Tag Archives: nba playoffs

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    NBA Playoffs Picks: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Game 1 Preview

    The No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat make their much anticipated debut in the postseason in NBA playoff betting action on Saturday afternoon, as they play host to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. The 76ers are in some trouble in this series, but this is a team that has figured out how to beat the .....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    2011 NBA Finals Odds & NBA Power Rankings

    There are only 16 teams left standing on the road to the NBA Finals, and here at Bang the Book, we are stacking up the NBA Finals odds and discussing which teams have the best chance of winning it all. 1: Chicago Bulls (+450) - The bottom line for the Bulls is that they won 36 games this season at home, and since they had the best record in the league, some.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    2011 NBA Playoff Picks and Previews – Conference Quarterfinals

    This weekend marks the start of the NBA playoffs as eight teams from each conference now have their sights set on earning a shot at playing for this year’s World Championship. The following is a brief look at each of the best-of-seven first rounds matchups. The current odds for a team’s chances to win the conference are courtesy of Sportsinteraction.com .....

  • MAY 11TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 11th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Angels play host to the Rays, the Hawks try to bounce the Canucks, and the Celtics and Cavs take the court in Cleveland. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . It's Boston at Cleveland in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series in the lone NBA playoff game on the schedule for Tuesday. The Celtics tied up t.....

  • MAY 10TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 10th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Magic try to sweep the Hawks, the Lakers try to sweep the Jazz, and the Penguins look to close out the Canadiens. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . Two NBA playoff series could end in sweeps on Monday night, with Orlando at Atlanta and the Lakers at Utah. The Magic took a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semi.....

  • MAY 8TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 8th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Yankees continue their set at Fenway, the Jazz play host to the Lakers, and the Sprint Cup Series races at Darlington. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . The NBA playoff schedule for Saturday offers up Orlando at Atlanta and the Lakers at Utah. The Magic took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.....

  • MAY 7TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 7th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Cavaliers take on the Celtics, the Suns take the court in San Antonio, and the Yankees open up a series at Fenway Park. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . The NBA playoff schedule for Friday has Phoenix at San Antonio and Cleveland at Boston. The Suns grabbed a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.....

  • MAY 7TH, 2010

    NBA Weekend Betting Preview 5/8

    Coming off what head coach Alvin Gentry and point guard Steve Nash both called their finest team performance of the season, the Phoenix Suns are firmly in the driver's seat in their Western Conference semifinal series with the San Antonio Spurs. In position to put a stranglehold on the Spurs, the Suns roll into AT&T Center for Game 3 of their best-.....

  • MAY 6TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 6th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Sharks try to finish off the Red Wings, the Magic host the Hawks, and the PGA Tour takes to the links at TPC Sawgrass. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . There's just one contest on the NBA's playoff schedule for Thursday, with Atlanta at Orlando in the second game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The.....

  • MAY 5TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 5th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Mariners host the Rays, the Marlins get a visit from the Giants, and the Spurs and Suns continue their series in Phoenix. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . There's just one game on the NBA's playoff schedule for Wednesday, with San Antonio at Phoenix in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series. The Suns won.....