Basketball Article Archive


A collection of sports-related articles posted on Sports-King.com over the years. There is quite a bit of content here.

--A sizeable list of articles on the topics of sports and betting.

What are the odds of the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA Championship? Will the winner end up hailing from the stacked Western Conference or the Eastern Conference? Who will win Rookie of the Year?

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The Time That Kobe Bryant Nixed a Trade To The Detroit Pistons

Did you know that Kobe Bryant was very nearly traded to the Detroit Pistons before the 2007-08 regular season?

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The Five Times That Michael Jordan Averaged Over 40 Points in a Single Playoff Series

A look at the five times that Michael Jordan averaged more than 40 points per game in a single playoff series.

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Just One Loss: The Three NBA Teams Who Lost Just One Game During a Post-Season Run

Which NBA teams lost just ONE playoff game during any given NBA playoff run? A look at the three one loss playoff teams in NBA history.

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When Michael Jordan Averaged 43.67 Points Per Game in a Single 1986 Playoff Series

The time that Michael Jordan averaged 43.67 points per game in a single series against the Boston Celtics in 1986.

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Which NBA Players Have Won The MVP Award Three or More Times?

Which NBA players have won at least three MVP awards? Recently Nikola Jokic joined a truly elite group of players by winning his third award.

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The Time That Scottie Pippen Was Nearly Traded For Shawn Kemp

A look back at the time that the Chicago Bulls very nearly traded Scottie Pippen to the Seattle Supersonics for Shawn Kemp.

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Jimmy Walker: The Only Player To Ever Be Drafted First Overall in One Draft and Last Overall in Another

The story of Jimmy Walker, the man who was drafted first overall in the 1967 NBA Draft and last overall in the 1967 NFL Draft.

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The "Wilt": Wilt Chamberlain Posted a 30/30 124 Times in His Career

Wilt Chamberlain posted a 30/30 (30 points and 30 rebounds) an astonishing 124 times over the course of his illustrious career.

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Jerry Tarkanian and the Shortest Coaching Stint in NBA History

A look back at the time when the San Antonio Spurs fired college coaching legend Jerry Tarkanian after just 20 games.

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George Gervin vs David Thompson: The Story of the Closest Scoring Race in NBA History

The story of the closest NBA scoring race in history - George Gervin vs David Thompson in the 1977-78 season.

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How Steve Francis Played Just TWO High School Basketball Games - And Still Made The NBA

A look at Steve Francis and his very unusual route to the NBA, which saw him play just two high school basketball games.

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Who Was The Worst NBA Player of All Time?

Who was the worst NBA player of all time? There are many options, but Javaris Crittenton has to be near the top of the list.

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The Time That The Chicago Bulls Nearly Traded For Kobe Bryant

A look back at the massive trade that almost happened between the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers for Kobe Bryant.

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Drexel vs Delaware: The Biggest Comeback in NCAA Division I Basketball History

A rather underwhelming 2018 game between Drexel and Delaware ended up producing the biggest comeback in the history of college basketball.

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A Look Back at UCLA's Incredible 88 Game Winning Streak

A look at the incredible 88 game winning streak of the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, which lasted from 1971 until 1974.

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Bill Mlkvy's Unbreakable Record: 54 Straight Points For His Team

A look at Bill Mlkvy's practically unbreakable record - when he scored 54 straight points for his team.

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"Pistol Pete" Maravich: The Greatest College Basketball Player of all Time

A look back at the college basketball career of Pete Maravich, who is widely considered to be the best player of all time in college.

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Dr. J For Michael Jordan? This Trade Almost Happened in 1984

A look at a trade that very nearly happened in 1984 - one that involved Dr. J and Michael Jordan.

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The Season When Wilt Chamberlain Averaged 48.52 Minutes Per Game

A look back at the season when Wilt Chamberlain averaged 48.52 minutes per game - how did he pull this off?

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The Forgotten "Dream Team II" That Won The 1994 FIBA World Championship

A look at the Dream Team II, which went to Canada in 1994 and easily won the FIBA World Championship.

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The Time Dennis Rodman Skipped a Practice During the NBA Finals - To Appear on WCW Nitro

A look at the time when Dennis Rodman skipped a practice during the NBA Finals to appear on WCW Nitro with Hulk Hogan.

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A Look at the Original Michael Jordan Contract with Nike

A look at the original Michael Jordan contract with Nike, which included salary and a cut of the profits from the Air Jordan 1s.

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Magic Johnson and His 25-Year "Lifetime" Contract

A look at the lifetime contract that Magic Johnson signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in June of 1981.

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What Was The Longest Game in NBA History?

What was the longest game in the history of the NBA? A look at a 1951 clash that lasted for a total of 6 overtimes.

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The 33 Game Winning Streak: A Look Back at the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers

A look back at the 33 game winning streak that was put together by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1971-72.

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Michael Jordan's Infamous 55 Point Game Against The New York Knicks

A look back at Michael Jordan's infamous double nickel game against the New York Knicks in 1995.

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Five LeBron James Records That Will Probably Never Be Broken

A look at the five records that LeBron James owns that will likely be the hardest to break.

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The Time a 16-54 Team Made the NBA Playoffs

A look back at the time when the 16-54 Baltimore Bullets ended up making the 1952-53 NBA playoffs.

