Credit: http://www.mhp-riesen-ludwigsburg.de/michael-stockton/ Can Adam Silver and the NBA learn a thing or two from the German League on how to handle blown calls that can decide the outcome of a series? One week after Doc Rivers, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Co. lost Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinal after the referees botched what should have been a foul on Matt Barnes, the German League has decided to go in a different direction. MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, a squad
At one point last night I thought I would win $1,000 in DraftStreet’s NBA Fantasy League. That didn’t happen for several reasons. Anthony Davis, my most expensive player, left the game early with back spasms. Arron Afflalo couldn’t put the ball in the ocean while playing against the measly defense of the Cleveland Cavs. Besides that, all of my other picks performed well. Today I quickly threw a roster together and will probably make tweaks throughout the day. I contemplated
Kevin Garnett accurately described what everyone thought after he and Paul Pierce battled his former coach, Doc Rivers. “It was a bit weird,” said Garnett. You know what’s even more weird? Watching Pierce come off the bench in back-to-back games for the first time in his career and Garnett on a minutes restriction comparable to a role player.
The gambling life ain’t easy, folks — which is where today’s tale begins. But by the time you get to the end of today’s column, hopefully you’ll be amused by my personal adventures and enlightened by my leaguewide analysis. We are at the quarter-pole of the NBA season, and trends have emerged. First, to truly appreciate what it means to gamble on the NBA on a daily basis, you had to experience what it was like to bet on the Philadelphia 76ers
The Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers have proven they’re capable to contend for a championship already this season. Combined, they have a 28-7 record and are both on top of their divisions. On Sunday the Pacers were in Los Angeles to battle the Clippers and came away victorious with a score of 105-100. Paul George didn’t disappoint, scoring 27 in the win. He tweeted after the game, and take note of his post-game outfit. Yes, he’s starting to become Russell Westbrook. Another great
In the past few weeks I have written columns on the NBA futures market (to win the championship) and over/unders on regular season win totals, which is always something that intrigues not only bettors, but fans, too, because it gives them a barometer for how their team may perform in the upcoming season. The last item on the menu before the regular season starts next week is some of the more exotic proposition bets on the NBA betting menu which get
With the NBA season win total over/unders coming out earlier this week at the Las Vegas Hilton (LVH) in Las Vegas, here is a chart of those odds, the team wins from last year and the percentage changes between the two:
According to several reports by the Hollywood gossip site TMZ, Lamar Odom has been missing for the past 72 hours. The news coming after being confronted by family members earlier in the week about his reported drug addiction. With the sports world buzzing over his demons, Knicks guard JR Smith weighed in on the situation by answering a quick question from a follower. i dont believe itRT @Manny229: @TheRealJRSmith You heard the Lamar Odom rumor? That shit crazy — JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) August