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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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Top 10 Line Ups and NBA Predictions

The NBA season is back!  After a busy summer where multiple All Stars changed teams, let's take a look at the Top 10 starting / finishing lineups for the upcoming season.  Since some teams such as the LA Clippers have talented bench players (Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell) that play crunch time minutes, I will be ranking the best 5, as in the 5 that will probably finish most games.  So for the Lakers for example even though they are projected to start AD at PF with Kuzma on the bench, I would assume they would finish with a small ball lineup of Davis at the 5 and Kuz at the 4.  And since Kuzma is clearly the 3rd best...

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