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


Oklahoma City Thunder and Chris Paul: Three Trade Idea’s

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The Oklahoma City Thunder rebuild appears to be on its way and the 2020-21 off-season is set to be a fire sale including Chris Paul. Oklahoma City had a wonderful season finishing the year with a 44-28 record and pushing Houston to seven games. However, with Billy Donovan‘s departing for the Chicago Bulls, the Thunder […] READ MORE


Western Conference Playoff Scenarios

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The NBA Orlando Bubble has been a roaring success. The original intent was to give teams on the cusp of the playoffs a chance to break into the postseason. Now, with just one game left per team, four teams are fighting for one spot in the Western Conference playoff race. Playoff Scenarios for the Final […] READ MORE


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

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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


Phoenix Suns: Steps to Contention

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If the NBA bubble is any indicator, the Phoenix Suns may be on the brink of playoff contention. They’re undefeated in four games thus far, and could potentially find themselves in the West’s eighth seed play-in games. The odds, however, are still stacked against them with a healthy Portland Trail Blazers squad lingering around. Regardless […] READ MORE


Best Players in the NBA Bubble at the Midway Point

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It’s been one week since the NBA Bubble kicked off in Orlando on July 30 and the league restart is officially in full swing. We’ve reached the midway point as 18 of the 22 teams invited have played at least half of their eight scheduled bubble games. The Toronto Raptors are reminding the league not […] 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


NBA Gambling Picks July 31st

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With the NBA set to return, in full, tonight, let’s take a look at some of the NBA picks for July 31st. July 31st NBA Betting Picks Boston Celtics (+5) vs Milwaukee Bucks (-114) This has all the makings of a potential Eastern Conference Finals matchup. The season series is split 1-1. The Boston Celtics’ […] READ MORE


2020 NBA Mock Draft

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After months of anticipation, the 2019-20 NBA campaign is set to resume this week. Play will begin on July 31st at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. In addition to crowning league champion, the restart will also finalize the order of the 2020 NBA Draft, which is currently scheduled for October […] READ MORE


NBA Disney Contenders or Pretenders: Phoenix Suns

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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. Given that there will be a secured “bubble”, concerns over the spread of COVID-19, and no […] READ MORE