The NBA is again.
To kick off the beginning of the 2023-24 NBA common season, we seemed into the longer term and projected what this yr’s rookie class (fyi: that features SLAM 247 co-cover star Chet Holmgren, who was out final season) will accomplish. We received’t say we instructed you so, however….
Keep tuned. Right here’s our official Rookies Most Seemingly To checklist, which seems in SLAM 247. Get your copy and cover tees here.
Towering over the competitors at 7-4, Wemby is our choose for ROTY. The French phenom and SLAM 247 cowl star has already established himself as one of the crucial thrilling younger gamers to observe within the L. Welcome to the Victor Wembanyama Expertise.
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After being drafted within the second spherical this yr and serving to the Cavaliers win the Summer time League championship, Emoni Bates is reminding everybody that he’s to not be slept on.
Using his peak and main hops, Chet Holmgren has proved to be somebody you possibly can depend on to complete a play. His grit and willpower each on and off the court docket make him an apparent contender for our rookie rebounder.
Chet was one of many OKC cool guys to cowl SLAM 247. Get your copy + cover tees here.
Playmaker Anthony Black is our high contender for averaging 10 APGs this season. Along with his fast passes and environment friendly motion, we all know Black’s obtained his crew’s again.
It’s been 14 years for the reason that NBA’s final rookie, Brandon Jennings, dropped 50 factors in a recreation. If there’s anybody who can deliver it again, we all know it’s Scoot Henderson. Simply wait on it.
One factor about Amen is that he is aware of easy methods to match the vitality on the court docket. We all know he’ll be again to his bucket-getting methods as soon as he returns from harm.
Let’s set the scene. It’s Ocober 17, 2023. The NBA common season hasn’t even began but, however Whitmore is enjoying prefer it’s a Sport 7. He sprints down the court docket, leaps over Spurs’ Doug McDermott, and dunks on him. Was it an offensive foul? Maybe. But when that is what Whitmore has in retailer through the preseason, we will solely think about what else he has in his bag this yr.
Brandon Miller is aware of a factor or two about kicks.
Mr. IG photograph dump himself, Amari Bailey has already been featured on LeagueFits. Count on fairly just a few extra appearances on our feed this season…
Ever for the reason that Gradey arrived on the 2023 NBA draft in his Wizard of Oz tribute-suit, it was clear that the Kansas-product has persona. Didn’t he simply seem within the Drake’s son, Adonis’ music video? We have to hear all about it on a podcast. Talking of which, we’ll have a brand new podcast present coming to you quickly…
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