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Handicapping the NBA: We Back

Jason Rubin highlights a pair of intriguing contests on Wednesday's NBA slate.

Handicapping the NBA: Go Big or Go Home

For the final time this season, Jason Rubin makes his picks for Wednesday's NBA action.

Handicapping the NBA: The Knicks are a Trainwreck, but Joakim Noah is Honest

This week, Jason Rubin is backing the Celtics and Raptors at home.

Handicapping the NBA: The Raptors Need Drake

This week, Jason Rubin is riding with Porzingis and taking the Knicks to cover in Utah.

Handicapping the NBA: Celtics, Warriors square off in Oakland

This week, Jason Rubin is taking the Warriors and Heat to cover at home.

Handicapping the NBA: Mahershala Ali and Joel Embiid

After a week off, Jason Rubin is back and rolling with the Sixers and Rockets on Wednesday night.

Handicapping the NBA: Magic Make a Move

Jason Rubin is backing the Thunder (-7) at home against the Knicks tonight.

Handicapping the NBA: Rejoice! The Basketball Spotlight is Upon Us

Jason Rubin is backing the Raptors to cover 3.5 points on the road in Minnesota on Wednesday.

Handicapping the NBA: Tracking Over/Under Win Totals for the Season

Jason Rubin is taking the Bucks +8 in Utah on Wednesday.

Handicapping the NBA: One of the Weirdest Days in the NBA

Jason Rubin is rolling with the Rockets (-3) and the Bucks (-11) on Wednesday night.

Handicapping the NBA: The Warriors' Win Meant Something

Jason Rubin is taking the Hornets to cover a 4.5-point spread at home against the Blazers.

Handicapping the NBA: Be Wise, Bet the NFL This Week Instead

Jason Rubin is backing Mike Conley and the Grizzlies as they take on Russell Westbrook and the Thunder on Wednesday.

Handicapping the NBA: Interesting Spread Notes

The Houston Rockets (24-12) have been the best team in the league against the spread this season.

Handicapping the NBA: Last Week Before the Season Truly Begins

Jason Rubin is rolling with James Harden and the Rockets to cover Wednesday night against the Suns.

Handicapping the NBA: Coach Meltdowns are the Best

Jason Rubin is rolling with the underdog Lakers to cover a 1.5-point spread against the Nets.

Handicapping the NBA: Thoughts on Klay Thompson

Jason Rubin is rolling with the Knicks to cover the spread Wednesday night at The Garden.

Handicapping the NBA: Coast-to-coast Trips Aren't Like They Used To Be

Jason Rubin as backing the Bulls (-9.5) on Wednesday against the young Lakers.

Handicapping the NBA: Thanksgiving Is Coming

Jason Rubin is taking the red-hot (by their standards) 76ers to cover against the Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Handicapping the NBA: Live From New York

Jason Rubin is backing the Thunder (-1.5) in Wednesday's showdown against James Harden and the Rockets.

Handicapping the NBA: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

After going 2-1 last week, Jason Rubin offers his picks for three of Wednesday's top matchups.

Handicapping the NBA: Beginner's Luck is a Conspiracy

Jason Rubin offers his predictions for three of this week's matchups in the NBA.

Handicapping the NBA: Spread the Floor

Jason Rubin is backing Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves on the road in Memphis tonight.

Handicapping the NBA: Examining Team Win Total Over/Unders

The Heat may have lost some key personnel this summer, but expected growth from Justise Winslow has RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta convinced that Miami will be better than Vegas anticipates.

Handicapping the NBA: Picking Thursday's Games

Josh Hayes breaks down his best bets for Thursday's NBA action, including the Spurs against an injury-riddled Bulls team that is without Jimmy Butler again.

Handicapping the NBA: Picking Thursday's Games

Josh Hayes breaks down the Thursday's games, as the Thunder and Warriors look poised to easily exceed their predicated total.

Handicapping the NBA: Picking Thursday's Games

Josh Hayes picks Thursday's NBA games as Stephen Curry and the Warriors look poised for a big night against the Magic.

Handicapping the NBA: Picking Thursday's Games

Josh Hayes picks the Thursday slate as the NBA returns to action following the All-Star break. What's that mean for Tim Duncan and the Spurs against the Clippers?

Handicapping the NBA: All-Star Saturday Picks

Josh Hayes picks prop bets for the NBA's All-Star Saturday, including chalk like Isaiah Thomas in the Skills Competition and value picks too.