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Hoops Habit

Denver Nuggets: 2018 NBA Draft Lottery odds

The Denver Nuggets have the least favorable odds in the 2018 NBA Draft lottery, but that won’t stop the team from adding much-needed talent come June’s draft. Though disappointing, it’s hard to argue the Denver Nuggets’ 2017-18 season was a disappointment. Ravaged by injury, most damagingly to star forward Paul Millsap, the Nuggets hovered around […] Denver Nuggets: 2018 NBA Draft Lottery odds - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

ClutchPoints

Season Autopsies: Donovan Mitchell’s Rise Lights A New Path For Jazz

Season Autopsies: San Antonio Spurs | Phoenix Suns | Dallas Mavericks | Sacramento Kings | Denver Nuggets | Milwaukee Bucks | Miami Heat | Minnesota Timberwolves | Philadelphia 76ers | Utah Jazz Precisely 365 days before the Utah Jazz’s 2017-18 season ended with a Game 5 loss in Houston, the club’s previous iteration saw an eerily similar campaign come to a close. The 2016-17 Jazz battled injuries but surged late to […] The post Season Autopsies: Donovan Mitchell’s Rise Lights A New Path For Jazz appeared first on ClutchPoints.

CelticsBlog

Numbers game: Larkin’s impact, limiting Ilyasova and Belinelli, and Ojeleye muscling Simmons

With their depth depleted by injuries, the Celtics are still getting key contributions from their bench. Game 1 of the second round series between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers delivered a lot of interesting nuggets. Here are some of the most interesting in short form: Shane Larkin’s box score isn’t impressive, but that doesn’t tell the story. He scored just five point on 1-of-6 shooting, but he also handed out four assists and grabbed three rebounds. More importantly, he was a pest on defense, generally against much bigger players. Larkin finished the game +10, meaning...

ClutchPoints

Mason Plumlee undergoes surgery to mend core-muscle injury

With the offseason here for a lot of NBA teams, it’s time for their players to undergo minor surgeries to clean up things that bothered them during the regular season. That was the case for Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee, who underwent successful surgery to repair a core muscle injury that bothered him during the […] The post Mason Plumlee undergoes surgery to mend core-muscle injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.