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Jalen Hunter is an NBA writer for My Mind on Sports.

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Minnesota Timberwolves 2017-18 Season Preview

Well that escalated quickly. While debatable, it could be said that the Timberwolves had the best offseason. From acquiring superstar Jimmy Butler, to retooling their bench, Minnesota could do no wrong this summer (sorta.) Minnesota as a whole had a solid summer (Shoutout to the Lynx for winning their fourth WNBA Championship in seven seasons.) This season will be one... Read More
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New York Knicks 2017-18 Season Preview

There is secretly a fierce four team race for the worst team in the league between Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, and the Knicks. After the season long Melo vs. front office saga, It was time for change in New York. Yes, Melo is still a solid scorer, but his relationship with the team was more toxic than acid. So with him... Read More
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Boston Celtics 2017-18 Season Preview

Talk about the highs and lows of business huh. The Boston Celtics finsihed as the number one team in the East last season before getting obliterated in the Conference Finals by Cleveland. While they did have a solid team, management knew they weren’t good enough to compete with the Cavs. On top of that, Boston’s star player (Isaiah Thomas) was... Read More
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Toronto Raptors 2017-18 Season Preview

Looking at Toronto, You can understand what they are doing, without understanding exactly what they are doing! On one hand, you have one of the most potent back courts in all of the NBA. While Kyle Lowry’s ranking amongst the top NBA guards is debatable, his value on the Raptors is clear. His stifling defense cements Toronto’s ” never back... Read More
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Philadelphia 76ers 2017-18 Season Preview

Let’s slow down on this 76ers train for a second. After another “great offseason” that saw Philly trade up for the number one pick in the draft, the excitement train started to rive up it’s engines. With drafting Washington’s Markelle Fultz, the Sixers addressed a problem that has plagued them for years, scoring! Fultz was a dynamic player in college... Read More
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Golden State 2017-18 Season Preview

Kevin Durant had one unique offseason to say the least. From getting into social media arguments with random fans, calling out Under Armour, to #burneraccounts, it’s been a rollercoaster ride for the reigning Finals MVP. Any reports have come out saying that Durant’s offseason antics could derail Golden State’s train to their fourth NBA Final in five years. They couldn’t be... Read More
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Houston Rockets 2017-18 Season Preview

On paper, Houston adding Chris Paul to pair with James Harden is a plus for their championship chances. But this is the same paper that also told us that Harden and Dwight Howard would work too, so… While Harden lead the NBA is assist last year, he did also fall finish in the top five in usage rate. Harden thrives... Read More
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Utah Jazz 2017-18 Season Preview

Are we anointing Rudy Gobert too fast? While the big man is one of the best rim protectors in the NBA, but does that alone make him a top-20 player in the league? He still is a question mark on the offensive side of the ball and he still needs someone to get him the ball in order to be... Read More
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Denver Nuggets 2017-18 Season Preview

Denver is making the playoffs this year. Acquiring Paul Millsap this offseason was the best thing that could’ve happened to Denver. He is offensve minded Draymond Green and fits in perfectly with the Nuggets system. His ability to put the ball on the ground while making the smart play time and time again gives Denver a dimension they have been... Read More
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Sacramento Kings 2017-18 Season Preview

What?!?!? Sacramento actually had a good offseason? Starting with the draft. De’Aaron Fox was one of the most dynamic guards in all of the NCAA a year ago. His open space speed rivals that John Wall’s and his ability to score the ball makes his nearly unstoppable when he gets it going. Along with Fox, Sacramento drafted UNC’s Justin Jackson,... Read More
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