NBA ring tradition is actual.
Profitable within the common season means nothing anymore, and followers, gamers, and members of the media will solely choose you by how a lot gear you will have.
With that in thoughts, former NBA participant Jay Williams has compiled his listing of the highest 5 NBA duos below essentially the most strain this season, beginning with LeBron James and Anthony Davis and Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving as honorable mentions.
Then there have been Kevin Durant and Chris Paul at quantity 5, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard at 4, James Harden and Joel Embiid at three, Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic at quantity two, and Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum at primary.
— Keyshawn, JWill and Max (@KeyJayandMax) March 29, 2023
This listing is correct on level.
Nobody truly expects the Los Angeles Lakers or Dallas Mavericks to win the ring this season, however that caliber of participant will at all times be below heavy strain.
The Phoenix Suns had been thought-about the group to beat as quickly as they traded for Durant, however they’re getting older and may not be wholesome sufficient to succeed.
It has been anticipated for some time that the Los Angeles Clippers will turn into a dynasty, however thus far that hasn’t been the case.
The Philadelphia 76ers have put collectively a championship-caliber group and must ship as such, however they’ve a protracted historical past of playoff shortfalls.
As for the Denver Nuggets, they should show they don’t seem to be only a good common season group, particularly now that they are full.
However above all, the younger duo of Brown and Tatum should step up and show that final season’s NBA Finals was no fluke.
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