San Antonio Spurs: Working for return trip to finals
San Antonio has not been to the NBA Finals since the franchise won its fourth title back in 2007 and were two wins from the series last year before falling to the Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. The Spurs will be without the services of Manu Ginobili, who missed the team’s season opener, because of back spasms. He also missed four of eight pre-season games for the Spurs.
Oklahoma City Thunder: Playing on without Harden
Oklahoma City begins a new era of Thunder basketball Thursday night following the NBA Finals loss to the Heat and the trade of James Harden last weekend. Harden was sent to the Houston Rockets in a blockbuster deal and the Thunder will need to find a way to replace his production. Harden was so key last year that he won the Sixth Man of the Year Award.
San Antonio already has a win under their belt, making things much easier for them coming into tonight’s game. Getting the season’s first win is sometimes the hardest thing to do for a team. Sportsinteraction.com has the Spurs as -2 (-110) favorites to knock off the Thunder Thursday night. We like the Spurs at home over a Harden-less Thunder team with the spread.
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Week 1 of the 2017 CFL season kicks off Thursday night and it should be the beginning of another great year of Canadian football. There are great games littered throughout the Week 1 card and without question the Grey Cup rematch between Calgary and Ottawa on Friday Night Football will get the bulk of the attention from fans.
The 2017 CFL season is just around the corner as the nine teams in the Canadian Football League begin another journey towards hoisting the Grey Cup in late-November. The Ottawa Redblacks enter 2017 as the defending champions after a thrilling Grey Cup victory, but there will be no shortage of teams looking to dethrone them this year.
After dismantling Golden State in game four of the 2017 NBA Finals, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will need another historic night to beat the Warriors in their hostile home environment. Tipping off at 9:00 PM EST on Monday, June 12, 2017, game five of the NBA Finals expects to be another high scoring, floor running, free shooting race to 125 points game – something that is equal parts entertaining and unpredictable.
After a dominating 6-0 win in Game 5, the Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from back-to-back Stanley Cups. Winning in Nashville has been nearly impossible for visitors in these playoffs, as the Preds won't go down without a fight. Game 6 is scheduled for 8:05 pm EST on June 11, 2016.