Nets vs. Raptors, Bulls vs. Bucks

Commercial Content 21+ We finally broke through with our NBA picks against the spread earlier this week, cashing in on easy wins by the Cavaliers and Pelicans while falling short with the Jazz as short road underdogs against the unpredictable Clippers. Will favorites have the same success again on Wednesday? Eight of the 11 hosts … Read more

Former NBA player defends Giannis Antetokounmpo amid the “ladder incident”

The Milwaukee Bucks’ recent visit to Philadelphia was rather a disappointing one. They ended up losing the game to a short-handed Sixers team, and Giannis Antetokounmpo had a poor outing. He particularly struggled from the free throw line (4-15), and he wanted to remedy that by staying on the court after the game and getting … Read more

Chris Evans gives a shout-out as NBA team Indiana Pacers holds puppy race at halftime

In an effort to highlight the adoption of dogs, the American basketball team Indiana Pacers held a puppy race at halftime of one of their games and the video will melt your heart. The clip even received a comment from actor Chris Evans on Twitter. The Indiana Pacers, who compete in the NBA’s Eastern Conference … Read more

Minnesota native Ken Mauer suing NBA over vaccine mandate

Minnesota native Kenny Mauer is one of three former NBA referees suing the league on a claim that they were suspended or fired for failing to follow the NBA’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate despite requesting religious and/or medical exemptions. “I just think it’s time that people find out how ridiculous some of these reasons are for … Read more

Analysis: As NBA’s first quarter ends, the contenders emerge

Miami Heat President Pat Riley has a longstanding belief: After 20 games, a team knows its identity. He’s right. And after 20 games, title contenders are usually known as well. Think of this as the end of the season’s first quarter. That’s basically where the NBA is right now, with teams starting to approach the … Read more

NBA predictions, picks, odds today: Cavaliers vs. Hawks, more

Commercial Content 21+ If you’ve been following our NBA picks against the spread as of late, you’ll be familiar with this next part: we cashed one of three picks on Friday, riding the Mavericks to a dominant win but losing out on the Thunder and Knicks as road underdogs. Can we flip the script and … Read more

Bucks pull away in second half to beat Trail Blazers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away in the second half to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-111 on Monday night. Antetokounmpo made 16 of his 24 field goal attempts to go along with seven rebounds and six assists in 35 minutes. Milwaukee improved to 12-4 and 9-1 … Read more