NBA Playoff Games I Would Love To See

By James Gleason (@Gleasonavenue)

We are still a bit far off from the start of the NBA Playoffs, and seeds could change in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. But if the playoffs did start today, there would be some interesting and some fun match-ups going on. The Bucks could return to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, the Wizards could be a strong contender for second in the east a year after one of the more disappointing seasons for that franchise. The Cavs look good to lock up another top seed in the east, even if they are not as strong recently as they have been before. The West has a few interesting possible match up as well, and the Utah Jazz might be the most intriguing team to watch down the stretch. Here are some playoff games i would not mind seeing myself.

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Looking At The Big Winners Of The 2016-17 Trade Deadline

By James Gleason (@Gleasonavenue)

With the 2016-17 Trade Deadline here and gone, teams for the most part stayed pat despite numerous rumors across the nba. Paul George stayed in Indiana, despite shivering rumors of him going to Boston so Danny Ainge can unload on all of the picks he has. But that never happened, and if George is going to go anywhere it’s to LA in the off-season, that is if the Pacers are not contenders for the title. Which they probably won’t be, unless teams like Washington, Boston or Toronto start to slide real badly. Jimmy Butler stayed put in Chicago, even after everyone thought he would be moved and the Bulls would clear house.  Little happened on the actual Deadline day, but teams like Toronto, Dallas, and Houston got some good additions to either their future or current teams. The Raptors added a much-needed wing defender that can shoot in PJ Tucker, the Mavs got a young and promising center in Nerlens Noel, and the Rockets added another three-point shooter in Lou Williams, who scored 27 points in his debut.

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Philadelphia Trades Nerlens Noel to Dallas for Protected First Round Pick, Anderson and Bogut

By James Gleason (@Gleasonavenue)

The first deal of the 2016 NBA Trade Deadline was made, as the Philadelphia 76ers traded one of their young bigs in Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Kyle Anderson, Andrew Bogut (who is expected to be bought out), and a 1-18 protected 1st round pick in Junes draft, this coming from a tweet by Yahoo reporter Adrian Wojnarowski.

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