The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – Playoff Edition

Now that we’re down to the 8 best teams from each conference, it’s time to update the Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings. Keep in mind, my power rankings place value on teams based on win-loss record, strength of schedule, and other traditional valuation methods, but also account for their against the spread records, and with the added element of series, I’ve also factored in home/away records against the spread, as well as 1st round matchups.






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6 Tips to Help You Fill Out Your Bracket (You’ll Probably Still Lose)

There are countless approaches to be taken when filling out your bracket. Whether you’re a statistician with a computer program used to analyze data and break down the matchups, or one who utilizes the “which team has a better mascot?” strategy, making it through the 1st weekend without using your bracket to practice your origami skills is a feat; let alone the 1st day.

There are, however, a few things you can do to increase your odds of success (that computer program wouldn’t hurt). Keep these 6 tips in mind when filling out your bracket, and best of luck!






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The Gambler’s NBA Power Rankings – All Star Edition

Biggest Riser: Dallas Mavericks ↑9

Biggest Faller: Sacramento Kings ↓12

Note: power rankings place value on teams based on win-loss record, schedule strength, and other traditional valuation methods, with the added factor of against the spread records.






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Fantasy Basketball Trade Deadline – Buy 1 Sell 1 For All 30 Teams

As is the case with real GMs, if your squad isn’t quite getting it done, you’re running out of time to get it together. And with a flurry of offers sure to hit your inbox in the next few days, I figured I’d run down all 30 teams, and give you a player to buy and sell from each. Turned out to be much more difficult than expected, but alas…






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