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Los Angeles hosts conference foe Denver

Denver Nuggets (40-18, second in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (39-19, third in the Western Conference) Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Clippers and the Denver Nuggets face off in a matchup of two of the top-ranked teams in the Western Conference. Article continues below ... The Clippers are 23-13 in Western Conference games. Los...

NBA predictions and odds: Who will make the 2020 NBA playoffs?

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine is averaging a career-high 25.3 points per game but it hasn’t translated to wins for his team yet. Photo credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY SportsWith the NBA All-Star Game in the rearview mirror, let’s take a look at...

NFL, players move closer to new CBA, but deal not done yet

The NFL and its players have moved closer to a new collective bargaining agreement and the next decade of labor peace that would come with it. If the process is at first-and-goal now, though, there’s still work to be done to get into the end zone. With a late-night vote, on the slim majority approval of the 32 team representatives,...

BE Radio: Injuries Will Define Playoff Race

On this week’s edition of Blazer’s Edge Radio, a major topic of discussion was the rash of injuries affecting both NBA playoff hopefuls and teams jockeying for seeding. The Portland Trail Blazers have notably played the last three games without Damian Lillard—with mostly disastrous results—and have been plagued by injuries to key players throughout the season....

Are the Raptors and Mavericks real contenders?

<p type="text" content="Welcome to the eighth installment of the 2019-20 Yahoo Sports NBA Power Rankings. I will highlight four teams that fascinate me on a biweekly basis, diving deeper on their success or lack thereof. This is where I remind you that these are subjective and everyone overvalues their favorite team. Feel free to forget everything I just...

Ravens Coaching Announcements

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday several title changes on his 2020 coaching staff. Below are the following coaching title changes: Chris Horton – special teams coordinator (formerly special teams coach) Randy Brown – special teams coach (formerly assistant special teams coach) Chris Hewitt – pass defense coordinator (formerly defensive backs coach) Sterling Lucas –...

Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs odds, picks and best bets

The Dallas Mavericks (35-23) visit the San Antonio Spurs (24-32) Wednesday at AT&T Center for an 8:30 p.m. ET tip-off. We analyze the Mavericks-Spurs sports betting odds and lines, with NBA betting advice and tips around the matchup. Mavericks at Spurs: Key Injuries Mavericks PG Luka Doncic (ankle) probable PG Jalen Brunson (shoulder) out C Willie Cauley-Stein (personal) questionable C Dwight Powell (Achilles) out Spurs PF LaMarcus Aldridge (shoulder) out Get some action on...

Utah faces Boston, aims to halt 3-game slide

Boston Celtics (40-17, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (36-21, fifth in the Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Utah looks to break its three-game losing streak when the Jazz take on Boston. Article continues below ... The Jazz have gone 20-8 at home. Utah ranks fourth in the NBA with 36.7 defensive rebounds per...

NBA scores: Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans, score, result, Zion Williamson, LeBron James

Respect. That’s what LeBron James showed Zion Williamson as he dropped a season-high 40 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a resounding 118-109 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in Staples Center on Wednesday (AEDT).James vs. Williamson was sold as the present vs. the future, and while the New Orleans rookie was again impressive with 29...

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