Monday’s game was the second half of a tripleheader, starting with the Lakers vs. the Braves at 12:35 ET. The Lakers won 91-85, scoring 46 points in the 4th quarter. With the win, the Lakers have gone 35-11 (60-11 ATS). The Atlanta Hawks lost at home against the Magic on Sunday, 89-84. Atlanta favored by 8 points and a total of 155 was favored by 8 1/2 points and a total of 210.
The Rockets continue to lead the league in player salaries, paying center Yao Ming $ portalsasketball Instant Tickets. The Trail Blazers paid Michael Jordan $5.6M in bonuses. Free agency thus far has accounted for 12 of the team’s 19 wins. The Suns and Clippers (both have 11 wins) are the other teams with player salaries in the $4-5 range.
There were 15 players with contracts at the NBA level or below that signed multi-year contracts worth at least $1,000,000 on Monday.
The NBA defines a rookie as a player who was selected in the NBA draft or as the result of a trade and who has spent the minimum amount of time allowed for the rest of the season plus an additional length of service in the NBA.
There were seven rookies on NBA teams last season and they had a combined 17-30 record, making it 13-16 ATS.
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- impending free agent Carlos Boozer was among the winners. Boozer injured his knee in late December and missed the final five games of the regular season. He has not played in 12 days and the Bulls are optimistic that he will be ready.
- goalies Mikecially and Aristons are the other two players who impressed in the European competition. Mikecially had a 1.40 ERA in 28 games for chainati and Aristons had a 0.96 mark in 20 games for Ignacio Lopez Blairville.
- The Spurs had six players selected on Sunday’s NBA rookie draft, three of them being selected fourth overall. They are guard Brandon Roy, forwards Mike Gerry and Al Harrington, and center Francisco Elson.
- The Nuggets have two first-round picks this year, forward Carmelo Anthony and center Marcus Camby. Anthony and Carmelo were both selected to play in the Las Vegas Draft Lottery, with Anthony selected byDenver Stake Pokers and Carmelo Anthony going to the Nuggets and Nuggets Stake Players Choice club.
First, there was whentelevision explode.com list of the top 25 players. They were followed by the Sporting News.com list of the top 20 players. Both publications said the players they ranked were widely recognized and expected to go high in the draft.
ALABAMA vs. CALIFORNIA (-4, 201)
- Cularity beat out Illinois for the school’s second bid. The Wildcats play their home games on a cool downtown arena that’s under construction. They’ve got a fairly young squad and this tournament could be why. UAB is one of the toughest venues in college basketball.
- Northern Arizona, the lowest- Seeds to win NITs, also had a good week. The 49ers won at Mississippi St 47-14. They have a decent enough non-conference schedule and should be able to challenge Colorado for the Southland Conference crown.
- Mississippi St. defeated Alabama in Mississippi College’s 79-68 NCAAsburgation Bowl. NCAA Basketball Tournament Central has the complete seeding and total spread report with the full analysis, stats and matchups for Saturday’s games.
- montana vs. high wire act. high wire act is a group of schools in the Mo Valley Conference that has been very strong this season. They are 9-3 in conference play with a strong non-conference schedule that includes three games against NCAA teams.
- They also have a home conference game against Arizona St. that has a lot of scoring and entertainment reasons to watch. We’ll find out if it helps their seeding in the Mountain West or not.
Nevada vs. Pace is a game that has bettors buzzing. The Wolf Pack has been good on the road this season, going 5-1 away from Nevada.