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How The Toronto Raptors or Vancouver Grizzlies Were Likely Screwed Out of Allen Iverson and Tim Duncan

A look back at how the Vancouver Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors were screwed out of possibly Allen Iverson or Tim Duncan.

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The Story of Kevin Bradshaw's "Controversial" Division I Single Game College Basketball Scoring Record

A look at the somewhat controversial college basketball scoring record that is still held by Kevin Bradshaw, who set the record back in 1991.

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How Magic Johnson Missed Out on $5 Billion From Nike

In 1980, Magic Johnson decided to take a shoe deal from Converse instead of Nike. We take a look at how much money he missed out on.

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The 1977 NBA Draft: When a Pregnant Woman, Scooby Doo And a Chair Were All Selected

A look back at the 1977 NBA Draft, when Scooby Doo, a wooden chair and a pregnant woman were all drafted.

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The Story of Alex Groza and His Wildly Successful, Unbelievably Short NBA Career

The story of Alex Groza - the two-time First Team All-NBA player who was banned for life from the NBA due to a point-shaving scandal.

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The Story of When Michael Jordan Dissed Rapper "Chamillionaire"

The story of when Michael Jordan - quite aggressively, in fact - turned down the autograph request of rapper Chamillionaire.

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LeBron James Tried To Enter The NBA After His Junior Year in High School

The story of how LeBron James tried to enter the 2002 NBA Draft following his junior year at high school.

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The Time That Michael Jordan Nearly Signed With the New York Knicks

A look at the time that Michael Jordan very nearly signed with the New York Knicks during the 1996 offseason.

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What Were The Five Biggest NBA Draft-Day Trades Ever?

A look at the five biggest NBA Draft Day trades of all time, including the likes of Scottie Pippen and Kobe Bryant.

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Dennis Rodman: Airport Janitor to NBA Hall of Fame

The story of how Dennis Rodman went from working as an airport janitor to making the NBA Hall of Fame.

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"The Shrug": A Look Back at Michael Jordan's Infamous First Half Against the Portland Trail Blazers

A look back at The Shrug, which was an iconic moment that came during the 1991-92 NBA finals between the Chicago Bulls and Portland Trail Blazers.

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The Three NBA Teams Who Came Back From 3-0 Down - Only to Lose

Three NBA teams have come back from 3-0 down, only to lose in Game 7 - the Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks.

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The Time The NBA Vetoed The Chris Paul to Los Angeles Lakers Trade

A look back at the time that the NBA vetoed the Chris Paul trade from the New Orleans Hornets to Los Angeles Lakers.

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"The Comeback": When The Los Angeles Clippers Came From 31 Down To Beat the Golden State Warriors

The story of the amazing 31 point comeback that the Los Angeles Clippers pulled off against the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 playoffs.

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Chris Webber's Bizarre First Year In The NBA

A look at Chris Webber's bizarre first year in the NBA, when his rights were owned by three different teams, despite his winning Rookie of the Year.

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Can NBA Coaches Be Traded?

Can a NBA coach be traded? We look at five instances when NBA coaches were traded - trades that involved the likes of Pat Riley and Stan Van Gundy.

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Who Are The Two Players That Have Posted 20/20/20 Triple Doubles?

Who are the two players that have managed to pull off a 20/20/20 triple double in the history of the NBA?

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Who Are the Greatest 3-Point Shooters of All Time?

Who are the greatest three-point shooters in the history of the NBA? Does this list include Larry Bird?

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Has Anyone Ever Been Named The Unanimous NBA MVP?

Has anyone ever been named the unanimous MVP in the NBA? We take a look at the one time that this has happened in NBA history.

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What Was LeBron James' Worst Game Ever?

What was the worst game ever in the career of LeBron James? A look back at LeBron's terrible 2003 game against the Los Angeles Clippers, where he scored just 4 points.

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Michael Jordan and LeBron James Both Had To Battle To Win Rookie of the Year

Michael Jordan and LeBron James both won Rookie of the Year, but it certainly wasn't an easy battle for both.

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Do Any Current NBA Players Have a Shot at Breaking LeBron James' Scoring Record?

Do any of the current NBA players have a chance of breaking LeBron James' scoring record? We take a look.

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Why Did The Minneapolis Lakers Move To Los Angeles?

Why did the Minneapolis Lakers move to Los Angeles in the early 1960s? A look at why the Lake Show moved out west.

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Which NBA Player Has Earned The Most Money From Contracts Over The Course of His Career?

Which NBA player has earned the most money from contracts over the course of their career? LeBron is #1, but who is #2?

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The Story of How Kobe Bryant Didn't Receive One Vote For Rookie of the Year in 1996-97

In 1996-97, Kobe Bryant didn't even receive one vote for Rookie of the Year, despite not being injured. What happened?

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What Was The Biggest In-Season Trade in NBA History?

A look at the biggest in-season trade in NBA history - one that resulted in the Detroit Pistons winning the 2004 NBA title.

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The First NBA Salary Cap was $55,000 - Per Team

The very first salary cap in the NBA was instituted for the league's 1946-47 season, and was a paltry $55,000 per team.

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A Look Back at Wilt Chamberlain's Unbelievable 1961-62 Season

A look back at possibly the greatest individual NBA season of all time - Wilt Chamberlain's 1961-62 campaign with the Philadelphia Warriors.

