British Basketball is Growing in Popularity

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In 1998, the Dallas Mavericks drafted little known Dirk Nowitzki with the 9th overall pick. A year later, the San Antonio Spurs picked yet another foreigner with their 57th pick—Manu Ginobili. These two players would soon prove their worth in the NBA. Nowitzki went on to become the greatest player to put on a Mavericks […] READ MORE


The Myth of NBA Homecourt Advantage

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All across sports, we hear about the importance of homecourt. In the NBA, teams spend 82 games trying to secure homecourt throughout the playoffs, or at the very least, the first round. The goal is to ensure you play more games in front of your fans than opposing fans. The logic makes sense. The numbers […] READ MORE




Odds Sliced on Brooklyn Nets Winning the NBA Championship

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Ahead of the NBA Playoffs, the last year’s champions Los Angeles Lakers were the #1 favorite for another title. But, they’re out of the picture! They got knocked out by the Phoenix Suns in Round 1, which made Brooklyn Nets the strongest trophy candidate. Before the Lakers exit, the Nets were the second-favorite with odds […] READ MORE


2021 NBA Championship Odds, Picks, and Predictions

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A championship is an event or competition that determines the winner for the year. In basketball, this means determining which team will be crowned as champion for the season. The NBA Championship happens at different times throughout the year, with teams playing one another until there are two teams left to compete in the best-of-seven […] READ MORE


Top Eight NBA Players for the 2020-21 Season

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The current basketball season is nearing completion. In Europe, it remains to identify the winners of the national championships. The long-awaited final four in the Euroleague will take place in Cologne in the very near future. In North America, things are just starting to get really hot as the NBA has kicked off its playoff […] READ MORE


Brooklyn Nets Championship Odds

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It’s been a thrilling NBA season so far. Fans tuned into the Play-In Tournament, which took place on 16 May, and then to playoffs betting, which kicked off on May 22.  In the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz have been playing phenomenally, while over in the Eastern Conference, the Brooklyn Nets, who finished slightly behind […] READ MORE


Best NBA Point Guards Right Now

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There isn’t a more fashionable position in the NBA than point guard. The league’s biggest stars play in this position, as it is similar to the quarterback in American Football. Players that play in this position must have a high basketball IQ and must have the ability to run the show from an offensive point […] READ MORE


LWOS’ 2020-21 College Basketball Awards

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With the closing of the college basketball season, the LWOS staff has put their college basketball knowledge together. It has been an incredible season through the Covid-19 pandemic. With all of the compounding factors, the NCAA and its players put on an amazing show. Now, LWOS presents its college basketball awards. 2020-21 College Basketball Awards […] READ MORE