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NBA Season Preview: Timberwolves

The team with talent out the wazoo seemingly cannot win games, now in Karl Anthony Towns seventh NBA season it is win now mode. After trading former #1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins for D’Angelo Russell, it showed the team's dedication towards Towns and wiggins. Last season both Anthony Edwards and Malik Beasley were standout wing players while Towns and Russell barely played due to injuries. With everybody healthy for the first time in a long time and the roster stacked this will be Minnesota's c

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Oct 23, 20215 min read

How Concerned Should you be with Kyrie Irving and Zion Williamson

Two franchise players' careers are in jeopardy but for two different reasons. The super team Nets franchise point guard, Kyrie Irving is out for the season as he is exercising his right to pass on getting the vaccine. I want to make it abundantly clear, this article will not be about agreeing or disagreeing with Kyrie. On the other hand, Zion Williamson is apparently in the worst shape of his career and is out with a broken foot. This article will dive into each player's market and if you should

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Oct 21, 20214 min read

NBA Season Preview: Wizards

Not a small market team but also not a big market team, not a contender but also not a team tanking. Wizards are in the purgatory zone of being a middle of the pack team with a home grown star potentially on the way out. The Wizards management has been spectacular as of late somehow turning John Wall into Russell Westbrook then Russell Westbrook into Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Kuzma, and draft picks. The upcoming season will likely be make or break for the team's franchi

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Oct 19, 20216 min read

NBA Season Preview: 76ers

A very tumultuous off-season for the 76ers, the endless drama which will continue into the season. Despite being the #1 seed last season, just like any Doc Rivers led team the playoffs seem to be a disaster. Despite the turmoil, the 76ers are far from a post-Cleveland LeBron situation. They still have all-NBA Joel Embiid, borderline all-star Tobias Harris, and a lot of other solid players. Starting 5 (based off teams current depth chart) Point Guard: Ben Simmons 2020 Season Stats: 14 points,

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Oct 18, 20215 min read

Is Less More With Zion?

The most hyped prospect coming into the league since LeBron James… Zion Williamson has immense amounts of pressure to meet the expectations placed on him. Struggling with injuries over the last few years, when Zion has played he’s been electric but is he doing too much? Averaging 27 points in his first full playing season some might think that its preposterous to even suggest such a thing but the statistics say otherwise. In this article, we will dive into Zion’s 2020-21 NBA season with the Peli

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Oct 09, 20219 min read

What Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Investing In The Hottest NBA Prospect

With the NBA season around the corner, there seems to be a yearly prospect in the card community that is the chosen one. Leading up to last season, many likely remember the Bol Bol and Darius Bazley phenomenon… This year’s winner so far seems to be Cavaliers third year guard, Darius Garland. Using Card Ladder’s player index, Garland across the board has been the hottest prospect by far. Not only is his market index at an all time high, his weekly, monthly, and quarterly numbers seem to keep goin

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Oct 07, 20216 min read

Who Needs Data, Analytics, and Investment Gurus When You Have Kentucky MBB?

When it comes to investing, every person has their own method or reasoning to buy said player. Some investors have complicated formulas and…

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Sep 09, 20214 min read

Three Summer League standout players to look out for this season

From a small Las Vegas exhibition style tournament to sold out crowds with the stars of tomorrow, the Summer League has become a focal…

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Aug 17, 20215 min read

Why the Lakers Should Be the Clear Cut Favorites to Win it All

LeBron James’ tenure on the Lakers has been a rollercoaster to say the least with a plethora of ups and downs. The ups include winning a…

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Aug 05, 20216 min read

The 2019 Prizm Base Conundrum, Pop Reports to the Moon!

Zion Williamson headlined the 2019 NBA draft with all the expectation in the world. Questions surrounding his health and if his game could…

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Aug 04, 20212 min read

Card Ladder’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft Picks 1–5

1st overall pick — Detroit Pistons — Cade Cunningham from Oklahoma State University

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Jul 28, 20218 min read

The Rise of the Giannis Commons

With the base market seemingly tanking in many peoples eyes, the accomplishments of Giannis in the last two weeks have seen a rise like no…

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Jul 22, 20212 min read

What The Record Breaking Jordan Sale Taught Us!

The record breaking 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan PSA 10 sold for $840,000 a few days ago. Needless to say, this turned a lot and I mean a lot…

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Jul 20, 20212 min read

NBA Playoffs: Why Didn’t Trae Young’s Prices Explode?

With the Atlanta Hawks shocking basketball fans across the globe, including Atlanta Hawk fans themselves. With the deep postseason run…

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Jul 05, 20213 min read

Top 5 Cards you Want When Investing in Basketball

When it comes to investing in a player, what cards to buy can often leave buyers with a difficult decision. Over the last year, the rise in…

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Jun 14, 20217 min read