Lakers vs. Hawks odds, line: NBA picks, predictions, best bets from the model on a 41-26 roll

John Collins and the Atlanta Hawks play host to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, and tipoff from State Farm Arena is at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Lakers are just two games behind the Kings for the No. 8 seed in the West, and James will do his best to push them back into playoff contention


Russell Westbrook’s Aggressive Rebounding Isn’t Just About Triple-Doubles, It Fuels OKC’s Offense

No player has been the subject of more on-court scrutiny over the past few years than Russell Westbrook. Other guys have been maligned for off-court choices (most notably his ex-teammate Kevin Durant), but Westbrook’s wildly variable style of play combined with his penchant for chasing statistical milestones has earned him quite a bit of criticism.