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The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have finally completed the trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, an unprotected 1st round draft pick (via the Brooklyn Nets) and now a 2020 second round pick (via the Miami Heat).

This deal was announced last week, but due to the questionable health of Isaiah Thomas’ hip, the Cavs were looking for additional compensation from the Celtics. With a Thursday morning deadline looming, the Cavs agreed to take the 2020 2nd round pick as the additional compensation for the hip.
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Basketball is one of the most exciting games that bettors love to speculate. This is the kind of game that provides ample opportunity to put wagers. The volatile and unpredictable nature of the game adds a lot to the excite-o-meter and provides ample challenging situation to make money from. NBA, therefore, is one of the top choices for betting and there are certain clearly defined ways of betting one should know before taking the plunge. Here is a detailed list of all the betting ways that every NBA bettor requires knowing to make money assuredly. Read the rest of this entry »

JBL is partnering with the NBA to offer fans behind the scenes access to Markelle Fultz, Jayson Tatum, and other top picks as they gear up for the NBA Draft tonight. Through live social engagements, a VIP event in NYC, and exclusive photo and video content during Draft week, there’s no better way to experience the Pulse of the Draft. Read the rest of this entry »

Most teams that have made the playoffs are resting their players in anticipation of what’s to come. But, if you’re considering laying some action on some 2017 NBA futures, it pays to know how teams stack up. Keep reading to get our take on a few clear contenders to make it all the way. In the meantime, you can look at some NBA odds here.

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Thanks to Kellogg’s I had the chance to speak with NBA All-Star and Chicago Bulls player Jimmy Butler the other day.  Jimmy is participating in the Buckets for Breakfast campaign, where Kellogg’s is encouraging everyone to show off their trick shots to fight childhood hunger.  I asked Jimmy some hard-hitting questions, and he didn’t pull any punches.   Read the rest of this entry »

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66th NBA All-Star Recap

February 28, 2017 by

Did you miss the 66th NBA All-star games? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

The NBA All-Star 2017 ended on the score of 192-182 in favor of the Western Conference against the Eastern Conference. The thrilling final game happened at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans which is well of course a game that brought a lot of astonishments, shocks and surprises to the viewing public.

Sports backed by worldwide popularity are sites of pleasure and bets are being placed by individual fans and organizations from various stretch of the sports public. Usually, many basketball games are covered and under leisure and online gambling complex with which you can play for free or real money. Of course, the NBA All-Star game is not foreign to this obsession especially that basketball is distinctively stirring and extremely stimulating. Read the rest of this entry »

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Finally, the 71st NBA season is upon us and we can tuck into some action.

Some are forecasting one of the more predictable campaigns in a long time and tipping the Golden State Warriors as sure things for the NBA Championship. The bookmakers are in agreement with Golden State favorites through bet365 NBA betting odds of 5/6 and it’s hard to envision any other team lifting the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the end of the season.

That’s what happens when you sign a six-time All-NBA Selection and four-time single-season scoring leader in Kevin Durant.
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DeMar DeRozan almost pulled off the most ridiculous poster dunk in the history of basketball Tuesday night when he attempted a 360 slam on a China defender.  This is the almost dunk that everyone will be talking about at work in the morning.  Check the vine after the jump.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Most men aren’t shoppers, per se, but every sports-minded fellow can appreciate the purchase of a quality piece of American sports gear. From basketball to baseball, volleyball to golf, sports fanatics have a wide array of games to get involved in. Stock up on the essential athletic gear that belongs in every sports buff’s stash. Whether you’re on the field in a fiercely competitive intramural league or just want to get out and throw the ball around with your son or daughter, these are the five iconic American sports gear items you need.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers earned a convincing 4-0 series clean sweep against the Detroit Pistons in the opening round of this year’s NBA playoffs but can LeBron James and co. go on to win the title? Well, they’re certainly hitting form at the right moment and the Cavaliers definitely have enough star quality to challenge the likes of Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs for the crown. If nothing else, Cleveland have difference-makers on both sides of the ball and their top talents can more or less win matches by themselves when they are at their very best.

With the Golden State Warriors on the cusp of securing their place in the next round of the playoffs, Cleveland will have it all to do if they are to emerge victorious at the end of what could be a gruelling postseason. The Cavaliers have a much easier route to the NBA Finals than the defending champions, especially as Golden State – who may be without Stephen Curry for the next few weeks – could face the San Antonio Spurs in the not-so-distant future. If nothing else, Cleveland could take advantage of the less testing schedule and the Cavs may be fresher for the seven-match series for the title. Read the rest of this entry »