NBA BASKETBALL NEWS
  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Futures: The Brooklyn Nets begin the 2014-2015 season as the favorite to win the Atlantic Division. The team made a nice run last year as they beat the Toronto Raptors in the playoffs before losing to the Miami Heat. The team is still considered a longshot to win the NBA title but because they play in a weak Atlantic Division they should make the playoffs. The key for the team this season will be keeping key players like Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson healthy and getting production out of new addition Jarrett Jack.Here is a look at the team, NBA futures and NBA predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Betting Lines: The New York Knicks are longshot to win the NBA title in 2014-2015 but they play in weak Atlantic Division which means they have a real chance to make the playoffs. The New York Knicks are a close second choice to win the division behind the Brooklyn Nets. The New York Knicks still have one of the top players in the NBA in Carmelo Anthony and they have a new direction under Phil Jackson. Whether Jackson did enough in the off-season to get Anthony and head coach Derek Fisher some help is the question.Let’s look at the New York Knicks, the NBA betting lines and NBA picks. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Spreads: The Houston Rockets made a number of off-season moves as they attempt to win the Western Conference in 2014-2015. The team won 54 games last season but that wasn’t good enough as they finished fourth behind San Antonio, Oklahoma City and the Clippers. The team has two superstar players in Dwight Howard and James Harden but the question is whether they can play enough defense to win in the playoffs. Oddsmakers consider the Houston Rockets as darkhorse contenders as they are listed with 20-1 to win the NBA title this season.Here is a look at the team, NBA spreads and NBA predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Betting Odds: The Miami Heat are no longer favorites to win the NBA title as LeBron James is now in Cleveland. The question this season is just how good the team can be without James. Oddsmakers don’t like the chances of the team as they are listed with odds of 50-1 to win the NBA title this season. The Miami Heat still have Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and they made a nice addition by getting Luol Deng. The Miami Heat may not take as big a step back this season as some people believe.Here is a look at the team and NBA picks. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Odds: The San Antonio Spurs will look to defending their NBA title in 2014-2015. The team has basically the same cast of players from last year’s team so there is no reason they can’t contend for yet another NBA title. The team is listed as the second choice in the betting with NBA odds of 4-1 to win the title behind only the Cleveland Cavaliers. The key once again for the San Antonio Spurs will be to get production from their core veterans.Here is a look at the 2014-2015 San Antonio Spurs, their odds and NBA predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Lines: The Oklahoma City Thunder have two of the top players in the league in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook but they have yet to win an NBA title. The team begins the 2014-2015 season as one of the favorites as they are listed with odds of 5-1. The team has yet to find a reliable third scoring option behind Durant and Westbrook and head coach Scott Brooks has yet to prove he can make adjustments in the playoffs. The Oklahoma City Thunder will be good, but whether they will be good enough to win the title is the question.Here is a look at the team and NBA lines at BetDSI sportsbook. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Betting Odds: The Memphis Grizzlies are considered darkhorse contenders in the Western Conference as the 2014-2015 season begins. They are 50-1 to win the NBA title and 25-1 to win the Western Conference. The team won 50 games last season but that total was only good enough for third in the tough Northwest Division. It may not be any easier this season as they have to contend once again with two of the best teams in the NBA, the defending champion San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets.Let’s look at the 2014-2015 Memphis Grizzlies. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Odds: LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers and they are favored to win the NBA title in 2014-2015. Not only do the Cleveland Cavaliers have LeBron, they also have Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving. What they don’t have is experience playing together or a proven head coach but oddsmakers definitely like the chances of this team winning the title. The Cleveland Cavaliers begin the season as the favorites to win the 2014-2015 NBA title with odds of 2.5-1.Let’s look at the 2014-2015 Cleveland Cavaliers and their odds. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Futures: Win totals are on the board at Diamond sportsbook for the 2014-2015 regular season. The Cleveland Cavaliers with LeBron James and Kevin Love have the highest total of any team as their win total is set at 58 wins. They are followed closely by the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs at 57.5 and 57 wins respectively. The team with the lowest win total on the board for this season is the Philadelphia 76ers as their number is just 14.5 wins.Here is a look at the win totals for this season. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    Basketball Odds: A United States team full of star players is favored to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup which begins in late August. The United States is listed as the -250 favorite to win the event with Spain the second choice with odds of about 3-1. The United States team will be led by Kevin Durant and James Harden but they have suffered some losses recently as Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin have all pulled out. The USA team is still heavily favored but there may be a little hope now for Spain.Here is a look at the event and basketball odds at Diamond sportsbook. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Futures: The Cleveland Cavaliers were an afterthought when it came to winning an NBA Championship in recent years but that all changed when LeBron James announced he was returning to the team. The Cleveland Cavaliers went from big longshots to win the 2014-2015 NBA title to the favorites. There is no question that the Cleveland Cavaliers will be vastly improved with the addition of LeBron James but whether they should be the favorite to win the NBA title is the question.Let’s look at the current NBA futures at BetDSI sportsbook. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Betting Odds: The Milwaukee Bucks decided that getting Jason Kidd to be their next head coach was important enough to send two second-round draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets. It is not often in the NBA that a team will trade for another coach but that is exactly what the Milwaukee Bucks have done. And it is not like they traded for an established head coach; they traded for a coach with only one year of head coaching experience. The Milwaukee Bucks have a lot of faith in Jason Kidd while the Brooklyn Nets are ready to move on. Let’s look at the trade and how it impacts both teams. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Betting: LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are officially on the market and NBA teams are trying to clear cap space to make a run at two of the best players in the league. There are even rumors that a few teams are trying to clear enough space to sign both players. While that seems unlikely, it should make the next couple of weeks very interesting. The main story will revolve around where LeBron James ends up and keep in mind there is still a chance he stays with the Miami Heat. Let’s take a look at some of the teams that could make a run at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Odds: ESPN will be televising the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday night and it is expected that either Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker will be taken first by the Cleveland Cavaliers. An injury to projected #1 pick Joel Embiid has shaken up the projected order of the first round as Embiid is expected to miss at least the next four to six months. The two big questions now are how far Embiid will fall in the NBA Draft and who will go first between Wiggins and Parker. Here is a look at the order for the 2014 NBA Draft and the players who are likely to be picked in the Top 10. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Finals Odds: ABC will be televising Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night as the Miami Heat visit the San Antonio Spurs. The series has been very entertaining so far and also very unpredictable. The San Antonio Spurs won Game 1 as they went on a late run to dispatch the Miami Heat who lost LeBron James to cramps and then it was the Miami Heat winning late in Game 2. The San Antonio Spurs played a near perfect Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the series before Thursday’s Game 4. Let’s take a look at Game 5 on Sunday in San Antonio and NBA Finals predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Finals Lines: Game 4 of the NBA Finals is set for Thursday night on ABC as the San Antonio Spurs visit the Miami Heat. This has been a home team series for the most part and the Miami Heat will be favored to win Game 4 at home. Unlike last season when the format was 2-3-2, this year the format is what it is with other playoff series at 2-2-1-1-1. If the series does go seven games then the San Antonio Spurs would be playing at home next week. Here is a look at Game 4 and NBA Finals predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Finals Odds: The San Antonio Spurs host the Miami Heat on Sunday night in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The home team will once again be favored in this contest that can be seen on ABC. This has been a home team series recently and if the San Antonio Spurs can continue that trend and win their four home games in this series then they will win the NBA title. That is easier said than done as the Miami Heat have the best player in the NBA in LeBron James. Here is a look at Sunday’s Game 2 and NBA Finals predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Finals Odds: The NBA Finals begin on Thursday with the San Antonio Spurs favored against the Miami Heat. It is a rematch of last year’s finals that was won in seven games by the Miami Heat. This time around the San Antonio Spurs will have the home court advantage and they are a slight favorite to win the series. It is the first NBA Finals rematch since 1998. It should be a great series as there is no doubt that the two best teams are meeting as the San Antonio Spurs won 62 games this season while the Miami Heat are the two-time defending champions. Here is a look at the series, the NBA Finals schedule and NBA Finals odds at BetDSI sportsbook. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    2014 NBA Playoff Odds: Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals is set for Thursday night on TNT as the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs won the first two games at home in this series but the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back to win Game 3. The series will either be tied at 2-2 or the San Antonio Spurs will lead 3-1 and have a chance to clinch. The series changed in Game 3 when Serge Ibaka returned to the lineup for the Oklahoma City Thunder and is presence gives them a chance.Here is a look at the matchup and NBA playoff predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Playoff Lines: The Miami Heat are favored on Wednesday night as they visit the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The first two games of this series were at Indiana while the next two were in Miami. The teams split their first two games at Indiana with the Indiana Pacers winning the first game 107-96 while the Miami Heat won the second game by a score of 87-83. This contest on Wednesday night has a start time of 8:30 pm Eastern on ESPN. Here is a look at the matchup and NBA playoff picks. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Playoff Odds: The Eastern Conference Finals move to Miami for Game 3 between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat on Saturday on ESPN. The best-of-seven game series is tied at a game each after the teams split the first two games at Indiana. The Miami Heat are 7-point favorites to win Game 3 on Saturday. The Western Conference Finals are also set for Game 3 as it will be the San Antonio Spurs at the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night on TNT. Here is a look at both games this weekend and NBA playoff predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Spreads: Not many people gave the Indiana Pacers much of a chance to win the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat but in Game 1 of the series the Indiana Pacers played really well. In some respects that shouldn’t come as a huge surprise because the Indiana Pacers have actually split the last ten meetings with the Miami Heat. Can the Indiana Pacers continue to play well and shock the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals? Let’s look at the series and NBA picks. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    2014 NBA Playoff Odds: Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals takes place on Wednesday night on TNT as the Oklahoma City Thunder visits the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs are listed as favorites in this contest on Wednesday night. Before Game 1 of this series on Monday it was the San Antonio Spurs listed as about a 2-1 favorite to win the best-of-seven game series. The San Antonio Spurs have the home court edge but this season they lost both regular season home games against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Here is a look at the game on Wednesday and 2014 NBA playoff predictions. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Playoff Odds: The Los Angeles Clippers are favored on Thursday night as they host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals on ESPN. There is a good chance this series is going to a seventh game as it seems that no team can play two great games in a row. The teams split the two games in Los Angeles earlier in this series as the Oklahoma City Thunder won 118-112 in Game 3 while the Los Angeles Clippers won 101-99 in Game 4. Here is a look at Game 6 and NBA playoff picks. 

  • 2BetDSI.com

    NBA Lines: The Miami Heat host the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on TNT. The Miami Heat dominated the first two games of this series at home and they are favored to win this contest on Wednesday. It has been pretty ugly in recent years for the Brooklyn Nets in Miami as they have lost 8 of the last 10 meetings. They were blown out in each of the first two games of this series in Miami, losing by 19 points and by 12 points.Here is a look at the matchup and NBA picks.