Rory Breasail has been a diehard basketball fan since Larry Johnson’s 4-point play in 1999. He’s been writing about basketball for the last decade for outlets including The TwinSpires Edge, NBA Math, and Hashtag Basketball. Rory grew up in Steve Nash’s hometown in Victoria, BC, and now resides across the water in Vancouver, where he does a daily prayer to bring back the NBA. He is a graduate of BCIT’s Radio Arts program and is currently working on a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication at Royal Roads University.
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Sports movie: Victory (1981)
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Paolo Banchero shocked (and hurt) lots of sportsbooks by being taken No. 1 in the NBA Draft after a chaotic whirlwind in the betting markets. As the offseason tips off, get the latest on the top NBA betting news with this week's Notebook.
Draft week has already been filled with rumors and rapidly changing odds, as the NBA Draft betting landscape settles into place ahead of Thursday. We take a look at three players and deliver our best NBA Draft prop picks.
Despite the Sun having the better record, the Mystics have proven they can compete with the WNBA's best when Elena Delle Donne is in the lineup. With that being the case tonight, our WNBA betting picks are backing Washington as 3-point home underdogs.
The Warriors have been crowned champions yet again, capping a whirlwind NBA season. With one foot leading to the offseason already, here's a recap of what's happening around the league, from GSW to the trade markets, and upcoming NBA Draft.
Seattle's getting its groove back, while Minnesota's been feeling all sorts of absences. There may not be enough shelter in the woods for the Lynx to escape this Storm, as our WNBA betting picks reveal.
Drama is sparking in L.A. at a pretty bad time, facing the WNBA's best team today. See why we expect the off-court distractions to only compound the Sparks' troubles as they deal with the Aces in our WNBA betting picks.
The Warriors are in trouble, but perhaps not as much as the Jazz in the grand scheme of things. Get an update on news from around the NBA — both on and off the court — with our NBA notes from around this week's news.
Seattle has been slowed by injuries this year, but even at full strength, looks to have lost a bit of pep in its step. Meanwhile, Atlanta's been suffocating on defense, and may not give much wiggle room. Find out who's worth backing in our Dream vs. Storm
The Boston Celtics seized early control of the NBA Finals with a stunning Game 1 upset. Get the lowdown on the latest hardcourt headlines as the season winds down with our NBA betting notes for the Week of June 3.
With the NBA Finals starting in earnest this week, we break down the clash between the underdog Boston Celtics and the favorite Golden State Warriors. Let's take a look at how they got here, what their X-factors are, and make our pick for the winner.
The Phoenix Mercury have limped out of the gate in the early going of the WNBA season. But despite the slow start and being pegged as underdogs on Sunday, we like Skylar Diggins-Smith & Co. to come out on top against the Atlanta Dream in our betting picks.
The Warriors took the scenic route back to the NBA Finals, while the Celtics appear primed to join them after several bumps in their journey. From the title chase to some early offseason drama, see how this week's NBA news affects the betting landscape.
Great players tend to show up in big moments, and we're banking on two of the NBA's best to do just that in an elimination game. Find out why Stephen Curry and Luka Doncic highlight our NBA player prop picks for Mavericks vs. Warriors Game 5.
The Golden State Warriors think they're playing with "house money", but they have trouble sealing the deal with a big series lead. Our NBA betting picks count on a better-shooting Mavericks team to rally behind Luka Doncic in Game 4.
Aside from the NBA playoffs, plenty of news has been circulating throughout the most entertaining league in North American sports. There is plenty to cover in the world of hoops and we break it all down for you in this edition of the NBA Betting Notebook.
While Phoenix is back at Footprint Center where it's won all three games this series, the Mavericks seemingly have the momentum, not to mention the best player in the series — Luka Doncic. Expect all of those forces to collide in Game 7 tonight.
The Grizzlies made it clear in Game 5 that they're not ready for hibernation. Still, NBA betting odds have them as a large dog tonight, and we think Golden State's in for more of a fight. Jaren Jackson Jr. leads the way in our Grizzlies vs. Warriors picks.
It's been a wild week in the NBA, from wildly fluctuating championship odds, to historic blowouts, and a shameful display from fans. Catch up on all the latest and its impact on betting markets with our weekly NBA Notebook.
Dallas has put Phoenix in a vice over the last two games, leveling the series after four contests. In Game 5 tonight we're expecting another close one, with Luka primed to bounce back. Read more in our Mavericks vs. Suns picks.
While Golden State and Memphis are in a heated battle, other second-round series are looking lopsided thus far. With injuries and absences wreaking havoc, let's take a look at this week's big basketball news, and its impact on the NBA betting landscape.