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Who were the best 2 Players for Each Franchise? Part 1 - Western Conference

The playoffs should be on right now but instead all we got was an NBA 2K Challenge won by Devin Booker and a Horse Competition won by the the ambidextrous Mike Conley.   So all we can do is watch some old games, look at the past and try to do some fun player rankings and comparisons.  This week I am looking at who were the best 2 players to ever play for each NBA Franchise, and I will start with the Western Conference Teams. Pacific Division Los Angeles Lakers (Also Minneapolis Lakers) Kobe Bryant 20 seasons, 25 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 4.7 apg 5 Titles (7 Finals), 2 Finals MVP, 1 MVP 18 x All Star (4 MVP) 15 x All...

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Who are the best NBA Players By Age?

With the whole NBA shockingly suspended, we have some time to rank and compare some different players and see which age bracket has the most talent.    Anthony Davis, Steph Curry and Joel Embiid recently celebrated birthdays, so let's take an updated look at the best players by age (as of today March 20th, 2020). 19 Years Old Zion Williamson (Born July 6th, 2000) 23.6 pts, 6.8 reb, 2.2 ast, 0.8 stl, 0.5 blk FG 59%, FT 64.5%, 3P 46.2% (0.3 3PM) PER 24.2 One of the only players in the NBA born this century, Zion is easily the best 19 year old in the world.  Averaging over 23 pts in under 30 minutes, Zion is scoring the ball at...

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Who are the Top 50 Players in the NBA?

After an unexpected Playoffs and a crazy NBA Free Agency where multiple stars switched teams, who are the current Top 50 players in the NBA? As I will be focusing on the upcoming season, I will not rank rookies like Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett as it is impossible to predict a ranking for them before seeing them play one game. I will also not rank Kevin Durant or John Wall as they are both expected to miss most if not all of next season both with a Ruptured Achilles, otherwise KD would be seriously considered for the Number 1 spot.  However I WILL be ranking Klay Thompson who also suffered a serious Torn ACL because Klay is...

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