Everything you need to know about the 3 vs. 6 first-round series in the East by Chris Barnewall @ChrisBarnewall 2m ago • 2 min read There's plenty of intrigue in this year's NBA playoffs, and the Sixers-Heat series is no exception. Find out how to watch Game 1 to get a glimpse at one of the hottest up-and-coming young teams in the NBA.The No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers will be facing off against the No. 6 Miami Heat, with the Sixers locking up the No. 3 seed on the final day of the season.This is going to be an interesting style difference. The 76ers are a fast defensive-minded team, while the Heat are a more grind-it-out-style team. And the 76ers are leaning on only a couple veterans with postseason experience, while the Heat are almost entirely postseason-tested. This series could be decided by whoever can control the pace on the floor, and, of course, Joel Embiid's status will also be a major factor.Before Game 1, here is everything you need to know … [Read more...] about 2018 NBA Playoffs: Watch 76ers vs. Heat Game 1, TV channel, live stream, online, time, date
The order of the NBA Draft is pretty much set with only the lottery left to decide how it will finish out by Chris Barnewall @ChrisBarnewall 2m ago • 2 min read The 2018 NBA Draft order has been decided. Sort of. The lottery could shift around where some teams end up picking, but the majority of the league at least has an idea of where they will be selecting come June 21. This year's draft has some intrigue with college stars like Deandre Ayton, Marvin Bagley III, and Luka Doncic seen as potential franchise changers. There's an expectation that this could be a deep draft as well with a large number of teams tanking for better position in the latter half of this season.As of right now, the NBA Draft order for the first round is:Draft PositionTeamLottery Odds1Phoenix Suns25 percent2Memphis Grizzlies19.9 percent3Dallas Mavericks13.8 percent4Atlanta Hawks13.7 percent 5Orlando Magic8.8 percent6Chicago Bulls5.3 percent7Sacramento Kings5.3 … [Read more...] about 2018 NBA Draft order: Where will your favorite team be picking on draft night?
Thomas Lott Omnisport Updated at 6:25 p.m. ET Updated at 6:25 p.m. ET Watch NBANBA with fuboTV The Warriors have jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinals matchup with the Spurs, and head coach Steve Kerr gave much of the credit to the team's defense. Golden State allowed the Spurs to score just 92 points in a 113-92 victory which was the best defensive performance the Warriors have had since they gave up 92 to the Pacers March 27. One reason for the success can be placed on a lineup change Kerr made for the game. He started 34-year-old guard Andre Iguodala after he had not started a single game since March 19 and just three games since Jan. 10. Kerr told reporters after the game this was a move based completely on defense. "Just wanted to put our best defensive lineup on the floor from the beginning," he said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. "I think the … [Read more...] about NBA playoffs 2018: Steve Kerr says defensive focus keyed Game 1 blowout
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is far off the top of the leaderboard after three rounds by STATS moments ago • 1 min read HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- The resurgent Ian Poulter shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage, putting him in position for his second victory in three weeks.Before April, Poulter had not won on tour in more than five years. Now, he's one more solid round away from adding another title to his dramatic win at the Houston Open on April 1.No joke, Poulter's play is for real.Seven of the Englishman's last 11 rounds have been in the 60s after having just three such showings in his first 20 rounds this season. His latest left him at 13-under 200, and a stroke ahead of Luke List (67) and Si Woo Kim (68).World No. 1 Dustin Johnson failed to make a move and, after a 72, was tied for 41st, 10 shots behind. Around the Web Promoted by Taboola Our Latest Stories … [Read more...] about 2018 RBC Heritage: Ian Poulter pushes way into 54-hole lead at Hilton Head
BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureMillennial MoneyOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup Sports By Bobby Ilich 04/14/18 AT 5:06 PM The 2018 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals saw two major upsets and very nearly a third, perhaps suggesting that Europe's superpowers are far more vulnerable than previously thought.Barcelona? Out.Manchester City? Gone.Real Madrid? Escaped by the skin of their teeth.Bayern Munich? Alive, but not exactly thriving.Roma entered the second leg of the quarterfinals with 50/1 odds of winning the title. Trailing on aggregate 4-1, the heavy underdogs came up big at home with a 3-0 win to shock tournament-favorite Barcelona on away goals, 4-4.It was an epic upset for the Serie A side, as Barcelona had 9/4 odds of winning the tournament before the second-leg matchup. It was the second consecutive year that the Catalans were eliminated by an Italian club and the third-straight year that Barcelona failed to advance out of … [Read more...] about Who Will Win The 2018 Champions League? Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Roma Betting Odds, Prediction