming Season

My Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season last season with a record of 53-29. That was good enough for 2nd in the Eastern Conference. After a tougher than expected first series against the Boston Celtics, the Cavaliers swept them 4-0. They suffered a tough loss when they heard news that power forward Kevin Love would miss the rest of the playoffs after injuring his shoulder … Continue reading My Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Ranking + Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season