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December 4, 2006

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 19-9 ATS !!!


DALLAS MAVERICKS (-3.5) @ WASHINGTON WIZARDS
The Mavericks have won 12-in-a-row, including their last two at home by almost 20 points apiece. Dallas hasn’t played since Friday and should be geared-up for the back-to-back two-game east coast trip against the Wizards and Nets. Dirk Nowitzki and Avery Johnson both have discussed their devastating disappointment over last season’s finals collapse during the past week and seem to have their squad playing at a level not normally displayed this early in the season. As for Wizards, they were blown-out by almost 20 by the Bulls in Chicago Saturday and only have one win this season against a team with a winning record (Cleveland). Washington has been a sieve on defense, led by Antwan Jamison who will be matched against Dirk most of the night, and will struggle to contain one of the deepest benches in the NBA…Mavs by 8-14 pts.

ORLANDO MAGIC (+5.5) @ SACRAMENTO KINGS
The Eastern Conference leading Magic had their 6-game winning streak snapped by the Clippers on Sunday, but are still 3-1 so far on their current West coast trip. The Magic have been led by the Man-child that is Dwight Howard (17 pts 13 reb 2 blks) and a backcourt filled will speedsters (Nelson, Arroyo, & Dooling) who are playing with remarkable consistency each night.

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December 6, 2006

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 22-12 ATS !!!


TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS (-5) @ LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS
I can’t understand why this spread is so low. While Bobby Knight’s 6-3 squad is coming off a tough loss at Stanford Sunday and hasn’t played consistently all year, the Bulldogs only win this season came against McNeese St and they’re coming off a road loss to lowly Louisiana-Lafayette whose only other win came against Ouachita…who the f*ck is Ouachita!...Red Raiders by 10-16 points

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December 19, 2006

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 33-21 ATS !!!

IOWA ST CYCLONES @ OHIO ST BUCKEYES (-23.5)
New headmaster Greg McDermott is going to be a great coach for the Cyclones and will definitely bring Hilton Magic back into the spotlight…but unfortunately not this year. After taking over for the Wayne “How the hell did I get this job!” Morgan, the Cyclone brass new a complete roster overhaul was necessary as Morgan’s street-crew wasn’t having the coaching change. Almost everybody transferred or declared for the draft besides Rashon Clark & Jiri Hubalek from last year’s squad, and the new style of play required from McDermott is still being implemented as the season progresses. As for the Buckeyes...


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December 28, 2006

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 46-25 ATS

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How is Greggy G just like Gilbert Arenas?
You can't stop him...you can only hope to contain him!

This is like taking candy from a baby! After covering 12 out my last 14, I’ve decided to take a break with only 3 NBA games and will be testing the college hardwood for you tonight. Don’t worry...your NBA aficionado will be back Friday with at least 4 more picks. BTW, don't forget to check-up on the updated Bowl Spectacular Standings.
“I got to say it was a good day!” Ice Cube ‘93

PURDUE BOILERMAKERS (-5) @ INDIANA ST. SYCAMORES
Gene Keady’s successor, Matt Painter, may be the best young coach in America. The Boilermakers are 10-2 in Painter’s second year, including victories against Oklahoma and Missouri, and have had great senior leadership from Carl Landry and George Teague. As for the Sycamores, Larry Bird Jr. still hasn’t shown up…Boilermakers by 8-14 points

GREG GAMBLE’S HOOP TOTALS- NBA 37-17 ATS ; NCAA 9-8 ATS

January 6, 2007

Greg Gamble's Hoop Special: 52-33 ATS

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I know Carlos...I can't believe you didn't cover either!

I need a quick bounce back after my 1-2 performance last night and I can't wait for the NBA action tonight. I'm going to the college hardwood fellas...I think you should join me. 3 NCAA plays as well as a possible rebound performance for the Jazz... www.insideplays.com

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January 11, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 63-38 ATS

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Looks like Jason Kidd's back on the Market!

Rumor has it the NBA will be switching the Jerry West logo for the NBA to a portrait of Greggy G sitting on pile of money! After a 4-1 performance last night in the association (and not counting my 0-1 result in college), I’ve decided to take my normal Thursday vacation from the NBA. Of course, I’ll probably play both NBA tilts tonight since I can’t watch a game without a little incentive, but Friday we’ve got a full slate and I still need to buy my girl a pony. In addition, I actually need to get some real work done today before I’m unemployed, but I do have one college hardwood gem for you...I know you boyz don’t trust me with the road favorites, but you just can’t teach a Homedogg new tricks…www.insideplays.com

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January 18, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 75-43 ATS

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I told these girls I love the Shockers (Wichita St.) tonight...I think they thought I meant something else!

Who else gives out FREE 6-team parlays, who else gives you daily up-dates on your favorite porn-starts, and who else can say they’re 32 frickin’-games over .500…Say it with me: IN GREG GAMBLE I TRUST!!! What a beautiful evening last night, no west coast game to keep me up and a White Russian that tasted so much sweeter because I realized I could actually afford real Kaluha. Now before I break-down tonight’s college action, I need a favor from you guys. This site will only get better (injury-alerts, spread-movements, new BYOB strip-clubs, etc.) if I can hand my boss a two-week notice and put all my time into degenerative investigation habits. So as my boy Jerry McGuire once said: “Help-me…Help-you!” Get your boyz to check out the site, tell them to sign-up for the free newsletter, and let them know there are no-strings attached…just like the underwear you bought your girl with all the money Greggy G’s made ya.

Alright, enough shameless plugs…lets jump into some picks. As always with Thursdays, the NBA has only two games so I’m going with a fun college trend tonight on all my plays. While playing on the road in-conference always spells trouble for the favorites on their first trip of the year, I believe the second road trip for conference leaders is much easier and the spread is always lower as Vegas knows the gamblers got killed earlier on this trend. Tonight, I’m only taking conference leaders on the road against the bottom feeders at the mid-major level…with a spread of 5 or lower. You know why…because I can! And get ready for Friday boys, the NBA guru will be back and so will a late night of my girl wondering why we’re watching the 4th quarter of a blow-out between the Buck n Sonics…www.insideplays.com.

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January 24, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 82-51 ATS

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What most gaming sites find appealing...

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What Greggy G and Co. find appealing...
IF YOU DON'T KNOW...NOW YOU KNOW" B.I.G.

With a piss poor 3-2 performance last night, I was only able to buy a carton of Newports, a bag of Funjuns, and a Diet Rockstar with my winnings this morning (The staple breakfast of an ATS baller)...but I'm breaking records today Homeboyz with 7 picks. While I know most of you love my Association plays over the collegiate hardwood, I’m starting you off today with a couple NCAA gems. I’ve got 4 of the top 6 teams in the nation (we shall call them the Vanessa Marcil's) going on the road to play squads that have some hype but lack any true substance (we shall call them the Lindsey Lohan’s). I also have some NBA luv for ya...so don’t fret young degenerates and get ready to watch your bankroll rise…www.insideplays.com

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January 27, 2007

Greg Gamble's Hoop Special: 86-63 ATS

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Tar Heels -2 is like taking Candy from a hot chick!

North Carolina Tar Heels (-2) @ Arizona Wildcats
I think the Wildcats are overrated and I think the Tar Heels have the potential to win the National Title again this year. Zona's five starters are solid, but they don't have the depth Roy Williams has with at least 9 future NBA players on his roster ...North Carolina by 6-12 points

Check back this afternoon for some NBA luv...Drink heavy boyz!

January 29, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 92-67 ATS

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Football is still a week away Fellaz...It's Roundball time!

Chi-Town seemed to shutdown this weekend as Da Bears fans wait in anticipation for their special day. You know what’s a special day for Greggy G? When the Hokies go on the road to play the Yellow Jackets and it’s in HD on Fox Sports Net! While I cooked up some smokies and mixed-up some Mai Tai’s, nobody show-up for my Sunday Funday Party…but that didn’t stop me from rolling up a 5-2 record yesterday. And of course I needed it after my sub-par performance last week, but hey, even Spud Webb had few games without an assist. Tonight, I’m not loving much on the NBA hardwood, but there looks to be some easy choices at the college level. I feel like telling you I’ve won 4 in-a-row on NCAA…but you guys know that cause you be reading www.insideplays.com every M*tha F*ckin Day!

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February 5, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoops Special: 103-77 ATS

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...it reminds me of it!

I’ve been writing all season that Rex Grossman is a bum…a short, slow bum with small hands! I know Da Bear defense was easier to move the ball on then trying to move around at our kick-ass party on Saturday…but please don’t try to convince me that Sexy Rexy is ever going to be the answer. BTW…besides picking winners, I also spend my off-time making wads of cash for my Homeboy’s bar! I’ve got a new special for the Clybar…it’s called hang out with Greg Gamble and Adam Orvi. Anywho, I’m having trouble focusing today after the weekend extravaganza but I do have a few picks for ya. Thanks again for all the Tequila shots this weekend and to the half dozen people that come-up to me asking if I knew who Greg Gamble was! If you don’t know…now you know

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February 6, 2007

Greg Gamble's Hoops Special: 103-79 ATS

The NBA action is pretty thin tonight...NBA%20Action.jpg
...but tomorrow it seems like the bank is open!

Damn it's cold...I'm stuck at a Panera trying to finish my picture research for today, but for some reason it won't let me log onto my own site! Something about: "not allowed/not safe"...I wonder why? Anyway, it's still damn cold and there is too much NBA luv tomorrow to even touch tonight's professional action (except for maybe one game)...but of course I'll be messing around with some late-night west-coast collegiate stuff to pass the time...Shoot me a comment on my picks below, I'm off to a Chinese Tea Hall to see if I can load up www.insideplays.com...Picture me frozen'

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February 7, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 104-81 ATS

Without the Landlord in the middle...
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...the Dukies are in trouble

Nothing’s worse than having Portland cover in regulation only to lose in OT…that’s like the feeling you get when you’re ready to sip a cold beer and next thing you know you’re hacking-up chew-spit! Oh well, I’m still waiting for my mid-season hot-streak to rally the troops and tonight there seems to be a gem sitting there for us. While everybody has more love for my NBA than my NCAA…that UNC/ Duke contest seems like easy pick’ens tonight. I’ve got 3 college and 3 pro on the docket, and while it’s still cold as hell in Chi-Town, a nice pile of money will make me feel like I’m back in Tijuana looking for a nice girl to watch Rivalry Week with!

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February 10, 2007

Greg Gamble's Hoop Special: 113-85 ATS

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Of course I'd watch Sleepless in Seattle with you!

This is going to be quick fellaz, I've got my lady's family staying at our place this weekend...I guess they've never heard of a hotel. Not a great evening last night, and not because I was stuck watching "Sleepless in M*ther F*ckin Seattle" instead of the Bulls game. After a whirlwind of victories this week, the gamblin gods put a roofie in my cocktail last night. As always though, I'm showin' them I'm committed to my craft so check out my 4 college plays today...and check back later for my NBA action. The write-ups will be brief, because I think her mom wants to watch "You've got God Damn Mail" and I need to find an excuse to get out the house...HOLLA

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Greg Gamble Hoop Special Cont.

The NBA sucks tonight...I%20like%20College.jpg
...but I'll always like college (azz)

I'm drunk so just trust me on these bets...

BUTLER BULLDOGS (-4.5) @ WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS
I like the Bulldogs by more than 5 and my friend from High School played football there

XAVIER MUSKETEERS (-1.5) @ GEORGE WASHINGTON COLONIALS
GW is getting good spreads because of last year...and Xavier starts with an X

AKRON ZIPS (-1.5) @ TOLEDO (Rockets I think?)
I like the dude Dru Joyce on the Zips


February 14, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 119-93 ATS

The Raptors have been a Greggy G staple...
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...and will be again tonight!

Just like last week, Mon. & Tues. had slim pick’ins, but Wednesday we rolled-up smoother than Heather Graham in Boogie Nights (5-1). By the way, Happy V-Day to you all and make sure your girl’s liquored-up and passed out by the West Coast start times. Looks like the pony I put on layaway for the lady is not going to make it here by tonight, but I’ve got a great picture of the Black Stallion to show her and hope to have it trotting in by the weekend. Let’s hit’em up tonight as there’s more college action going down than a slumber party with the Tri-Delts!

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February 16, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 122-97 ATS

Yeah...whatever Timmy Homoway
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...I hear you hate Greg Gamble as well!

