Tag: Western Conference

Klay Thompson from the Golden State Warriors let everyone know why he’s called Game 6 Klay after a big-time performance to knock out the Memphis Grizzlies. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Golden State Warriors Advance to West Finals, Memphis Grizzlies Eliminated

The Memphis Grizzlies put up an admirable fight without All-Star Ja Morant in the lineup, but they could not overcome the Golden State Warriors who won Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals and clinched the series thanks to an inspiring performance from Klay Thompson. The #3 Warriors advanced to […]

Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns defends Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavs, but the two meet in a tough Western Conference Semifinals series. (Image: Donald Becker/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

West Semis Series Betting Preview: #4 Dallas Mavs vs #1 Phoenix Suns

Luka Doncic and the #4 Dallas Mavericks meet the #1 Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference semifinals, where the bookies have installed the Mavs as underdogs and bettors are backing the top-ranked Suns at -300 odds to continue their march to another conference title, and a trip to the NBA […]

Desmond Bane from the Memphis Grizzlies shots a layup against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center in Game 6. (Image: Brad Rempel/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Another Comeback Victory for Memphis Grizzlies, Minny T-Wolves Eliminated

The Memphis Grizzlies found themselves down in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 6, but for a third time this series, the Timberwolves blew a huge lead and the Grizzlies didn’t flinch to pull off a late comeback to win the game 114-106 and clinch the first-round […]

Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns shoots a one-handed runner against Jonas Valanciunas of the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. (Image: Gerald Herbert/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Phoenix Suns Pick Off Pesky Pelicans, Advance to West Semis

The top-seeded Phoenix Suns needed six games to finally knock out the #8 New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the NBA Western Conference Playoffs. The Suns secured a second-straight trip to the conference semifinals thanks to a perfect shooting night from Chris Paul — who torched the Pelicans […]

Brandon Ingram (14) from the New Orleans Pelicans blows by Cameron Johnson of the Phoenix Suns. (Image: Kate Frese/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #8 New Orleans Pelicans vs #1 Phoenix Suns

The up-and-coming New Orleans Pelicans won two games in the Play-In Tournament to snag the #8 seed in the Western Conference Playoffs, but now they face the #1 Phoenix Suns in a tough first-round series. The Suns won the Western Conference last season, but were eliminated in the NBA Finals […]

Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets scoops a layup against the Golden State Warriors last December. (Image: Ezra Shaw/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #6 Denver Nuggets vs #3 Golden State Warriors

Even with a dinged-up Steph Curry, the #3 Golden State Warriors are -250 odds favorites to win their first-round series against the #6 Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference playoffs. Curry missed the last couple of weeks of the regular season with a foot injury, but he will most likely […]

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Anthony Edwards from the Minnesota Timberwolves square off in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #7 Minny Timberwolves vs #2 Memphis Grizzlies

Buckle up. The two highest-scoring teams in the NBA meet in an exhilarating first round series in the Western Conference playoffs between Ja Morant and the high-octane #2 Memphis Grizzlies versus Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns, and the upstart #7 Minnesota Timberwolves. The Grizzlies are the big favorite to win the […]

Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz and Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavs prior to the opening tip earlier this season. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #5 Utah Jazz vs #4 Dallas Mavs

All-Star Luka Doncic will miss the first game of the opening round of the Western Conference Playoffs between his #4 Dallas Mavs and the #4 Utah Jazz. There’s rumors that he’ll miss more than one game, which is why the Jazz are favorites at -300 odds to defeat the Mavs […]

If LeBron James can remain healthy in the postseason, the LA Lakers will be among the teams to beat in the Western Conference. (Image: Getty)

2021 Western Conference Odds: Lakers Favorite Over Clippers, Jazz, Suns

The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers are the favorites to win the Western Conference at +175 odds even though they’re currently the #5 seed and fighting with the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers to avoid getting sucked into the play-in tournament as the #7 seed. The LA Clippers were […]