The Success of the NBA Bubble

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The strange 2020 NBA season culminated in LeBron James returning the Los Angeles Lakers to basketball prominence. Obviously, the NBA faced significant challenges to finish this season. We all know the league chose to pause in March during the Covid-19 outbreak, resulting in nearly four months without basketball. The NBA and Commissioner Adam Silver decided […] READ MORE


LeBron James Notches Historic 10th Finals Berth

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before; LeBron James is back in the NBA Finals. His Los Angeles Lakers advanced to their record-setting 32nd Finals after an easy 12-3 run through the Western Conference Playoffs. Now, James joins a shortlist of NBA players to reach double-digit title bouts. LeBron James Reaches Ninth Finals in […] READ MORE


Analyzing the Fallout of the NBA Boycotts

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Following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the Milwaukee Bucks shocked the world by boycotting their playoff game against the Orlando Magic. The NBA Boycotts continued, as players boycotted the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets, as well as the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trailblazers game. Following a player meeting […] READ MORE


NBA Gambling Picks August 1st

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Heading into day two of a full NBA bubble slate Last Word on Hoops NBA Gambling picks are looking to give you some winners today. Yesterday’s picks went 1-2 and ended up down 1.09 Units. Hopefully, today’s NBA gambling picks will bring a few more winners. August 1st NBA Betting Picks Oklahoma City Thunder (-1.5) […] READ MORE


Denver Nuggets Roster Built for Uncertainty of NBA Restart

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The NBA restart is almost upon us, with games beginning on Thursday night. While the Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers are still the favorites, this unique situation could result in a surprise team making a run to the title. The depth and adaptability of the Denver Nuggets roster is a prime […] READ MORE


NBA Disney Contenders or Pretenders: Boston Celtics

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The Boston Celtics were one of the hottest teams in the NBA when COVID-19 sent the entire world of sports into a downward spiral. Now, with the season restarting in the NBA Orlando Bubble, it’s time to decide whether or not the Celtics are legitimate title contenders or just pretenders on vacation at Disney World. […] READ MORE


NBA Disney Bubble Contenders or Pretenders: Sacramento Kings

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Following a four-month hiatus as a result of COVID-19, the NBA is getting ready for a long-anticipated league restart. Beginning on July 31st, the top 22 teams will compete at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. Given that there will be a secured “bubble”, concerns over the spread of COVID-19, and […] READ MORE


NBA Contenders or Pretenders: Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have spent the past week in the bubble preparing for the final eight games of the season. With a playoff position guaranteed, Oklahoma City will look to juggle line-ups and test different combinations before hitting the post-season. The Thunder have enjoyed a four and a half month break largely drama free. […] READ MORE


Russell Westbrook Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the NBA restart in Orlando. Westbrook released a statement Monday morning stating he tested positive for the virus prior to leaving for Orlando. Russell Westbrook Latest NBA Star to Test Positive for Coronavirus The Orlando bubble is off to a great start. Not […] READ MORE