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According to the most recent SB Nation Reacts survey, 81 percent of Clippers fans are confident the team is headed in the right direction. That number has held steady since last week but is down slightly from 87 percent two weeks ago. Strange, since the Clippers have won six games in a row, but perhaps the recent spate of injuries has dimmed the enthusiasm of some fans.
In addition to a push for the playoffs, NBA players are jockeying for position in the awards races. This year more than most, health has become a major factor in deciding who deserves to win awards like the MVP and Rookie of the Year.
According to a vast majority of fans, being able to stay healthy and be available should be a major factor in deciding awards. Hopefully, voters keep that in mind with regards to Kawhi Leonard’s MVP candidacy, since after today, he’ll have missed only 12 games. Joel Embiid is at 18 missed, LeBron James 14, and Giannis Antetokounmpo 9. That pesky Nikola Jokic, however, has been an iron man this season.
No matter the stars currently on the roster, NBA teams are always looking to add the next young superstar. There are a group of players under the age of 25 that have clearly separated themselves from the pack.
According to fans nationally, 55 percent would most want to add Luka Dončić to their current roster. Behind the Dallas star, 21 percent picked Zion Williamson, 13 percent went with Jayson Tatum and 11 percent for Devin Booker. Terance Mann and Ivica Zubac clearly weren’t options on the original poll.
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