Thank you Mavericks, you saved America!!! When this series started I had no confidence in the Mavericks. I thought the Miami Heat would smash them in 5 games like they had done to everyone else in the playoffs. Little did I know that the Mavericks would out-coach and out-play the Heat in almost every possible way. So satisfying. I loved it. I will always have a special place in my heart for the Mavs. That team has everything. Unintentionally hilarious foreign superstar, “Rudy”-like point guard that dates Miss Universe, crazy billionaire owner, likeable veterans, etc. Then they even pulled their original owner out of retirement for the trophy and he was the biggest Texas cliché of all time. Everything about that team was great entertainment. Good defeated evil, and all is right again with America.
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Last night was amazing. The Heat are a joke. Lebron has to be the worst “superstar” in the history of the NBA. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. Lebron has sucked all along. He flat out quit on the Cavs last year because the Celtics were too tough on him. Then this performance in the NBA Finals has sealed his legacy in my mind forever. I don’t care if he wins 10 championships, he will always suck. People were so quick to crown him as the greatest of all time. ESPN is a joke. Yeah he hit a few big three pointers against the Celtics and Bulls, but guess what…Robert Horry has hit clutch shots in the playoffs, he isn’t the greatest of all time. Lebron is a quitter and a loser. Last night was the perfect opportunity to assert himself as a superstar and leader with Dwayne Wade missing so many minutes with a bruise, but he failed.
The Heat are so smug and arrogant. That’s why everyone in America hates them. I couldn’t believe when I saw them mocking Dirk for being sick after he kicked their ass when he was sick. Hey Lebron, just because Dirk scored like triple the points you did, doesn’t mean that he wasn’t sick. It means he’s a leader and you’re a loser. Last night proved that if Dwayne Wade isn’t superman, then the Heat can’t win because they don’t have another leader on the team. I hope Dallas finishes off the Heat in Miami. The Heat don’t deserve a championship and neither do their fans.
The Mavs are America’s team and are truly a team. Getting big time contributions from Kidd, Marion, Terry, and led by superstar Dirk Nowitzki. Tyson Chandler is giving the Mavs defense and rebounding. The Bulls used to have a guy named Tyson Chandler back in the day. Top 5 draft pick. That guy was a total bust. Man did he suck. Whatever happened to that guy?
I picked the Heat and the under in my Locks of the Century yesterday. “Taking the Heat on the moneyline at -105, Heat against the spread, and the under…which of course means the Mavs probably win a shootout, and I wouldn’t mind a bit.” Well, wouldn’t you know it, that’s exactly what happened. Haven’t looked at the lines for Game 6, but you can bet I am going back to the Heat well again if it means a Dallas Mavericks win. You’re welcome America.
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Miami Heat +1 @ Dallas Mavericks -1
I’ll be the first to admit that my NBA Finals Locks of the Century haven’t been the greatest. Costa Rica is kicking my ass in this battle. Taking Miami in every game has burned me. Miami is really underachieving, Lebron in particular. All of these losses are making me feel like the Gambling Gods are trying to punish me by picking and therefore, rooting(kind of) for the Heat. Well jokes on you Gambling Gods. I’d gladly lose money everyday if it meant that the Heat would be denied a Championship. So, having said that…give me the Heat. Lebron is not going to be held to 8 points again. He has been out-scored by the Boston Bruins 12-8 in the last three days. No way that trend continues. Even with Lebron struggling, the Heat have still been in every game. I think Lebron takes over today and has a huge game. Proving that he is more fueled by what other people say about him than by winning championships. He really needs extra motivation? Jordan would have dominated the Mavs in an empty gym in Siberia because all he cared about was winning. Lebron takes games off in the middle of the NBA Finals. Thats the only argument I need.
Over/Under Total Points 184
Every game has been in the 80s and I don’t anticipate that changing now. The games have been slow, not a ton of possessions and both teams have been bringing in on the defensive end of the court. 88-84 Heat win tonight. Taking the Heat on the moneyline at -105, Heat against the spread, and the under…which of course means the Mavs probably win a shootout, and I wouldn’t mind a bit.