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Reddit Post About Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Defensive Stats in Memphis Catches Attention of NBA and Bookmakers

A Reddit post about Jaren Jackson Jr.'s defensive stats on home and away courts has led to a response from the NBA and the pulling of DPOY lines on Caesar's.

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Has a NBA Rookie Ever Been Named Most Valuable Player?

Has a rookie ever won the MVP award in the NBA? It has happened on two different occasions in NBA history.

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The Incredible Winless Season of the Mersey Tigers

During the 2012-13 BBL regular season, the Mersey Tigers went an astonishing 0=33 en route to a winless season.

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Mats Wermelin: The Swedish Kid Who Scored 272 Points in a Single Basketball Game

The story of Mats Wermelin, the young Swedish kid who scored 272 points in a single basketball game.

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Which NBA Player Holds the Record for Highest PPG (Points Per Game) In a Single Season?

Which NBA player holds the record for most PPG (points per game) in a single season? Wilt Chamberlain holds the record and it is likely unbreakable.

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LeBron's Unbreakable Record: The Consecutive Double Digit Scoring Streak

Lebron James' consecutive double digit point scoring streak is likely his most unbreakable record.

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Over Before It Started? How a Freak Axe Injury Nearly Derailed Michael Jordan's Career

The legend of Michael Jordan was almost permanently derailed by a freakish axe injury that took place when he was just 5 years old.

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5 Michael Jordan Records That May Never Be Broken

A list of five Michael Jordan records that will almost certainly never be broken, especially in this age of parity.

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The Disaster That Was The 2004 US Olympic Men's Basketball Team

A look back at the disaster that was the 2004 US Olympic Men's Basketball team - a team that performed so poorly they spawned the Redeem Team.

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How The Ice Capades Resulted In Bill Russell Being Drafted By The Boston Celtics

The story of how the Boston Celtics acquired Bill Russell, and how it involved the Ice Capades and a sick child.

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A Look at Michael Jordan's Very Savvy Purchase of the Charlotte Hornets

A look at Michael Jordan's very savvy purchase of the Charlotte Hornets in 2010, which ended up making MJ billions.

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Chris Bosh's Never-Ending Contract With The Miami Heat Is Finally Done

The Miami Heat have finally finished paying out the contract to Chris Bosh, who played his last game in 2016.

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Which NBA Team Had The Most Losses in a Single Season?

Which NBA team posted the most losses in a single NBA season? In 1972-3, the 76ers lost a staggering 73 games.

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The Time Jay-Z Owned a Piece of the Brooklyn Nets

Did you know that Jay-Z once owned a stake in the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets? How much did he own?

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Clay Bennett: A Continued Thorn in the Side of Seattle Supersonics Fans

A look back at Clay Bennett and the torture that he put Supersonics fans through in Seattle in 2008.

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Who is the Greatest NBA Player To Never Win The MVP Award?

Who is the greatest NBA player to never win the MVP award? We take a look at Jerry West, who never won the award once in his career.

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The Baltimore Bullets: The Last NBA Franchise To Fold

The story of the Baltimore Bullets, which was the last NBA franchise to ever fold. What made them close their doors?

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How Many Players Have Been Drafted Straight Out of High School Into the NBA?

How many players have been drafted straight out of high school and into the NBA? We take a look at the number, as well as the level of success of the players.

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What Led To The Shaq/Kobe Divorce in Los Angeles?

What happened between Kobe and Shaq in Los Angeles? Why did one of the greatest duos in NBA history end up divorcing?

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The Time That Michael Jordan Bet His Ferrari And Won a Mercedes

A look back at the time that Michael Jordan bet his Ferrari against Jamal Crawford's Mercedes, and won.

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When Mark Cuban Contemplated Taking Brittney Griner in the 2013 NBA Draft

Mark Cuban contemplated taking Brittney Griner in the 2013 NBA Draft, which brought about a flood of different comments.

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Who's Winning Between The 2017 Golden State Warriors and 1998 Chicago Bulls?

Who would win in a hypothetical match-up between the 2017 Golden State Warriors and 1998 Chicago Bulls?

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Why Didn't Michael Jordan Ever Join a "Superteam"?

Why didn't Michael Jordan ever join a Superteam? What prevented MJ from joining a superteam during his time in the NBA?

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Does The WNBA Lose Money For The NBA?

Does the WNBA lose money for the NBA and its other investors? A look at how much money the WNBA has lost over the years.

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A Look at Michael Jordan's MASSIVE Two One-Year Deals With The Chicago Bulls

A look at the very big contracts that Michael Jordan signed with the Chicago Bulls in the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons.

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How a Milwaukee Bucks Doctor Stopped A Steph Curry Trade From Happening

The story of how Steph Curry was very nearly traded to the Milwaukee Bucks back in 2012, and how a Milwaukee doctor stopped the trade from happening.

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A Look Back at When The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers (Then Buffalo Braves) Swapped Franchises

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers (then Buffalo Braves) swapped franchises (and a bunch of players) back in 1978.

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The Story of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope And The Ankle Monitor He Had To Wear During Games

The story of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, aka KCP, and the ankle monitor that he had to wear during NBA games.

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NBA Conspiracy Theories: Michael Jordan's "Secret Suspension"

A look at the NBA conspiracy theory of Michael Jordan's alleged secret suspension, which may or may not have happened back in 1993.

