January 23, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 15: 40/20/10 Edition: The NBA's TV week begins a day earlier than normal with two games on Tuesday -- Cavs/Spurs and Celtics/Lakers -- followed by seven more games. In the Pace Mannion, Ufez Jones now has a 27-point lead over me. NoMich wins a tough week with 23 as three other players posted negative scores. Make your picks.

This Week's Games

Cleveland at San Antonio on TNT (Tuesday)
Boston at L.A. Lakers on TNT (Tuesday)
Houston at Dallas on ESPN (Wednesday)
Boston at L.A. Clippers on ESPN (Wednesday)
Washington at Oklahoma City on TNT (Thursday)
Minnesota at Golden State on TNT (Thursday)
Houston at New Orleans on ESPN (Friday)
Boston at Golden State on ABC (Saturday)
Philadelphia at Oklahoma City on ESPN (Sunday)

Teams playing more than once: Boston, Houston, Oklahoma City, Golden State.

Last Week's Results

Oklahoma City 114, L.A. Lakers 90 (17 < 24 < 31)
L.A. Clippers 109, Denver 104 (3 < 5 < 7)
Philadelphia 89, Boston 80 (6 < 9 < 12)
Houston 116, Minnesota 98 (13 < 18 < 23)
Washington 122, Detroit 112 (7 < 10 < 13)
New York 117, Utah 115 (1 < 2 < 3)
Oklahoma City 148, Cleveland 124 (17 < 24 < 31)
Houston 116, Golden State 108 (6 < 8 < 10)

Player Scores

bender's picks

Oklahoma City by 23 [lock], 16 points
L.A. Clippers by 12 [lock], 10 points
Boston by 12 [lock], -10 points
Minnesota by 3, 0 points
Detroit by 4, 0 points
Utah by 7 [lock], -10 points
Oklahoma City by 6, 5 points
Houston by 4, 5 points

Goyoucolts's picks

Oklahoma City by 10 [lock], 10 points
L.A. Clippers by 7 [lock], 16 points
Boston by 6 [lock], -10 points
Houston by 5, 5 points
Detroit by 3, 0 points
New York by 2, 10 points
Cleveland by 11 [lock], -10 points
Golden State by 16 [lock], -10 points

Howard_T's picks

L.A. Clippers by 12, 5 points
Boston by 14 [lock], -10 points
Minnesota by 8, 0 points
Detroit by 9, 0 points
Utah by 15 [lock], -10 points
Cleveland by 6, 0 points
Golden State by 11 [lock], -10 points

NoMich's picks

Oklahoma City by 14 [lock], 10 points
L.A. Clippers by 10 [lock], 10 points
Boston by 12 [lock], -10 points
Houston by 7, 5 points
Washington by 7, 8 points
Utah by 8, 0 points
Cleveland by 6, 0 points
Golden State by 8, 0 points

rcade's picks

Denver by 6, 0 points
Boston by 7, 0 points
Houston by 9, 5 points
Detroit by 4, 0 points
Utah by 8 [lock], -10 points

scooby10672's picks

Oklahoma City by 9 [lock], 10 points
L.A. Clippers by 3, 8 points
Boston by 7 [lock], -10 points
Houston by 5, 5 points
Detroit by 2 [lock], -10 points
Utah by 4, 0 points
Cleveland by 2 [lock], -10 points
Golden State by 2, 0 points

tron7's picks

Denver by 7, 0 points
Boston by 11 [lock], -10 points
Minnesota by 6, 0 points
Detroit by 4, 0 points
Utah by 6, 0 points
Cleveland by 7, 0 points
Golden State by 12 [lock], -10 points

Ufez Jones's picks

Oklahoma City by 18 [lock], 16 points
Denver by 3, 0 points
Boston by 14 [lock], -10 points
Houston by 6, 5 points
Washington by 7, 8 points
Utah by 12 [lock], -10 points
Oklahoma City by 4, 5 points
Houston by 5, 5 points

Standings

PlayerTotal ScoreThis Week
Ufez Jones38319
rcade356-5
NoMich31823
Howard_T310-25
bender30516
Goyoucolts25611
tron7247-20
scooby10672245-7

