April 02, 2019

NBA Pick 'Em Final Week: All the Marbles Edition: This is the final week of the regular season Pace Mannion NBA Pick 'Em, starting with tonight's TNT doubleheader and ending on April 10 with an ESPN doubleheader. Pick the 11 games and try to defeat Florida Man, who leads by 34 with NoMich and Howard_T in second and third.

This Week's Games 25

L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City on TNT (Tuesday)
Denver at Golden State on TNT (Tuesday)
Milwaukee at Philadelphia on TNT (Thursday)
Golden State at L.A. Lakers on TNT (Thursday)
Boston at Indiana on ESPN (Friday)
Portland at Denver on ESPN (Friday)
Oklahoma City at Minnesota on ABC (Sunday)
Boston at Washington on TNT (Tuesday)
Houston at Oklahoma City on TNT (Tuesday)
Orlando at Charlotte on ESPN (Wednesday)
Minnesota at Denver on ESPN (Wednesday)

Teams playing more than once: Oklahoma City, L.A. Lakers, Golden State, Denver, Boston, Minnesota.

Last Week's Results

Oklahoma City 107, Indiana 99 (6 < 8 < 10)
Utah 115, L.A. Lakers 100 (10 < 15 < 20)
Houston 112, Denver 85 (19 < 27 < 35)
Boston 114, Indiana 112 (1 < 2 < 3)
Philadelphia 118, Minnesota 109 (6 < 9 < 12)
Golden State 137, Charlotte 90 (33 < 47 < 61)

Player Scores

bender's picks

Oklahoma City by 5, 5 points
Utah by 12 [lock], 16 points
Denver by 3, 0 points
Boston by 6, 5 points
Philadelphia by 9 [lock], 20 points
Golden State by 17 [lock], 10 points

Howard_T's picks

Utah by 12 [lock], 16 points
Denver by 6, 0 points
Boston by 11, 5 points
Minnesota by 8, 0 points
Golden State by 15, 5 points

NoMich's picks

Oklahoma City by 7, 8 points
Utah by 12 [lock], 16 points
Houston by 7, 5 points
Boston by 9, 5 points
Philadelphia by 7, 8 points
Golden State by 14 [lock], 10 points

rcade's picks

Oklahoma City by 8, 10 points
Utah by 10 [lock], 16 points
Houston by 9, 5 points
Indiana by 4, 0 points
Philadelphia by 8 [lock], 16 points
Golden State by 10 [lock], 10 points

Ufez Jones's picks

Oklahoma City by 6, 8 points
Utah by 13 [lock], 16 points
Indiana by 5, 0 points
Philadelphia by 9 [lock], 20 points
Golden State by 19 [lock], 10 points


PlayerTotal ScoreThis Week
Ufez Jones43154

Picks must be submitted in this discussion before the game's tipoff. So if you miss Tuesday games you can still choose the games for the rest of the week.

posted by rcade to basketball at 11:52 AM - 11 comments

Oklahoma City by 9
Denver by 9
Philadelphia by 4
Golden State by 10
Indiana by 7
Portland by 8
Oklahoma City by 8
Washington by 6
Oklahoma City by 8
Orlando by 7
Denver by 9

posted by rcade at 12:18 PM on April 02

SLAM Oklahoma City (Tuesday) by 7 SLAM
Denver (Tuesday) by 4
Milwaukee (Thursday) by 3
SLAM Golden State (Thursday) by 8 SLAM
SLAM Indiana (Friday) by 5 SLAM
SLAM Denver (Friday) by 6 SLAM
SLAM Minnesota (Sunday) by 12 SLAM

Washington (Tuesday) by 4
Houston (Tuesday) by 5
Charlotte (Wednesday) by 5
SLAM Denver (Wednesday) by 17 SLAM

posted by bender at 02:28 PM on April 02

Oklahoma City by 14
Golden State by 8

posted by NoMich at 05:28 PM on April 02

Not much time to get this done, so I will make tonight's picks now and get the rest later this evening.

Tuesday, Apr. 02:

The Biblical question was, "Has anything good ever come out of Nazareth?" Tonight the question is whether anything good can come out of the Lakers. Naaah. Oklahoma City by 14 SLAM

KD thinks it's good to be in 1st place. Denver would like to disappoint him. Golden State by 8

posted by Howard_T at 05:50 PM on April 02

OKC by 7
GSW by 6

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:11 PM on April 02

Night owl here. Just looked at the results for Tuesday, and it looks like 21 to start the week. Maybe I should quit while I'm ahead. Now for the rest of the picks.

Thursday, April 4:

Bucks and 76ers are set in their respective playoff positions, so perhaps neither team will be playing its regulars. I'll just go with the home team here. Philadelphia by 9

If the Lakers were smart, they would just forfeit this one and go out and party. The NBA frowns on that, so I guess they'll have to play. Golden State by 18 SLAM

Friday, April 5:

Celtics and Pacers are in a battle for 4th place vs 5th place in the East. Pacers are very tough at home, but Celtics play fairly well on the road. Indiana by 6

Without Nurkic Portland has a real problem. Denver still has a good shot at overtaking Warriors, so they will be playing hard. Denver by 7 SLAM

Sunday, April 7:

Thunder appear to have a playoff spot locked up, but they are tied with Spurs for 7th and have a shot at overtaking Clippers for 6th. Oklahoma City by 12

Tuesday, April 9:

With the Wizards hopelessly out of it and missing their best, this one should be an easy win for Celtics. However, lately there is no such thing as an easy win for Celtics. Boston by 9

Rockets also have playoff position in mind this week. They are only 1/2 game ahead of Trail Blazers for 4th place, and 1 1/2 games behind Nuggets for 2nd. With Thunder trying to move up, this game could be a great one. Houston by 6

Wednesday, April 10:

More playoff scrambling. Magic are 1/2 game behind Heat for the final playoff spot in the East. Hornets have slipped, and they now appear to be out of the picture, but it's possible. Orlando by 11

Things should be settled by the time Nuggets host the T-Wolves. Denver by 16 SLAM

posted by Howard_T at 03:14 AM on April 03

Philadelphia by 8
Golden State by 14

posted by NoMich at 08:35 AM on April 04

Mil by 7
GSW by 10 (SLAM)

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:08 PM on April 04

Indiana by 4
Denver by 11 (SLAM)

posted by Ufez Jones at 05:32 PM on April 05

Boston at Indiana on ESPN (Friday)
Portland at Denver on ESPN (Friday)

Oklahoma City by 7

Boston by 8
Oklahoma City by 7

Charlotte by 8
Denver by 9

posted by NoMich at 09:50 AM on April 06

Boston by 9 (SLAM)
Houston by 7

Orlando by 5
Denver by 9 (SLAM)

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:45 PM on April 08

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