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NBA Conspiracy Theories: The New York Knicks and the "Frozen Envelope"

The story of the 1985 NBA Draft lottery, the New York Knicks and the frozen envelope / creased envelope conspiracy theories.

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Which NBA Player Played The Most Games Without Ever Making The Playoffs?

Which NBA player played the most games without ever making the playoffs? A look at the career of Tom Van Arsdale.

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What Is The Record for Most Points in a NBA Finals Game?

What is the record for most ever points in a NBA Finals game? Does the record belong to Elgin Baylor, LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

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Chris Paul's 61 Point High School Tribute Game To His Grandfather

The story of Chris Paul and his 61-point high school game that was dedicated to his murdered grandfather.

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Who Has Won The Most NBA Finals MVP Awards?

Who has won the most NBA Finals MVP awards in the history of the league? Who is the player with six awards to their name?

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Who Holds The Record for Most Points in a NBA Playoff Game?

Who holds the record for most points in a NBA playoff game? How many players have scored more than 60 points in a NBA playoff game?

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How Were The Dallas Mavericks Able To Get Luka Doncic?

How were the Dallas Mavericks able to get Luka Doncic in the 2018 NBA Draft, despite only having the #5 overall pick?

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The Sad, Sad Story of the Vancouver Grizzlies

The sad story of the Vancouver Grizzlies - the franchise that wasn't given a chance to succeed and moved after just six years.

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How Many Three Pointers Did Shaq Hit Over His Entire Career?

How many three pointers did Shaq hit over the entirety of his career? How many three pointers did he attempt?

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Who Is The Worst Free Throw Shooter of All Time?

Who is the worst free throw shooter of all time in the NBA? Who has the historically worst free throw percentage? Who has missed the most free throws?

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The Infamous Michael Jordan "Flu Game"

A look back at the infamous Michael Jordan flu game, where he almost single-handedly disposed of the Utah Jazz despite suffering from food poisoning.

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Has a Team Ever Come Back From 3-0 Down to Win a Series in The NBA?

Has a team ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a NBA series? Has this ever been accomplished in the history of the NBA?

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Who Was The Only Broadcaster To Ever Be Ejected From A NBA Game?

Who was the only broadcaster who has ever been ejected from a NBA game? We look at the ejection of Mike Rice at the hands of Steve Javie.

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Has There Ever Been Co-Rookies of the Year in the NBA?

Has there ever been co-rookies of the year in the NBA? Have two players ever shared the award before?

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The New Jersey Swamp Dragons? It Almost Happened

The New Jersey Nets very nearly became the New Jersey Swamp Dragons in the mid 1990s. Here is how it happened, and what went wrong at the end.

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Dejaun Blair: The Man Who Played an Entire NBA Career With No ACLs

Dejaun Blair enjoyed a 7-year NBA career despite the fact that he had no ACLs in either of his knees.

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That Time When Michael Jordan Had His Jersey Stolen And Was Forced To Wear #12

The story of the time when Michael Jordan was forced to wear the #12 after his jersey was stolen in Orlando.

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What Was The Lowest Scoring NBA Game of All Time?

What was the lowest scoring NBA game of all time? What was the lowest combined number of points scored in a single NBA game?

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Who is the Best Undrafted Player in NBA History?

Who is the best undrafted player in NBA history? Is it Ben Wallace, Connie Hawkins or somebody else?

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How A Bunch of Draymond Green Prop Bets Will Cost Sportsbooks Millions

How did sportsbooks end up losing millions of dollars on seemingly innocent Draymond Green prop bets? We take a look at what happened.

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What Was The Greatest NBA Christmas Day Game Ever?

What was the greatest Christmas Day game ever in the NBA? We take a look at some of the greatest battles.

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What Was The "Malice at the Palace"?

What was the Malice at the Palace? A look back at the NBA's most infamous brawl that took place on November 19th, 2004.

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What Was The Worst/Most Lopsided NBA Trade of All Time?

What was the worst/most lopsided NBA trade of all time? The trade likely involved the Boston Celtics and was completed in 1980.

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Scottie Barnes Attracting Early Interest in Rookie of the Year Betting

Scottie Barnes is attracting early interest in Rookie of the Year betting, thanks to a couple of strong games to start the season.

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Joe Smith and the Biggest NBA Salary Cap Scandal of All Time

Joe Smith and the Minnesota Timberwolves engaged in one of the biggest salary cap scandals of all time - what happened?

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When Was The Last Time The US Olympic Men's Basketball Team Didn't Win Gold at the Olympics?

The US Men's Basketball team is at risk of not winning a gold medal in 2020. When was the last time that they didn't win gold at the Olympics?

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Who is the Biggest Bust in NBA Draft History?

Who is the biggest bust in the history of the NBA Draft? Who was the worst number one draft pick ever?

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The Story of Wilt Chamberlain's 100 Point Game

The story behind Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game? Was it as impressive as most people like to that?

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Who Is The Youngest Person To Ever Win The NBA Finals MVP Award?

Who is the youngest person to ever win the NBA Finals MVP award? We take a look at the youngest person to ever win the award.

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Was Michael Jordan Really Drafted Third Overall?

Was Michael Jordan really drafted #3 overall in the 1984 NBA Draft? Who was drafted before him, and why was Sam Bowie taken second overall?

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What Was The Biggest Comeback In NBA Playoff History?

What was the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history? Who were the two teams involved in the game?

