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NBA: 10 biggest things to look forward to this season

Alex Aroko
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509   //    19 Oct 2017, 18:09 IST

NBA superstars never disappoint.
NBA superstars never disappoint.

A couple of days into the new NBA season, a lot went down from the promising rookies of the 2017 Draft to the crazy free agency, to the trades and finally the preseason.

Top teams reassembled their arsenal to cope and try to compete with the fire and desire that the Golden State Warriors bring to the court. How the moves play out is what promises to be a historic NBA season.

Besides the imminent Warriors’ and Cavs’ road to the finals (I say this with utter disgust), there are several other things and or players to look forward to.

Basketball's back. Time be over the moon!


#10 The Era of the Bigs is back


Joel Embiid Vs Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid Vs Karl-Anthony Towns

In a point guards league, big men are a dying breed considering they were overlooked for the All-Stars. They only came to play roles of enforcers, rim protectors, rebounders and setting screens for their shorter teammates.

We have post players with the skill and will to lead franchises like Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Nikola Jokic, Jusuf Nurkic, Marc Gasol, and Joel Embiid.

Others have stamped their necessity as role players such that their respective teams can’t survive without them. These are the likes of Clint Capela, DeAndre Jordan, and Steven Adams.

It’ll be interesting to see how they assert their dominance this season given that they’re older, more mature and have more responsibilities on their teams.


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