Basketball

NBA Playoffs: LeBron looks for revenge in low scoring series opener

| 02.06.2016

Robbie Purves | May 31, 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers @ Golden State Warriors NBA Conference Finals Friday, June 3rd Tipoff: 02:00 BST Oracle Arena, Oakland Warriors look for consecutive titles The Finals rematch that so many wanted is finally here, after Golden State Warriors overcame a 3-1 disadvantage to claim their spot in this year’s final chapter. The Cleveland Cavaliers needed just 14 game... more...

NBA Playoffs: Cleveland’s LeBron James to shine in series triumph

| 27.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 27, 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers @ Toronto Raptors NBA Conference Finals Saturday, May 28th Tipoff: 01:30 BST Air Canada Centre, Toronto James to shine in series triumph The Eastern Conference Finals will head back to Canada as Cleveland Cavaliers look to end the series at Toronto Raptors’ home court. Cleveland now lead the series 3-2 after a devastating 116-78 win over Toron... more...

Bet of the day: Cavaliers and Raptors to score between 197-207 points

| 25.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 25, 2016 Coral’s bet of the day In the last 10 games LeBron James has averaged 27.9 points per match The sides averaged a combined 200.3 points per game in the regular season Both teams possess three players that score 15 points or more per match Eastern Conference’s final two 12/5 to score between 197-207 The Cleveland Cavaliers’ trip north of the border didn... more...

NBA Playoffs: Durant to dominate scoring in Oklahoma City Thunder win

| 25.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 24, 2016 Golden State Warriors @ Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Conference Finals Wednesday, May 25th Tipoff: 02:00 BST Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City Durant dominates in decisive clash Oklahoma City Thunder come into the clash leading the series 2-1, after winning in Oakland against reigning champions Golden State Warriors on the road. In game three, Oklahoma absolutely dis... more...

Bet of the day: Wonderful wincast featuring LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

| 23.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 23, 2016 Coral bet of the day In the last 10 games, James has averaged 27.9 points per match Cleveland Cavaliers have won four out of five road clashes this postseason Cavs have only lost once in their last 11 LeBron to score 25 or more in Cleveland win Four-time LeBron James MVP has been in outstanding form for his hometown club, as he searches for his third NBA title after wi... more...

NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers march towards Finals

| 21.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 20, 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers @ Toronto Raptors NBA Conference Finals Sunday, May 22nd Tipoff: 01:30 BST Air Canada Centre, Toronto LeBron triple double heroics Cleveland Cavaliers opened up a 2-0 series lead in game two with a 108-89 win at the Q Arena. The pressure is now firmly with Toronto Raptors as they look to continue their historic playoff run. LeBron James recorded his... more...

NBA Playoffs: Durant to dominate game two clash in Oakland

| 18.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 17, 2016 Toronto Raptors @ Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Conference Finals Wednesday, May 18th Tipoff: 01:30 BST Q Arena, Cleveland LeBron seeks consecutive Eastern Conference title Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off the back of a 4-0 sweep that saw them defeat Atlanta Hawks. It finished with plenty of time to spare and now Cavs are rested and ready to wreak havoc upon Toronto Raptor... more...

Five worst title defences in sport after Leeds Rhinos’ woeful season

| 15.05.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | May 13, 2016 After winning a domestic treble last season, rugby league giants Leeds Rhinos have dramatically flopped in 2016 to find themselves rock bottom of the Super League after 14 games. A recent 52-12 thrashing by Castleford Tigers at Headingley means that the usually dominant Yorkshire outfit (150/1 with Coral to win the Grand Final) are now six points... more...

NBA Playoffs: Wade to fire Miami Heat to series levelling win

| 14.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 13, 2016 Toronto Raptors @ Miami Heat NBA Conference semi-finals Saturday, May 14th Tipoff: 01:00 BST American Airlines Arena, Miami Miami’s Wade to level series 3-3 Toronto Raptors are a victory away from making their first ever trip to the Eastern Conference Finals, after pipping Miami Heat 99–91 in game five to go 3–2 up in their semi-final series. This is already the ... more...

NBA Playoffs: Miami’s Wade to shine in low scoring 3-2 series triumph

| 10.05.2016

Robbie Purves | May 10, 2016 Oklahoma City Thunder @ San Antonio Spurs NBA Conference semi-finals Wednesday, May 11th Tipoff: 01:00 BST AT and T Center, San Antonio Thunder to falter in high scoring face-off It was conceivable that game four would be Kevin Durant’s last game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena as a Oklahoma City Thunder player. With San Antonio Spurs arriving possessing a 2-1 ser... more...