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NBA odds, picks, lines, predictions, schedule, best bets for Feb. 22: This three-way parlay...

There are nine games on Friday's NBA schedule as post-All-Star play gets into high gear. Intriguing matchups abound, including DeMar DeRozan returning to Toronto as his San Antonio Spurs face off with Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors (-7.5), Anthony...

NBA scores, highlights: Bucks survive Celtics; LeBron James rallies Lakers past James Harden, Rockets

The NBA is back, folks. Following a thrilling All-Star Weekend that saw Team LeBron overcome a 20-point deficit against Team Giannis in the All-Star Game, real NBA action is finally back after a one-week layoff. Things got underway in Philadelphia with...

Celtics’ Marcus Morris gets beer spilled on him against Bucks, and TNT broadcaster Kevin...

The Celtics and the Bucks had a rough third quarter on Thursday, but few players had it rougher than Marcus Morris. Boston's forward dove into the crowd for a loose ball and actually made a great hustle save, but...

NBA DFS: Russell Westbrook and top picks for Feb. 22 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy...

A good portion of the league gets the second half of the season underway on Friday and a loaded nine-game NBA DFS main slate is on tap for daily Fantasy sports players with the action tipping off at 7...

Wizards vs. Hornets odds, line: NBA picks, predictions from proven model on 44-30 roll

The Charlotte Hornets continue their push for a playoff berth Friday at 7 p.m. ET when they play host to the Washington Wizards. Charlotte (27-30) comes out of the All-Star break in the No. 7 position in the Eastern...

NBA scores, highlights: Bucks best Celtics while LeBron rallies Lakers past Harden and Rockets

The NBA is back, folks. Following a thrilling All-Star Weekend that saw Team LeBron overcome a 20-point deficit against Team Giannis in the All-Star Game, real NBA action is finally back after a one-week layoff. Things got underway in Philadelphia with...

Bucks’ ugly win over Celtics foreshadows excellent Eastern Conference playoffs to come

As the techno music blared, and the Milwaukee crowd answered the hype man's call with a deafening "fear-the-deer!" chant, it felt like a playoff game was about to begin inside the Fiserv Forum on Thursday night. After the ball...

NBA scores, highlights: Bucks best Celtics; Rockets get Clint Capela back for matchup against...

The NBA is back, folks. Following a thrilling All-Star Weekend that saw Team LeBron overcome a 20-point deficit against Team Giannis in the All-Star Game, real NBA action is finally back after a one-week layoff. Things got underway in Philadelphia with...

Former Warriors coach Don Nelson on what he’s done after basketball: ‘I’ve smoked some...

It's been nearly a decade since Don Nelson coached his last NBA game, but the former Warriors coach has apparently been keeping busy in retirement. Specifically, he's been smoking pot, man. The 78-year-old Nelson confirmed as much on Thursday night...

Giannis on Anthony Davis trade demand: Focus on playing basketball and don’t talk about...

Giannis Antetokounmpo would have handled things a lot differently than Anthony Davis. While we're all well aware of how Davis has handled his situation with the New Orleans Pelicans -- publicly demanding a trade by announcing he wouldn't sign a...

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