Top 3 NBA Sleeper Picks

The NBA season is finally underway. Right now, the main focus is on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, but it’s far too early to tell who the real powerhouses of the NBA will be. And it’s for this reason that we’ve put together our list of top 3 sleepers when it comes to the 2016 NBA Finals. These teams are the teams that no one is really talking about much at this point in the season, but still have a realistic chance of going all the way.

Los Angeles Clippers
This one’s a surprise, really. Why are they not getting more hype? The Clippers went 56-26 last year, finishing second in their division, but third overall in the Western Conference. They ended up losing in Game 7 of the Western Conference semi-finals to the Houston Rockets, but they had been leading that series 3-1 at one point. Read more

Wade to Stay with Heat

Playing for the Heat

It was just announced that Dwyane Wade will be returning to the Miami Heat next season. He has signed a one year deal valued at $20 million, which is huge compared to all of the past contracts he has had negotiated. But not compared to what he has turned down. Back in 2010, he gave up money to help the Heat build a championship team, and then gave up even more money in 2014 to help them to keep that team. The first sacrifice resulted in a success as the Heat won the Championship in 2012 and 2013, while they went to the Finals in 2011 and 2014, only to lose. The dynasty they created was impressive, but rather short lived after LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read more