How To - NBA
To properly bet on NBA games, you need to understand the nature of the game.
- Each game consists of 4 quarters.
- The NBA tournament hosts a multitude of games each season, with each time playin one time at home and then away.
- It is important to make a note of these simple points when researching data on each team: which team is performing better at home or away; what is the average scoring points at home or away; what is the performance by quarter (some teams may perform better at beginning of the games, while othe reams may perform better towards the end)
- Check the news to see if there are injuries for each team that would affect their game performance.
- In any injuries occur, check the player profile data and perfomance along with the substitution's data performance. Extract one data from the other to understand the handicap a team will suffer.
Given that you did your homework right, you can now make a pick in terms of who will win a game or even a quarter. These picks can be used at online sports betting operators to place a waget and win (that of course if your pick is succesfull).
Below we have gathered a list of news from the NBA tournament that you can read and research. News are updated continously from different sources:
With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs
SAN ANTONIO (AP) The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.
FIBA bans Australian players over basketball brawl in Manila
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Thirteen basketball players and two coaches were suspended and fined Thursday, and sanctions were imposed on the national federations of the Philippines and Australia after a brawl during an Asian qualifier for the sport's World Cup.
Wednesday's Sports in Brief
No LeBron, but ESPYs attendees abuzz about newest Laker
LOS ANGELES (AP) LeBron James was absent from the ESPYs, but was still the talk of the town on the red carpet under a sizzling sun in Los Angeles.
The standoff is over between Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs send Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors. Will Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers regret not trading for Kawhi Leonard? And, Terrell Owens looks to resume his career in Canada.
Mavericks add Jenny Boucek to coaching staff
DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks have added Jenny Boucek and Stephen Silas as assistant coaches.