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22hSN Staff

Vote: Make your NBA awards predictions

Make your picks for NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player and the league leaders in points, rebounds and assists.

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Which players are ready to be All-Stars?

There's a wave of young players looking to earn their first All-Star nods. Let us know which of these rising stars will join the NBA's elite in Los Angeles this year.

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1dKevin Pelton

Updated RPM projections: Suns

Real plus-minus expects Phoenix to win nearly five more games this season than last, but the playoffs still appear to be a long way off.

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McCollum suspended for Blazers' opener (0:53)
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Trice: This was a good experience for us (2:27)
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Booker: Brisbane brought it to us (0:54)
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Bledsoe's stuff leads to Booker's 3-pointer (0:21)
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Booker throws lob to Chandler for alley-oop (0:19)
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Kickert: Melbourne put pressure on us to compete (1:30)
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Booker: We have a good young core (0:58)
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Vote: Which NBA rookie are you most excited about?

The 2017-18 rookie class is filled with dynamic players with unique skill sets. Which of them are you most intrigued to watch this season? And who will win Rookie of the Year?

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Bullets to put heat on Suns (0:39)
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Swanigan, Len ejected after heated scuffle (0:54)
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Jackson shows off athleticism (0:20)
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Suns waive Bennett

Phoenix announced on Wednesday that it has released forward Anthony Bennett, as well as guard Peter Jok. Bennett was the No. 1 overall selection by the Cavaliers in the 2013 draft and has had difficulty finding an NBA home ever since. He appeared in 23 games for the Nets last season before signing a deal to play in Turkey.

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Josh Jackson has his sights set on Rookie of the Year (1:56)
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Hard work the key to Jackson's success (0:56)
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9dZach Lowe

Rating NBA tiers: The lottery West

Betting against Dirk Nowitzki and the only warlock NBA coach makes you queasy, but it's hard to see how Dallas cracks .500. The other three teams in this group are no stranger to the lottery.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.79th
Rebounds Per Game45.06th
Assists Per Game19.629th
Points Allowed113.330th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1800.000
2016-172458.293
2015-162359.280
2014-153943.476
2013-144834.585

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