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Who is Haralabos Voulgaris? Controversy Swirls Around Sports Bettor Turned Dallas Mavericks "Shadow GM"

Haralabos Voulgaris has become a lightning rod of controversy over the past few days, with some saying that he is the shadow GM of the Dallas Mavericks.

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What Was The Biggest Blowout Ever in a NBA Playoff Game?

What was the biggest blowout ever in a NBA playoff game? What was the biggest ever margin of difference?

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Boston Celtics To Be First NBA Team To Play In Front of Capacity Crowd

The Boston Celtics will be the first team to play a playoff game in front of a capacity crowd when they play Game 4 against the Nets on Sunday.

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NBA First Round Series Odds (As Of Now)

The first batch of NBA first-round playoff game odds are now available, with the Bucks and Clippers listed as big favourites.

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How Does The NBA's Play-In Tournament Work?

How does the NBA's play-in tournament work? How do teams qualify for the playoffs? How hard is it for the #10 team to qualify?

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An Unbreakable Record? Chicago Bulls Were Favored To Win 185 Straight Games From 1995 to 1997

The Chicago Bulls were favored to win 185 straight games between 1995 and 1997, which is a record that will likely never be broken.

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What Was The Highest Scoring NBA Game Ever?

What was the highest scoring NBA game of all time? The answer: a 1983 game between the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons.

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When Was The Last Quadruple Double in The NBA?

When was the last quadruple double in the NBA? Who was the last player to achieve this milestone?

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Majority of Public on Los Angeles Lakers To Repeat as Champions as Season Begins

The Los Angeles Lakers are attracting the bulk of the NBA Championships futures money as the season is about to begin.

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Who Will Be The First Player Taken in the 2020 NBA Draft Betting Odds

Who will be the first player to be selected in the 2020 NBA Draft? We take a look at the current betting odds.

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What Are The Odds of the Los Angeles Lakers Repeating as NBA Champions?

What are the odds of the Los Angeles Lakers repeating as NBA champions? We take a look at the odds for Lebron and company to repeat.

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Who Has Been the Biggest NBA Finals Underdog in the Modern NBA Era?

Who have been the biggest underdogs heading into the NBA Finals in the modern era? We take a look.

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How Does The NBA's Bubble "Play-In Tournament" Work?

How does the NBA's bubble play-in tournament work? How many games do the Grizzlies need to win in order to advance?

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Who Will Be The "NBA Player of the Seeding Games"

Who will be the NBA Player of the Seeding Games? Will Damian Lillard end up winning the award?

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NBA Debuts "NBABet Stream"

The NBABet Stream debuted on NBA TV earlier this week, which is an alternative stream that is geared towards sports bettors.

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What Are The Odds That the NBA Season Starts on Time?

What are the odds that the NBA regular season starts on time? We take a look at the current betting odds.

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NBA Finalizes Return Plans; Adam Silver Warns That League Could Stop At Any Time

The NBA is officially set to resume on July 30th, though will the league end up getting a full season in?

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Washington Wizards Forward Davis Bertans First Player To Elect to Sit Out NBA Season

Washington Wizards' forward Davis Bertans became the first player to announce that he will be sitting out the rest of the NBA season.

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How Will The NBA Playoffs Work This Year?

How will the NBA playoffs work this year? We take a look at the unusual structure of the league's return to action.

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Where Were The Preseason Odds For the Chicago Bulls To Win a Title Before Each of Their Championships?

What were the odds of the Chicago Bulls winning a title before each of their Championship runs?

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NBA, DraftKings Sign Multi-Year Deal

The NBA and DraftKings have entered into a multi-year deal in which DraftKings will become a certified sports betting operator for the NBA.

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End of an Era: Golden State Warriors Now 100/1 To Win 2020 NBA Title

The Golden State Warriors have seen their odds to win the NBA title collapse after a number of injuries and defections.

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Las Vegas Sportsbooks: It's The Los Angeles Lakers and Everybody Else for NBA Title Futures Bets

The Los Angeles Lakers have been, by far, the most popular NBA futures bet with Las Vegas sportsbooks heading into the start of the season.

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The Tweet That May Have Ended The NBA's Ties With China

A single Tweet from Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey may have ended the NBA's ties with China practically overnight.

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What Are The Los Angeles Clippers' Odds to Win NBA Championship After Kawhi Leonard Signing, Paul George Trade

What are the odds for the Los Angeles Clippers to win the NBA title after the LA Clippers signed Kawhi Leonard and traded for Paul George?

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Los Angeles Lakers' 2019/20 Title Odds Continue To Narrow

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2019 NBA Free Agency Odds

2019 NBA Free Agency Odds - where will players such as Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard end up next season?

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NBA To Offer Betting on Virtual Games

The NBA will be offering betting on virtual games going forward via a new product called NBA Last 90, which will be available in 2020.

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2019-20 NBA Futures: Los Angeles Lakers Current Favourites To Win Title

The Los Angeles Lakers are the new favourites to win the 2019-20 NBA title following a big trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Series Betting Odds

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Odds - who will win this Eastern Conference semi-final clash?

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NBA Playoffs Betting

NBA Playoffs Betting - will the Golden State Warriors finally be dethroned this year? Who will rise in the East?

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What Were The Odds of the Los Angeles Lakers Making the Playoffs?

What were the odds of Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers making the playoffs before the season started?