Well…the All-Star break is here, and I think Greggy G needs a little NBA vacation to regroup the troops and find the magic that has turned more average than Punky Brewster as the years have past. I’ve got my crack production staff in Vegas this weekend looking for the inside scoop, while my gambletron 3000 while be virus checked as if it were a groupie on All-Star weekend. But of course we’ve got plenty of college action this weekend and I’ll be chillin at the crib as Mr. Gamble has stainless-steel being delivered baby, …oh yeah, those December and January roundball investments have paid off, and now I just need to find the love to turn February’s investments into a diamond-incrusted Quisinart. To get it started, I’ve got a two picks for yeah today…One on ESPN2, and one Ivy League gem!

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February 17, 2007

Greg Gamble's Hoops Specal: 123-97 ATS

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...I heard he gave all his shiznit to his pets!

TEXAS A&M AGGIES (-2.5) @ OKLAHOMA SOONERS
As a Cyclone grad, I watched the Sooners lose to an undermanned and pretty lousy Iowa St. squad just a few day after they barely pulled off a victory at Baylor. As for Aggies, they are the real frickin' deal and in their last two Big 12 road contests they beat Nebraska by double digits and shocked the Jayhawks. While they lost on a last second shot by Texas Tech this week, they actually played pretty well and I expect them to bounce back...Aggies by 6-12 points

MEMPHIS TIGERS (-4) @ GONZAGA BULLDOGS
The 22-3 #9 Tigers have quietly been climbing the polls all season and are on a 14-game win streak where most of them haven't been close. As for the Zig-Zags, they were finally looking somewhat average this season and then lost their star power forward Josh Heytvelt (16 ppg 8 rpg) and only low-post threat when he was arrested with the evil weed and magic mushrooms (I want to party this cat!). In their first tough contest without him, they lost by double digits at home to Santa Clara. Overall, Memphis has too much athleticism for the Bulldogs and are much too talented down-low for this to be very close...Tigers by 7-13 points

FLORIDA GATORS (-6) @ VANDERBILT COMMODORES
During the #1 Gators 17 game winning streak, they've always seem to dominate following a sloppy performance. Against Alabama on V-Day (no, not the day you took a freshman to the senior prom) the Gators were down 18 points in the first half before deciding to dominate the rest of the contest and eventually won by 9. While Vanderbilt has been pretty solid at home this season and played the Gators tough on the road a couple weeks ago (Florida won by 10), I just think the Gators are due to hand-out a nice azz kickin'...Gators by 8-14 points

...I've got three games for ya Homeboyz. Check em' out, IT"S PAYDAY!

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February 19, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 125-101 ATS

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...at least he beat that old dude in a race this weekend

Betting the over in the All-star game is like watching a Funyuns Eating competition with a bunch of stoners…it’s just too much fun! As for the college hardwood, lots of nail-bitters this weekend and it looks like teams are starting to get more desperate than Brittany Spears publicist as the NCAA tournament draws near. We’re back on the NBA beat tomorrow and I’m stoked for the second half. Many of the teams that are out of it start to play the youngsters, while teams jockeying for playoff positions seem to eliminate careless mistakes…and more importantly, the road starts to become easier than Jenna Jameson at a pool party in Cali for the all the big-dogs. Until then, we’re rolling with 3 college plays tonight…and of course more than half of them are on TV.

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February 26, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 133-114 ATS

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Greggy G has found plenty of mismatches this week!

Well, I survived another Bachelor Party and was able to enjoy myself a little more thanks to a profitable evening Friday in the NBA. Of course, I was well-behaved and only donated money to the phenomenal dancing style of a young lady named ONYX for my friends and was able to fight-down plenty of Well-Vodka and Red Bull to make the pony-tailed male bartender ask if I always keep my eyes closed when ordering at the bar. But enough about our weekend, it’s back to the ATS grind and I’ve got a feeling I’m due for a huge week…Let’s make it Rain!

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March 1, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Hoop Special: 138-121 ATS


My 3-0 NBA and 0-1 NCAA performance last night helped validate my “Hate-Mail”, or as we call it here at the Greggy G Mothership: “Tim Hardaway Mail”, because every degenerate insists I should disband the NCAA selections from my picks (NBA 88-69 ATS; NCAA 50-52 ATS). To the millions who agree with the Hardaway Mail…screw you and get your own website! All the losing record in the NCAA means to me is that I’ll be doubling-up all my plays from here on out, because I’m a finisher like Asia Carrera and will cap this season with plenty of Happy Endings. Much love to the Hornets for finally draining some FTs and giving me the 30 second backend cover. The run has started fellaz and I feel like A.C. Green after playing 6 seasons and staying away from all the groupie temptations…so fresh and so clean and ready for a long-run!

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March 8, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Daily NBA Special: 94-74 ATS …and 147-128 ATS Overall!!!


Now listen…I’ll take the blow-out lose by my Hometown Bulls in stride, but watching the Wizards lose to the Hawks, after being up double digits in the 3rd quarter (with the ATL boyz playing without Joe Johnson), made me sicker than watching Tonya Harding bounce around in a home-video. If I hadn’t found out about Kobe & Carmelo were a DNP later in the day, I would have had to call in sick today to head to the lil’ swimmers donation bank for some weekend money. Not much NBA action tonight, but of course I’ll be playing one of the two on the slate…and throw in a few NCAA plays to make the day more interesting.

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March 15, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Daily NBA Special: 103-81 ATS


Before we get to my NBA Magic, I present to you my NCAA tourney Cinderella special! Just like Paris’s used and abused kitty, it’s not hard to try to score with the fav…but tell me how you actually got some action from a female bballer and you’ll be my hero. While I’ve got chalk winning the final game, check out my bracket busters that probably won’t win…but if they do, you’ll hear me braggin more than a frat boy after a house party!

Elite Eight Sleeper #1: Of the #1’s, Ohio St is going down faster than Pamela A stuck on yacht with a rockstar. In both my brackets, I’ve got Ohio St. losing in round 2 to either Xavier or BYU. With a handful of freshman on the Buckeyes, I have a feeling a team like Xavier who has a veteran starting five, some decent size, and a phenomenal coach can shock Thad Matta the way Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey’s break-up shocked my world. Following that, it would be easy to say that Tennessee would then slide into the Elite Eight against an overconfident Xavier squad, but I’ve got the super senior Long Beach St. Homeboyz making Snoop Dogg proud and not only beating Bruce Peal and Virginia…but also the Xavier/BYU winner. Yeah, I’m crazy…crazy like my boy Wilt Chamberlain used to be on a night off!

Elite Eight Sleeper #2: All prognosticators and fans agree that nobody is playing better than the Gators…which means they’ll be astonished like J-Lo was to here Benny Boston whispering sweet-nothings into the ear of a stripper. I’m predicting a bad shooting night for Green and Humphrey in the Elite Eight and the Ducks or Fighting Irish to catch fire for the upset victory. In the mind of Greggy G, the Pac-10 has the best opportunity to surprise some teams throughout the tourney…and why not bet on the Duck or the Beaver!

BIG-TIME 1st Round Upsets (…that won’t win you the tourney pool, but will give you the same feeling as sleeping with a fat chick…really rewarding at the time!):

#13 Holy Cross over #4 Southern Illinois – The Salukis have been awesome, but are not very deep and hardly ever won by a wide-margin this year. In addition, I have a feeling the potential 2nd round match-up with Bruce Webber may be on their mind. As for Holy Cross, they can shoot the rock, have some size, and are morally strong like Greggy G!

#12 Long Beach St over #5 Tennessee – I hate Bruce Pearl and luv Snoop Dogg

#11 Stanford over #6 Louisville – Smart kids who are 7-foot are tough to beat.

Chalk Championship: Jayhawks over the Tar Heels

I’ll have more info as the tourney rolls on, but as always and more importantly…here are my money plays and money pics!

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March 19, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Daily NBA Special: 106-84 ATS


Admit it fellaz, you were telling your friends about Greggy G as Xavier was up 10 with only a few minutes to go. As with most tourney games, I didn’t invest…but was more disappointed than Onterrio Smith was when he found out there wasn’t a return policy on the Whizzinator. Oh well, I’ve still got 7 of 8 Elite Eight teams alive (damn you LBST!) and West Virginia is still my lock to win the NIT. As for tonight, the pickings are slimmer than at Old Country Buffet after the Purdue Cheerleaders have finished their mid-afternoon snack, but I’ve got a pretty sweet picture to use…so I’ve got to find something to wager on. Only 2 garbage games on the professional level tonight, so I don’t know if I’ll be wastin’ my time with those…but I do know one thing: It Ain’t Eazzzy being Greggy G…will I see the penitentiary or will I stay free!

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March 24, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Daily NBA Special: 111-88 ATS


Once again, I gave you both SU winners last night, and today it's no different...I have the Tigers beating the Buckeyes and I've got the Jayhawks over the Bruins!

NEW JERSEY NETS (-3) @ CHARLOTTE BOBCATS
The Nets sucked it up last night, and need this one badly today...Nets by 6-12 points

April 2, 2007

Greg Gamble’s Daily NBA Special: 117-88 ATS


If you haven’t noticed, the great Greggy G has covered 6 in-a-row and needs just one more win to get back to 30 games over .500. As a result, Vegas has ordered the professional hardwood to take a night off so they can re-evaluate how keep me from pulling an Ocean’s 11 on them. Luckily, we’ve got the National Championship game tonight, as well as the opening of the MLB season…and yes, I do partake in the strange world of baseball lines. It’s kind of like trying to figure out what you’re watching with the “Straight of the Boat” Asian Adult films...lots of strange faces, noises, and equipment, but still worth a small investment. While my White Sox have the Southside faithful worried with plenty of new faces in the rotation and the bullpen, I can’t be happier that the first Sox player we’ll see at the plate is none other than the great Pablo Ozuna…by far my favorite player on the diamond even though he doesn’t really have a position. As for the Cubbies, and as much as I hate to say it, they look like the real deal and should keep the short-shorts and tight tank-tanks all over Wrigleyville this summer. I also have to give them some props for sending Mark “crabby-injured-pants” Prior to Triple-A…what a bum. But enough about the MLB, we got a national title tilt tonight and a picture that may be my hottest one yet. Dollar, Dollar, Bill Y’all!

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September 7, 2007

Money Mike's Friday wrap

What's up fellas! game started a little slow for the Colts and never really got going for the Saints. That Saints defense is bad....really bad. They have a lot of work to do. Anyway....GG will be back tonight and will have your college football picks up early Saturday morning so definitely stop back for that. I do have one baseball pick for ya.......

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December 8, 2007

T-BONES COLLEGE HOOPS (0-0 ATS)

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Have you seen Teasin' T-Bone, we want to play with his round balls!!

Let this be the first time that my mind has fully transitioned from the pigskin to the roundball. I have been quietly watching a couple sleeper teams play some damn good ball. There are four teams that I am going to be watching all year, maybe you should too.
1. Arizona Wildcats—With Lute announcing he is taking a year off, and not really giving a reason, they only thing I see happening in Tucson is unmotivated players and poor coaching, I am almost always going to go against them ATS this year.
2. St. Marys Gaels—This St. Marys team is the Gonzaga of 5 years ago, BTW they already put it to the Zags this season as well. They are high scoring and dominate the defensive boards. Nothing fits into a running teams style better than having their opponent run the court, throw up a shot in 10 seconds, and shut em down one-and-done style.
3. Drake Bulldogs—They are sitting quietly at 7-1 with their only loss being at the hand of, you guessed it, the St Marys Gaels. Drake has a kid named Korver that is as pure a shooter as his older brother and a strong Junior class that is their foundation. Watch them ATS on the road.
4. Butler Bulldogs—I’m watching Butler simply because I think their run last year will wear off when they get into conference play road games. They have a new coach that will win them some games, but I just don’t see the magic I saw last year. I am against the Bulldogs ATS on the road all year long.

Now lets get to today’s action.

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December 15, 2007

TEASIN' T-BONE NCAA ACTION (3-1)

Yet another weekend of pre-conference college hoops, although this isn’t the most exciting time for roundball fans, it is an absolute goldmine for a guy like me that has dollar signs for pupils. Vegas hasn’t found the sleepers yet and there are plenty of lines that just don’t seem well thought out. With that said, gently place your drink in your left hand, the mouse in your right and check out the scantily clad ladies cuz they are smokin’ today my friends. Just imagine if you could actually touch one of them.....

FYI, not that it's been helpful lately, but Greggy G luvs NJ Nets (-3) @ Gotham against Isiah's band-of-bums! Trust me, you won't feel as nervous takin' his pick after rollin' with mine today...

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January 5, 2008

TEASIN’ T-BONE’S SATURDAY ACTION NCAA(6-4)

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Today, I bring you my face, my degenerative addictions, and my winnas...as always, drink in left, mouse in right!

