The NBA is the world’s premier basketball competition, boasting the biggest names in the sport and the most athletic play. With 82 regular season games (when there’s not a lockout), division champions, conferences champions, as well we league champions, there are plenty of betting options available. In addition there are individual awards such as MVP (Most Valuable Player) and Finals MVP, that you can place a wager on.
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Closer to home is Australia’s NBL (National Basketball League). In the early nineties, the NBL was riding a wave of popularity such that even the AFL was a little nervous. These days attendances are down and a number of teams competing has decreased, but the standard of play is still high, and a Kiwi team, the New Zealand Breakers, has even joined from across the Tasman.
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Basketball betting news
10 April 2012 – Breakers title favourite
22 March 2012 – Mills’ blinder sees Spurs shorten
22 March 2012 – Crocs & Blaze face uphill battle
22 March 2012 – Can anyone break NZ’s grip on NBL title
14 March 2012 – No playoffs for Bogut despite golden move
14 March 2012 – Orlando’s kryptonite to keep Superman grounded at the Magic
1 March 2012 – Bullets to fire again in NBL
1 March 2012 – LA Lakers Patty Mills’ best NBA shot says bookie
21 February 2012 – Adelaide WNBL title favourites
20 February 2012 – ‘Linsanity’ – Jeremy Lin to win MVP?
12 January 2012 – Breakers, Cairns and Perth to notch wins
6 January 2012 – Away teams favoured in NBL
5 January 2012 – Perth to win battle of the cats
30 December 2011 – Bookie can’t split Breakers and Taipans
29 December 2011 – Kings to claim crucial home ‘W’
22 December 2011 – Kobe injury sees Lakers slide in NBA betting
22 December 2011 – Blaze to burn 36ers
16 December 2011 – Gold Coast to set Wildcats a-blaze
15 December 2011 – Taipans no chance against Breakers