Brian Edwards

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors push Warriors to the brink with Game 5 win at Oracle

Two years after an injury at Oracle Arena ended his 2017 postseason, Kawhi Leonard dropped 36 points on the Warriors and might’ve shut down the building in Oakland for good. The Raptors are one-point home underdogs in Monday’s Game 5.

Nets send Crabbe, 2 first-round picks to Hawks for Prince

Brooklyn wants to go big in free agency this summer. The Nets cleared cap room for two max free agents on June 6, two first-round picks and Allen Crabbe to Atlanta for Taurean Prince.

Leonard leads Raptors to Game 3 win, 2-1 series lead in NBA Finals

Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Toronto to a 123-109 win at Golden State in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors, who have a 2-1 lead in the series, are 4.5-point underdogs for Friday’s Game 4.

Warriors overcome injuries to even series, listed as 4.5-point favorites in Game 3

Golden State won Game 2 at Toronto as a two-point underdog, using an 18-0 run to start the third quarter en route to a 109-104 win to even the NBA Finals at 1-1. The Warriors are 4.5-point home favorites in Wednesday’s Game 3.

Smith taps Gustafsson in 4th round, cashes as a +260 underdog

Anthony “Lionheart” Smith submitted Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson by fourth-round submission in Saturday’s UFC Stockholm headliner. Smith hooked up his backers as a +260 underdog.

Toronto favored by 2 in Game 2, now +130 underdog for the series

After winning the NBA Finals series opener, Toronto has been installed as a two-point home favorite in Sunday’s Game 2. The updated series price now has Golden State as the -150 “chalk.”

Clemson favored by at least 17.5 points in seven lined Games of the Year

The Golden Nugget released more than 100 Games of the Year lines on Thursday. The betting shop made Clemson a favorite of 17.5 points or more in seven games.

KU, U of L and Xavier among winners at NBA Draft deadline

Kansas and Louisville were winners at the NBA Draft deadline with two of their best players returning to school. Xavier saw all four of its early entrants pull out.

LSU’s Mays, Taylor returning to school to rejoin Wade, incoming 5-star Watford

LSU’s Skylar Mays and Marlon Taylor have withdrawn from the NBA Draft to return to school. They’ll rejoin Will Wade and incoming 5-star freshman Trendon Watford.

Curry favored to win Finals MVP, but Thompson looks attractive at 20/1

Golden State’s Steph Curry is the -150 favorite to win NBA Finals MVP honors. Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard has +275 odds, but Klay Thompson’s 20/1 number looks extremely attractive.