The 2019 NBA Playoff Picture: Can Golden State Win Three Straight? Since the Minneapolis Lakers first won three NBA titles in a row in the early 1950s, only two other franchises have accomplished the hallowed three-peat. The Bulls did it twice in the 90s, the Celtics won a whopping eight straight from 1959-1966 and from 2000-2002 the Lakers of Los Angeles dominated the Association. With the start of the NBA playoffs April 13, the Golden State Warriors look to become [...]
In the NBA having old-man game isn’t necessarily a bad thing (see: Jokic, Nikola), but when it’s all you have, it is probably time to think about riding off into the sunset. Here are the five active NBA players who need to hang up their sneakers and call it a career.
The East's top two teams will be in action Thursday night, as the Bucks host the Celtics in Milwaukee. Meanwhile, over in the Western Conference, the Nuggets will try to fatten their record when they take on the reeling Warriors in San Francisco. We have odds and picks for both marquee matchups.
Is it getting hot in here or is it just our takes? BetAmerica columnists Ashley Anderson, Jeremy Balan, Ryan Murphy and Thomas Tassone share their sizzling picks for this weekend’s sports action. Handle with caution!
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was a +175 favorite to win his second straight NBA MVP Award at the beginning of December. In just four weeks, he has risen to a -175 favorite, well ahead of four-time winner LeBron James at +400. The Greek Freak's ultra short odds aren't surprising considering he is averaging 30.5 points, 12.9 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game and has led Milwaukee to an NBA best 29-5 record.
To get you in the holiday hoops spirit, here are some key trends to consider and help you bring home some bonus cash during the 72nd edition of NBA Christmas.
Not all Christmas gifts are created equal. For every gaming system glistening under the tree, there are five pairs of underwear you never asked for. In that respect, they're a lot like the NBA's Christmas Day offering. Sure, there's a few must-see games, but there's also a couple of dirty lumps of coal littering the schedule. We've examined all five games carefully and have identified which match-ups you need to see and which ones you can safely nap through.
Four of the NBA's best teams will be in action on Thursday night as the Bucks host the Lakers in Milwaukee and the Rockets tangle with the Clippers in Los Angeles. We have odds and picks for both marquee matchups below.
Not sure how to spend your weekend? We have you covered! BetAmerica writers Ashley Anderson, Jeremy Balan, Philip Marshall and Ryan Murphy share their top picks for this weekend's must-see games and sporting events.
The NBA returns to TNT, with an intriguing double-header Thursday that will feature the second stop in Carmelo Anthony's redemption tour and a good ol' fashioned shoot-out between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Phoenix Suns. We have odds and picks for both matchups.