December 22, 2016

NBA Pick 'Em Week 9: Craig Sager Memorial Edition: There are two NBA games on national TV tonight followed by another five on Christmas Day. In the Pace Mannion NBA Pick 'Em, Goyoucolts takes the lead from NoMich, winning the week with 68 points. Make your picks and wear the loudest clothes you own.

Hall of Champions

2015-16: Howard_T
2016-17: Ufez Jones

This Week's Games

Boston at Indiana on TNT (Thursday)
San Antonio at Los Angeles Clippers on TNT (Thursday)
Boston at New York on ESPN (Sunday)
Golden State at Cleveland on ABC (Sunday)
Chicago at San Antonio on ABC (Sunday)
Minnesota at Oklahoma City on ESPN (Sunday)
Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers on ESPN (Sunday)

Teams playing more than once: Boston, Los Angeles Clippers, San Antonio.

Last Week's Results

Minnesota 99, Chicago 94 (3 < 5 < 7)
Portland 114, Oklahoma City 95 (13 < 19 < 25)
Miami 95, Indiana 89 (4 < 6 < 8)
San Antonio 108, Boston 101 (5 < 7 < 9)
Milwaukee 108, Chicago 97 (8 < 11 < 14)
Golden State 103, New York 90 (9 < 13 < 17)
Los Angeles Lakers 100, Philadelphia 89 (8 < 11 < 14)
Utah 103, Dallas 100 (2 < 3 < 4)

Player Scores

bender's picks

Chicago by 7 [lock], -10 points
Oklahoma City by 3, 0 points
Indiana by 7, 0 points
San Antonio by 12 [lock], 10 points
Milwaukee by 3, 5 points
Golden State by 6, 5 points
Philadelphia by 5, 0 points
Utah by 8 [lock], 10 points

Goyoucolts's picks

Minnesota by 3, 8 points
Oklahoma City by 7, 0 points
Miami by 4, 8 points
San Antonio by 9 [lock], 16 points
Milwaukee by 6, 5 points
Golden State by 16 [lock], 16 points
Los Angeles Lakers by 2, 5 points
Utah by 8 [lock], 10 points

Howard_T's picks

Chicago by 9 [lock], -10 points
Portland by 6, 5 points
Indiana by 7, 0 points
San Antonio by 10, 5 points
Chicago by 12 [lock], -10 points
Golden State by 18 [lock], 10 points
Los Angeles Lakers by 11, 10 points
Utah by 15 [lock], 10 points

NoMich's picks

Chicago by 12 [lock], -10 points
Oklahoma City by 8, 0 points
Indiana by 8, 0 points
San Antonio by 9, 8 points
Chicago by 6, 0 points
Golden State by 12 [lock], 16 points
Los Angeles Lakers by 8 [lock], 16 points
Utah by 14 [lock], 10 points

rcade's picks

Chicago by 13 [lock], -10 points
Portland by 8, 5 points
Milwaukee by 6, 5 points
Golden State by 18 [lock], 10 points
Los Angeles Lakers by 8, 8 points
Utah by 17 [lock], 10 points

tron7's picks

Chicago by 10 [lock], -10 points
Oklahoma City by 6, 0 points
Miami by 5, 8 points
San Antonio by 11 [lock], 10 points
Milwaukee by 3, 5 points
Golden State by 14 [lock], 16 points
Philadelphia by 7, 0 points
Utah by 11 [lock], 10 points

Ufez Jones's picks

Chicago by 14 [lock], -10 points
Portland by 7, 5 points
Indiana by 10 [lock], -10 points
San Antonio by 12, 5 points
Chicago by 8 [lock], -10 points
Golden State by 13 [lock], 20 points
Los Angeles Lakers by 12 [lock], 16 points
Utah by 9, 5 points

Standings

PlayerTotal ScoreThis Week
Goyoucolts22268
NoMich21240
rcade16628
tron715739
Ufez Jones14821
bender12120
Howard_T10720

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 11:07 AM - 10 comments

How dare you, Goyoucolts! Have you no scruples?!

posted by NoMich at 11:24 AM on December 22

Boston by 9
Los Angeles Clippers by 7
Boston by 7
Golden State by 6
San Antonio by 10
Oklahoma City by 12
Los Angeles Clippers by 14

posted by NoMich at 11:27 AM on December 22

Boston by 1
Los Angeles Clippers by 1
New York by 4
Cleveland by 4
SLAM San Antonio by 13 SLAM
SLAM Oklahoma City by 15 SLAM
Los Angeles Clippers by 6

posted by bender at 01:00 PM on December 22

Busy night tonight. Let me get tonight's games done, and I will check back later.

The team is finally healthy, Boston by 8 No Blake Griffin for this one (I think), San Antonio by 5

posted by Howard_T at 06:22 PM on December 22

Boston by 11
Spurs by 7

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:56 PM on December 22

Boston by 7
Los Angeles Clippers by 5
New York by 7
Golden State by 5
San Antonio by 9 - SLAM
Oklahoma City By 11 - SLAM
Los Angeles Clippers by 13 -SLAM

posted by tron7 at 07:21 PM on December 22

Indiana by 10
San Antonio by 6
New York by 13 <-- dunk
Cleveland by 5
San Antonio by 11 <-- dunk
Oklahoma City by 6
Los Angeles Clippers by 8

posted by rcade at 07:56 PM on December 22

Goodness, I climb to No. 1 and then throw it away by forgetting to make my picks. Here's my Sunday predictions, at any road...

Boston by 4

Golden State by 5

San Antonio by 8 (slam dunk)

Minnesota by 1

Los Angeles Clippers by 8 (slam dunk)

posted by Goyoucolts at 07:01 PM on December 23

Sunday will be crazy for me, so I had best get the picks done while I can.

They looked good in a loss to Oklahoma City last night. Boston by 6
Neither team will forget last season's finale. Cleveland by 4
Chicago looked good, then looked terrible. San Antonio by 10 SLAM
Russell West brook is INSANE. I saw but still do not believe. Oklahoma City by 14 SLAM
Los Angeles will win this one for sure. (really?) Clippers by 11

posted by Howard_T at 12:57 PM on December 24

Missed the Boston/NY tip off.
Cleveland by 5
Spurs by 12 (slam)
OKC by 17 (slam)
Clippers by 9

posted by Ufez Jones at 01:03 PM on December 25

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