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LeBron and the Lakers will be watching the scores today as their playoff spot will be determined by games they aren't playing in.

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After an exciting season for the NBA and its fans, the playoffs are finally around the corner.

This season has been unique with Covid-19 restrictions, schedule changes, and a record setting number of injuries. Today (May 16) is the last day of the regular season, and the outcome of today's games have serious playoff implications.

After a trial run in last year's bubble, the play-in tournament will be sticking around. The play-in tournament is a new system in place for the NBA this year, it comes with controversy, but it definitely adds a lot more excitement for the end of the regular season. The teams involved in this tournament are the seventh through tenth seeds in each conference.

In the tournament's first two games, the seventh seed will be playing the eighth seed, and the ninth seed will be playing the tenth seed. The winner of the seven-eight game secures the seven seed. The eighth/final seed will be played for by the loser of the seven-eight game, and the winner of the ninth-tenth seed.

Starting in the Western Conference, sitting at the 8th seed is the Golden State Warriors, who are riding the red hot hand of Stephen Curry, who will finish off the season as the league scoring leader.

The 9th seed is the Memphis Grizzlies, led by Ja Morant but accompanied by great depth with young players possessing huge potential. The Grizzlies and Warriors face-off tomorrow for that eighth seed. Betting odds have the Warriors winning at 4.5 point favorites at -110, meaning that if you bet $100, you will win $90.91. Continuing in the Western Conference.


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Wanna know more? We've got you covered

What is Fanduel Sportsbook?

It's an online sports betting center that's easy-to-use for sports betting newbies, enthusiasts, and experts. You can play online or with the FanDuel Sportsbook app on your phone.

How do I sign up?

Signing up is a breeze - no cumbersome in-person registrations or waiting in line! Registering is super easy and takes about 2 minutes (Users on their phones can do this after downloading the app for iOS and Android). FanDuel Sportsbook needs your name, and address, your card information, and your social security number. This is so they know that you're over 21 years old.

What sports can you bet on?

ALL sports - football, basketball, baseball, hockey, MMA, boxing, tennis, UFC, auto racing, and more. A lot of sporting events are slowly starting to come back, just without live spectators!

How do I get paid?

You can cash out at any time! Every win, big or small, can be deposited right into your bank account whenever you want.

There's so much to explore, and a super in-depth guide to betting for first-timers and rookies. Even if you're a seasoned pro, the FanDuel Sportsbook app allows you to make bets at any time.

With the NFL season already underway, FanDuel Sportsbook is the easiest way for Virginia sports lovers to get involved. Register now and your first bet is risk-free, so even if you lose, you can get up to 1000, good as cash. all you have to do is place a wager up to $1000. If you win the risk-free bet, then you get the amount returned and the winning amount as site credit.

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LeBron and AD hope to be celebrating a championship at the end of these playoffs

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With the playoffs starting, we have reached a point in the NBA season that was never a guarantee due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The bubble in Orlando has been a huge success for Adam Silver and the NBA, as they have been able to display the strength of the league by being able to quickly organize and execute a plan to safely resume their season. It has also been an opportunity to showcase some of the league's brightest stars, including Damian Lillard, Devin Booker, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The NBA is a league built on star power and storylines, and there was no shortage of either during the regular season play. Devin booker led his Suns team to an undefeated 8-0 record in the restart, just missing the playoffs. Jusuf Nurkic helped the Portland Trailblazers past the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday to secure the team's spot in the playoffs after the passing of his grandmother earlier that day. One of the favorites to win the championship this year, the Los Angeles Lakers, have been struggling heading into the playoffs and questions loom over their series with Portland, as they've been one of the hottest teams going into postseason play. Let's take a look at each first round series and we'll give you some of our predictions of what to expect in the upcoming weeks.

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