It’s all college hoops today fellas, and I’m spreading the luv across many conferences as we start to dig into who will be the powerhouses and who will be the bottom dwellers. I know I’m focusing on the round ball today, mainly cause I’m a boob man, but don’t forget about the NFL. I am declaring January as the official whiskey and rocks month, so grab one and begin your slow drink cause it’s sports all day long. Good luck fellas.

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January 6, 2008

TEASIN’ T-BONE’S SUNDAY FUNDAY NCAA(9-4)

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It's as simple as two little words...SUNDAY FUNDAY BEEAAATCHES!

It’s Sunday Funday again, and if you can look past Eli and LT there are some good things happening on the hardcourt again. I posted a nice day yesterday which gives me the flexibility for an extra game or two, or a new pony for my little one….I’m thinkin’ the game cause if I win I can buy up a thoroughbred!! Good luck on this fine Sunday Funday.

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January 12, 2008

T-BONE’S SATURDAY ACTION (NCAA 11-6)

Another weekend is upon us and we have officially put an end to the painstakingly long bowl games. The hardcourt continues to treat me well, and with Greggy G’s ATS luv in NBA action I’m starting to walk with a limp again from all this damn lettuce in my pocket. There are a lot of games in all sports today so stay focused and stay light cuz doubling up with half your bank roll is always less stressful than the whole damn thing on a Saturday. Good Luck Homeys!

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January 13, 2008

SUNDAY FUNDAY WITH T-BONE (NCAA 14-7)

The action is a little bit on the light side for little boys hoops, so this may be a good day to diversify your funds a little bit. While going 3 for 4 yesterday on insideplays.com, I managed to sneak in a mid-day drunken 5 team parlay that left me one team short(f*ckin’ Hawkeyes beating MSU w/ 8 walk-ons) and even steven with my fun money account. So the only way to cure that is to study harder and find that hidden gem, which I have today so keep reading!

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January 17, 2008

Home of Greggy G's Daily Hardwood Picks

ATS – Yesterday: 2-3…I told you the Bulls were great!
Overall – CBB: 14-11 NBA: 54-55 NFL: 22-20

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After all these years, he still has the passion!

MARQUETTE WARRIORS @ LOUISVILLE CARDS (-2.5)
The Cardinals finally have a healthy roster as 6-11 Sr. David Padgett & 6-8 Sr. Juan Palacios have returned and given an already strong frontcourt the depth it needs to make a run at a Big East title. In their absence, the glass-cleaning aficionados Jr. Terrance Williams (12 ppg, 8 rpg, 4 apg), So. Earl Clark (11 ppg, 10 rpg, 2 bpg), & So. Derrick Caracter (11 ppg, 7 rpg, 2 bpg) were able to further develop their game. Following a surprising loss to Cincinnati as Coach Pitino toyed with his new rotation on New Year’s Day, Louisville bounced back with impressive road victories at Rutgers & Kentucky, and soundly beat a better than advertised West Virginia squad at home. As for the Warriors...

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January 19, 2008

T-BONE’S SATURDAY ATS LUV (NCAA 15-8)

First I need to congratulate my homey Greggy G for rollin’ deep on the NBA last night, a perfect 3-0 night going into the weekend is one of the best gambling highs in the world. Secondly, there are a ton of college hoops tilts today and even a couple that are already meeting for the 2nd time in conference play which makes T-Bone look even closer. Have fun today fellas cause I am simply going to build from what the godfather Greggy G has started!

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January 26, 2008

T-BONE’S SATURDAY ATS LUV (NCAA 18-11)

Let me start this weekend by posting my props to Greggy G on a great last 7 days(12-6, was 11-2). The man is on fire and showing us that last years record of 50 games above .500 in the NBA was not a fluke. As for me, I fell asleep during the front half of the week and decided to start riding Dr. Gamble on Thursday night….needless to say Sharky has more of my lettuce than I would like this morning. So focus is needed today, and I have found some lines that leave me scratchin’ my head. And don’t forget that January was dedicated as whiskey & rocks month, so make this last weekend worth it. Good luck today my fellow fanatics!

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January 27, 2008

SUNDAY FUNDAY IN THE NCAA (20-12)

Yesterday was a 3 for 4 day and with a lighter selection today I am focusing on one major matchup so enjoy and make sure your Sunday Funday will be as good as mine!

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January 31, 2008

Free ATS College Hoops Picks from Greggy G

ATS WED: 2-1…I wish I had the ballz to double-up on NEB
ATS Overall – NBA: 67-63 CBB: 20-16 NFL: 22-20
TEASIN’ T-BONE’S WEEKEND – 4-1 ATS…Much Luv Homeboy!

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While she's representing the wrong Arizona school for my pick, the rumor is she bought the camera in Northern Arizona

N. ARIZONA LUMBERJACKS (-1.5) @ N. COLORADO BEARS
While most of you probably don’t know much about the hardwood tendencies of Northern Zona or Colorado…that’s why the pay me the big-bucks here at IP.com. The Lumberjacks sit at 6-2 in the mighty-Big Sky with possibly the most unheralded big-man in the country in 6-9 Sr. Kyle Landry (17 ppg, 8 rpg, & 58-fg%). What’s even more surprising for this baby-major is that they have another frontcourt behemoth to cover his back (6-10 Sr. McCurdy 7 ppg, & 6 rpg). Throw-in a starting veteran backcourt (Jr. Josh Wilson 12 ppg, 6 apg, 49-fg% & Sr. Nathan Geiser 10 ppg 43-3pt%) that should be extra focused after losing their last road-contest (which has them tied for 1st now) and I can’t see how they fall to the lowly, undersized Bears. Speaking of the Da Bear, they’re 2-6 in the frickin’ Big Sky, so let’s face it, the hood on the Northside of Colorado just ain’t representing. So write it down, take a picture, I don’t give a Kobe Tai…Lumberjacks roll by 6-10

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February 2, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA HOOPS ATS PICKS (NCAA 22-12)

I have officially reached a new all time low, fortunately it has to do with my degenerative ways and not my picks(or pics). It is officially 4:14am on Saturday and I can’t friggin’ sleep. I awoke this morning with what felt like a railroad spike in my head(never mix keg beer with mixers), and I immediately thought of one thing….I can try to go back to sleep for another couple hours or I can get in front of the computer and get 3 hours of gambling/sports knowledge in my head while the family is sleeping. You can see what I chose. I will need your complete focus on the hardcourt today, my friends, just pretend that the pigskin thing happening tomorrow is fake, much like 80% of the tata’s that you see on insideplays.com. I bring you winna’s this fine Saturday, and winna’s bring lettuce which means you can upgrade to the $10 bottle of wine for your lady. Make sure that you check back a couple times this weekend cuz we will be giving an in depth analysis on Sunday Funday and this thing called the Superbowl. Good Luck!

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February 9, 2008

FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS CO-PRODUCED BY TEASIN’ T-BONE

LAST SATURDAY 4-1
SEASON 26-13

Gentlemen, today I bring you some volunteers, all male cheerleaders, a little Hawkeye/Gopher showdown, and the infamous Cougars, except this time they are on the hardcourt and not lookin' for some younger men in a trashy bar. Just click below for all the free winners you could ask for. Have fun today and keep coming back to IS.com to help pad that pocket to support your other degenerative habits!

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February 10, 2008

T-BONE'S FREE B-BALL ATS PICKS

YESTERDAY: (2-2)
SEASON: (NCAA 28-15)

After all that work yesterday I ended up paying Sharky some juice. The only thing better than watching the hardcourt and winnin’ is…watching the hardcourt and just paying juice. With the shortage in college hoops today I’m gonna bring you two ATS winners and no teasers, and both of them will be good games to watch. So click below to check out the free picks & pics, and don’t forget to tune in tomorrow for Greggy G. Good luck today fellas!

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I may be a little off-kilter, but my picks ain't as crazy as this pink haired mommy!

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February 11, 2008

Home of Greg Gamble's FREE ATS Picks

ATS HOOPS Overall – CBB: 24-19 NBA: 70-72
I feel like I'm ready to turn the ATS corner Homeboys!

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While I'm no three-nippled Tarot Card prognosticator...
I did stay at a Holiday Inn & predict a huge night for Mr. Rush!

KANSAS JAYHAWKS (-4.5) @ TEXAS LONGHORNS
I know playing in Austin is an ATS no-no for a road favorite, but I’ve watched a lot of Longhorn basketball over the last few weeks and have not come away too impressed. While D.J. Augustin may be the best PG in the land and the streaky shooting AJ Abrams can catch fire, besides that tiny-tandem the Longhorns don’t really have many legit scoring options. And tonight, those two will be matched against the veteran, defensive-minded backcourt mates of the Jayhawks (Mario Chalmers & Russell Robinson), with additional help from the speedy bowling-bowl Sherron Collins. As for the KU frontcourt, they have twice as many inside-threats as Texas with the smooth moves of 6-9 Darrell Arthur (14 ppg, 6 rpg, 2 bpg, & 53-fg%), the power of 6-8 Darnell Jackson (12 ppg, 7 rpg, & 65-fg%), and the spastic-energy of 6-11 Sasha Kaun (8 ppg, 4 rpg, 1.5 bpg, & 64-fg%). While PF Damion James...

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February 12, 2008

Home of Greggy G's ATS Redemption

ATS HOOPS Overall – CBB: 24-20 NBA: 70-74
I know...I'm an embarrassment right now!

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Shhhh...I think Vegas still thinks Larry is playing tonight

BRADLEY BRAVES (-1) @ INDIANA ST. SYCAMORES
While Bradley is only 14-11 on the season, their senior-captain PG Daniel Ruffin (15 ppg, 6 apg, 90-ft%, 43-3pt%) missed the end of December and most of January with an abdominal injury that contributed to 6 losses in 8 games. In his absence, former NBAer and Headmaster Jim Les was able to develop some of his younger stars, and now with Mr. Ruffin back, they look even better than before. The Braves reeled off 5-straight with their heady-playmaker’s return to the line-up, before losing a nail-bitter at the MVC’s 2nd place squad Illinois St on Saturday. Tonight, they’ll look to bounce back against a Sycamores squad without Larry Bird and having lost 7 of 8 in-conference, including 5-straight. This one shouldn’t be close, but I’m guessing Vegas knows most people don’t know what Greggy G knows, so if you like it…

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February 15, 2008

Home of Greg Gamble's ATS LOSERS

ATS HOOPS Overall – CBB: 25-22 NBA: 71-75
You should see the hate mail I get…priceless!

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I know...I should have supported the Sun Devil last night!

CORNELL BIG RED (-5) @ HARVARD CRIMSON
(6-16) Harvard’s only won once in Ivy League play, and that was against the equally horrible Big Green of Dartmouth (1-5 in the Ivy). BTW, you’d think these smart-kid schools could come-up with better names than large-azz colors. Back on the harwood, Harvard’s lost 5-straight, including the last three by an average of 16 points, and has been playing without their best player (2nd leading scorer, leading rebounder, and top FG%) in Pat Magnarelli (doubtful-knee). As for Cornell, their absolutely loaded with talent, undefeated in conference play, and won by double-digits in every Ivy League game this season. And tonight...

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February 16, 2008

TEASIN' T-BONE'S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

LAST SUNDAY: (1-1)
SEASON: (NCAA 29-16)

Good Saturday my friends. Let me start today with a portion of a song that helps bring us degenerates back to our foundation…..”She is so clean, I am so derty, I’m so ugly, she’s so perty, I never thought that she would let me get it, damn I can’t believe she finally let me hit it”. I don’t know of better words to explain what 95% of the male population is thinking every waking moment. Now on to the real reason you clicked on IS.com, after a .500 outing last weekend I find the best picks primarily in the major conferences across the nation. I have five for you today so click below to find out what free ATS winners I have for you. There ain’t nuttin’ better than a winner for each one of those mid afternoon drinks…..

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February 17, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

Alright guys, if you are a first timer to Insideplays.com then let me give you 2 reasons to stick around….
1. YESTERDAY: (4-1)
2. SEASON: (NCAA 33-17)

And for those faithful followers….I want to apologize for my one loss yesterday, I got a call right before the start of the game from that hottie in the Sun Devils gear and she told me she was gonna be busy fantasizing about me touching her devil during the game and couldn’t be there for morale support for the team….hence the loss. Aside from that loss, I absolutely luv your commitment to puttin’ a little extra cabbage in your pocket. Today I take you out to the East Coast for some good Sunday Funday action, so click below to check out the free picks and don’t forget to come back for a healthy dose of Greggy G’s NBA action this week.

