Anthony Davis Tops $200K Fantasy Contest At DraftKings; Win Up To $10,000 Free

Anthony Davis

Our fuzzy old DFS crystal ball stayed reasonably accurate last night. We warned of a Cavaliers letdown, called Minnesota’s win and loved the young Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo was freakish (27 PTS, 12 REB, 10 AST, 4 BLK, 3 STL) and Kyle Lowry also triple-doubled; congratulations if you combined them with Al Horford to win $100,000 or a nice consolation prize. [Read more…]


Sprung: Best takeaways from All-Star Weekend 2016


TORONTO— Say this for Russell Westbrook: It’s only fitting that someone who embodies Kobe Bryant’s ceaseless competitiveness would take home the MVP award in Bryant’s final All-Star game. Westbrook-ASG Russell Westbrook scored 31 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists to take home his second straight MVP award in a 196-173 win— a record number of points in the game and for the winning team— for the West over the East on Sunday night at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. “That’s


Sixth Man Rankings: Tim Duncan would read this column

Tim Duncan

Allen Iverson once said he would rather retire than come off the bench. So, I guess he’s not reading this column. And while that certainly hurts (I loved you, A.I.), it’s not going to stop me from practicing my craft here. We talkin’ ’bout practice. PRAC—TICE. Something that you do to get better. Ah, forget it. It takes a special type of player to adapt to coming off the bench. Several guys, who we threw under the bus—er—uh, mentioned in our Most Improved Player Rankings


Gambling Guru: ATS Surprises, NBA Finals Prediction, Harden Back in MVP Zone


Welcome to another Gambling Guru column. The last few weeks in the NBA have had plenty of intrigue, including the news out of Brooklyn that the Nets – my team – fired coach Lionel Hollins and re-assigned GM Billy King. Chris Sheridan wrote a depressingly accurate Billy King obituary chronicling all of the disastrous decisions he made during his Nets tenure. For the record, I’m not as mad with the Paul Pierce/Kevin Garnett trade as many fans, analysts and journalists were. It was aggressive and