Predictem NBA Archives: December 2008 Through February 2009

The following includes picks, news and promotions for the period of December 2008 through February 2009.

Thursday Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets – 2/26

It’s About Damn Time! The New York Knicks have FINALLY waived unhappy point guard Stephon Marbury. The Celtics are said to have interest and are waiting for him to clear waivers. – 2/25

Wednesday’s Selection: Orlando Magic vs. New York Knicks – 2/25

Tuesday’s Pick: Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets – 2/23

Monday’s Play: Philadelphia 76ers vs. New Jersey Nets – 2/23

Sunday’s Play of the Day: Raptors -3.5 (winner) – 2/22

KG Hurt: The Celtics have announced that F Kevin Garnett will miss 2-3 weeks with a posterior muscle strain of the right knee. The injury is said to be “not serious” and that the Celtics will be playing it safe to avoid further complications. – 2/20

Friday: Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets – 2/20

Thursday: Boston Celtics vs. Utah Jazz – 2/19

Wednesday: Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Hornets Preview and Pick – 2/18

Trade: New Orleans sends C Tyson Chandler to Oklahoma City for F Chris Wilcox and F Joe Smith. – 2/17

Tuesday Pick: Atlanta Hawks vs. Los Angeles Lakers – 2/17

Fired: The Suns canned head coach Terry Porter due to lack of production. While we think it may have been a bit premature, it’s a done deal. Assistant Alvin Gentry moves into Porter’s departed spot as an interim coach. – 2/16

NBA All Star Weekend: 2009 NBA Dunk Contest Preview and Betting Odds – 2/14

From Long Range: 2009 NBA 3 Point Shooting Contest including preview, picks and betting odds. – 2/14

Breaking News! The Toronto Raptors have traded Jermaine O’Neal and Jamario Moon to the Miami Heat for Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks.

1st Half Report: 2009 First Half Assessment – 2/13

Thursday: Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks – 2/12

Wednesday: Denver Nuggets vs. Orlando Magic – 2/11

Tuesday: Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls – 2/10

Monday: Houston Rockets vs. Milwaukee Bucks – 2/9

Sunday: Take the Pistons at -1.5. – 2/8

Trade: The Lakers have sent F Vladimir Radmanovic to the Charlotte Bobcats for F Adam Morrison and Shannon Brown.

Saturday: New Jersey Nets +2.5

Friday: Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks Preview and Pick – 2/6

Thursday Play: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics Preview and Pick – 2/5

Wednesday: Portland Trailblazers vs. Dallas Mavericks Preview and Pick – 2/4

Tuesday Prediction: San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets – 2/3

Monday Prediction: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks – 2/2

Friday Play: Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons – 1/30

Wednesday National Basketball Association: Toronto Raptors vs. New Jersey Nets – 1/28

Tuesday Play: San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz – 1/27

Monday Selection: Atlanta
Hawks vs. Miami Heat
– 1/26

Note: 1/15 through 1/25 we’ll be away on vacation.

Wednesday Pro Hoops: Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs – 1/14

Tuesday Play: Atlanta Hawks vs. Phoenix Suns – 1/13

Monday Pick: Portland Trailblazers vs. Chicago Bulls – 1/12

Sunday: Take the Kings at +2.5

Saturday: Passing

Thursday: Passing! Short card offering no value! – 1/8

Tuesday Prediction: New Orleans Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview and Pick – 1/6

Monday: Indiana Pacers vs. Denver Nuggets – 1/5

Friday Pick w/Analysis: Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic – 1/2

Thursday: HAPPY NEW YEAR! No Games Scheduled – 1/1

Wednesday Pro Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Los Angeles Clippers – 12/31

Tuesday Play: Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trailblazers – 12/30

Monday’s Pick: Chicago Bulls vs. New Jersey Nets – 12/29

Saturday’s NBA Play: Take the Milwaukee Bucks at -5.5 – 12/27

Friday Hoops Selection: Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Hornets – 12/26

Tuesday Pick: Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons – 12/23

Monday: Portland Trailblazers vs. Denver Nuggets – 12/22

NBA Hoops Shoot-Around by David A. Lane – 12/21

Friday: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets – 12/19

Thursday: Passing due to short 2 game card. 12/18

Wednesday Game: San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Hornets – 12/17

Tuesday NBA Picks: New Orleans Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Monday Pro Baskets: Denver Nuggets vs. Dallas Mavericks – 12/15

Friday Pro Hoops Prediction: Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat – 12/12

Thursday Pro Hoops Pick: Portland Trailblazers vs. Utah Jazz – 12/11

Wednesday NBA: Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors – 12/10

Tuesday NBA Prediction: Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets – 12/9

Saturday/Sunday: Passing.

Friday NBA Preview: Portland Trailblazers vs. Boston Celtics – 12/5

Friday Bonus Pick: Take the Atlanta Hawks at -10.5. They should win in a blowout tonight. – 12/5

The Toronto Raptors have fired head coach Sam Mitchell.

Wednesday Prediction: Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Hornets – 12/3

Tuesday Hoops: Detroit Pistons vs. San Antonio Spurs – 12/2

The WNBA’s Houston Comets will suspend 2009 operations as they were unable to come up with a new owner. – 12/2

Monday: Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics – 12/1