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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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NBA Finals Preview. Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors

It's that time of the year again, the NBA Finals is here with a distinctly different flavour as we open the Finals without the 2 marquee players from the last 2 Finals - Lebron James and Kevin Durant.  In fact this will be the 1st time since the turn of the decade that King James will not be there after making 8 finals in a row between 2011-2018, 4 each with the Heat and Cavs. And for the first time we will be going North of the Border where basketball is exploding thanks to the exploits of a certain Kawhi Leonard, carrying his new team to uncharted territory. But this isn't the young Sixers or inexperienced Bucks, they are now facing the 2 time Defending...

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