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February 18, 2008

Home of Greggy G's return to ATS Brilliance

ATS HOOPS Overall – CBB: 25-23 NBA: 71-75

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While he may not look that part, Jaycee is one of the top-ballers in the country (Last 3 games- 28 ppg on 55-3pg%)

UTAH STATE AGGIES (-3.5) @ SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS
While investing on a squad two days after returning from Hawaii is usually a no-no, the (18-8, 8-3) senior-laden Aggies have lost two straight and have dropped from 1st to 3rd in the WAC Standings. Tonight, they’ll look to get back on track against the (11-13, 3-8) Spartans who have looked terrible the last month with their only victories coming at home against (11-15, 4-8) Fresno St, (8-17) Cal St. Bakersfield, & (4-20, 1-11) Louisiana Tech. The major reason for their terrible 2nd-half has been an injury/sickness to leading scorer Fr. G Justin Graham, who returned to action Saturday but still looked awful (33 min. 2-7 FGs & 4 pts). As for Utah St., Senior Jaycee Carroll might be one of the best shooters in the country (22 ppg, 53-fg%, 92-ft%, 52-3pt), while his teammates...

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February 23, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

1. LAST SATURDAY: (0-3)
2. SEASON: (NCAA 33-20)

First and foremost, I would like to give a shoutout to all of my close friends who have been working through emotional adversity after the loss of a close friend and brother. Just remember one thing…Chance made us sisters.

On to the action, after a not-so-hot Sunday a week ago, I have been anxious to get back into the action this weekend. It never hurts when my homey Greggy G posts a solid record thru the week to make sure I have enough cabbage for that extra bottle of Barefoot Bubbly for my lady. Just click below to check out today’s free college ATS winners from the Big East and Big 12.

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February 24, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

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Is today Sunday? I didn't even notice.....

1. YESTERDAY: (1-1)
2. SEASON: (NCAA 34-21)

I am going to make today very simple, mainly because of a 2 day binder, but also because I have just learned that more games equals more losses in T-Bone land. Just like any Sunday Funday, I am perplexed at how Vegas has fell asleep on a game or two. So read on to pick up what I am layin’ down, trust me, it’s good stuff.

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February 28, 2008

Home of Greggy G's 4-0 ATS Last Night

Hump Day: 4-0 ATS...I knew I had it in me!
ATS OVERALL 2008 - CBB: 33-25 NBA: 77-83

Woke-up sicker than normal this morning and can't seem to concentrate...I keep trying to study spreads, but all I see is the Birdman...aka Chris Anderson:

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Will the NBA please reinstate him...I miss the Birdman!

WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS @ CALIFORNIA BEARS (+2)
No joke, I have the flu something filthy! Not much banter today, but at least I have a few picks and picks...

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March 1, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

LAST SUNDAY NCAA: (1-0)
SEASON NCAA: (35-21)

Good Saturday my friends. In case you haven’t cleared last nights cobwebs from your head yet let me remind you of one thing, it’s now March which means 2 things for me: 1)March Mutha F***in’ Madness is almost upon us, and 2) it’s time for a new drink of the month, and this month it is….the big 4-0. I don’t care what flavor, although my preference is OE, just make sure that you make your fair share of big bottle purchases this month, cuz when the hoops action is fierce you won’t have time to get off your azz every 30 minutes when that tiny 12 ouncer is empty!!! Just check out my free ATS picks by clicking below, and good luck today fellas.

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March 2, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

SATURDAY NCAA: (2-1)
SEASON NCAA: (37-22)

Let me start by saying this, after Texas Tech wiped away an early season 26 point loss to Texas by beating them by 3 yesterday, I don’t even know if the world is round anymore. But with that lone game being the only thing that stood in my way of a perfect Saturday, I am still rollin’ into today with a large amount of confidence, especially after looking at the available plays. I bring you some East coast luv today, so click below, grab that 40 and dig in for the day.

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March 8, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE BBALL ATS PICKS

LAST SUNDAY NCAA: (2-0)
SEASON NCAA: (39-22)

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Welcome to insideplays.com, where the men are men, and the sheep are nervous. We have some good action today in college hoops as everyone is fighting for their spot not only in the conference tourney’s, but more importantly the big dance. We have a man among boys battle that I absolutely love, and an SEC tilt that involves old school computers and elephants, but is still a no brainer in my book. So click below for my free college ATS picks, and if I bring you results that you like, keep on comin’ back.

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March 9, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE HOOPS ATS PICKS

SATURDAY NCAA: (0-3)
SEASON NCAA: (39-25)

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Dearest Ashley, how do I love thee? You can be my kitty any day!!

After an absolutely horrific day with the books yesterday, I am gettin’ back on the horse that bucked me off, stepped on me, and kicked my teeth in. I’m stickin’ with the East Coast today as it has proven to be a winning combination for me on Sunday Funday. And before you get to my picks and pics, have I ever told you that I am absolutely infatuated with Ashley Judd? Mmmmmmm, I love chicks that dig hoops! Click below for more of T-Bone's future bed mates.

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March 11, 2008

Home of Greggy's Mid Major ATS Luv & Ladies

GREG GAMBLE'S 2008 COLLEGE HOOPS: 34-30 ATS

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Trust me Homeboys, Mr. Hill will be playin' in the Association!

IUPUI JAGUARS (+3) @ ORAL ROBERTS GODLEN EAGLES
Not only do the Jaguars have best guard in the nation you’ve never heard of in 6-2 Jr. George Hill, but IUPUI as an entire team can be considered the best shooting squad in the nation (3rd in the nation in FG%, 2nd in the nation in 3pt%). As for do-everything superstar George Hill (21 ppg, 7 rpg, 4 apg), I’ve never seen an attacking guard with shooting %s that are Double-Dribble automatic (55 fg%, 81ft%, 45 3pt%). Throw-in two starting wings that shoot a combined 90 ft% & 44 3pt%, and a pair of 6-7 frontcourt workhorses that rebound and shoot almost 60% from the field, and I’d be shocked if the Jaguars aren’t heading to the Big Dance. While IUPUI (26-6) overall has better record than Oral Roberts (23-8)...

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March 15, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE HOOPS ATS PICKS

SEASON NCAA: (40-26)

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After many days of battle, the lower seeds are very Britney-esque with their emotional state...

Conference Tourney time is always interesting when your only concern is ATS. Today, we have a few matchups where a low seed has been riding a two or three day wave of success only to hit a top seeded wall of rocks. Read on to see who is gonna live to see another day.

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March 16, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE COLLEGE HOOPS ATS PICKS

SEASON NCAA: (41-27)

There are two things to be grateful for on this fine Sunday….a little thing called the NCAA brackets and it’s friggin’ Sunday Funday!! There is a disappointing aspect about it being selection Sunday though, I look at gambling like breastfeeding, the more games(aka tatas) the better the chances of finding the perfect game(tata) that suits your exact needs. But have no fear, with only a half a dozen games on the board today I have found my perfect 36 C’s, so click below, pretend you are a newborn and latch on cuz it’s time to fill the belly my fellow degenerates!!

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March 17, 2008

Home of Greg Gamble's ATS Tourney Madness

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That's what I'm talking about Bryce!

And for all the tourney breakdowns and NBA pics...

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March 19, 2008

Greg Gamble's NCCA & NBA Hoops Luv

And when I’m talking about College Breakdowns, I’m talkin’ bout:
The National Invitational Tournament...aka the NI “frickin” T
Check in early tomorrow as I finish-up my Bracketology for the Big Dance!

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My Homeboy Jaycee is gonna light-up the Illinois skies 2night!

UTAH STATE AGGIES (+8.5) @ ILLINOIS STATE REDBIRDS
The Redbirds (24-9) were the only team from IL to have a better than expected season and actually had a chance at an at-large bid...before they were blown-out by 30 against Drake in the MVC Championship. In my opinion, even if they had lost by two I still don’t think they would've been invited, but that doesn’t change the fact that their probably dealing with a major hangover from Selection Sunday. Outside of Drake, the MVC was horrible this season and ISU was not much different from the rest of the pack. Besides some impressive wins in a lousy conference, the Redbirds didn’t win a game against any teams currently in the field of 65, with their most impressive non-conf. win coming at home against (20-13) UNC-Wilmington. Outside of 6-3 So. Osiris Eldridge (16 ppg, 6 rpg, 40-3pt%), ISU doesn’t have anybody that will scare opponents, as seen in their last two contest as nobody scored in double figures except for Eldridge. As for the (24-10) Aggies...

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March 20, 2008

Home of Greggy G's NCAA ATS Picks & Upsets

Check my NCAA & NBA ATS picks, as well as, a BIG TEN upset!

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Besides improving his TOs, OJ's defense has been da real spark

#11 KANSAS ST. WILDCATS @ USC TROJANS (-3.5)
The battle between the most dominate college freshman Michael Beasley (27 ppg, 12 rpg, 54-fg%, 39-3pt%) & O.J. Mayo (21 ppg, 5 rpg, 41-3pt%) should be one of the most exciting 1st round games of tourney. While both teams are remarkably young up-n-down the roster and have some explosives scorers to complaint their stars, I believe the difference-makers tonight will be the coaches. For all the jokes around Chi-Town and the majority of NBA circles about Tim Floyd, not many coaches have had the immediate success at every college program like the former Cyclone Headmaster. More importantly come tourney time, Tim Floyd has been a master at eliminating an opponent’s go-to scorer over his career. While he’s never faced someone with Beasley’s complete arsenal, I expect Floyd to limit his touches and force Bill Walker’s shaky jump-shot to beat them. As for Wildcats shady-slickster…a mean 1st year headmaster Frank Martin, I think he’s in over his head and will struggle to adjust to the many wrinkles the Trojans throw at his youngsters. Not to mention...

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March 22, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS

SEASON NCAA: (42-27)

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Will Sparty win today? Do you think of a nun when you fantasize? The answer is the same today my friends!!

After 2 full days of Big Dance basketball, I can honestly say that there aren’t any major surprises out of the 32 that are left. What has been interesting to me is that in the 1st round we saw some tell-tale signs of who is focused and has the real talent vs. who received a higher seed but doesn’t have the talent level to back it up. Today I am going to focus on one game that I absolutely luv like a fat kid luvs cake, then I will follow it up with all of the ATS winners. So click below to check out some hoops and scantily clad women. Good luck today moving your picks into the Sweet 16!!

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March 23, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS

SEASON NCAA: (42-28)

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Yesterday I mentioned fantasizing about nuns, you are now officially looking through the eyes of T-Bone.

For those that visited IS.com yesterday, you are already well aware that I threw up a win-less day. So win-less in fact that I gave my opinion on all 8 hoops games and was wrong every single time, now that is a new level of win-less. The good thing about being an ATS fiend is that I believe in trends, and when anyone drops 8 in a row, the trend has got to change soon. So I am going to put all my marbles on one money lock and throw in my 2 cents on the other seven, and you might want to watch out cuz I’m feelin’ like I could roll off eight in a row to the good side. And even though it’s Bunny Day, make sure that you still make it a Sunday Funday!!

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March 28, 2008

Home of Greggy G's Friday Night ATS Magic

YOU KNOW WHAT GREG GAMBLE LUVS?

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He luvs teasing Pac-10 teams with multiple 7-footers...

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...the phrase "Lose the Zero, and get w/ the Hero"...

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Did I mention the Pac-10 teaser thing?...
(I would've used a Stanford Cheerleader, but it was slim pickins)

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And most importantly, I luv the Tigers athletic frontline!

#5 MICHIGAN ST SPARTANS vs #1 MEMPHIS TIGERS (-4.5)
I know I hated on the Big Ten in Round One and they proceeded to roll through like a Heather Graham on skates, but I watched too much of their ball this season and can’t see how they match-up with the depth of the big-boys. While Tigers can be sloppy and look like they took charity-stripe lessons from Chris Dudley, their unbelievably fast, have a huge backcourt, and an athletic frontline (Dozier, Dorsey, & Taggert) that should have a field day against the slow-footed combo of Suton/Naymick. Even if 8th-year Sr. Drew Neitzel catches fire, I can’t see how he’s able to stop anybody at the other end to make that much of a difference. While nobody plays harder or works the glass like the Spartans, Raymar Morgan & baldy don’t have much scoring help and will not be able to keep pace with the scoring output of Calipari’s boys. I actually think the Tigers 2nd-half meltdown against Mississippi St.

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March 29, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS

With only two games on the docket tonight for college hoops I had to show some luv and throw in a Greggy G NBA specialty. And to make sure that your hunger gets taken care of, I can guarantee a pic to pick ratio of better than 1:1. Why wouldn't you want to read on.....

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I know of a couple teams that seem to have the squeeze put on them, in this case pressure is not a good thing....

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March 30, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS

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I've got a couple hidden gems for you today, and roundball(s) appear to be a common theme!

