April 17, 2014 Daily Roundup
DETROIT OKLAHOMA CITY K Caldwell-Pope $ 19.5 K Durant $ 22.0 A Drummond $ 16.0 R Westbrook $ 19.5 G Monroe $ 15.0 R Jackson $ 9.5
Kevin Durant concluded his expected MVP regular season in style, and Oklahoma City is the West No. 2 seed. The Thunder forward scored 21 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter, including a game-winning driving layup with 16 seconds remaining. He finished with a $ 22.0 million Total Player Value, and the top three rated players for each team are listed above.
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The hiring of Phil Jackson represents a major coup for the New York Knicks, now 40 years without an NBA title. If there is going to be an end to the drought, it will likely be a product of Jackson’s ability to attract upper-tier free agents beginning in 2015.
February 16, 2014 News
Anthony Davis was a replacement selection to the West All-Stars due to a Kobe Bryant injury. The level of play between the two conferences has created a situation where this last-minute addition has a higher Total Player Value rating than nine of the 12 East players.
January 24, 2014 News
Total Player Value agrees with the conventional wisdom that Kevin Durant leads the MVP race at midseason. He has a $ 31.0 million rating after 43 games, and it will be difficult for LeBron James to win his third in a row, but he is still within striking distance.
January 7, 2014 News
Chicago and Luol Deng could not agree on his value. As a result, he was sent to Cleveland for Andrew Bynum and a moderate level of future draft upgrade. According to Total Player Value, the Bulls made Deng a fair offer but he wanted a better deal.
There are two most unexpected stories dominating the first half of the NBA season. The first is that the Portland Trailblazers have the league’s best record coming off a 33-49 season. Perhaps as unlikely is the rise of the Phoenix Suns, a 25-win team one year ago. They are now 17-10, and closing in on the LA Clippers in the Pacific Division.
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TOP 20 PLAYERS REG SEASON
|1||Kevin Durant||OKC||$ 30.5|
|2||LeBron James||MIA||$ 28.5|
|3||LaMarcus Aldridge||POR||$ 21.0|
|4||Kevin Love||MIN||$ 20.0|
|5||Blake Griffin||LAC||$ 19.5|
TOP 10 ROOKIES REG SEASON
|1||Michael Carter-Williams||PHI||$ 6.5|
|2||Trey Burke||UTA||$ 4.5|
|3||Mason Plumlee||BRK||$ 4.5|
|4||Victor Oladipo||ORL||$ 4.0|
|5||Tim Hardaway, Jr.||NYK||$ 3.0|