Tag: NBA

Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets and Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo lead the two biggest and baddest dogs in the NBA Eastern Conference again this season. (Image: Gary Dineen/Getty)

NBA Eastern Conference: Betting Info, Odds, and Quickie Preview

The Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets are the top two teams in the Eastern Conference once again this season, with the Nets eying the conference crown and looking to end the Bucks’ reign as the NBA champions. Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status is one of the two key stories in the […]

Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons during practice. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

Sixers Suspend Sullen Ben Simmons After Practice Spat

In today’s latest Ben Simmons drama, the Philadelphia 76ers’ disgruntled point guard was kicked out of practice by head coach Doc Rivers for refusing to participate in a workout session, and as a result of the incident, the Sixers suspended Simmons for one game. Simmons won’t suit up for the […]

Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic draws a double team from the Milwaukee Bucks last season. (Image: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today Sports)

NBA Central Odds: Milwaukee Bucks Seek Fourth-Straight Division Crown

The defending champion Milwaukee Bucks are massive favorites to win the NBA Central Division for the fourth consecutive season, and the champs enter the season at -900 odds, while the Chicago Bulls are their closest competition at +950 odds. The gap between the Bucks and Bulls marks the widest divisional […]

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic (77) shoots a 3-pointer over Ja Morant from the Memphis Grizzlies. (Image: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports)

NBA Southwest Odds: Can Ja’s Grizzlies Outgun Luka’s Mavericks?

The Dallas Mavericks are the consensus favorites to win the NBA Southwest Division at -230 odds, according to the most recent update by DraftKings. The Memphis Grizzlies are playing second fiddle to Luka Doncic and the Mavs, but Ja Morant and the Griz are +400 odds to win the Southwest […]

Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz throws down a dunk. (Image: Getty)

NBA Northwest Division Odds: Utah Jazz or Denver Nuggets?

The NBA Northwest Division looks like a two-way race this season with the Utah Jazz the top favorite at -250 odds to win back-to-back division crowns, and the Denver Nuggets their closest competition at +320 odds. The Utah Jazz jumped out to a hot start last season and, despite a […]

Trevor Ariza high-fives LeBron James during the Los Angeles Lakers media day last week in El Segundo. (Image: Getty)

Lakers Forward Trevor Ariza Out 2 Months After Ankle Surgery

Trevor Ariza signed a one-year min-deal with the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason, but he’ll have to wait a couple of months to join the team after he underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery to repair a lingering ankle injury. Ariza, 36, played for 10 teams during 17 seasons in the […]

The NBA continues its amended policy of not drug testing their players for marijuana. (Image: High Times)

420-Friendly NBA Will Not Drug Test Players for Marijuana

Th NBA Players Union released a memo which announced that the NBA will not randomly drug test its players for marijuana during the upcoming season. The NBA is more focused on making sure their players are staying away from performance-enhancing drugs and harder substances such as opiates. During the restart […]

Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers drives the lane against Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors, but team owner Joe Lacob dismissed any Simmons trade rumors. (Image: Getty)

Ben Simmons to Skip Training Camp, 76ers Still Slow to Trade Him

The Ben Simmons trade drama with the Philadelphia 76ers continues, with Simmons indicating he’ll miss training camp in an effort to force a trade. Meanwhile, the 76ers have been unable to find a trade that serves them well because if they could have dumped Simmons, they would have done so […]

The Intuit Dome (Image: LA Clippers)

LA Clippers Intuit Dome Sets Record for Naming Rights, Toilets

Software provider Intuit will pay $500 million for the naming rights to the LA Clippers new arena. That 23-year contract set a record in the NBA. Meanwhile, the Intuit Dome will set another record — one for the highest toilet ratio in the league. The LA Clippers currently play at […]