Take advantage of today my friends, cause this is officially the last Sunday Funday until late fall that you will be able to use college hoops as your reason to not be a productive human being. I am absolutely out of my mind waiting for the Longhorns and Tigers to square off, and I am also predicting that this will be the last day to watch the amazing Stephen Curry, so click below and read on to get a lil luv from Teasin’ T-Bone…..

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Don't let this Sunday Funday pass you by, make all degenerates proud today...

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April 5, 2008

T-BONE’S FREE NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS

SEASON NCAA: (43-30)

I hope you woke up this morning feeling a little tingly inside, you know, the kind of excitement you get when your significant other pulls a toy out from underneath the bed. You don’t exactly know how the night will end up, but you know that it will be a fun ride. I would even venture to say that for a serious sports degenerate, having four 1 seeds playing today could possibly supersede any type of bedroom experience. I won’t tell you what type of person I am, but I will tell you that there is going to be some damn good hoops being played, just click below to check out my thoughts.

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Dr. Dorsey, are you tryin' to tell me that size does matter?

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April 7, 2008

Home of NCAA Picks & Long Tongues

While my Insidplays effort has been worse than the Detroit Tigers lately, once I figure out how to handle two kids unda two...I'll be back to my degenerate self!

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Defense, Defense, and...

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more Defense will be the message in San Antonio

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Just like these girls, you'll be amazed by the length you see in the Frontcourt tonight!

KANSAS JAYHAWKS @ MEMPHIS TIGERS (UNDA 148)
While I picked the Jayhawks to win it all to start the tourney, I couldn’t be more on the fence about tonight’s contest. Both teams have displayed lockdown defense and have shot-blockers littering the frontcourt. For the season, both teams are only allowing around 60 ppg, but especially in Kansas’s sake, they’ve looked even sharper as the season has progressed. The Jayhawks 1st four opponents in the Big Dance averaged less than 58 ppg, while the high-powered Tar Heels only mustered 27 pts in the 1st half before closing with 66. On the offensive end for Bill Self’s squad, with Memphis running wild after creating turnovers, look for their veteran backcourt to slow things down to keep Rose & Douglas-Roberts from hitting the open court. Especially with the Tigers inconsistencies from downtown all season...

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April 8, 2008

Greggy G's Afternoon ATS & Bikini Updates

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Kobe's not excited cause he noticed an innocent young white-girl impressed with his status...he's excited for some homecourt!

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Kobe's just like our friend in a Polka Dot bikini...I don't like the style, but it doesn't mean it doesn't look good!

LOS ANGELES LAKERS (-8.5) @ PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS
The Trailblazers are without every star, while the Lakers have homecourt to think about...Lakers by 12-16 points

I have plenty more Homeboys and some Bikini's ta boot...it would be stupid not to keep on reading...

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December 9, 2008

NBA & NCAA ATS HARDWOOD PICKS

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 PIGSKIN PICKS: 56-36 ATS...61%
NFL 21-16 - NCAA 17-11 - Teasers 18-9 - Ladies 92-0
GREGGY G’S 2008 HARDWOOD PICKS: 1-1 ATS (NBA)
Today opens my 2008 NCAA ATS Roundball Luv...Touch Me Here

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But before we discuss how Villanova will struggle with Damion James relentless-style & the plethora of other Texas bigs...

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...or how I miss seeing J Lo just chilling on a box...

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...I need to tell ya this is only way Kidd can stop Longoria!

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (-1) @ DALLAS MAVERICKS
With everybody healthy and a underrated bench exposed to plenty of minutes early on, the Spurs are set for a nice run through the holidays. After beating Denver & GST by a combined 52 points in their last to, the championship swagger appears to have returned and Coach Pops has them playing with playoff intensity as they attempt to regain their place in the standings. On the Mavs side, while they’ve played well of late, I just don’t think they have the guns to keep pace with the upper echelon teams in the West. During their current five-game win streak (all w/out Josh Howard - questionable), they’ve beaten the Clipps, Hawks, & an underperforming Suns squad at home, and the lowly Kings on the road…not what you’d call statement wins.

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I only know of one person that can consistently lockdown TP!

As for the match-ups tonight, Longoria & Manu will abuse the Kidd/Terry combo in the backcourt, while Popovich finds a away to keep the German Diggler from too many open looks.
SPURS WIN by 4-8 POINTS

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Just like u don't bring a chick w/ a neck tat home 2 meet mom, u don't open a NBA contest w/ Dee Brown at the point!

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While I luv ya Dee, not as an ATS investment if ur starting!

DETROIT PISTONS (-4.5) @ WASHINGTON WIZARDS
The Bad Boys are beyond desperate to regain their moxy after an embarrassing loss to the Knicks, while the Wizzanators (3-15) already know their season is lost and still have to hear about Agent Zero talking shiznit on every media outlet possible. Considering Caron Butler is really their only star (sorry, but Jamison is simply a 6-9 jumpshooter) and their interim-inexperienced coach is experimenting with youngsters & D-leaguers (Dee Brown & JaVale McGee have started for them of late), look for a deep Pistons squad to jump out early and pour it on all-night. Prince should put the clamps on Butler, RIP always is psyched to return to the place where MJ threw him out, and A.I. & Stuckey should have a field day against Dee Brown & a banged-up Antonio Daniels. PISTONS ROLL BY 8-14 POINTS

With that Homeboys, time to open-up the NCAA ATS season!
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...because who doesn't luv a lil college fun! (READ ON)

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December 10, 2008

Hump Day ATS Luv for the NBA & NCAA

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 PIGSKIN PICKS: 56-36 ATS...61%
NFL 21-16 - NCAA 17-11 - Teasers 18-9 - Lovely Ladies 92-0
GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 HARDWOOD PICKS: 3-2 ATS…60%
NBA 2-2 - NCAA 2-1 - Teasers 0-0 - Church League: 0-0

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Trust me tonight Cougar fans, if you call Josh "Shroom Boy" he'll dunk on your frickin' head...Touch Me Here for preview

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But before I walk you thru Gonzaga's game tonight, I have little NBA ATS action to discuss with ya!

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (-6.5) @ PHILLY 76ERS
Just like Brick Majors in Barely Legal 15, King James & Co. are out to demoralize anyone that lays in their path. And tonight, they get to showcase it on the Eastern Seaboard Programming Network against a team & coach looking less confident than Chris Dudley at the charity stripe. Since losing in mid-November, Bron-Bron and the boys have won nine straight, all by at least 12, and by an average of over 20! While casual fans will assume the best player on the planet has simply taking over, the truth of the matter is he has the deepest squad in the Association who perfectly complement his abilities.

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Mo Williams has brought his show to the Land of Bron!

With bodyguards down-low (Big Ben & Brazilian Side Show Bob), a veteran low-post presence (Big Z), shooters to space the floor at every corner (Wally, Boobie Gibson, Delonte West, & Sasha), and finally a legit 2nd scorer (Mo Williams), they’re my favorites to win David Stern’s trophy. Throw-in the fact the superstar appears motivated from all the criticism of his supposed departure and a defensive-minded coach with Finals experience, and I actually think the Cavs have chance to win 70 this year. Oh yeah, did I mention this one’s on national TV tonight?

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Unlike this, there haven't been too many smiles in Philly!

As for Philly, after a brilliant 2nd half last year, the huge acquisition of Elton Brand (probable tonight), and the ridiculous extension for Mo Cheeks, nobody in the league has undershot their expectations more than the Sixers. On of the biggest problems has actually been fitting Elton into their system. As a low-post scorer on the block, GM Ed Stefanski forgot to add shooters to surround the double-team magnet leading to a stagnate offense as Thad Young, Iggy, & Andre “Don’t shoot a jumper” Miller are all slashers. Especially tonight with the size the Cavs have to crowd the middle and their overall defense prowess, I expect things to get ugly tonight.

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Having Donyell as your only three-point threat is like...

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...having Tara as your only star for a summer blockbuster!

I’m not lying…last game Mo “Dead Man Walking if I hadn’t signed that contract” Cheeks actually dusted-off Donyell Marshall because he’s the only one that can space the floor…unfortunately, the festively-plump journeyman couldn’t guard my-azz after a 6-pack of 24-oz. Icehouses and a half pack of Newport Lights. As a result of seeing Mr. Marshall in the box-score Saturday and hearing Sammy Dalembert complaining about PT yesterday, I honestly don’t see how this isn’t a blowout. While the naysayers will say the Cavs played last night, considering their starters averaged just over 27 minutes played in a 20-point home victory over Toronto, I’ll take my chances…CAVS by 15-20

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Zaga has more double-digit scorers than she has in her boat!

GONZAGA ZAGS (-5.5) @ WASHINGTON ST. COUGARS
While I don’t believe the Zags are a mortal lock to win it all like the Cavs, I do believe they have as a good a chance as anybody. Losing only a few role players from last year, Josh “Magic Mushrooms” Heytvelt looking to...(KEEP READING & DROOLING) or (TOUCH ME HERE)

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December 13, 2008

HOME OF HARDWOOD ATS PICKS

TEASIN’ T-BONE’S PIGSKIN RECORD
NCAA: 17-18 NFL: 11-8 Teasers 12-11

TEASIN’ T-BONES’ HARDWOOD RECORD
NBA: 0-1 NCAA: 0-0 Teasers 0-0

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At InsidePlays WE BELIEVE in the luvly ladies, we also believe in covering spreads, but as you can see, sometimes not by much!

Yep, you read it correctly fellas, while I have followed my homeboy Greggy G to the bank with his baller picks(to check out the trifecta from Wednesday, TOUCH ME!), I have focused my weekends on seeing just how many points the college pigskin boys can put up and thinking to myself…I wonder how many of these teams can beat the Lions? That has left me in mid-December with only a TrailBlazer win-but-no-cover last Sunday against the hopeless Raptors. Who, by the way, made it up last night since I was on the coattails of Double G again, CHECK IT OUT HERE!

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There are smiles in the 'D', but are they for the right reasons? Automotion girls or AI?

So as I was sitting at the Pistons game last night watching them go up and down like a friggin’ yo-yo, I caught myself grabbing my beer at halftime and thinking…did ‘Sheed even play in the 2nd quarter. The answer is no, and the answer would have been the same in the 4th if it weren’t for the blown lead that got recovered with under a minute to go. And I don’t want to question 1st year coach Curry, but when in the hell is the chop and churn of player changes going to quit so they can try to get some cohesion? When is Iverson going to actually be ‘one of the team’? Why is it that McDyess shows back up and now Wallace plays under 30 minutes and Kwame is picking slivers out of his ass all night? Why is it that they let Danny Granger score 42 friggin’ points? And I catch myself taking another sip of beer, wishing it was a Special Brew, and smiling, cuz I’ve got cabbage riding on this one and Rip finds his way to the corner to hit a baseline jumper to go up by 8…….

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I don't know what is going on here, but Curry better get it figured out if he has any intention of playing in May...

….so lets jump right into Teasin’ T-Bone’s Saturday Extravaganza and erase my Pistons let down from last night.

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I luv me some good Ashley Judd, please read stalker letter below!

Indiana Hoosiers +16.5 @ Kentucky

Dear Mrs. Judd, I know your Wildcats are on the rise, but there are two things for certain…they will never look as good as you, and they don’t have the talent to run the Hoosiers for more than 16! Can you please send me a photo of you with less clothing for my ceiling? Luv, the mad hatter Teasin' T-Bone

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Young talent is never a bad thing, but it is much better in pornos than it is on a college basketball court...

I know that Gillespie puts together the best possible team he can every year, and the Wildcats will be a much improved ball club this year, but this is still a young team that has two options…Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson. Beyond that you will find some boys that know how to run and jump, but none of them can be that third option that spreads out a defense.

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Looks like Crimson and Crean to me!!!

Even though the Hoosiers are in even worse shape than the Cats this year, first year coach Crean has brought something back to Indiana in a remarkably short amount of time....pride. He, and his players, know that they are going to have more bumps than smiles, but this Hoosier team is the type of team that takes you back a couple decades. Let by Tom Pritchard and Devan Dumes, the Hoosiers aren’t going to wow you with high flying acrobatic moves, but they do know how to play with enough heart and passion to keep them close, especially against a mediocre at best Cats squad. Kentucky wins 78-71.

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January 2, 2009

The Robin Hood of the ATS Sports World

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Before we hit-up some pigskin Bowl action, did you know these two fellas are no longer at Stanford?

