Basketball

This week in the NBA: Derrick Rose blossoms again

| 05.11.2018

Odds and preview of the NBA action Another week and, as always, there’s plenty to talk about in the NBA. You have the good in Trae Young, the bad with Cleveland Cavaliers but also the downright inspiring in Derrick Rose. The East is headed up by Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks losing just two games between them. Golden State Warriors have muscled their way to the top in the West, followed by a... more...

This week in the NBA: The Raptors leading the way

| 29.10.2018

Odds and preview of the NBA action The second week of the NBA season has come and gone. The Western Conference has familiar look at the top but over in the East, the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors have flown out the traps. We take a look over all the action from the hardwood and some of the key talking points from the last week… Winners Toronto Raptors A 6-0 record cannot be sniffed at, even ... more...

This week in the NBA: Lakers and the Rockets gets heated

| 22.10.2018

Odds and preview of the NBA campaign The first week of the 2018 NBA season has been punchy in more ways than one so far. It all began last Wednesday when Eastern Conference favourites the Boston Celtics thrashed the Philadelphia 76ers 105-86. This was followed by the reigning champions Golden State Warriors grabbing a narrow victory over a Russell Westbrook-less Oklahoma City Thunder. But with ple... more...

Everything you need to know ahead of the new NBA season

| 16.10.2018

The key dates and latest odds for the 2018 NBA campaign The new NBA season begins next week. And with a host of stories bubbling under the surface it’s time to get down to how and where you can watch the new ‘ball season. 30 teams are split into two regions – the Eastern and Western Conference – for the right to enter the prestigious NBA Playoffs from April 2019. Here’s all you need to know ... more...

Three reasons why LeBron James can make the Lakers a powerhouse again

| 03.10.2018

2x NBA Champion ready to lift the Lakers? The new NBA season is within touching distance with some big names trading places in the off-season. LeBron James headlined when he swapped Cleveland for LA and signed for the Lakers. The Golden State Warriors may be 4/7 to retain their crown but The Coral News Team take a look at how LeBron can turn the tide for the Lakers. Leadership The Lakers have argu... more...

Who are the contenders for the NBA title this season?

| 12.09.2018

Can anyone topple the Warriors? The NBA season is coming into view now, with the first pre-season games pencilled in for the end of the month. Teams are locking down their rosters for the coming campaign and the likely contenders are starting to take shape. The Coral News Team have looked at the teams that could be pushing for the title… Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors are 4/... more...

NBA Fixture Release: Standout games to look out for this season

| 16.08.2018

New NBA season is almost here The 2018-19 NBA season is already on the horizon. Just two months after the Golden State Warriors clinched their third championship in four years, the new season schedule has been released. The Warriors are the 4/7 favourites to retain their crown, ahead of the Boston Celtics at 6/1 and the Houston Rockets at 8/1. But which games should you look out for this season? T... more...

NBA Finals: Can LeBron and the Cavs upset the Warriors?

| 30.05.2018

Golden State Warriors are clear favourites to retain the title It’s happened again. The Golden State Warriors’ win against the Houston Rockets on Sunday set up a meeting with the Cleveland Caveliers in the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year. The Warriors have won the title in two of the previous three seasons, with the Cavs securing victory in the other. This time around, the Warriors are ... more...

Who’s on course to make the NBA Finals?

| 21.05.2018

The final four are battling for position After a long season, the NBA Playoffs have whittled the competition down to the final four. The Boston Celtics are 2-1 up against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference. And the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors, have a 2-1 lead over the Houston Rockets over in the Western Conference. With a maximum of four games left in either serie... more...

NBA: Heat v Pacers and Warriors v Clippers headlines Thursday’s action

| 11.01.2018

Big matches across the pond There’s plenty of action stateside on Thursday morning as the NBA season rolls towards its halfway point. The Golden State Warriors will play their 42nd game of an 84 game season as they travel to face the Los Angeles Clippers. Meanwhile, the Indiana Pacers host the Miami Heat, while there’s a Western Conference duel between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma C... more...