Kyle Lowry

Society Top 50: No. 28 – Kyle Lowry

Name: Kyle Lowry Rank: 28 Team: Toronto Raptors 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 22.4 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 7.0 APG, 1.5 SPG, 46.4 FG%, 41.2 3PT%, 81.9 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 22.9 PER, 62.3 TS%, 10.1 WS, 7.1 OBPM, -0.5 DBPM, 4.9 VORP The Breakdown Kyle Lowry is probably one of the most underrated players in the league based

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Nikola Jokic

Society Top 50: No. 29 – Nikola Jokic

Name: Nikola Jokic Rank: 29 Team: Denver Nuggets 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 16.7 ppg, 9.8 rpg, 4.9 apg, 0.8 bpg, 57.8 FG%, 32.4 3PT%, 82.5 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 26.3 PER, 64.0 TS%, 9.7 WS, 6.2 OBPM, 2.2 DBPM, 5.3 VORP The Breakdown: Yes, we’re talking Nikola Jokic again. I know that this has been a hot

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Society Top 50: No. 30 Kevin Love

Name: Kevin Love Ranking: 30 Team: Cleveland Cavaliers 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 19.0 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 2.4 APG, 0.9 SPG, 0.5 BPG, 43 FG%, 37.3 3PT%, 87.1 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats:  21.1 PER, .573 TS%, 6.4 WS, 1.7 OBPM, -0.9 DBPM, 1.3 VORP The Breakdown Kevin Love was the man in Minnesota before Karl-Anthony Towns came around.

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2017-2018 NBA Season Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Last season was a very average year for the Atlanta Hawks. They placed second in the Southeast Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. They faced the division rival Washington Wizards in the first round of the playoffs and lost in six games. This was the second year of regression since the Eastern Conference Finals team

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2017-2018 Top 10 NBA Fantasy: Point Guards

With the 2017-2018 NBA season right around the corner, the fantasy draft rooms are filling up. With one of the craziest offseasons we have seen in recent memory, the fantasy landscape has also changed. A bulk of the fantasy stat sheet stuffers come from the point guard position. Ranking them from 1-10 proved to be

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Lakers Lair Three-Man Weave: Zotime and Kobe’s jersey retirement

  The Lakers start training camp in roughly two weeks, what is the one thing you look forward to seeing the most as the season draws near? Allen: Two things I’m looking are obviously Lonzo Ball but also the evolution of Brandon Ingram. Ball looked great in Summer League but with all of the pressure

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Avery Bradley, Detroit Pistons

Society Top 50: No. 31 – Avery Bradley

Name: Avery Bradley Ranking: 31 Team: Detroit Pistons (Previously Boston Celtics) 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 16.3 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.2 apg, 1.2 spg, 46.3 FG%, 39.0 3PT%, 73.1 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 14.4 PER, 54.8 TS%, 3.1 WS, -0.2 OBPM, -0.4 DBPM, 0.7 VORP The Breakdown:  One of the rarest features to come by these days in

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Carmelo Anthony

Hoodie Melo: The Legend of Carmelo Anthony

And the newest candidate for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is…Hoodie Melo! The summer of 2017 could very well be the highest and lowest points of Carmelo Anthony’s career. On one hand, he refuses to waive his no-trade clause except for one team with no assets. On the other hand, the legend of Hoodie

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Hassan Whiteside

Society Top 50: No. 32 – Hassan Whiteside

Name: Hassan Whiteside Ranking: 32 Team: Miami Heat 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 17.0 PPG, 14.1 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.7 SPG, 2.1 BPG, 55.7 FG%, 62.8 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 22.6 PER, .579 TS%, 9.5 WS, -2.0 OBPM, 1.5 DBPM, 0.9 VORP The Breakdown: If you were to tell me back in the summer of 2012

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How DeMarre Carroll Fell From ‘Top Defender’ To Almost Irrelevant

Basketball is beginning to turn into a very fun game of analytics, especially for overlooked players. With a more in-depth system of numbers, the game now introduces more effective aspects. More importantly, the value of certain players begins to increase due to their on/off court impacts. Putting it lightly, it brings out the “true” underdogs

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