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  • MAY 10TH, 2012

    NBA Playoffs Game 6 Pick: Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets

    Some may think the third-seeded Los Angeles Lakers blew an excellent opportunity to close out the sixth-seeded Denver Nuggets in the NBA’s Western Conference playoffs in Game 5 at home on Tuesday.  While that might be true, the Nuggets would still need to beat the Lakers three straight games in order to advance to the conference semifinals, something that.....

  • NOVEMBER 11TH, 2010

    NBA Recap, News, and Notes as of 11/10/10

    It's another Thursday in the world of NBA betting action, and here at Bang the Book, we're taking advantage of the light day on the slate to look back at the week that was with its highest and lowest moments against the NBA odds. Pacers Put Up 54 in a Quarter: When you can shoot 20-of-21 in a quarter from the floor and score 54 points, you know that you are .....

  • NOVEMBER 10TH, 2010

    NBA Betting Picks: LA Lakers at Denver Nuggets

    The second game of the TNT NBA doubleheader for Thursday features the best team in basketball as the LA Lakers travel to play the Denver Nuggets. The latest NBA betting odds as posted by Diamond Sports International (DSI) have the Nuggets listed as small home underdogs.The Lakers have been unstoppable on the short season and they have yet to play a game wi.....

  • NOVEMBER 4TH, 2010

    NBA Recap, News, and Notes as of 11/3/10

    It's another Thursday in the world of NBA betting action, and here at Bang the Book, we're taking advantage of the light day on the slate to look back at the week that was with its highest and lowest moments against the NBA odds. The Heat Is On in Miami: Anyone who thought the Miami Heat were going to go 82-0 this year was promptly dismissed on the opening n.....

  • NOVEMBER 2ND, 2010

    NBA Betting Picks: LA Lakers at Sacramento Kings

    The LA Lakers will test the young and upcoming Kings when they head to Arco Arena on Wednesday night. The latest NBA odds posted by Diamond Sportsbook International (DSI) have the Lakers listed as favorites in this contest. That comes as no surprise since the Lakers are on the odds on favorite to return to the NBA Championship from the western conference, bu.....

  • MAY 27TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 27th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The PGA Tour tees off at Colonial, the Red Sox play host to the Royals, and the Lakers and Suns play in Game 5 of the Western Finals.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .It'll be Game 5 in the NBA's Western Conference Finals in Los Angeles on Thursday night, with the series knotted at two games apiece after the Su.....

  • MAY 25TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 25th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Suns and Lakers do battle in Game 4 in Phoenix, while the Tigers look for a victory in Seattle, and the Dodgers meet the Cubs.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .The Lakers and Suns will meet in Phoenix for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, with Los Angeles up 2-1 in the series after losing 118-.....

  • JUNE 15TH, 2009

    Riots over Lakers, SHaq, and the best game 7 ever!

    Last week two major championships were decided making for the end of a great week in sports.  This gave me plenty to rant about and it wasn’t hard to find some quality topics.  I am going to rant about how LA celebrates a title, discuss the best game seven ever and tell you why Shaq will win another ring.The Los Angeles Lakers won another title last .....

  • JUNE 2ND, 2009

    Regaw Rants June 2nd

    This week starts off with plenty to rant about. Lebron walking out on the finals and maybe the Cavs, my pick to win the NBA Championship and why the Penguins still have a shot at Lord Stanley’s cup!Out of the playoffs and out of class: After getting ousted and upset by the Orlando Magic last week, Lebron James walked off the court without shaking hands.....

  • MAY 16TH, 2008

    Los Angeles Lakers at Utah Jazz Game 6 Pick

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview Los Angeles Lakers at Utah Jazz (Lakers lead 3-2) Friday, 10:35 pm Eastern – ESPNSBG Global Opening Line: Jazz  - 4 , Total  211.5The Utah Jazz will look to use the NBA’s best home court edge to even their best of seven series against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The Lakers won 111-104 on Wednesday and could clinch .....

  • MAY 14TH, 2008

    Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers Game 5 Pick

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers (Series tied 2-2) Wednesday, 10:35 pm Eastern – TNTSBG Global Opening Line: Lakers  - 8.5, Total  214The Los Angeles Lakers have hit a roadblock in their quest to reach the NBA finals as the Utah Jazz decided it won’t be a cakewalk for the Lakers.  Utah won both of their home games to eve.....

  • APRIL 26TH, 2008

    Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets Game 3 Pick

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets (Lakers lead 2-0) Saturday, 5:35 pm Eastern – TNTSBG Global Opening Line: Nuggets  -1 , Total 229.5The Denver Nuggets haven’t been able to slow down Kobe Bryant and the Lakers so far but they hope their home court will provide them with enough of an advantage to get back in the series .....