• Bet on the Celtics or Lakers to win NBA championship

    4 days ago - By Yardbarke

    The Golden State Warriors are back-to-back champions. And, winners of three of the last four NBA championships. But LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles Lakers has bettors eyeing them to win it all this season. With Kyrie Irving and Gordon Heyward are returning from injuries, don't count out the Boston Celtics, either. “It's all Lakers and Celtics,” MGM sportsbook director Jeff Stoneback said via ESPN's David Purdum. In all of the books in Las Vegas, the Lakers have acquired spenders galore to bet on them winning a title this season. Meanwhile, in the Eastern Conference, the heavily...
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  • Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward give Celtics healthy lineup, chance at NBA Finals berth

    Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward give Celtics healthy lineup, chance at NBA Finals berth

    4 days ago - By USA Today

    LeBron James left the Eastern Conference and that's good news for teams such as Boston, which hasn't been to the NBA Finals since 2010.
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  • Kobe Bryant Told Jeanie Buss to Clean House in LeBron James Pursuit

    Kobe Bryant Told Jeanie Buss to Clean House in LeBron James Pursuit

    4 days ago - By SLAMonline

    Team owner Jeanie Buss sought Kobe Bryant ‘s advice as the Lakers plotted their pursuit of LeBron James last year.
    The Black Mamba advised Buss that she should clean house in her front-office if there was to be any hope of luring LeBron to L.A.
    Jeanie was going to take her time, to have Magic be her ally while she let Jim and Mitch last a while longer back in early Feb. 2017. And then she went to meet kobebryant for lunch in Newport Beach. His message? LeBron's not coming unless you clean house pic.twitter.com/tB11zuMeMs
    - Sam Amick October 11, 2018
    Buss evidently listened, firing her...
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers' game plan sans LeBron James: Crowquill

    Cleveland Cavaliers' game plan sans LeBron James: Crowquill

    4 days ago - By Cleveland

    Cleveland Cavaliers' game plan to make playoffs sans LeBron James who took talents to Los Angeles
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  • With LeBron James gone, Eastern Conference set for a new champion

    4 days ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    With LeBron James gone, the path to the NBA Finals from the Eastern Conference is open again.
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  • Kobe Bryant advised cleaning out Lakers front office to lure LeBron James, report says

    Kobe Bryant advised cleaning out Lakers front office to lure LeBron James, report says

    4 days ago - By Sporting News

    Kobe Bryant wanted heads to roll in Los Angeles if it meant LeBron James playing for the Lakers.
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  • LeBron James: NBA Finals Streak ‘Means a Lot'

    LeBron James: NBA Finals Streak ‘Means a Lot'

    4 days ago - By SLAMonline

    LeBron James says his surreal streak of eight consecutive NBA Finals appearances means a lot to him, but he also knows it could very well come to an end this season.
    James, though, vows to do everything in his power to keep the streak alive no matter the odds.
    New Story: LeBron James' decision to migrate West with Golden State puts his Finals streak in jeopardy, but he tells Yahoo Sports “I feel like with me on the floor, I can compete versus anybody.”
    - Chris Haynes October 11, 2018
    LeBron adds that the Golden State Warriors weren't a factor when he decided to join the Los Angeles Lakers...
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  • Is There a Realistic Scenario Where LeBron James' Lakers Miss the NBA Playoffs?

    4 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    LeBron James' NBA Finals streak is at eight years and counting, so it seems a little ridiculous to ask whether his Los Angeles Lakers will clear the comparatively low bar of playoff entry...
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