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You’re so vain, I’ll bet you think this blog is about you
Don’t you? don’t you?
Where is Scottie Pippen now? Lebron sucks. I always knew it. Even when I said he was great I also said he sucked. He is who we thought he was. In the biggest game of his life and with an opportunity to put a strangle hold on the NBA finals, Lebron James stat line for the night read as 8 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists. Way to come through in the clutch “King James”, really Jordanesque. Lebron couldn’t even shut down Jason Terry who had his best game of the series with 17 points. Meanwhile, Dirk Nowitzki is just doing his thing. Hitting game winners, fighting off the flu, and trying to save America from the Heat.
Lebron is a loser. Plain and simple. The Heat should have swept the Mavericks, but Lebron making dumb decisions in game 2 and disappearing in game 4 is the reason why this series is knotted up at 2 games a piece. I picked Miami in 5 as my lock of the century, but now that is out the window and I am free to root for America’s team. The Havana Heat are dead to me. Go Mavs.
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Miami Heat +3 @ Dallas Mavericks -3
My heart says Dallas, but my head says Miami. Lebron James had 17 points in Game 3 and Miami still won. All of these Heat playoff series are playing out the exact same way. Hard fought throughout the first 40 minutes, then Miami’s talent and team athleticism just takes over in crunch time. Miami learned their lesson in Game 2 that they can’t take their foot off the gas. Look for Lebron to bounce back tonight and lead the Heat to a victory. I am also all about omens. I am in Chicago and it is going to be 98 degrees here today. Ignore signs like this at your own peril. I like Miami in against the spread, against the moneyline and I also like the over in total 3pt field goals made. The war against the Costa Rican economy continues. I want the same citizenship medal that Obama gave Bill Russell when this thing is all said and done.
I have nobody to blame but myself for Miami’s epic collapse last night. I got cocky and via twitter basically proclaimed that nobody could stop me from winning. I was staring a 5-1 maybe 6-0 record in the face mid-way through the 4th quarter. The first rule of gambling is don’t taunt the gambling gods. I had already nailed 3 of my 6 bets, and was looking like a prophet again. Within in 5 minutes Dallas shooting, Lebron fade-away threes, and Eric Spoelstra coaching stole 3 wins from me. That’s what I get. Next time I’ll just gloat when the fat lady has sung. Sorry America.
Still went 3-3 for the game, not too shabby. Live to fight another day.
Well well well…looks like all I had to do was call the sportsbooks out and they publish their prop bets for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Big mistake, huge. I am going to just tear into them again. I already have the Miami Heat on the moneyline and I also have them covering the 4.5 point spread. Prop bets are low hanging fruit. There are two ways to stop Costa Rica sportsbooks; the Eric Holder way or my way. My way gets you paid.
3-point prop bet trifecta
I love all three of these 3 point shots made lines. This is just stealing. Both teams will employ their small lineup, both teams love the three, and they crushed this line in Game 1. The line for Miami’s made 3pointers is laughable. Lebron James was 4 of 5 by himself in the last game. Dallas is playing zone the majority of the time to try to take away dribble penetration. Miami will be shooting more three pointers than normal. Eight isn’t nearly enough for Dallas either. Give me all three of these.
Dirk Nowitzki Total Assists+Rebounds over/under 10.5
Dallas had better pray Dirk doesn’t come under this line. If he does he is probably sick or dead or severely injured. Dirk is becoming a better passer and Dallas has got to be preaching to each other to get aggressive on the glass after Miami controlled rebounding in Game 1. Dirk is the leader of the team, and as the power-forward will be counted on to get more rebounds. I also think that Dirk’s finger injury probably helps with this line. If he is limited offensively he will look to get others involved and contribute in other ways.
So that’s 6 total sports gambling Locks of the Century for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Miami on the moneyline, Miami on the spread, total threes over 14, Mavs 3s over 8, Heat 3s over 5.5, and Dirk Nowitzki to be over 10.5 combined rebounds+assists. That’s some easy money. Enjoy the game…GET THAT PAPER. STRAIGHT CASH HOMIE
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