NBA Trades: Make or Break – Flamboyance


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Senior staffer Bailey Lim discusses the latest in NBA news

By Bailey Lim

The NBA continues its season with maximum flamboyance and excitement as usual. The crowds of viewers grow in population daily as the season progresses and players show their talent. 

As the season moves forward, the excitement grows as what approaches will leave fans speechless. Toward the end of the basketball season, the NBA hosts special events for fan-favorite stars. The all-star game, the rookie game, the 3-point contest, and the dunk contest will soon be approaching, ready to leave fans stunned.

The standings in the conferences have taken a massive turn in favor of specific teams. In the Eastern Conference, there is a close tie for first place between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls with a 37-21 win-loss ratio. In the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns have gained a clear lead with a 47-10 win-loss ratio and a 0.825 win percentage. 

The Phoenix Suns have been led through a clear win path by their star point guard, Devin Booker. Averaging 25.5 points per game, Devin Booker has been a major impact on the Phoenix Suns’ team as they have claimed their spot as number one in the conference.

Players have been taking this time of the season to play for the fans. Viewers from all over the world are enjoying the live games as the intensity grows for the upcoming NBA finals and events. The stars of each team have been ready to participate in these upcoming events, hoping to gain a place in order to entertain the fans.

Season Leaders have been taking over the franchise, as usual, earning their spot in front of the world. Giannis Antetokounmpo has surprisingly not been number one this season in points per game, averaging 29.4. Support is also a major factor in the team game of basketball with Chris Paul averaging 10.8 assists per game, being number one in this season.

This year’s NBA season has been nothing short of one to be remembered as players have strived through the pandemic struggles in order to do what they love whilst entertaining the world.