The Best and Worst of the NBA Regular Season 2018

The NBA regular season is now over and it’s time to take a look at the best and worst moments of the year. From LeBron’s amazing performance to the Warriors’ domination, there were plenty of highlights. But there were also some low points, like the tanking race at the end of the season.

The best players of the regular season

The regular season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) is the portion of the season when players compete for their respective teams in an attempt to make the playoffs. The Regular Season began on October 16, 2018, and ended on April 10, 2019.

The following is a list of the best players in the NBA during the 2018-19 regular season This list includes both superstar veterans and young up-and-comers who have impressed throughout the season.

Best Players of the Regular Season
1. James Harden (Houston Rockets)
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
3. Paul George (Oklahoma City Thunder)
4. Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
5. Kawhi Leonard (Toronto Raptors)

The worst players of the regular season

There were a lot of Great players in the NBA this past regular season but there were also quite a few players who really struggled. Here is a look at some of the worst players in the league this season.

Ben Simmons- Simmons was the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft and he showed why he was deserving of that distinction this season. He averaged 15.8 points, 8.1 assists, and 8.2 rebounds per game while shooting 54.5 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from three-point range He was also a key player for the Philadelphia 76ers as they made a push for the playoffs.

Isaiah Thomas- Thomas was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the offseason and he really struggled in his first season with his new team. He averaged 14.7 points, 4.5 assists, and 2.1 rebounds per game while shooting just 42 percent from the field and 29 percent from three-point range. He also struggled on defense and was eventually benched by Head Coach Tyronn Lue.

Dwyane Wade- Wade had a resurgent season with the Miami Heat this year, but he really struggled down the stretch of the season. He averaged 11.4 points, 3.9 assists, and 3..8 rebounds per game while shooting 44 percent from the field and 27 percent from three-point range. He also had some struggles on defense as he got older and slower.

The best teams of the regular season

The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the regular season They have a record of 67-15. The Houston Rockets are the second best team in the Regular season They have a record of 65-17. The Toronto Raptors are the third best team in the regular season. They have a record of 59-23.

The worst teams of the regular season

There were some true cellar-dwellers in the NBA this season These are the three worst teams in the league, based on record.

The Phoenix Suns had a terrible season, finishing with a record of 21-61. They were outscored by their opponents by an average of 8.5 points per game and they only managed to win 21 games despite playing in a weak Western Conference It was clear early on that they were not going to be a competitive team, and they never really gave their fans much to be excited about.

The Memphis Grizzlies were almost as bad as the Suns, finishing with a record of 22-60. They were outscored by their opponents by an average of 7.9 points per game and they only managed to win 22 games despite playing in a weak Western Conference Like the Suns, it was clear early on that they were not going to be a competitive team, and they never really gave their fans much to be excited about.

The Atlanta Hawks had a slightly better record than the Suns and Grizzlies, but they were still one of the worst teams in the league. They finished with a record of 29-53, and they were outscored by their opponents by an average of 5.1 points per game They did manage to win 29 games, but that was mostly due to the fact that they played in a weak Eastern Conference Like the Suns and Grizzlies, it was clear early on that they were not going to be a competitive team, and they never really gave their fans much to be excited about

The best moments of the regular season

The NBA regular season is full of 82 hard-fought games. Some players elevate their game and put up performances that we’ll remember for years to come. Other players, on the other hand, struggle mightily and give us moments that we’d rather forget. Here are some of the best and worst moments from the 2018 NBA regular season

One of the best moments from the season came early on, when Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball put up a triple double in just his third NBA game Ball become just the youngest player ever to achieve this feat, and he did it against one of the best teams in the league, the Portland Trail Blazers This performance was a sign of things to come for Ball, who would go on to have an up-and-down but ultimately successful rookie season.

On the other side of things, one of the worst moments from the season came courtesy of Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard In a game against the Atlanta Hawks Howard was ejected after picking up two quick technical fouls However, Howard didn’t leave quietly – he had to be restrained by his teammates as he argued with officials and shouted profanities at them. It was an embarrassing moment for Howard, who is already one of the most polarizing figures in the league.

