NBA playoffs were set to begin Saturday: Current matchups have Lakers, Clippers on conference finals course

In a pre-coronavirus world, the NBA playoffs would officially be underway as Saturday would’ve marked the beginning of the first round. Instead, the hiatus continues for nearly all sports across the globe.  The NBA’s board of governors met on Friday to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic as it pertains to the Read more

NBA odds 2020: Western Conference title predictions, picks, teams to avoid from expert on 113-84 run

One of the most memorable postseason battles in Western Conference history could be in store when the NBA resumes after the coronavirus-related work stoppage ends. The type of rivalry that NBA fans crave evolved in the off-season as the Los Angeles Lakers added coveted forward Anthony Davis to team with Read more

NBA odds 2020: Eastern Conference picks, predictions, teams to avoid from expert on 113-84 run

The coronavirus pandemic has halted nearly the entire sports world, and the NBA is no exception. The remainder of the league’s regular season and postseason have been shelved until further notice, but commissioner Adam Silver has been steadfast that the league will find a way to finish. The postseason has Read more

Coronavirus: A second college basketball official tests positive for COVID-19 after a conference tournament

Another college basketball official who worked a conference tournament has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Northeast Conference announced Tuesday that a member of the the three-man crew from its March 10 conference championship game contracted COVID-19.  “The NEC has notified the two Universities as well as tournament staffers who Read more

Coronavirus: NBA Board of Governors to hold conference call Tuesday to discuss fallout of COVID-19, per report

The NBA hasn’t even been suspended for a week, yet its most important powerbrokers have been working overtime in attempting to manage the unprecedented situation that the league now finds itself in. For the third time in less than a week, the NBA’s Board of Governors will meet via conference Read more

College basketball expert picks: 2020 conference tournaments best bets for March 12 from bracket guru

The 2020 NCAA Tournament begins next week and up until Selection Sunday, teams across the nation are holding out hope that they can have their tickets punched automatically in their conference tournaments. Rutgers is hoping its already done enough to have earned its way into the 2020 March Madness bracket, Read more

Major conference tournaments continuing with fans as coronavirus restricts NCAA Tournament access

The ACC planned for its two Wednesday night conference tournament basketball games to be played as scheduled with fans in attendance, but the league revealed in a Wednesday afternoon tweet that it “will evaluate the remainder” of its conference tournament following the news that the NCAA Tournament will be held Read more