Tag Archives: nba

  • JUNE 2ND, 2011

    NBA Finals Pick: Mavericks vs. Heat Game Two

    Dallas Mavericks (0-1) vs. Miami Heat (1-0) NBA Finals Game Two Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Heat -4.5 Over/Under: 186   The Dallas Mavericks held a halftime lead in Game One of the NBA Finals, but it was the Miami Heat who dominated from the midpoint of the third quarter through the end of the game. One o.....

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    2011 NBA Finals Preview

    The NBA Finals get underway this Tuesday night when the Dallas Mavericks take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. The first two games of this series will be played at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. It will then shift to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for games three, four, and five (if necessary).The final two games would be.....

  • MAY 26TH, 2011

    NBA Pick: Heat vs. Bulls Game Five

    Miami Heat (3-1) vs. Chicago Bulls (1-3) Eastern Conference Finals Game Five Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Bulls -3 Over/Under: 180 The Chicago Bulls had the lead late in Game Four, but they failed to even up the series. Now, the Bulls have their backs against the wall as they face elimination. They will be at home and the crowd will .....

  • MAY 18TH, 2011

    Cleveland Cavaliers Win 2011 NBA Draft Lottery

    There aren't many teams in the history of the NBA that have had worse luck than the Cleveland Cavaliers. Craig Ehlo getting posterized by Michael Jordan looked like nothing in comparison to the acts of last offseason, as LeBron James, the savior of the franchise, took his toys and went to the Miami Heat. The Heat are on the verge of potentially winning an NB.....

  • MAY 17TH, 2011

    NBA Playoff Pick: Thunder vs. Mavericks Game One

    Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) vs. Dallas Mavericks (0-0) Western Conference Finals Game One Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Mavericks -6 Over/Under: 193.5 The Western Conference Finals get started Tuesday night in Dallas. The Mavericks have had a long layoff after sweeping the Lakers, but the Thunder have a quick turnaround after fighting.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    NBA Playoff Preview: Celtics vs. Heat Free Pick

    Boston Celtics (0-1) vs. Miami Heat (1-0) Game Two Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Heat -5 Over/Under: 182 Game One in Miami was a very physical and hard-fought game as most expected it to be, but it was the Miami Heat who controlled the game. Paul Pierce was tossed in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics struggled on the offensive end. Dwya.....

  • APRIL 20TH, 2011

    NBA Betting: Nuggets vs. Thunder Free Pick

    Western Conference Playoffs Game Two: Denver Nuggets (0-1) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (1-0) NBA Betting Favorite: Thunder -4.5 Over/Under: 207 The Oklahoma City Thunder had to fight hard, but they did pick up a win in Game One of this first round playoff matchup. This may well be the most entertaining matchup in the first round of either league......

  • APRIL 18TH, 2011

    NBA Recap – Monday 4/18/11

    Indiana vs Chicago Wrap Up - Chicago Wins 96-90 Indiana was victimized by Derrick Rose for 36 points as the Bulls defeated the Pacers 96-90 in NBA action on Monday. The Bulls earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 191.5 were rewarded with a winnin.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2011

    NBA Recap – Sunday 4/17/11

    Grizzlies Down San Antonio 101-98 The Grizzlies got a 25-point performance from Zach Randolph, who added 14 rebounds as Memphis ran past San Antonio 101-98 on Sunday at AT&T Center. Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing.....

  • 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.....