Early Leaders for NBA Awards

November 24th, 2015 by Tyler Condit Leave a reply »
Last season, the Atlanta Hawks went into the All-Star break with a 43-11 record. They were the top team in the Eastern Conference by 6.5 games. (The Raptors were 36-17.)

So what?

Well, the Hawks had four guys make the All-Star team.

The relevance? This season, the Golden State Warriors are miles ahead of the other NBA teams by any calculation. They're 15-0, their average margin of victory is 14.4, they've won 10 games by 10 or more points and one by 50, all according to Basketball-Reference.com.

Because of their dominance, these early-season awards are peppered with the young men from East Bay. Get used to that royal blue and golden yellow.

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