Top 5 Point Guards Top 5 Shooting Guards Top 5 Small Forwards Top 5 Power Forwards The Miami Heat started off the season playing as one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference. After the All-Star break, the Miami Heat absolutely caught fire and sustained one of the best records in the second half of the season. A big contributing reason to this team … Continue reading Top 5 Centers Heading into 2017-2018
Link to previous articles: Top 5 Point Guard Top 5 Shooting Guard Top 5 Small Forward ** Stats come from ESPN & Advanced Statistics come from basketball-reference.com** Carmelo Anthony is no longer wearing a Knicks jersey so now Porzingis is the complete face of the franchise. Last year, Porzingis averaged 18.1ppg, 7.2rpg, 2.0bpg, and 1.5spg in 66 games. He shot .450% from the field, .357% … Continue reading Top 5 Power Forwards Heading into 2017-2018
Seven more days remaining until the regular season begins. That is a cause for us NBA fans to have problems sleeping due to excitement like a little kid waiting for Christmas morning. By now, my top five point guard (find that here) and top five shooting guard (find that here) articles have been published and you should know what is going on in these articles. … Continue reading Top 5 Small Forwards Heading into 2017-2018
This article is article number one out of five that will be released in a short time span. I have gone through each position and came up with my top five for each position heading into the new season that starts October 17. There are a couple things that came into the thought process of deciding the top five for each position. Continue reading “Top 5 Point Guards Heading into 2017-2018”
A couple days ago, the Western Conference predictions was published. Finally, the Eastern Conference predictions have been finished. The regular season is only a little over a month away so the excitement about the season is buzzing. Take a look at the Eastern Conference predictions. If you did not get a chance to read the Western Conference predictions, you can find those here.
** Stats are from ESPN.com **
September is upon us. We are almost a month away until the NBA regular season begins. This season looks to be a good one with quite a few top players wearing new jerseys next season. There are a few cuts and additions to make (and an impending decision on Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony that may impact teams like the Houston Rockets) that likely will not move the needle for teams that much. With that being said, here are predictions for the Western Conference on where I believe, seeding wise, the teams will finish.
** Stats come from ESPN.com **
If you are reading this article, then chances are you read the other three so you know what is going on by now. The NBA season is hours away from tipping off and I still have the top 5 power forwards and top 5 centers to write. If you do read this article, feel free to comment about it in the comments section below!
*any stats come from ESPN.com & Basketball-Reference.com*
We are two positions in now as both the point guards and shooting guards article are available for viewing. I put this in the last article but I will reiterate once again; after I published my point guards article, I decided to change something up. For instance, James Harden was a shooting guard last year but will be a point guard this year. My original plan was to put him in the shooting guard list because most of his minutes and stats came from the two guard position last year. I then decided to change that because James Harden will not be a shooting guard this year so why would I put him in the shooting guards list? So, with that being said, James Harden’s name will not be seen in this article, nor will I change the first article to put his name in there. These rankings are based on two ideas. I compared all the stats from the point guards’ regular season and postseason. I also looked at their possibilities for them to improve this coming season, though it was not as important last year’s stats. Now that I put that for everyone to see, let’s dive into this article to answer the question; who are the top five small forwards heading into 2016-2017?
The regular season is almost upon us. As I wake up every morning I check the countdown like a kid counts down for Christmas. These rankings are based on two ideas. I compared all the stats from the point guards’ regular season and postseason. I also looked at their possibilities for them to improve this coming season, though it was not as important last year’s stats. So, with that being said, let’s get right into it! Continue reading “Top 5 Point Guards Heading Into 2016-2017”
It has been awhile since I published my Trending Upwards/Downwards/Neutral for Upcoming Season for the Western Conference. I’ve finally been getting to work on the Eastern Conference Edition. I will repeat some of my introduction in the Western Conference Edition in case you did not read it. Some factors go into my decision on whether teams are trending upwards, downwards, or neutral. My decision on what trending grade they receive, deals with how much better they will be from last year to this year. None of my trending decisions will factor on success in a couple years. It deals with, ‘will they improve from last season?’
*stats come from ESPN.com*