Way-Too-Early Top Five 2020-21 NBA Team Rankings

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The NBA offseason hasn’t officially started yet. Sure, there’s been new hires such as Stan Van Gundy to the New Orleans Pelicans and Nate Bjorkgren to the Indiana Pacers, but there haven’t been player movements yet. The NBA Draft takes place next month and there’s always surprise trades tied to that event. Although the free-agent […] READ MORE


Giannis Antetokounmpo Rumors: Four Teams in Position to Pursue the Star

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Fresh off a second-round exit to the Miami Heat, speculation surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo and his future has begun. The 25-year-old averaged a ludicrous 29.5 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 5.6 assists on 55.3 percent shooting. The Greek Freak became just the third player in NBA history to win both MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks Series Review

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The first-round series between the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks certainly delivered. Perhaps even more so than most expected. It included stellar star performances, game-winning shots, ejections, and plenty of chippiness. It was clear from the very start that both teams knew what they were capable of. In the end, however, it was the […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks Playoff Preview

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The Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks tip-off tonight in what promises to be one of the most entertaining first-round playoff series. Unlike most two seed versus seven seed match-ups, there’s plenty of storylines attached to this one. Many believe the Clippers are the championship favorites. The Mavericks, on the other hand, have the most […] READ MORE


Damian Lillard Leads Portland Trail Blazers to 134-131 Victory in Historic Fashion

Damian Lillard put in a historic performance on Tuesday night to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a vital 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.  With 61 points, he became the first player in Portland franchise history with back-to-back 50 point games. Lillard also joined an exclusive club as only 11 other players have accomplished […] READ MORE


Three Possible Exciting Playoff Match-Ups

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The halfway point of the NBA bubble’s seeding games has nearly been reached. The level of basketball is surprisingly great after the hiatus, and playoff seeding’s have already shifted a few times. Fans are in store for a historical postseason with some potentially exciting playoff match-ups. Three Possible Exciting Playoff Match-Ups Los Angeles Lakers versus […] READ MORE


Kristaps Porzingis is Back to All-Star Form

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Through the first half of 2018, Kristaps Porzingis was having a breakout NBA season. In just his third year in the league, the kid from Latvia was averaging almost 23 points per game. At 7’3”, with the ability to shoot from the outside, post up smaller defenders, or even take it off the dribble, he […] READ MORE


NBA Trades to Help the Three Texas Teams

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Texas’ three NBA squads have been some of the league’s best teams since the turn of the new century. The Dallas Mavericks are transitioning from superstar Dirk Nowitzki to another in Luka Doncic, the Houston Rockets have been contenders since James Harden arrived, and the San Antonio Spurs are closing out on a long playoff dynasty. […] READ MORE


NBA Gambling Picks August 4th

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Heading into another day with a full NBA bubble slate Last Word on Hoops NBA Gambling picks are looking to give you some winners today. Yesterday’s picks went 2-1 and ended up winning .86 Units. We also hit our first Bonus Parlay to win three units. Hopefully, today’s NBA gambling picks will bring you more […] READ MORE


NBA Gambling Picks August 2nd

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Heading into another day with a full NBA bubble slate Last Word on Hoops NBA Gambling picks are looking to give you some winners today. Yesterday’s picks went 2-1 and ended up winning .72 Units. Hopefully, today’s NBA gambling picks will bring you more of the same. August 2nd NBA Betting Picks Brooklyn Nets (-3) […] READ MORE