Celtics-Raptors Series Preview

The Celtics and Raptors are both going into the second round feeling very good about themselves. Boston coasted through the first round in a sweep of the 76ers, and Toronto also swept their first round opponent in a lopsided series against the Brooklyn Nets. While any sweep is impressive, it should be noted that Philadelphia was without arguably their best player in Ben Simmons who … Continue reading Celtics-Raptors Series Preview

Buy The Book Daily Picks: NBA Playoffs Day One Edition

Yesterday was tough, as we went 1-3 with our losses coming by a combined 2.5 goals/runs, but today is a new day and a great one at that. As the NBA Playoffs tip off we look towards Orlando as all four of our picks come from the bubble. Alex Jansen (5-5-1, 50%, -0.55u): Denver Nuggets -5 vs Utah Jazz Surprisingly, the line on this one … Continue reading Buy The Book Daily Picks: NBA Playoffs Day One Edition

Blazers, Suns, Grizzlies, and Spurs race for the 8/9 seeds

Today’s slate of games will determine the season for four teams who are making a playoff push in the Western Conference. The different types of potential outcomes of four games today will send some teams home and others into the play-in game. The four teams in the race for the play in game are the Portland TrailBlazers, Memphis Grizzlies, Phoenix Suns, and the San Antonio … Continue reading Blazers, Suns, Grizzlies, and Spurs race for the 8/9 seeds

Bubble Beef

It wasn’t “Dame Time” in the NBA Bubble earlier today. Lillard failed to hit two clutch free throws late game, in a bad loss to a Clippers team that was without Kawhi Leonard and Patrick Beverley. Beverley mocked Damien Lillard’s famous “Dame Time” tradition when he hits a clutch shot at the end of the game when Lillard missed his free throws. Following the game … Continue reading Bubble Beef

3 Takeaways From This Weekend

Sports are back in full swing (finally). After watching countless baseball and basketball games this past weekend it was only right to write about three big weekend takeaways. 1. The Clippers are a PROBLEM Even without Montrezl Harrell and Lou Williams, the Los Angeles Clippers showed the basketball world that they are arguably top dog in the Western Conference. After suffering a heartbreaking loss to … Continue reading 3 Takeaways From This Weekend