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Odds-On Favourite To Win NBA MVP Award

Giannis Antetokounmpo MVP Betting Odds - can the Greek Freak win the MVP award and snatch it out of the hands of James Harden?

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James Harden Cruising Towards 2nd Straight MVP Title

James Harden is the clear favourite to win the MVP award for the second straight year, despite the fact that the Rockets aren't one of the league's best teams.

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Who Will Be The First NBA Coach To Be Fired This Season?

Who will be the first NBA coach to be fired this season? We take a look at the odds.

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Los Angeles Lakers Projected for 48 Wins and Playoff Appearance

Lebron James is looking to elevate the Los Angeles Lakers this season - how many games will they end up winning?

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NBA Inks Historic Partnership With MGM Resorts

The NBA has inked a historic gaming partnership with MGM Resorts that will see the casino become the official gaming partner of the NBA.

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New NBA Arena Naming Deal Announced

Milwaukee Bucks have signed a new arena naming righs deal with Fiserv, worth in the area of $6m per year

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Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers: A Sucker's Bet for the 2018-19 Season

Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are likely a sucker's bet for the 2018-19 NBA season, as they don't quite have the pieces yet to compete.

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Toronto Raptors Odds to Win NBA Champions Improve Drastically Following Trade for Kawhi Leonard

The Toronto Raptors' odds to win the NBA Championship improved dramatically following the conclusion of the trade for Kawhi Leonard.

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Los Angeles Lakers Have Second Best Odds To Win NBA Title Following Signing of Lebron James

The Los Angeles Lakers have seen their odds to win the NBA title in 2018-19 jump to +350 following the signing of Lebron James.

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Las Vegas Withdraws NBA Championship Odds Until Lebron Makes His Decision

Las Vegas has withdrawn their odds for the 2018/19 NBA Championship until LeBron James has decided where he is going in free agency.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Opening Odds To Win 2019 NBA Title Listed at 30/1

The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently listed at 30/1 to win the 2019 NBA title, largely due to the likely departure of Lebron James.

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Cleveland Cavaliers 11/1 To Win NBA Title Following Game 1 Loss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are 11/1 to win the NBA Finals following their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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Kevin Durant Favourite To Win NBA Finals MVP Award

Kevin Durant is the favourite to win the NBA Finals MVP award for the second straight year, as the Warriors are expected to crush the Cavs.

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Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors Seen as Likeliest NBA Final Match-up

The Boston Celtics vs Golden State Warriors is seen as the likeliest match-up in the NBA Finals, though the Cavs vs Warriors lurks close behind.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Final Odds

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Betting Odds - who will win this Eastern Conference clash?

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NBA First Round Playoff Betting Odds

The NBA playoffs get underway this weekend - will the Warriors be able to repeat as champions? Will LeBron James return to the finals?

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Golden State Warriors Still Favoured To Win NBA Title, But...

The Golden State Warriors are still favoured to win the NBA Championship, though a number of teams are coming on strong.

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NBA Championship odds

Odds to win 2017/18 NBA Championship. Is it going to Golden State and Cavaliers for the fourth consecutive season in the final?

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It's James Harden and Then Everyone Else in NBA's MVP Race

Can James Harden hold off LeBron James and the Greek Freak to win the MVP race in the NBA?

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Dysfunction Drops Cleveland Cavaliers' Odds To Win 2017/18 NBA Title

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a bundle of dysfunction this offseason - can they still win a title?

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2017/18 NBA Rookie of the Year Betting Odds

2017/18 NBA Rookie of the Year Betting Odds - Ben Simmons currently leads the way with 13/5 odds of winning the award.

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Cleveland Cavaliers +925 To Win NBA Finals Heading Into Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers look to be in dire straits heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals - can they recover?

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Golden State Warriors Open as NBA Finals Favourites For Third Straight Year

The Golden State Warriors are the current favourites to win the NBA title - can LeBron James surprise once again?

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South Carolina vs Gonzaga Betting Odds

South Carolina vs Gonzaga Betting Odds - can Gonzaga cement their spot in the finals?

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NBA Championship Futures: Golden State Followed By Everyone Else

NBA Championship Futures - can the Golden State Warriors get back on track this season to win another championship?

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Golden State Warriors Better Than Even Money To Win 2016/17 NBA Title Following Signing of Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors are better than even money to win the 2016/17 NBA title following the signing of Kevin Durant.

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Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship Odds

Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers Odds - can the Cavaliers pull off the upset against the Warriors?

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Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds - can the Warriors continue their march towards greatness?

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Injury to Steph Curry Shakes Up NBA Championship Odds

An injury to Steph Curry has shaken up the odds to win the 2015-16 NBA Championship title.

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Odds of Golden State Warriors Winning 73 Games Drops to 14% Following Minnesota Loss

The odds of the Golden State Warriors winning 73 games have tumbled to just 14% following a recent home loss to Minnesota.

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Opinion: Steph Curry at 1.10 To Win NBA MVP Award This Season is Biggest No-Brainer Bet in History

At 1.10, Steph Curry to win the NBA MVP award is still one of the biggest no-brainer bets in the history of gambling, as he is a lock to win the award.

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Report: Golden State Warriors Still Have 54% Chance of Getting to 73 Wins

According to a prominent statistics site, the Golden State Warriors still have a better than even money shot of getting to 73 wins this season.

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Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs Favourites To Win NBA Title Following Free Agency Moves

The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs are the two current favourites to win the NBA title following their free agency moves.