ARIZONA ST. SUN DEVILS (pick) @ STANFORD CARDINALS
The (11-1) Sun Devils have two of the deadliest shooters in the land (James Harden 24 ppg, 58 fg%, 46 3pt% & Rihards Kuksiks 11 ppg, 51 fg%, 52 3pt%) and a bevy of quality roll players that luv to share the ball. While the (10-0) Cardinals have been solid without the Lopez twins, I don't think they have the fire-power to keep up...SUN DEVILS BY 4-10 POINTS

NCAA PIGSKIN & PROFESSIONAL HARDWOOD TEASER
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Even a reality show hottie knows the importance of a tease!

UTAH UTES (teased +16) vs ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE
INDIANA PACERS (teased +7) vs NEW YORK KNICKS

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BJ has been a fearless leader and I have to believe their balanced attack can cover more than two tuddies & a safety!

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And in the Association, Indy is desperate and should look better than David Silver's girlfriend in yellow against the undermanned run-n-gun kids from Gotham...Indy wins!

Sorry to be so brief of late, but it's been a long couple days! Check in all weekend for NFL Playoff action, Teasin' T-Bone, and more magic from yours truly...I promise you won't be disapointed!

January 8, 2009

BCS Championship & College Hoops Picks

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 PIGSKIN PICKS: 62-43 ATS...59%
NFL 23-18 - NCAA 19-15 - Teasers 20-10 - Lovely Ladies 69-0
GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 HARDWOOD PICKS: 23-18 ATS…56%
NBA 14-12 - NCAA 5-7 - Teasers 4-0 - Church League 69-0

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Against these two aggressive D's tonight, I'll take the 240-lb QB that's rushed for 1932 yrds & 43 TD the last 3 years!

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While I don't always agree, tonight, bigger is better!

FedEx BCS Championship - Miami, FL
FLORIDA GATORS vs OKLAHOMA SOONERS
TOUCH HERE FOR GREGGY G'S ATS PICK - PLEASE TOUCH ME

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Because of his all around game and D, I honestly believe Mr. Maynor has a brighter NBA future than Mr. Curry!

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Because just like Jenny, top-to-bottom he's MFin solid!

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VCU RAMS (-3.5) @ DREXEL DRAGONS
Usually at the mid-major level we see quite a few 20 ppg scoring guards, but the majority of them always seem to have horrible A/TO ratios and horrendous shooting percentages. The exception, not named Stephen Curry, is a kid you might remember from the Big Dance two season ago in 6-2 PG Eric Maynor. Check out his redonkulous offensive numbers this year:

Eric Maynor 23 ppg, 6 apg, 2 spg, 48 fg%, 78 ft%, 41 3pt%

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Just like it took her awhile to learn how to play pool, its taken the VCU newcomers time to learn to play with Maynor!

While Maynor has seen a hefty turnover the last few years, after a mediocre start to this year, his teammates seem to have found a groove playing alongside the future NBA baller. After losing a tough contest with Vanderbilt to end November, the Rams went on a four-game winning streak before losing a solid battle at Oklahoma 81-70. Since then they’ve gone 2-1 with a disappointing 1-point road loss to Delaware sandwiched between the two wins. As result of the conference loss, and coming off a dominating performance Monday (W 88-59 at UNC-Willmington), I expect Mr. Maynor & Co. to get things back on track against (5-7) Drexel who is only 2-2 at home this year.

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Just like these were easy to cover for Jenn, similarly the Drexel guards are easy to cover cause they can't shoot!

Drexel is similar to most average mid-major teams as they are led in scoring by two guards who shoot 36% & 33% from the field and 28% & 17% from behind the arc. In contrast, VCU’s other starting guards are able to let Maynor set them up with pretty looks and open lanes for easy buckets (Joey Rodriguez: 11 ppg, 47 3pt%, 93 ft% - Bradford Burgess: 8 ppg, 49 fg%, 41 3pt%). As for the frontcourt players, I’d consider it a wash…with the exception that the Rams star PG actually gets them involved...VCU RAMS BY 7-11 POINTS

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This little pimp had no trouble raising up when WST was great last year...how you think he'll do now that they're not!?

CALIFORNIA BEARS (+1.5) @ WASHINGTON ST. HUSKIES
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January 17, 2009

Against The Spread Winners with Teasin' T-Bone & Insideplays

TEASIN’ T-BONE’S HARDWOOD ATS : 45%
NBA: 2-1 NCAA: 1-3 Teasers 3-2

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Let Insideplays worry about the hotties and the 2 ball elixer, you just need to focus on the picks and the pics!

I’m diving right in today fellas, it’s all hardwood all the time, and as you can see I haven’t had the best of luck in recent weeks, and we all know that trends change, so why not watch them change with Teasin’ T-Bone and take it to tha bank homeys!
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What a coincidence, the Bulls wear red and seem to be missing something as well...like a defense.

San Antonio Spurs -3 @ Chicago Bulls

This game stuck out to me because of trends. The Bulls have an 18-22 record, which in my book is a 45% winning percentage. As of late the Bulls have taken 2 in a row with the latest being from arguably the best in the East, the Cleveland Cavaliers. On top of that, they are 4-2 in their last 6. All of this tells me that no matter who Chicago goes up against tonight, they are primed to fall flat on their face.
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The Spurs know how to cover, and that sums it up!

As for San Antonio trends, they are 25-13, which is a 66% winning percentage. As of late they have dropped 2 of 3, including a piss-pounding last night to a sub .500 Philly squad. But what I really love tonight is the fact that the Spurs own the Bulls, they beat them once already this year, but are an amazing 13-2 in their last 15 against the Bulls and 6-1 ATS playing in the United Center. Spurs roll by double digits.
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Butler doesn't need to be in home whites to look good, especially when they are up against mediocrity.

Butler Bulldogs -2.5 @ Illinois-Chicago Flames

We all know and have heard of Butler and what they have done over the last couple years to become the new Gonzaga, but I bet only a few of us have followed the mighty Flames from Chicago. The reason why…they are a 9-7 team that has lost 4 of its last 5 to teams like Cleveland State, Youngstown State, Wisconsin Milwaukee, and Wisconsin Green Bay. I couldn’t tell you a whole lot about the Flames either, but I know losing to those 4 teams has to mean they don’t have enough talent to hang for a full 40 minutes with the Dogs. Plus the flames are only 5-3 at home and 3-4 ATS, GO DOOOGGGGSSS!

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January 24, 2009

HANDICAPPING AND BIG 10 PICKS

TEASIN’ T-BONE’S HARDWOOD ATS : 64%
NBA: 4-1 NCAA: 3-3 Teasers 3-3
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Determination and that look in our eyes is what allows Inside Plays and Teasin' T-Bone to bring you winners 64% of the time, and smooth sculpted track legs never heard anyone either!

BIG TEN HOME TEAM WINNERS!

Today brings a full slate of roundball action, and I am finding the most luv from the Big 10, so without further ado, lets see where my cabbage is going to sitting for most of the day(until my buddy Sharky has to double me up!!!).
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Orange Crush sweater kittens up top, home whites down below....winna, winna, chik'n dinna!

Wisconsin @ Illinois -6

To start off, I absolutely love how Bruce Weber has pulled this Illini team together to become a contender for the Big Ten crown. When I look across how this team does it every game, it became very clear to me that they are the true definition of a team in college hoops standards. Illinois has four players that all average between 11 and 12 points a game.
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Sharapova wishes she was in Australia right now while the Badgers are feeling like they just took a banana somewhere after their OT loss in Iowa City.

Meacham & McCamey at guards, Davis at forward, and Tisdale in the center position. And the root cause of them being so balanced is that they are some of the most disciplined and unselfish passers in the country. This is a team that averages 20 assists a game…the formula is simple, ball movement that stretches a defense that leaves high percentage shots.
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Home whites always treat you well in conference play!

As for the Badgers, they are in the middle of a good old fashioned shart that trickles down your leg. With 3 straight losses, 2 of them on the road, I don’t see how this squad is anywhere motivated to pack the suitcase again and go up against a hostile Orange Crush crowd.
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Penn State, the land of higher learning and hardcourt thumpings!

Iowa @ Penn State -6

The Hawkeyes pulled one out of their backside earlier this week by taking down the Badgers in OT. But an already lightly talented Hawk squad is without Cyrus Tate again and learned earlier this week that one of their young phenoms, Tucker, is academically ineligible for the rest of the season. Yes, they did win without both of these guys on Wednesday, however playing on the road is a much different experience especially for the guys that are used to keeping their warmups on all game and now have to provide valuable minutes and scoring.
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PSU has two equally talented guards, kinda tough to pick which one to focus on isn't it?

Iowa is going to have to figure out how to stop a solid two pronged guard attack from Penn State. Battle and Pringle throw up about half of the Lions points and I don’t believe the Hawks have enough talent or depth to keep these two at bay, and with the nimble Jamelle Cornley on the inside this could be a very long game for the Hawks. Plus the fact that PSU is 12-2 at home while the Hawks are 2-6 on the road, only beaten The Citadel and then Kansas State at a neutral site. Expect Iowa to be very cold once again from behind the arc and this one gets out of hand early.

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January 29, 2009

PAC-10 ATS PLAY O THE DAY w/ HOTTIES

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 PIGSKIN Picks: 65-44 ats...60%
NFL 25-19 - NCAA 20-15 - Teasers 20-10 - Lovely Ladies 69-0
GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 46-35 ats…57%
NBA 29-24 - NCAA 11-9 - Teasers 6-2 - Church League 69-0

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I agree Pau...my performance last night was memorizing!

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Btw, even though I dominated the ATS Docket last night, don't worry about me acting too cool for school!

Nothing like having more success than T.T. Boy at a Van Nuys pool party…4 and frickin’ 0 on Hump Day Homeboys! Especially with my Super Bowl Special coming out tomorrow, I’m almost afraid to see how many degenerates will be visiting Insideplays the next couple days. But enough about how I’m hotter than Mila Kunis in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, time to break the bank and ensure my Super Sunday Party has Caviar dipping sauce for the Funyuns and top-shelf Tequila in the Sangria (FYI, putting Tequila in Sangria makes panties drop!).

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Coach Mike Montgomery's tutoring at Stanford is the reason Mark Madsen plays defense like a mad dog!

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Rumor has it he also worked with Demi's trainer!

CALIFORNIA BEARS (+9.5) @ UCLA BRUINS
Mark my words…Mike Montgomery is gonna lead the Bears into National Title Contention the next few years. Before the debacle of coaching cocky millionaires for one of the worst run organizations in the Association, Monty led Stanford to ten straight Big Dance trips & a Final Four appearance. Now, with a rejuvenated love for the college game and a talented roster that just needed a lil tweaking, I actually believe the Bears have an opportunity to make some tourney noise this year.

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I bet you didn't know this little Chicago kid has some of the best numbers on the college hardwood!

Nobody in the country has a more talented and efficient backcourt than Cal. Jr. PG Jerome Randle is lightning quick, but unlike most ballers of his ilk, rarely takes a bad-shot or attempts to make the highlight reel pass (19 ppg, 5 apg, 53 fg%, 87 ft%, 48-3pt). As for his counterpart, 6-5 Jr. Patrick Christopher combines solid athleticism with a deadly mid-range game and 3-point ability to open things-up even more for Randle (16 ppg, 4 rpg, 85 ft%, 42-3pt%). Throw-in the return of the versatile 6-6 Jr. Theo Robertson after missing last season to hip surgery (12 ppg, 4 rpg, 55 3pt%), and the Golden Bears have some of the best long-range bombers in the country!

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Like our friend, Cal has plenty of length in the frontcourt!

Speaking of the bigs from Berkeley, the enthusiastic lunch-pale mentality of 6-8 Jr. Jamal Boykin (10 ppg, 7 rpg, 57 fg%) gives Montgomery a defensive bruiser that can also knock down a J (last two years: 10-20 from downtown), while 7-foot Jr. Jordan Wilkes and 6-8 260 lb. So. Harper Kemp are fundamental sound and enable the Bears to compete with any frontcourt in the country. While the rest of their bench is young, they’re extremely athletic, understand their role, and rarely take shots away from Cal’s stars.

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After a couple loses, the Bears D has tightened up!

After rolling thru December & January with a nine-game win streak, the Bears finally appeared human with back-to-back losses a couple weeks ago before getting back on track last weekend against Oregon. And if you no anything about my handicapping style, I luv veteran ball-clubs after they weather a mid-season slump. While they did lose to the Bruins three times last year, this team is much more disciplined under Coach Monty and should be psyched to turn the tables tonight.

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Tonight's the night the Bears stop Mr. Collison!

Speaking of the Bruins, the Vegas line is so high because not many causal betters realize how over-hyped UCLA this season. Freshman phenom G Jrue Holiday (9 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 apg, 32-3pt%) has struggled to play alongside Sr. Drew Collison, but considering he’s probably one-n-done, Coach Ben Howland seems reluctant to do much tweaking of his game. On the wing, while 6-5 Sr. Josh Shipp (12 ppg, 3 rpg, 39-3pt%) has had his moments over a twelve-year career, he’s extremely streaky, and combined with the undersized backcourt, doesn’t do enough on the boards.

