Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the USA, but when the National Basketball Association (NBA) expanded into Canada in 1995, there were only two teams on the scene: The Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies. Given the size and population of the country, it’s surprising that this was the case – but even more surprisingly, the Grizzlies moved to Memphis in 2001, leaving just one basketball team in Canada. Betfair have the Raptors as fourth favorites to win the
The rise of sports betting has grown tremendously since the state approve the legalization of the said gambling sports. Mainly, a lot of sports gambling industry come up with different types of wagering that gives a wide variety of options for all bettors to wage for their best entries. Common sports betting which capitalizes the gambling market includes baseball, football, and most importantly horse racing tournament. [Read more…]
DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen. From Wikipedia. Although he retired 16 years ago now, Michael Jordan is still widely considered to be the greatest ever player to grace the NBA. Throughout his heyday, Jordan quite simply dominated the sport and is one of the most celebrated athletes of the 20th century. [Read more…]
LeBron James will be playing in Brooklyn tonight, but he also is expected to meet with the head of the Players Association, Michele Roberts, to discuss the state of the so-called “one-and-done” rule that keeps high school players out of the NBA draft. James himself was drafted out of St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School in Akron, Ohio, in 2003, and his son,. LeBron Jr., will be eligible for the NBA draft in 2022 when LeBron finishes up his current four-year contract
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are beginning the weekend in 6th place in the NBA’s Western Conference, which is not what folks expected when the “King” left Cleveland for California.
So is all hope lost?
It is only early December, and the NBA trading deadline is exactly two months away. So so while Rajon Rondo is injured and several Lakers are underperforming, there is plenty of time to get things fixed. [Read more…]
The biggest trade of the NBA season went down over the weekend, and Jimmy Butler will play his first game for the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night after forcing a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Butler left a mess in his wake, with Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau now on the hot seat after failing to find a way to placate Butler and get him to co-exist peacfully with his younger teammates.
Minnesota received Dario Saric, Robert Covington and Jarryd Bayless in the
Forbes have recently updated their list for the World richest Athlete with MMA fight Floyd Mayweather dominating the list this year. [Read more…]
Who was/is the better NBA player: Michael Jordan or LeBron James?
Well, first let’s disregard the fact that Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell probably belong in that discussion. Next, let’s turn to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey:
James, Morey said, is the best player in the history of the NBA “by a bit of a big margin.”
Talking Wednesday in an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show, Morey said, “You look at his ability to generate wins and championship probability over time, and