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Cleveland Cavaliers 5/2 Favorites To Win 2015/16 NBA Title

The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently 5/2 favorites to win the 2015/16 NBA title, while the Golden State Warriors are listed at 4/1.

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Stephen Curry Current Favourite To Win NBA Finals MVP

Stephen Curry is the current favourite to win the NBA Finals MVP award, though LeBron James is trailing just behind.

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Golden State Big Favorites To Win NBA Finals After Game 4

The Golden State Warriors are big favourites to win the NBA Finals after a decisive victory in Game 4 against the Cavaliers.

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William Hill: Bettors Backing Golden State in Game 3 of NBA Finals

According to William Hill US, the majority of gamblers are backing the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

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Golden State Warriors Favoured in Championship Match-Up Against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors are currently favoured to beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals of the NBA playoffs.

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Cleveland Cavaliers 1.50 Favourites To Beat Atlanta Hawks

The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently 1.50 favourites to defeat the Atlanta Hawks in the 2014/15 Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Gamblers Get It Wrong as Duke Defeats Wisconsin

Gamblers got it wrong in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship as they backed Wisconsin instead of Duke.

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Final Four Odds: Kentucky Wildcats Favoured To Win

The Kentucky Wildcats are favoured to win the NCAA basketball tournament but the Blue Devils, Spartans and Badgers are all standing in their way.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Allow Gambling on Pro Games

NBA Commission Adam Silver has written an op-ed in which he advocates legalized and regulated online sports betting in the country.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: Legalized Betting is Coming and We Will Benefit

According to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, expanded legalized online betting is coming and the league should stand to benefit.

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United States Currently 1.61 To Win 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

The United States and Spain are currently the two favourites to win the 2014 FIBA World Cup - who do you think has the edge?

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Cleveland Cavaliers Favourites To Win NBA Championship Following Signing of Lebron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers are now the favourites to win the NBA Championship following their signing of Lebron James.

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Miami Heat The Biggest Underdog of Lebron James Era on Sunday Night

The Miami Heat are six point underdogs on Sunday night against the Spurs, which makes them the largest underdogs of the Lebron James era.

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San Antonio Spurs Small Favourite To Beat Heat in Finals

Despite the fact that the Miami Heat have won the last two NBA championships, the Spurs are the slight favourites to win.

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San Antonio Spurs Open as Favourites Against Oklahoma City Thunder

The San Antonio Spurs have opened as favourites against the Oklahoma City Thunder - who will take this series?

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NBA First Round Betting Odds

NBA First Round Betting Odds - the Spurs and Heat are currently the biggest favorites to win their first round series.

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Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs Current Favorites To Win 2014 NBA Championship

The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are the two current favorites to win the 2014 NBA Championship.

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2014 Final Four Betting Odds

2014 Final Four Betting Odds - Florida and Kentucky are currently the two favorites to win this year's March Madness tournament.

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"Elite Eight" Odds: Gators, Wildcats Favorites To Win

There are currently eight teams left in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, with Florida and Arizona currently the favorites to win.

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"March Madness" Set To Continue On Friday Night

March Madness is set to continue on Friday night with four Sweet Sixteen games, including Louisville vs Kentucky.

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Miami Heat Still Favorites To Win 2014 NBA Title

The Miami Heat, despite a recent losing streak, are still the favorites to win their third straight NBA title.

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2014 March Madness Odds

2014 March Madness Betting Odds - Florida, Michigan State and Louisville are currently the favorites to win. Who will come out on top?

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What Are The Odds of the Miami Heat Winning Their Third Straight Championship?

What are the odds to win the 2013/14 NBA Championship? What are the odds of the Miami Heat winning their third straight title?

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Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs Game 3 Odds

Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs Game 3 Odds - will Lebron James and company carry the Heat to a second straight win?

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San Antonio Spurs vs Miami Heat Game 2 Odds

San Antonio Spurs vs Miami Heat Game 2 Betting Odds - will LeBron James and company be able to tie up the series on Sunday night?

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Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat Game 7 Betting Odds

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat Game 7 Betting Odds - who will win Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals?

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Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 6 Odds

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 6 Odds - will the Pacers be able to extend this series to a Game 7?

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Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 4 Odds

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 4 Betting Odds - who will win the fourth game in Indiana tonight?

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Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 3 Odds

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Game 3 Betting Odds - will the Indiana Pacers be able to stun the Heat tonight?

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San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies Game 3 Odds

San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies Game 3 Odds - will the Grizzlies be able to draw within one game later tonight?

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Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Betting Odds

Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Betting Odds - who will take the series opener?

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New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Game 6 Odds

New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Odds - who will win Game 6 of this Eastern Conference Semi-Finals series tonight?

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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Game 5 Betting Odds

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Game 5 Betting Odds - can the Heat close out the scrappy Bulls in Game 5 of their series later tonight?

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Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls Game 3 Odds

Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls Game 3 Betting Odds - who will win the pivotal third game on Friday night at the United Center?

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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Game 2 Betting Odds

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Game 2 Betting Odds - will LeBron James and company even this series later tonight?

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Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Odds May 5th, 2013

Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Odds - who will win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Sunday?

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Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors Game 4 Betting Odds

Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors Game 4 Betting Odds - who will win Game 4 of this closely contested series?

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San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds

San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds - can the Lakers come back to make this series competitive?

