Omari Sankofa II, on his second year covering the Detroit Pistons for the Free Press, answers your questions on the team, league, NBA draft and more
Our writers give their verdicts on the new season, which starts on Tuesday night. Who is MVP? Will LeBron get another ring? And who are the dark horses? The NBA season starts on Tuesday with a cast of stars ready to battle for the title. Composite: AP; NBAE via Getty Images; EPA; iStockphoto/Getty Images This will be the year of … Giannis Antetokounmpo. It’s kind of nuts, but the reigning NBA finals MVP is only 26, and he may just be hitting his stride. I expect this to be his best season yet on
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers and the team he led to the best record in the Eastern Conference last season put their hands together in the middle of a huddle at the end of practice and counted off, ''1-2-3! Lingering outside the huddle, holding a basketball and looking uninterested was the $147 million puzzle piece in Ben Simmons. With Simmons focused and engaged, the Sixers are again a team to beat in the East this season.