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LeBron James feels that NBA referees are protecting shooters, but not calling enough fouls committed against players driving to the basket. (Image: AP/Tony Dejak)

LeBron James (After Loss): Refs Protect Outside Shooters, Not Inside Players

LeBron James criticized what he sees as poor officiating in today’s NBA, saying that referees are more willing to protect outside shooters over players who are driving to the basket. The comments came following a 110-94 loss for the Cleveland Cavaliers to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. During the […]

Boston Celtic’s Kyrie Irving is challenging his old team the Cleveland Cavaliers for best team in the Eastern Conference. (Image: Getty)

Second Half of NBA Season Presents Four Probing Questions

As the NBA Season prepares for the second half there are several questions that need answers. A few have been answered already, such as how would Dwayne Wade and Isaiah Thomas fit in Cleveland? That turned out to be a disaster and both players were dealt away from the Cavaliers. […]

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver spent the weekend addressing the integrity tax he wants states to impose on future sports books. (Image: Getty)

Integrity Fees Being Pushed by MLB, NBA Could Hurt Sports Betting

If the Supreme Court strikes down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 sports betting would be allowed in every state in the union. But the integrity fee being proposed by Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association could possibly derail casinos plans to install sports […]

LeBron James and Stephen Curry will once again be adversaries, not at the NBA Finals but at the NBA All Star Game. (Image: Getty)

Best Bets for NBA All-Star Game May Be Slam Dunk, 3-Point Competitions

While the NBA All-Star Game has a the traditional point spread and over/under lines, the better bets might be on the Slam Dunk and 3-point contests. Those two events, along with the skills competition, make up a Saturday that could be far more entertaining than the actual Sunday game. The […]

The NBA wants a 1 percent cut of wagers should sports betting become legal across the US. (Image: sportsbookadvisor.com)

NBA is All for Legalized Sports Betting on One Condition: It Gets a Cut

The NBA doesn’t oppose the concept of legalized sports betting nationwide, so long as the top basketball league in the world receives a share of the money wagered, currently being referred to as an “integrity fee.” Later this year, the US Supreme Court could overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports […]

Caption One: LeBron James has welcomed his new teammates and is enjoying himself in Cleveland, but sports books believe he will leave for the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason. (Image: Getty)

Oddsmakers See Strong Chance LeBron James Will Play for Lakers Next Season

Will LeBron James leave his beloved Cleveland Cavaliers next season to become a Los Angeles Laker? At least one internet betting site believes he will and is offering odds on the proposition. James has not made any public comments on his future after this season. But BetDSI has a “yes” […]