JUNE 10TH, 2014
NBA Finals Game 3 Preview & Pick: Spurs at Heat
Lebron James answered and silenced critics following his Game 1 cramping episode to drop 35 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists to help the Miami Heat take away home-court advantage from the San Antonio Spurs and send the series back to South Beach tied at 1-1. James didn’t get a whole lot of help from his teammates, accounting for over 35 percent of th.....
JUNE 7TH, 2014
NBA Finals Game 2 Preview & Pick: Heat at Spurs
Game 1 of the NBA Finals was on its way to having a spectacular ending. The Miami Heat led by two on the road with 7:30 to play when Lebron James had to be carried off the court with cramps and missed most of the rest of the game. The air conditioning malfunctioned at AT&T Center in San Antonio, forcing players and fans to endure an indoor heat wave. Aft.....
JUNE 4TH, 2014
NBA Finals Game 1 Preview & Pick: Heat at Spurs
The first NBA Finals rematch in 16 years begins on Thursday night when the San Antonio Spurs host Game 1 against the Miami Heat. The NBA also returns to the 2-2-1-1-1 format for the first time since 1984 and that could play a role with two veteran teams having endured the grind of the postseason. This series is filled with superstars, deep benches, and two o.....
MAY 31ST, 2014
NBA Playoffs Pick: San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder
All it took was some home cooking to get the San Antonio Spurs back on track. The friendly confines and familiar shooting backdrop of AT&T Center paid dividends for the Spurs as they rolled to a 117-89 victory to continue the trend of blowouts in the series. No margin of victory has been below nine points and the home team is now 5-0 in the series. Oddsm.....
MAY 30TH, 2014
NBA Playoffs Pick: Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat
Paul George did what star players do. The result is that the Indiana Pacers forced Game Six on Friday night in Miami. The Pacers got 21 of George’s 37 points in the fourth quarter to slide past the Miami Heat 93-90. The Pacers, as a team, scored 29 in the fourth quarter. Lebron James was in foul trouble, possibly making the $25,000 fine George received for.....
MAY 28TH, 2014
NBA Playoffs Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder vs San Antonio Spurs
The Oklahoma City Thunder successfully defended their home court twice to even up the Western Conference Finals with the San Antonio Spurs. The series will now shift to the AT&T Center for Game Five with the Thunder riding all of the momentum thanks in large part to the return of Serge Ibaka. The Spurs are a four-point favorite to take a 3-2 series lead......
MAY 28TH, 2014
NBA Playoffs Pick: Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers
The third quarter was the deciding factor for the Indiana Pacers in Game Four as they were outscored by 11 to turn a five-point halftime deficit into an insurmountable 16-point margin. The Pacers felt slighted after the game because the Heat outscored them by 19 at the free throw line because of 17 more attempts. The Pacers committed 27 fouls to Miami’s 17.....
MAY 27TH, 2014
NBA Free Pick: Spurs at Thunder Western Conference Finals Game 4
The return of Serge Ibaka breathed new life into the Oklahoma City Thunder as they climbed back into the series with a 106-97 victory. The old expression is that you’re never in trouble until you lose at home and that holds true for the Thunder, who can even up the series on Tuesday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Oklahoma City is a consensus 2.5-poi.....
MAY 26TH, 2014
Eastern Conference Finals Game Four Pick: Pacers at Heat
For the first quarter and a half, the Indiana Pacers were playing the ideal road game. They opened the game with a 19-5 run to silence the crowd and had a 37-22 lead with 6:22 to play in the first half. By halftime, however, the Miami Heat had cut the 15-point deficit down to four and by the end of the third quarter, the Heat were in total control. The Heat .....
MAY 24TH, 2014
NBA Playoff Betting — Can Pacers Beat the Heat on the Road?
For the Indiana Pacers, their experience in Game 2 was somewhat similar to that of Game 1, as they got double-digit scoring from all five starters and very little from the bench, but they just couldn't close things out in the fourth quarter, blowing an opportunity to go up by two games in the series. So now the Pacers go to south Florida in a position where .....