The worst moments of the regular season

It’s been a long, grueling NBA regular season Some moments were great. Other moments? Not so much. Let’s take a look at some of the best and worst moments of the regular season:

The worst moments of the regular season:
-The Houston Rockets losing to the Golden State Warriors on opening night
--Lebron James getting injured
-The Los Angeles Lakers being awful
-The Chicago Bulls firing head coach Fred Hoiberg

The most improved teams of the regular season

The regular season is over and the playoffs are underway. It’s time to take a look at which teams made the biggest improvement from last season.

1. The Boston Celtics
The Celtics were one of the best teams in the league last year, but they took things to another level this season. They had the best record in the regular season and look like they could be poised for a deep playoff run.

2. The Indiana Pacers
The Pacers were a surprise team last year, but they proved that they were no fluke this season. They had another solid year and look like they could be a tough out in the playoffs.

3. The Houston Rockets
The Rockets were one of the best teams in the league last year, but they took things to another level this season. They had the best record in the regular season and look like they could be poised for a deep playoff run.

4. The Utah Jazz
The Jazz took a Step Back last year, but they bounced back in a big way this season. They had a strong year and looks like they could be a tough team to beat in the playoffs.

5. The Milwaukee Bucks
The Bucks took a step forward last year, but they really broke out this season. They had the best record in the regular season and look like they could be a force to be reckoned with in the playoffs.

The most improved players of the regular season

The regular season is now over and it’s time to take a look at who improved the most this year. There are a lot of players who have worked hard to get where they are and this list recognizes that. These are the most improved players of the regular season:

1. Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves
2. Julius Randle Los Angeles Lakers
3. Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers
4. Clint Capela Houston Rockets
5. John Collins Atlanta Hawks

The biggest surprises of the regular season

It’s that time of year again. The end of the NBA regular season is upon us, and with it comes a long list of awards and accolades for the best and brightest players and teams. But before we get to that, let’s take a look back at some of the biggest surprises of the regular season.

The Cleveland Cavaliers were certainly one of the biggest surprises of the season. After finishing last season with a record of 33-49, the Cavaliers managed to turn things around this year and finish with a record of 50-32. They also managed to make it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals where they eventually lost to the Boston Celtics

Another big surprise this season was the play of rookie Donovan Mitchell Mitchell was drafted 13th overall by the Utah Jazz but he quickly proved that he was worth much more than that. He ended up finishing the season as the leading scorer for the Jazz, averaging 20.5 points per game He also helped lead them to the playoffs, where they eventually lost to Houston in the first round.

The Minnesota Timberwolves were another team that surprised many this season. After finishing last season with a record of 31-51, they managed to turn things around this year and finish with a record 47-35 record. They even made it to the playoffs for the first time since 2004, where they eventually lost to Houston in the first round.

Lastly, there was Lahat Thitiphan, who surprised everyone by winning MVP honors this season. Thitiphan is a player for Thai basketball team Mono Vampire BC, and he is not even considered one of the best players in his own country. Nevertheless, he managed to put up some impressive numbers this season, averaging 25 Points per game and 12 rebounds per game. He also led his team to their first ever ASEAN Basketball League championship

The biggest disappointments of the regular season

The 2018 NBA regular season was filled with surprises and disappointments. Here are the five biggest disappointments of the season:

1. The Los Angeles Lakers failed to make the playoffs despite adding Lebron James to their roster. This was one of the most disappointing teams in recent memory.

2. The Cleveland Cavaliers also failed to make the playoffs, after reaching the Finals in each of the last four seasons. This was a huge disappointment for a team that is used to competing for championships.

3. The Houston Rockets had the best record in the league but failed to win a playoff series, losing in the first round to the Golden State Warriors This was a major disappointment for a team that was expected to at least make it to the NBA Finals

4. The Golden State Warriors won another championship, but it was not as dominant as many expected them to be. They lost in the first round of the playoffs and then struggled against Houston in the Conference Finals before winning in seven games. This was not the dominant performance that many were expecting from them.

5. The Toronto Raptors had a great regular season, but they were swept in the first round of the playoffs by Cleveland. This was a huge disappointment for a team that had high hopes of making a deep run in the playoffs.

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