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The NBA Preview and Predictions Thread For 10/26/16: Jamal Murray for Rookie of the Year; The NBA Finals Choice Everyone is Making

Welcome to the NBA Preview, to be used constantly on Twitter on the real opening night of the season, October 26. 
Rookie of the Year: Prime favorites Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram have major questions marks to start the season, both with terrible teams and Simmons with his injury. 
Dragon Bender and Kris Dunn will be major factors all season, as well as Bender’s explosive Suns teammate Marquisse Chriss. And mature sharp shooter Buddy Hield will not yield on his ability to not down the 3 at this level as he did prolifically at Oklahoma. 
The likes of Sabonis, Prince, Malik Beasley, Bembry, Check Diallo, Tyer Ulis, Hernangomez, Diamond Stone, Niang, Gbinije, Kay Felder, Richardson, Jackson and undrafted Ader Nader will make headlines. 
But my Rookie of the Year choice is the Nuggets Jamal Murray, who is ready to explode as a dynamic scoreline who has the ability to put the ball in the net at all 3 levels, catch and shoot, and create his own shot. 
Most Improved Player: The freshman sen…

The Flashback Fridays #1 For 10/21/16: Janet Jackson - Nasty (1986)

In wake of a certain birther clown presidential candidate saying "Nasty Woman," here is this week's Flashback Friday choice. It's from 30 years ago, and it's of course from THEEE Janet Jackson.

It had to only be "Nasty," and it is your first Flashback music video, for this Friday.

The Flashback Fridays #1 For 10/14/16: Lil Jon Ft E-40 and Sean P - Snap Yo Fingers (2006)

Take it back a decade ago with Lil Jon in the middle of his terrific rise. As a main part of the Atlanta snap movement of 2006, "Snap Yo Fingers" is still a party classic right now.

And with E-40 and Sean P providing the good times, here is your first Flashback Friday choice of this week. It's "Snap Yo Fingers", with Hype Williams producing this video.

The Flashback Fridays #2 For 10/7/16: Solange - I Decided (2008)

Before Solange got a list of random new fans this week, take it back eight years ago to when she had her last real notable music release.

With Pharrell producing the track, "I Decided" was a smooth nice hit off her underrated second album "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dream" that shouldn't be forgotten in the wave that is "A Seat at The Table."

So your second Flashback Friday choice this week, it's Solange with "I Decided" from back in 2008.

More The Whole Delivery on the way, just stay tuned.

The Flashback Fridays #1 For 10/7/16: Kid Cudi - Pursuit of Happiness (2010)

The Flashback Fridays always tries to match the current times of now as best as possible, as this is a prime example of that.

With him checking himself into rehab just a for days ago, Kid Cudi definitely is searching for some happiness after a series of Twitter rants the last few weeks and months. So as he gets that needed help, flashback to when he was seemingly happy with 1 of his 2 biggest hits to date.

It's of course "Pursuit of Happiness" from 6 years ago, your first Flashback Friday choice for this week. And you, me and everyone else definitely hope he gets that help.

More to come at The Whole Delivery.