2016-17 Early NBA Futures from the Westgate Superbook

Before the 2016 Conference Finals had even concluded, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook released its odds on next season’s NBA Championship. The Warriors were listed as the early favorite to take home the 2017 Larry O’Brien Trophy, but they dropped from +150 to +250 after being defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals….

Where will Dwight Howard play next season?

Earlier today, it was announced that free agent center Dwight Howard would meet with the Boston Celtics and the Atlanta Hawks and Bovada immediately listed those two teams as the top candidates to land the big-name rim protector. At the end of the season, it probably would have surprised most people if the Celtics were the…

Does Acquiring Derrick Rose Really Help The Knicks?

On Wednesday, the New York Knicks acquired 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Robin Lopez, guard Jose Calderon and guard Jerian Grant. Public opinion has been split on this blockbuster trade, with many analysts doubting that Rose will be able to fully rebound from the injuries that have derailed…

2016 NBA Mock Draft and Prop Bets

Following the conclusion of the NBA Draft Lottery on May 17, I released our annual oddsmakers mock draft based on prop bets posted at two offshore sportsbooks. Although there were very few draft props available two months ago, I was able to create a rudimentary mock draft for the top six picks. At the time, Ben…

Where Will Kevin Durant Play Next Season?

NBA pundits have long predicted that this will be a very active summer for several teams. The NBA salary cap is set to rise from $70 million to approximately $90 million thanks to the TV deal the league signed in 2014. As a result, many teams will be armed with cap space next summer, setting…