Golden State, which will be without Steph Curry in the first round, is a 6-5 favorite to win its third NBA title in four years, and the Rockets are the 13-10 second choice after opening at 30-1 before the season.
Will the Warriors win the 2018 NBA title? No is a minus 150 favorite.
The Hornets have fired coach Steve Clifford after the team failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons.
The Aces selected South Carolina forward A’ja Wilson with the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft on Thursday in New York. She became the franchise’s first pick since it relocated to Las Vegas from San Antonio in October.
The NBA has released the first-round playoff schedule, and the reigning NBA champs will host the postseason opener.
The Las Vegas Aces unveiled their jerseys Thursday morning on Las Vegas TV station Fox 5, hours before the WNBA Draft in New York City.
The Orlando Magic fired coach Frank Vogel on Thursday, one day after the team wrapped up its sixth consecutive losing season.
Shortly after beating Cleveland on Wednesday night to finish a 29-53 season, the New York Knicks fired Jeff Hornacek.
Former Rancho guard Justin Holliday led the state in scoring in 2016-17 and overcame personal adversity to earn a basketball scholarship offer.
A Hollywood movie could get made about the glory days of UNLV basketball and the role the program played in Las Vegas’ transition to the modern-day corporate-run city.