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2020 NBA Bubble & Playoff Preview

The NBA is finally Back!  Who's gonna make the playoffs, can anyone catch the Magic and Grizzlies?  And can LeBron bring a title back to the Lakers or will Giannis or Kawhi spoil the party? Here is a preview and my predictions for the final standings and playoffs.   Predicted Final East Standings 1. Milwaukee Bucks  59-14 2. Toronto Raptors   52-20 3. Boston Celtics  49-23 4. Miami Heat   46-27 5. Philadelphia 76ers   44-29 6. Indiana Pacers   43-30 7. Orlando Magic   33-40 8. Brooklyn Nets   31-41 9. Washington Wizards  25-47 Predicted Final West Standings 1. Los Angeles Lakers   55-16 2. Los Angeles Clippers  50-22 3. Houston Rockets   46-26 4. Denver Nuggets  46-27 5. Oklahoma City Thunder  45-27 6. Utah Jazz   44-28 7....

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Who Was Better Jason Kidd or Steve Nash? Where Do They Rank All Time?

Since everyone is in a giving mood for the holiday season, my latest blog will be about two of the greatest passers and most unselfish players in NBA History, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash.  Both point guards were the best of their generation and both were inducted together into the Basketball Hall of Fame this past summer but Who Was Better? These two great players will forever be connected and actually when Nash came into the league, he was Jason Kidd’s backup.  They both had strong ties to the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks, although Kidd’s best years were clearly in New Jersey when he was an MVP candidate.   The two players played the game very differently and other then...

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