The playoffs have been defined by lopsided first-round series and calls to abolish the Hack-a-Shaq strategy from NBA fans across Twitter to this point. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder – who failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2009 – made news recently by firing head coach Scott Brooks. The move was made with a long-term view to hopefully retain franchise cornerstones Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Both players were taken selected in the draft, which is only
An 11-game NBA slate on Monday leaves us room for minimal analysis. OKC at Golden State is sure to be entertaining and high scoring. Kevin Durant $11500 and Russell Westbrook $10500 are unstoppable, but as Toronto found out, so are Stephen Curry $11100 and his energetic teammates.
Happy Hallowe’en! Tonight’s $100K Trick or Treat Special at DraftKings has a $27 entry fee but is limited to 4200 teams. Winner gets $15,000, second $7500 and there will be 840 cash prizes — even if it doesn’t fill. Love those overlays.
Sunday only has three games on the schedule, nothing earth-shattering but there’s a few good matchups to watch.
The basketball Gods couldn’t have scripted anything better than Russell Westrbook’s three-pointer in OT to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a one point victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday.The final score in the trilling match was 113-112 and was back and fourth the entire evening. The contest could easily be the game of the year and one of the best shots in Westbrook’s young career. The few NBA players who weren’t in action last night took to Twitter immediately
All-Star Weekend is here! Friday night kicks things off with the All-Star Celebrity Game. Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love may be injured, but he’s on the scene at All-Star weekend. He kept tabs on all of the the pre-game action by giving a play-by-play of participants’ fashion.