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Anthony Davis is Already a Hall of Famer at 27

If Anthony Davis retired now from the NBA, for some unexpected reason, he would be worthy of induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame based on his career thus far. Davis doesn’t need to score another point, block another shot, be selected to another All-Star game, or even win a championship in order to become a future Hall-of-Famer: because he […]

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Predicting the Final NBA Standings, Playoff Teams, and Finals Matchup Post-All-Star Break

After a thrilling All-Star weekend, the 2019-20 NBA regular season enters its final two month stretch, roughly the final third of the season. With 66% of most team’s 82-game schedule complete, it’s a great time to pause and reflect how the final standings might shake out. For comparison, check out my preseason predictions for all 30 teams records as well […]

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Pelicans Have Bright Future Post-Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis is an elite player and franchise talent. But this never brought just the New Orleans Pelicans franchise much success: just one playoff series win in 2018. So when the Pelicans blew up the franchise a week before the draft, in reality, they weren’t really giving up any consistent prosperity. In return, general manager David Griffin turned the superstar […]

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Pelicans to Part Ways with GM Dell Demps; Successor To Be Tasked With Trading Anthony Davis

The New Orleans Pelicans won a playoff series last year, but hit a low-point in late January when Anthony Davis publicly requested a trade, specifically to the Los Angles Lakers. Seasons of progress built around Davis were seemingly reversed overnight, as it became clear he would not re-sign in New Orleans past the season and a half he has left […]