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While everybody usually looks more comfortable at home...

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...without Kevin Love to clean the glass for them, I'm guessing my win-streak continues in Westwood!

Upfront, like Shipp, 6-9 Sr. Alfred Aboya (9 ppg, 5 rpg) has driven Howland crazy with his inconsistency and doesn’t offer more than a few put-backs. Alongside the crazy-kid from Cameroon, the Bruins sport another rebound-challenged big, 6-9 Jr. Nikola Dragovic (8 ppg, 3 rpg), who supposed to be on the court because he’s shooter….and unfortunately (or fortunately if you take my advice tonight) the youngster from Belgrade hasn’t delivered (42 fg%, 34 3pt%). As for the rest of the bunch, like Tara Reid, not much more to offer than a few flashes.

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I could go on but I'm hungry Homeboys!

Overall, I think California is a much better team, has a better coach, and should dominate on the boards tonight. Throw-in the added incentive of the Bear kids after losing to these guys three times last year, and I’m probably taking this thing straight-up as well.
CAL BEARS IN AN UPSET HOMEBOYS & GIRLS!

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February 13, 2009

Friday Night Gambling Picks & Hotties

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 60-45 ats…57%
NBA 42-32 - NCAA 12-11 - Teasers 6-2 - Church League 69-0
If you missed my Amare to the Bulls insight...TOUCH ME HERE

Before you leave Pax...can you take a few guards with ya!
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After years on the job, if your highest paid baller is Larry Hughes and your head coach use to be on...

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...Charles in Charge, thinks aren't looking too good!

The Man Jordan Made Famous Never Really Wanted the Job
While appearing to have all the characteristics of a promising GM, Johnny Pax was missing the essential component to be successful architect in the Association…the passionate desire to actually do it. Paxson was unbelievably content as the insightful broadcast analyst and regularly joked when asked about replacing Jerry Jaba Krause:
“Why would I want to do that, my brother is miserable in Cleveland!”
But as well documented, the love-affair from his pseudo father figure, owner Jerry Reisndorf, persuaded the Chi-town icon to give it a chance and help save his last place franchise.

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I agree Biance, time to kiss Johnny goodbye!

In an era and industry where “What have you done for me lately” is a weekly trend, nobody was given a friendly-shake than the former Notre Dame-star. I'll admit, I thought he'd turn it around. But after 150 lottery picks and an owner willing to spend, even the cult-hero wasn’t immune to the extreme mediocrity and recent disappointment of his tenure. And while the Windy City slowly turned on the orignal-Steve Kerr, if you peruse any writings nationwide on the professional hardwood, you'd know the "Paxson" name was more of a punch-line with each passing year…and they weren’t talking about his brother Jimmy anymore.

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Unlike Nicolette, Pax never seemed happy...

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...and it looked as if it was taking it's toll!

Some will say he was forced out, but don’t be fooled, Jerry would have let him run this thing for ever. While John always dreaded the thought of giving-up and truly hoped to leave once things were turned around, he's tired, sick of the pressure, and realized he was sending himself to an early grave. Prior to this experience, Pax was living the life. Chilling in a city that always glorifies the short-white dudes in sports (Tom Waddle, Matt Suhey, Steve Kerr, Craig Grebeck, Mike Fontenot etc.) and making some nice cash at cushy-job. It's just too bad he didn't listen to what he'd been saying for years..."Why would I ever want that job?"

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With that, time to hit-up those kids at school!

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In my opinion, Mr. Wright is the best coach in the Big East!

VILLANOVA WILDCATS (+4.5) @ WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS
While I’ve mentioned it before, considering my diehard belief in this ATS trend, I can’t help but repeat it. Just like Jassie’s nervous rookie performance in Slumber Party 17 circa 2001 when compared to her captivating confidence in Old Geezers Young Teasers recently, conference road games get easier & easier for the top talents as the season progresses. Speaking of top-talents, the 13th ranked Cats have won six straight, have the most aggressive & deep backcourts in the country, and for the first time, have a dominate big to take the pressure off their long range bombers (6-8 Dante Cunningham 17 ppg, 7 rpg, 57-fg%).

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After some fine-tuning, the Cats are looking sweet!

After some mid-season struggles, Nova showcased their dominant potential Saturday blowing-out previously 12th ranked Marquette at home with a 52-point second half and should be as confident as ever heading to Morgantown, WV. Speaking of the Mountaineers, they’ve lost four of their last six and the last time they played a ranked opponent at home they lost by 12 (Pittsburgh). I could go on and on, but trust me, take the points and make sure to let your lady know IP.com helped sponsor your Valentine’s Day gift…NOVA BY 4-10 POINTS

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Hey look, it's Michael Phelps' pet chipmunk!

DREW'S DISHIN' ON AMERICA'S #1 SWIMMER
By ur friend n mine...Drew Donkulous

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February 14, 2009

KEVIN DURANT & IP.COM PICKS

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Kid Durant is about to become Dr. Durant in my book!

Not much time today IP fanatics, but I do want to make sure everyone realizes the gold mine that is named Kevin Durant. As I was watching the game last night it became obvious to me that this kid has everything, and I'm not talking about mad skills, I'm talking about his inner being. At any point in time, no matter who the other nine players were on the court, he had the most intensity, the most focus, and the most heart!
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Kevin kinda reminds me of a man I grew up watching. The whole package is tough to find in the Association.

In what has always been deemed as a fun game to get the young stars on the court to showcase their game(and bring in another bucket load of benjamins for the Association), Kevin decided that he wasn't about that. Here is a kid that is in his second year, and maybe it is his freshness to the league, but he rose above the monetary vacuum of the Association. Kevin Durant, the inner being, simply said...dammit, I get paid millions to play this game, and all these fans pay hundreds to see me when they make less in a year than I make in a game, I have to go balls-to-the-wall all game, every game.
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Much like KD, Adriana Lima takes her profession just as serious! Sweat & Determination = Perfection

And whether he was turning a steal into a dunk, or hitting clutch free throws down the stretch in a game that doesn't mean much, with his 46 points, 7 boards, and high intensity, he showed every owner out there that he is someone you build a franchise around. And all this while playing for the worst friggin' team in the league. Let me just warn the fans of OKC...ya better bring in some players quick, cuz all good people want to be around good leaders and they can only wait so long to make a move. I would personally like to thank Mr. Durant, for he reminded me that there are a few athletes out there grateful for what they do!
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Even though Durant gets beat up and bent over almost nightly with his supporting cast, I haven't seen him take up thumbsucking and whining.

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February 15, 2009

ACC HOOPS HANDICAPPING

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Dr. Dwight was good, but not good enough, even Superman has to step aside and accept defeat...

Sunday Funday in InsidePlays-ville, and although there is a limited docket of hoops to keep your cabbage tied up, there is a good spattering of variety to keep you busy today. After my rant yesterday about how Kevin Durant showed more passion than anyone I had seen in a long time, I wonder if I will be disappointed by the upperclassmen in the Association. I know that the show will be good, but will the heart even be visible from any of the players?
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Tony won't be smiling today, and he doesn't even have any hotties in his sunglasses reflection, looks like the only thing he can do is complain about his tires!

And if an All-Star game isn't your thing, there will be nothing better to watch today than the Daytona 500. Whether you are intrigued by the fact that a guy named Truex can get the pole in a field of superstars, or you want to listen to Stewart and Newman work their way from the back of the field after their Goodyear tires have let them down again, or you think that this is Junior's year and he gets it started on the same track that his dad was killed on years back. No matter your reason for watching it, I don't think you will walk away disappointed today, so grab a Budweiser and cut your sleeves off your shirt, and maybe even throw a dime on your favorite driver for the fun of it.
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The wife beater is the shirt of choice, if only you could look as good in one as our flexible, bendy, oral loving nascar fanatic! Mmmm, Nascar!!!!

ACC SUNDAY TEASER ACTION

Duke teased to -2.5 @ Boston College
North Carolina teased to -4 @ Miami
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Tar Heels fans come out of the wood work for the boys in baby blue. Especially the dirty ones.

The elite of the ACC both have road matchups against mid to lower level teams. Knowing that they are playing on the road, I hesitate to think that them winning by double digits is a guarantee, but I see both of them winning today, so bringing the lines to under 5 make these Sunday Funday games enticing.
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Speed is the name of the game today, and with two wheels like Nolan and Greg, it is a clear road to victory!

I really look to see Hansborough completely dominate for UNC as Dwayne Collins will struggle to even hold his jock, added into the fact that the Heels dumped the Canes by 17 in their first go around, and I really like them at -4. For the Dukies, expect Singler to have a day, but I really think Paulus will play a key roll coming off the bench and leading the 2nd team. If he can keep Duke running, which he normally does, I can see Duke pulling away mid way through the second half.

February 16, 2009

Daily Sports Banter & Handicapping Magic

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 60-46 ats…57%
NBA 42-32 - NCAA 12-12 - Teasers 6-2 - Church League 69-0

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Trading away your top two defenders (Matrix & Raja) and then hiring a coach preeching D doesn't make much sense!

Porter Out in Phoenix Means Amare Staying?
From the start, Stevie Kerr’s belief he could completely change the Suns moxy by hiring a defensive-minded and more conventional offensive oriented coach in Terry Porter is like asking Kobe Tai & Asia Carrera to spend more time upright on a movie set…it’s just not possible. If your team is built around the freewheeling Stevie Nash, the veteran tadum of Shaq and Grant, and a PF raised under No-D-Antoni, you can’t be shocked the team didn’t adjust in only four months.

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While Gentry isn't a mirror image of D'Antoni, at least he was in the room when the coach was drawing-up the game plan!

Considering Alvin Gentry is the lone holdover from the D’Antoni days, not only does it mean the Suns will be rejuvenated and probably play better, but it also means Amare is more likely to stay. I also believe as teams began to drool at the prospect of getting the best young PF in the game, Suns owner Robert Sarver got cold feet and was told by plenty of his peers he might live to regret the decision. Sorry Chi-Town...it's just not meant to be! (For my thoughts last week on how Amare would look in Chicago...TOUCH ME HERE)

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Just pointing this out, at least if the All-Star game was bad in the past, Mariah would still be there to put on a show!

The Weed & Groupie Weekend was Great…Until Sunday!
After a Friday & Saturday of fun filled events, nothing was worse than watching a pick-up basketball game where defense was beyond nonexistent and traveling was no longer consideration a violation. After a Rookie/Soph Game where every baller is trying to prove he should've been drafted higher and a Saturday Night of carnival games with the sickest of athletes, what a frickin bummer on Sunday Funday...only Shaq’s dance performance was even remotely close to worth the price of admission. It’s not like I want see set-plays and dudes slapping the floor as the opponent dribbles up. I just don't want to see Bron-Bron & Kobe taking four steps before throwing down an uncontested dunk!

As for some shocking occurances this weekend...
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...I can’t believe Marshawn Lynch was arrested for having a loaded gun...never saw that one coming!

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Same thing for Steelers kicker Jeff Reed, I can't believe he was cited for disorderly contact at a convenience store!

And last but not least...
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...I agree with PETA...Fur is Evil!

SIENA SAINTS (-4) @ IONA GAELS
Tell your strippers & groupies you heard it here first Homeboys, the Saints (20-6, 14-1) will be chilling in the Sweet Sixteen this March. Returning every starter from last year’s squad that walloped #16 Vanderbilt by 21 in the Big Dance, Siena packed the non-conference schedule with plenty of the big-dogs to ensure they wouldn’t be overlooked come Selection Sunday this year (Kansas, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, & St. Joe’s). Led by an unselfish playmaker in Jr. Ronald Moore (last three games: 23 assists – 3 turnovers) and a NBA-skilled guard in Sr. Kenny Hasbrouck (last game: 23 pts, 6 ass, 4 reb), the Saints backcourt can match-up with anybody in the country.

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Don't be suprised to see Kenny Hasbrouck playing on the professional hardwood next year!

Underneath the power-tandem of 6-6 Jr. Edwin Ubiles & 6-5 Jr. Alex Franklin continues to cause match-up problems with their inside-out abilities (combined: 28 ppg, 13 rpg, 52-fg%) and have been helped by the emergence of 6-9 shot-blocker Ryan Rossiter (10 ppg, 8 rpg, 2 bpg) who has blocked a ridiculous 27 shots in his last 7 games. Throw-in a Microwave style 6th man in 6-3 So. Clarence Jackson (last game: 21 pts, 4-9 from downtown) and last year’s starting center, 6-7 250 lbs Josh Duell, and headmaster Fran McCaffery has the all the tools needed to scare the crap out of any team in the land.

