// NBA Pick ‘Em

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3 Results

A Lakers/Magic rematch didn’t pan out, but a Lakers/Celtics rematch did. Expect the “Beat L.A.” chants to be loud and proud in Games 3-5. Despite being battered up pretty bad, Boston still took it too Orlando and avoided the dreaded 3-0 to 3-4 loss that stung the Bruins earlier in the month. It wasn’t pretty, […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3

The Celtics are on a very improbable mission to win a title. They managed to steal home-court advantage from the Cavs twice en route to eliminating them, and now must deal with the Magic. Five of our experts still think the Celtics can’t summon any magic of their own, though three think they’ll push the […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2 Results

Behind a three game tear, Boston finally advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals, after all three other series were swept. The Magic have a huge advantage, being rested. Both Boston and Cleveland suffered their worst home losses in franchise histories in one series. Los Angeles had a nail biter in Game 3, but came through. […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2

With Round 1 done, Round 2 has begun. Already, the Celtics blew another game with Cleveland and the Lakers held on to beat Utah. The Spurs and Suns will clash, while the Magic look to take advantage of a surprisingly struggling Hawks team. All of this is in the wake of Lebron James being the […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 1 Results

The first round is over, and the second round couldn’t wait. Cleveland actually lost a game to Chicago, Boston surprisingly didn’t win in seven games, in spite of the referees’ best efforts to ensure the Heat would win in four. Atlanta took a while to win, but did so in decisive fashion. The Spurs and […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 1

Well, the playoffs are finally here, and there have been plenty of exciting teams to watch. Phoenix and Dallas are back, and Atlanta keeps getting better and better, going from #8 two years ago, to #4 last year, to #3 this year. And how they have the good fortune to face an ailing Milwaukee team […]

2009-2010 NBA Expert Picks: Results

The season is now over, and there have been plenty of dark horses that have made quite an impact. Oklahoma’s in for the first time as the Thunder, Milwaukee and Charlotte are in, not to mention the #3 Suns. On the other side of that coin, who could have foreseen the Spurs’ poor season? For […]

NBA Picks 2009-2010

Ten top Sports of Boston experts are competing in the SoB NBA Pick ‘Em this go-around, in what promises to be an intriguing NBA season. At least five NBA teams have legitmate shots to win the NBA Title, and remarkably, three of them are in the Eastern Conference (Cavaliers, Celtics, Magic), with the other two […]

NBA Playoff Pick ‘Em Results: NBA Finals

The NBA season has finally come to an end, and on Sunday, the apocalypse happened: the Lakers were crowned as NBA Champions for the 15th time. Four of the SoB “experts” chose the Lakers to win it all, with the other four possibly influenced by their hate for L.A. In a stunningly close NBA Playoff […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

Well, the NBA Finals are here, and in shocking fashion, the Cleveland LeBrons or the Celtics aren’t representing the East. The Magic are there, after beating both the Celtics and Cavs consecutively in the East playoffs. Representing the West is the mighty Los Angeles Lakers, who have a lot to play for. Kobe Bryant is […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3

OK, this just isn’t as fun now that the Celtics aren’t in the playoffs. But, we have our duty, which is to provide our “expert” picks regarding the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. In the East, we have the invincible Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the vulnerable choke-artists, also known as the Orlando Magic. For the Sports […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2

For those of you who somehow survived a grueling Round 1, here we are already with Round 2. The experts at Sports of Boston had mixed results in playoff picking over the first round. The Mavericks shocked all of us in knocking off the Spurs so easily, while the Hawks and Heat played a boring […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 1

Last week, the 30 NBA teams were wrapping their seasons (good and bad). Now, we’re quickly down to 16 teams as the NBA playoffs have snuck up on us. Yes, even the “experts” of Sports of Boston. So, now it’s time to put our thinking caps on and make our expert picks the first round […]