THE NBA regular season resumes tonight after a short hiatus and two of the best in East and West are in action.
San Antonio Spurs travel to LA Clippers, fellow table-toppers Cleveland Cavs host Chicago Bulls and the night’s other game is a closely-matched battle of Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards.
The Welsh Open snooker reaches the fourth-round stage and there’s some tasty ties including Marco Fu against Neil Robertson and Mark Selby v Mark Williams.
There’s also plenty of ATP tennis from Rio, Marseille and Delray Beach as well as week three of the Premier League darts which is always worth a watch.
As for the NBA action, Jordan says: NBA is back but a difficult card in my opinion. You can almost guarantee that DeAndre Jordan will be at the free throw line at least 20 times tonight if the Spurs are struggling in LA. Popovic loves the hack strategy as he knows he’s not breaking the rules and doesn’t care how his team wins, just that they win. Chris Paul and LeMarcus Aldridge were the stand out players when these two met in December in Texas, with the Spurs winning by 8. That was when the Clippers had Griffin. I’m with the Spurs tonight, but as they’re on b2b (in LA) I wouldn’t go too mad.
The Cavs should win in Cleveland tonight against a Butlerless Bulls. Revenge is due after the Cavs lost at home in January against Chicago in what I believe was Lue’ first game in charge. Since then the Cavs have only lost at home to the Celtics by 1, but they have managed to beat the Spurs in that home span.
Jordan’s NBA Tips
Cleveland Cavaliers -4
San Antonio Spurs ML
(23-25, bet365) – 2.5 points
San Antonio Spurs -4 (22-25, 888sport) – 1.25 points
Chris Paul III (LA Clippers) Over 28.5 Points and Assists (5-6, Paddy Power) 1.2 points
LeMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs) Over 19 Points (5-6, Paddy Power)
LeMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs) Over 28.5 Points @ Rebounds (5-6, Paddy Power)