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 09:49 AM - 15 comments

San Antonio by 7 (Tuesday)
Boston by 3 (Tuesday)

posted by bender at 10:35 AM on January 23

Tuesday
- Cavs by 7
- Boston by 12

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:32 AM on January 23

Cleveland by 5

Boston by 7 (slam)

Houston by 17 (slam)

L.A. Clippers by 2

Oklahoma City by 4

Golden State by 11 (slam)

Houston by 15 (slam)

Golden State by 9 (slam)

Philadelphia by 6

posted by Goyoucolts at 11:38 AM on January 23

Cleveland at San Antonio by 8 (Tuesday) Boston by 12 at L.A. Lakers/ on TNT (Tuesday) -- dunk

posted by NoMich at 03:15 PM on January 23

Sorry about the formatting, my house lost power just as I was about to click on the edit link.

Cleveland at San Antonio by 8 (Tuesday)
Boston by 12 at L.A. Lakers on TNT (Tuesday) -- dunk

posted by NoMich at 03:50 PM on January 23

Much like my beloved Celtics, I have had a very bad week. It's a long season, so there's still time. Here we go.

Tuesday, Jan 23:
San Antonio by 7

Boston by 11

Wednesday, Jan 24:
Houston by 14 SLAM

Boston by 3

Thursday, Jan 25:
Oklahoma City by 9

Golden State by 13 SLAM

Friday, Jan 26:
New Orleans by 17 SLAM

Saturday, Jan 27:
Golden State by 8 SLAM

Sunday, Jan 28
Oklahoma City by 9

posted by Howard_T at 04:59 PM on January 23

Cleveland by 6
Boston by 9
Houston by 10 <-- lock

posted by rcade at 06:51 PM on January 23

Tuesday San Antonio by 4 Bos by 4 (SLAM)

Wednesday Hous by 6 (SLAM) Bos by 2

posted by scooby10672 at 07:10 PM on January 23

San Antonio by 7 (Tuesday)
Boston by 3 (Tuesday)
SLAM Houston by 14 (Wednesday) SLAM
L.A. Clippers by 5 (Wednesday)
Washington by 4 (Thursday)
Golden State by 7 (Thursday)
Houston by 5 (Friday)
Golden State by 5 (Saturday)
SLAM Oklahoma City by 8 (Sunday) SLAM

posted by bender at 08:58 PM on January 23

Houston (Wednesday) by 13 - SLAM
Boston (Wednesday) by 10
Oklahoma City (Thursday) by 8
Golden State (Thursday) by 8 - SLAM
Houston (Friday) by 7
Golden State (Saturday) by 8 - SLAM
Oklahoma City (Sunday) by 9 - SLAM

posted by tron7 at 11:16 AM on January 24

Oh boy. I guess it's time to stop locking games for the Celtics.

Houston by 14 at Dallas (Wednesday) -- dunk
Boston at L.A. Clippers by 9 (Wednesday)
Washington at Oklahoma City by 12 (Thursday) -- dunk
Minnesota at Golden State by 12 (Thursday) -- dunk
Houston at New Orleans by 8 (Friday)
Boston at Golden State by 14 (Saturday) -- dunk
Philadelphia at Oklahoma City by 13 (Sunday) -- dunk

posted by NoMich at 05:48 PM on January 24

Dunno if the Mavs/Rockets game has tipped yet or not, but fwiw, I'll take Houston by 12 (lock)

Clips over Celts by 15 (lock)

posted by Ufez Jones at 08:25 PM on January 24

Thurs 1-25

Okla by 5 (SLAM) Golden St by 8

Friday 1-26

Hous by 4 (SLAM)

Saturday 1-27 Golden St by 8

Sunday 1-28 Okla by 5 (SLAM)

posted by scooby10672 at 04:44 AM on January 25

Ugh, this week is not going well.

Thursday:
- OKC by 9
- Golden State by 16 (slam)

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:44 PM on January 25

Friday: Houston by 6
Saturday: Golden State by 19 (slam)
Sunday: OKC by 9

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:02 PM on January 26

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