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Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds Game 1 April 21st 2013

Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds Game 1 - will the Heat be able to knock off the Bucks in Game 1 of this series?

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Michigan vs Louisville Spread Odds

Michigan vs Louisville Spread Odds - which of these two teams will win college basketball's biggest prize?

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Michigan vs Syracuse Spread Odds

Michigan vs Syracuse Spread Odds - which of these two teams will move on to the finals of the NCAA tournament?

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Wichita State vs Louisville Spread Odds

Wichita State vs Louisville Spread Odds - can Wichita State continue their improbable run against Louisville on Saturday in the Final Four?

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Duke vs Louisville Spread Odds

Duke vs Louisville Spread Odds - two of the most respected coaches in college basketball will square off on Sunday afternoon.

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Michigan vs Florida Spread Odds

Michigan vs Florida Spread Odds - these two teams will battle it out in a Regional Final on Sunday afternoon.

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Wichita State vs Ohio State Spread Odds

Wichita State vs Ohio State Spread Odds - these two teams will duke it out in the Elite Eight on Saturday night.

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Syracuse vs Marquette Spread Odds

Syracuse vs Marquette Spread Odds - which of these two teams will advance to the Final Four?

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Florida Gulf Coast vs Florida Spread Odds

Florida Gulf Coast vs Florida Spread Odds - can the underdogs pull off another shocking upset on Friday night?

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Michigan State vs Duke Spread Odds

Michigan State vs Duke Spread Odds - these two teams will battle for the right to square off against the winner of Louisville vs Oregon.

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Michigan vs Kansas Spread Odds

Michigan vs Kansas Spread Odds - this game should be one of the most closely contested contests of the four games that are set to take place on Friday.

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Oregon vs Louisville Odds Spread

Oregon vs Louisville Odds Spread - can Oregon pull off the third straight upset when they do battle against Louisville on Friday evening?

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La Salle vs Wichita State Spread Odds

La Salle vs Wichita State Spread Odds - the winner of this game will move on to face the winner of Arizona vs Ohio State.

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Marquette vs Miami Florida Spread Odds

Marquette vs Miami Florida Spread Odds - these two teams will square off on Thursday to find out who will move on to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament.

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Arizona vs Ohio State Spread Odds

Arizona vs Ohio State Spread Odds - these two teams will meet in the Sweet Sixteen, with the winner going on to face the winner of Wichita State and La Salle.

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Syracuse vs Indiana Spread Odds

Syracuse vs Indiana Spread Odds - these two teams will meet in the Sweet Sixteen of this year's NCAA tournament.

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Miami Heat vs Orlando Magic Odds March 25th 2013

Miami Heat vs Orlando Magic Odds - can the Heat continue their winning streak when they meet the Magic on March 25th, 2013?

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Duke vs Creighton Odds Spread

Duke vs Creighton Odds Spread - the winner of this Round of 32 game will square off against Michigan State in the Sweet Sixteen.

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Temple vs Indiana Odds Spread

Indiana vs Temple Odds - the winner of this Round of 32 will move on to face Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen.

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Louisville vs Colorado State Odds

Louisville vs Colorado State Odds - these two teams will battle in the Round of 32 on Saturday afternoon in Kentucky.

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Kansas vs Western Kentucky Spread

Kansas vs Western Kentucky Spread - one of the final Round of 64 games will be going down on Friday night in Kansas City.

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Indiana vs James Madison Odds Spread

Indiana vs James Madison Odds Spread - these two teams will square off in a Round of 64 game on Friday afternoon.

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Duke vs Albany NY Odds Spread

Duke vs Albany NY Odds Spread - can Duke shake off the disappointment of last year's early exit and beat Albany NY on Thursday afternoon?

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Harvard vs New Mexico Odds Spread

Harvard vs New Mexico Odds - the winner of this game will go on to play the winner of Arizona/Belmont in the Round of 32.

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Gonzaga vs Southern Odds Spread

Gonzaga vs Southern Odds Spread - the top team in the nation will be looking to advance past the Round of 64 bracket on Thursday afternoon.

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Middle Tennessee State vs St. Mary's Odds Spread

Middle Tennessee State vs St. Mary's Odds Spread - these two teams will be taking part in the First Four to see who moves on to March Madness.

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Liberty vs North Carolina A+T Odds Spread

Liberty vs North Carolina A+T Odds - which of these two teams will win the play-in game on Tuesday?

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Dallas Mavericks Odds Spread March 17th 2013

Oklahoma City vs Dallas Odds and Spread Betting - who will win this important Western Conference match?

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Syracuse vs Louisville Odds Spread Big East Final

Syracuse vs Louisville Odds - these two teams will meet in the Big East Finals on Saturday night.

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Georgetown vs Syracuse Odds March 15th 2013

Georgetown vs Syracuse Odds - these two teams will battle in the semifinals of the Big East tournament on March 15th, 2013.

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Gonzaga vs St. Mary's Odds March 11th 2013

Gonzaga vs St. Mary's Odds - the WCC Championship will be on the line on Monday night as these two teams battle it out.

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Odds

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Odds - the Lakers look to continue their recent surge in Denver on Monday evening.

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Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Point Spread

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Point Spread - the Thunder will be 5 point favorites when they battle against the Heat this Thursday night.

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Odds

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Odds - who will win this marquee match-up between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James?

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