• Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Don't know if you saw this particular picture of Kawhi's game winning buzzer beater, but it just might be one of the GREATEST sports shots EVER!!!

Las Vegas - Don't have to speculate about Kevin Durant 'cause he is OUT! Golden State is still a very healthy 7.5 or 8 point favorite depending on where you shop. Before jumping on a side, lets see what happened during the regular season. The first meeting was in Northern Cali and the Warriors (-1) smoked the Blazers, 125-97. The over/under total was posted at 218.5 and was an easy Over. Oh yea, KD played 38 minutes, scored 32 points, had 9 boards, 7 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals. In the next game, GSW (-9) lost to Portland at home, 110-109, with the posted total of 227 going Under. KD played 42 minutes, scored 26 points, had 10 boards, 11 assists, 1 block and 1 steal. Quick turn around up in Portland two days later, the Dubs (-5) beat the Blaze, 115-105. The O/U total was 226.5 and went Under.
Of course you want some KD??? Gotcha. He played 34 minutes, scored 25 points, had just 2 boards, 5 assists, 1 block and 1 steal. In the final meeting in Portland, the Warriors (-2.5) took one on the chin, losing 129-107. The posted total was 235 and went Over. And of course KD. He played 33 minutes, scored 32 points, had 4 boards, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 0 steals. So, obviously, Durant is a YUGE factor, and without him, the Dubs are stretched a bit thin. However, we do remember that they won a ring WITHOUT KD back in 2014/15, so there's that. But GSW has been covering at an anemic pace, cashing only three tickets in the last nine outings. Tough call, but if we find a snowman, we'll take a bite plus the eight.

On the MLB board, we're on the Snakes in Arizona with Luke Weaver over the Pirates.