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2019-20 NBA Season Preview: Atlantic Division

The 2019-20 NBA season is just around the corner. After an offseason chock-full of player movement, the title race appears as wide-open as it has been in years. Over the coming weeks, we will examine one big question hanging over each team heading into the season. We’ll start today with the Atlantic Division, where the…

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Kyrie Irving Should Be Headed for a Career Year in Brooklyn

Prognosticators don’t have high hopes for the Brooklyn Nets in 2019-20. Oddsmakers peg them for a win total somewhere in the mid-40s, while ESPN’s Kevin Pelton projected them for 41 wins and the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. FiveThirtyEight’s CARMELO system is even more lukewarm, giving the Nets only a 57 percent chance…

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We May Need to Rethink Sixers’ NBA Trade Deadline Splash

Leading up to the 2019 NBA trade deadline, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown wasn’t shy about pleading for more help. “I think we all understand that we’re here to try to make a deep run in the playoffs,” Brown told reporters prior to the shorthanded Sixers’ 119-107 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.…

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The Fate of Philadelphia 76ers’ Process Looms

Six years after embarking upon perhaps the most ambitious rebuild in NBA history, the Philadelphia 76ers are facing an inflection point. As currently constructed, the Sixers stand little chance of defeating the Toronto Raptors or Boston Celtics in a seven-game playoff series, despite the latter’s season-long inconsistency. Philly’s top-end talent could overwhelm the Milwaukee Bucks…

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