October 31, 2018 2018

SportsFilter NBA Pick 'Em Week 3: Houston We Have a Problem Edition: There are six national NBA games this week, beginning tonight on ESPN with Pacers/Knicks. In the Pace Mannion NBA Pick 'Em, Scooby10672 takes the lead with 83 and a week-best 48. Howard_T is in second at 81 and I fall to third at 76. Make your picks and ponder the fate of the 1-5 Houston Rockets.

This Week's Games

Indiana at New York on ESPN (Wednesday)
San Antonio at Phoenix on ESPN (Wednesday)
Milwaukee at Boston on TNT (Thursday)
New Orleans at Portland on TNT (Thursday)
Oklahoma City at Washington on ESPN (Friday)
Minnesota at Golden State on ESPN (Friday)

Last Week's Results

Atlanta 111, Dallas 104 (5 < 7 < 9)
Milwaukee 123, Philadelphia 108 (10 < 15 < 20)
Boston 101, Oklahoma City 95 (4 < 6 < 8)
L.A. Lakers 121, Denver 114 (5 < 7 < 9)

Player Scores

bender's picks

Atlanta by 7, 10 points
Milwaukee by 4, 5 points
Boston by 7, 8 points
L.A. Lakers by 5, 8 points

Goyoucolts's picks

Atlanta by 4, 5 points
Philadelphia by 8 [lock], -10 points
Boston by 7, 8 points
Denver by 8, 0 points

Howard_T's picks

Dallas by 9, 0 points
Milwaukee by 12 [lock], 16 points
Boston by 8, 8 points
Denver by 6, 0 points

NoMich's picks

Atlanta by 8, 8 points
Milwaukee by 9, 5 points
Boston by 8, 8 points
Denver by 9, 0 points

rcade's picks

Dallas by 8, 0 points
Milwaukee by 8, 5 points
Oklahoma City by 3, 0 points
L.A. Lakers by 6, 8 points

scooby10672's picks

Milwaukee by 11 [lock], 16 points
L.A. Lakers by 5 [lock], 16 points
Dallas by 4, 0 points
Boston by 7 [lock], 16 points

tron7's picks

Boston by 6, 10 points
Denver by 5, 0 points

Ufez Jones's picks

Dallas by 11, 0 points
Milwaukee by 9, 5 points
Boston by 10, 5 points
Denver by 15 [lock], -10 points

Standings

PlayerTotal ScoreThis Week
scooby106728348
Howard_T8124
rcade7613
NoMich6721
bender5931
tron75110
Goyoucolts493
Ufez Jones430

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 03:04 PM - 11 comments

Indiana by 9
San Antonio by 11 <-- dunk
Boston by 8
Portland by 4
Oklahoma City by 8
Golden State by 12 <-- dunk

posted by rcade at 04:02 PM on October 31

Some good matchups this week. I want to get this done before the doorbell starts ringing to announce the arrival of the candy craving crazy creatures.

Wednesday, October 31

I'm not saying they'll be in the Eastern Conference finals or anything, but Pacers are not to be slept on. Indiana by 9

Youth must be served, and the Suns have a good one. Phoenix by 7

Thursday, November 1

Celtics are getting better, but are still ragged. Beware of Greeks bearing basketballs. Milwaukee by 4

Pelicans should stay south in the cold weather. Portland by 14

Friday, November 2

The Thunder has been muted to start the season, but the Wizards haven't been all that great either. Washington by 11

Warriors probably have too much for the Greek Freak to overcome. Golden State by 13 SLAM

posted by Howard_T at 04:10 PM on October 31

Indiana by 7
San Antonio by 11 - DUNK
Boston by 3
Portland by 7
Oklahoma City by 5
Golden State by 20 - DUNK

posted by tron7 at 05:03 PM on October 31

WEDNESDAY
New York by 7
San Antonio by 8

posted by NoMich at 05:55 PM on October 31

Wednesday 10-31 Ind by 4 SLAM SA by 5

Thursday 11-1 Mil by 2 SLAM NO by 2

Friday 11-2 Wash by 5 SLAM GS by 13

posted by scooby10672 at 07:00 PM on October 31

Wed:
Pacers by 11 (slam)
Spurs by 5

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:18 PM on October 31

Well, I guess I missed the Wednesday games.

Boston by 4 (Thursday)
Portland by 4 (Thursday)
SLAM Washington by 9 (Friday) SLAM
SLAM Golden State by 8 (Friday) SLAM

posted by bender at 09:22 AM on November 01

THURSDAY
Boston by 5
Portland by 10

FRIDAY
Oklahoma City by 7
Golden State by 10

posted by NoMich at 09:47 AM on November 01

Thurs:
Milwaukee by 5
Pelicans by 8

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:55 PM on November 01

Oklahoma City by 7 (lock)

Golden State by 16 (lock)

posted by Goyoucolts at 10:14 AM on November 02

Friday:
OKC by 9
GSW by 18 (slam)

posted by Ufez Jones at 02:16 PM on November 02

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