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Denver has the best home-court advantage in the NBA; Brooklyn the worst
Any competitive advantage in an NBA season is important whether it is home cooking or the comfort and familiarity of your own locker room. For this study, we subtracted the difference from the team winning percentage on the road from their winning percentage at home. This illustrates, in part, theRead More
The HoopsHype Daily: Derrick Rose belongs on a contender and could end up on one this season
ROSE ON THE MOVE? To this point, 2019-20 had brought a shockingly low amount of Derrick Rose trade scuttle, considering how well he’s performing for the Pistons, how poorly Detroit’s season has gone so far and how team-friendly his contract is. That changed on Monday with a report that a few of theRead More
The Eastern Conference: who could be the dark horse?
As one of two divisions of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Eastern Conference comprises a good chunk of the country’s top teams. It also contains some of the most high-profile teams in the country, including the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers. And for those who enjoy having a gamble and use sports betting […]
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Will Oladipo’s return spark a playoff surge from Pacers?
The Indiana Pacers have battled on without the presence of All-Star Victor Oladipo in the 2019/20 NBA season, keeping pace with the leaders in the Eastern Conference. Oladipo suffered a devastating quadriceps injury during the last campaign, missing the post-season, which resulted in an early exit for the Pacers in the first round against the […]
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Famous NBA players that made it into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame
Australia has seen a lot of outstanding players. Back in 1988, the National Basketball League decided to honor the best of the best by granting them a place in the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame isn’t limited to only players Contributors, referees and coaches also get the recognition they deserve. There are a […]
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LeBron James Makes NBA History…Again
LeBron James is making history once again. Last night, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, LeBron became the first NBA player to record at least one triple-double against all 30 teams. “I really don’t know what to think about it to be honest,” James said. “I’ve had some great teammates and great coaches to put me […]
7 NBA Rookies To Keep Your Eyes On In 2019-20
With the NBA season starting, it is time to look at the most interesting rookie prospects that might become instant stars in the 2019/20 season. The first person on the list, Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans), is considered to be the favorite by most bookers listed on Sportsbetting24. However, he is now injured so there […]
Portland Trail Blazers Sign Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony has finally found a home. The Portland Trail Blazers have signed Melo to a non-guaranteed contract. The signing comes in the midst of the Trail Blazers’ disastrous start to the season. The team has posted a record of just 4-8, which ranks 13th in the competitive Western Conference. According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris […]
Melo is Thankful for the Opportunity
After Carmelo Anthony’s return to the court with the Portland Trail Blazers, the 12-time All-Star told reporters he felt thankful for the opportunity. “The greatest feeling of all was to feel wanted by a group of guys who believe in me and my talent and what I can bring to the game,” Anthony said. “It […]
76ers’ Ben Simmons has Sprained AC Joint in Right Shoulder
The Philadelphia 76ers welcomed one star back Wednesday night but lost another. Ben Simmons did not play in the second half against the Jazz after being diagnosed with what the team called a mild right shoulder sprain. He will be reevaluated Thursday in Denver. The injury appears to have happened in the first quarter when […]
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