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Predicting the Next Wave of Breakout NBA Stars

Karl-Anthony Towns
Eastern Conference
The Chicago Bulls
Coby White
the New Orleans Pelicans
Derrick Favors
Western Conference
the Western Conference
All-Star Game
Michael Grange
Basketball Reference

John Collins
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Trae Young
Lauri Markkanen
Tomas Satoransky
Kris Dunn
Thaddeus Young
Brandon Ingram
D'Angelo Russell
LeBron James
Jrue Holiday
JJ Redick
Ricky Rubio
Mike Conley
Pascal Siakam
Masai Ujiri's




Kristaps Porzingis
Los Angeles
Zion Williamson
Kawhi Leonard

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The New York Times
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The only other players to top 19 points, nine boards and a 60 true shooting percentage percent were Karl-Anthony Towns and the league's reigning MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo.Yet the big man finished just 31st among Eastern Conference frontcourt players in All-Star voting by fans. Over the last 15 games before deep venous thrombosis in his right arm ended his season, Ingram averaged 23.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists while shooting 56.5 percent from the field, 37.9 percent from three-point range and 75.0 percent at the free-throw line. But his per-game numbers over the second half of the season were compelling: 26.9 points, 4.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds. Unless he gets injured, he'll almost certainly be in the coming year's All-Star Game. When Siakam played without Kawhi Leonard last year, his per-36 numbers stood at 20.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists, indicating he does have the chops to become the Raptors' leading scorer in the absence of the 2019 Finals MVP.His usage percentage was also higher without Leonard (19.4 percent with and 21.9 percent without). Michael Grange of Sportsnet opined: "In my view, no one on Masai Ujiri's roster is better suited to carry the torch going forward due to his game, personality and the equity he's earned in transforming himself from an unheralded late first-round pick to a borderline all-star."Coupling the natural progression we already expected from a fourth-year player with the reality that he's now the best player on Toronto's roster and will have more plays run for him, he should average around 22 or 23 points per game.

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