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Just like our friend, the Saints look picture perfect tonight!

While the biggest concern on the ATS-docket with Siena can be overconfidence against a team like Iona...TOUCH ME HERE 4 MORE!

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February 21, 2009

NCAA HANDICAPPING WITH INSIDEPLAYS

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Gotta luv the rivalry that is happening in Indiana today!!

TEASIN' T-BONE'S ATS SPECIAL...but check back for more luv!
INDIANA HOOSIERS +22 @ PURDUE BOILERS & UGLY CHICKS
We all know the outcome of this one, but there are three reasons I love this one. 1) It is tough for anyone to win a conference showdown(intra-state I might add) but more than 20 points, 2) Tom Crean is slowly turning the barge that is the Hoosiers, it won't mean many wins this year, but they are better than they were in November, and 3) Purdue only has enough firepower to put up 70 pts a game, I don't think they can keep the Hoosiers below 50.

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Sorry for the short morning post, but much like this guys Hoosier Hand, I have to go into hiding until late afternoon, but I'll hit ya with a night time winna so check back!!

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As for what Greg Gamble likes today, besides his girl Jarah, the Tar Heels (-12), California (-5), & TOUCH ME HERE!

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March 3, 2009

Lovely Ladies, Hoops Picks, & Pigskin Love

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 70-57 ats…55%
NBA 49-42 - NCAA 15-13 - Teasers 6-2 - Church League 69-0
*Greggy G's opened the week 100% ATS so far...WANT 2 C WHY?

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Hey Denver, how about we give you Kyle, this chick, and our 1st rd. pick for the 25 year-old you think is nuttin' special?

Is the Bronco Brass Sippin' on Paris Hilton’s-Smart Sauce?
For all the talk Jay Cutler’s a prima donna and acted like a cry-baby when information surfaced he was being shopped, does he really sound much different than most upper-echelon signal-callers. I mean Dan Marino’s panties still get in a bunch when Boomer correctly claims Danny can’t be compared to the all-time greats because he didn’t win a Super Bowl. I know you’re probably laughing when I use Marino & Cutler in comparison, but the 6-3 rollout-wiz has already put himself in an elite class of QBs with his stats over his first three seasons.

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While I agree he threw too many picks this year, just like...

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...Jenn Thomas, I think Jay's future is extremely bright!

In addition, Cutler's shown solid improvement in almost every statistical category w/ the exception of INTs. But considering he’s always played w/ an awful defense usually full of former Browns cast-offs, plenty of those were because he was playing catch-up…not to mention his undersized line was masterful at run-blocking, but couldn't keep the pocket from caving versus a pass rush. As for the ridiculous media criticism talking about Cutler needing a pacifier when compared to players like Derrick Brooks not complaining about being cut...are you frickin’ serious! Brooks & Jason Taylor are AARP vets trying to hang-on, while the Broncos totally blindsided their 25 year-old up-n-comer (btw, Misty Rain was phenomenal in in Up and Cummers 26) and he’s getting roasted for telling the Denver Post “I’m upset. I mean, I’m really shocked at this point!”…what the f*ck did you expect him to say?!

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While Cassell may be the perfect boy to bring home to Dad...

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...like Cutler, it's more fun to sneak home the wild ones!

While I’m not saying the kid from Vandy doesn’t act like a douche-bag at times, but if anything, it’s because he has some superstar confidence & watched plenty of his idols do the same. As for who Denver wanted to replace him with, taking nothing away from Matt Cassell’s solid relief performance last year, I’m amazed how many teams are convinced he’s going to duplicate those feats away from the Patriot-genius and with the added pressure of being the man. Even when Brady went down, nobody expected Cassell to succeed, which made things easy for the former Trojan…who also had the luxury of learning an offense and & scheme from Mr. Bundchen. Call me crazy, but for a third of the price, I'll take the kid Minny traded for...Sage MFin Rosenfels. While Mr. Cassell may prove me wrong, mark my words…he’s going to be a huge disappointment in KC.

Btw, before hitting up my ATS picks, did you check out the new IP.com guru, Otis Van Style, breaking down some fantasy baseball?
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Because of knee surgeries, Fr. phenom Delvon Roe needed time to work back into form...but now, he's ready to roll!

MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS (-13.5) @ INDIANA HOOSIERS
After an emotional victory against the Illini Sunday, most gambling gurus would tell you tonight’s trip to Assembly Hall against the last place Hoosiers is a trap game for the Spartans. But unlike the norm, this ATS-wizard will tell you (23-5,13-3) Michigan St. finally seems to be clicking on all cylinders and Coach Izzo knows his overachieving squad needs to continue to gain momentum with tournament play on the horizon. Also, it’s been ten years since Izzo won the Big Ten regular season title outright, and with two more wins, the feisty-shorty can have those bragging rights again. Throw-in the improving stamina of 6-8 Jr. Raymar Morgan (walking phenomena) and the development of 6-8 Fr. Delvon Roe (last 5 gms: 10 ppg, 7 rpg, 62-fg%) in his absence, and this deep squad has the makings of a Final Four squad.

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In my opinion, you need plenty of backside to finish strong in the Big Ten...and the Spartans have plenty of dat!

Watching them basically control Illinois from start to finish Sunday, the biggest development in the Spartans play has been their overall defensive intensity & execution. While they’ve always been a beast on the glass & active defending the perimeter, the State is denying the ball better then ever and forcing their opponents to catch the ball in uncomfortable spots. And tonight, with an extremely young Hoosier squad that does not handle the rock or rebound well, I have a feeling Izzo will be stressing to his kids they should be able to dominate every possession.

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The past year for the Hoosiers & Britany has been disastrous!

Speaking of the (6-22, 1-15) disaster that is the post-Kelvin Sampson Era, Indiana actually played well Saturday before losing by three at Penn State. While some believe that means they’re turning the corner, I believe the extremely short & sloppy squad believes they missed their finally opportunity for a win with MST and trip to Madison left on the docket. I could go into more detail, but the Hoosiers lost to the Spartans by 28 earlier this year and Izzo’s squad wasn’t playing nearly as efficiently as they are now…MICHIGAN STATE BY 20-25 PTS

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With Allen out, Rip & Rasheed are finally having fun again!

DENVER NUGGETS @ DETROIT PISTONS (-3.5)
I told you last week the Pistons would be a better team if A.I. was not on the roster...TOUCH ME HERE FOR MORE INFO & HOTTIES

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March 10, 2009

Daily Hardwood Handicapping & Hotties

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 75-64 ats…54%
NBA 50-47 - NCAA 19-14 - Teasers 6-3 - Church League 69-0

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Just like these two at this party...

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...after all their disappointments this season, I expect the Irish to be relaxed and to actually have some fun 2night!

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Btw, I was going to us this pic to open the post, but I wasn't sure if they looked like they were having as much fun!

RUTGERS KNIGHTS vs NOTRE DAME IRISH (-10)
With a veteran & disciplined starting line-up, opening the season winning 12 of 15 what was most expected from the Irish. But after a few tough loses in January, the confidence & swagger was quickly replaced by panic as their Big Dance chances began slipping away amist a 7-game losing streak. While Coach Brey’s squad pulled-out five of their final eight, the regular season results mean they need an unbelievable showing in the Big East Tourney to sneak into the party.

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Just like this photo shoot for Miranda's caboose, the Irish have some flawless shooters from deep!

While some believe this will have Notre Dame extremely tight for their opening tilt with Rutgers, I’m guessing they’ve already dealt with the drastic disappointment of the season and will be more relaxed than ever. As for some forshadowing…for some reason my drunken threesome dream involving Kobe Tai & Spud Webb was interrupted by visions of sharp-shooting seniors Kyle McAlarney (16 ppg, 43-3pt%) & Ryan Ayers (12 ppg, 44-3pt%) raining in bombs from deep, and Jr. Luke Harangody (24 ppg, 12 rpg) absolutely dominating the paint. And you know what, I think it'll happen!

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Rutgers might have to use her bucket to cool off ND's game!

As for the Scarlet Knights, they’ve lost 17 of their last 19, and even though they played Notre Dame somewhat tough a few weeks ago (Rutgers lost by 5), that was when the veteran Irish squad was still in disbelief over what their season had become…ND BY 20-25 PTS

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Even if Boozer doesn't play, Millsap and...

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...AK-47 have the athleticisim & passion to control the paint!

UTAH JAZZ (-3) @ INDIANA PACERS
While the Jazz currently sit in the dreaded 4th seed (1st round CP3 – 2nd round Kobe), their 11-game win-streak has them just two games behind the Spurs for the two seed. Especially with the well-rested AK-47, Boozer (questionable-ankle), & Harpring combined with the development of Coach Sloan’s youngsters because of those injuries (Brewer, Millsap, & Miles), Utah is as deep & physical as any team in the Association. I know D-Will & Co. have been absolutely awful on the road the past few seasons, but because of that, Sloan has been stressing the importance of this road-trip for the team’s psyche and opened things-up Sunday with a nice win at Toronto (109-101). While Boozer missed the contest with a minor ankle injury, the Jazz are hopefully he’ll able to play tonight.

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The baby blue color of the Jazz is growing on me!

And tonight, while the Pacers have been playing extremely well of late considering they’re without their top two scorers (Granger & Dunleavy), I honestly believe this is more smoke-n-mirrors as teams have taken them lightly. While PG Jarrett Jack (last 5 games: 22 ppg) has been the superstar for Larry Bird’s squad since he’s joined T.J. Ford in the backcourt, I expect the 6-3 career back-up to struggle with the length of 6-7 Ronnie Brewer on perimeter. Throw-in the mismatches for the Pacers immobile bigs (Rasho, Foster, & Hibbert) against the sharp-shooting Okur out top and the power of Deron Williams against little T.J. Ford, and the Jazz should control the tempo and easily extrend their win-streak tonight…UTAH BY 7-12 POINTS

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While Dirk is the obvious choice to dominate the PF-less Suns, look for the beastly Mr. Bass to also look sweet!

DALLAS MAVERICKS (+6.5) @ PHOENIX SUNS
While The Diesel’s provided a week or so of dominance once Amare went down...TOUCH ME HERE FOR MORE INFO & HOTTIES

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March 18, 2009

TOURNEY LUV, UNDERDOGS & LINGERIE

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 91-75 ats…55%
NBA 62-56 - NCAA 22-15 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

After winning on LSU and then getting a car wash...
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...TIME FOR MY 4:00 TOURNEY UPDATE HOMEBOYS!

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...I just can't see how this Illini team handles a late night tip in Portland without their fearless floor general!

W. KENTUCKY HILLTOPPERS (+5) vs FIGHTING ILLINI
For all the talk the Hilltoppers are not the darling they were last year with a new coach and without Courtney Lee, the kids from Kentucky have won seven-straight, 11 of their last 12, and sport a brilliant young headmaster with an exciting, yet disciplined style. Especially with the Illini's best backcourt defender & playmaker out, look for WKU's veteran backcourt to control the tempo (A.J. Slaughter: 16 ppg, 4 apg, 3 rpg - Orlando Mendez-Valdez: 14 ppg, 4 apg, 4 rpg, 41-3pt), while getting in the paint, dishing to their aggressive undersized forwards, and getting the Illinois bigs in foul trouble. Throw-in that Bruce Weber's squad has lost three of their last four and...
THE HILLTOPPERS BY 2-6 PTS

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Hello, my name is Marcus Thornton and I'm going to make you remember me this weekend!

#9 BUTLER BULLDOGS @ #8 LSU TIGERS (-2)
Don't fall for it Homeboys...Vegas is pushing Butler like they're the new Gonzaga. And I can't remember the last time the Mushroom Lovers (aka The Zags) sported a somewhat new coach, four out of their top five scores as underclassmen (2 frosh & 2 soph), and only one impressive win all season...Xavier on the road.

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You know why she's happy? With LSU's length & athleticism she can't believe Vegas only favors them by a bucket!

On the Tigers side, besides the fact you don't have to worry about a pre-game speech from Les Miles, they're freakishly athletic, long, have plenty of experience, and sported a 10-game win-streak in SEC play this season. I could go through match-ups but I need a splash of Tequila in my Shiraz...LSU WINS BY 6-12 POINTS

As for my only afternoon upset...

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You can see it in her eyes...she wants to luv the Longhorns, but knows the Gophers are too deep to handle!

#10 MINNY TUBBY SMITHS (+4.5) @ #7 TEXAS SHORT BENCH
The Gophers crew is a legit 10 deep and their brilliant headmaster is looking more relaxed than ever not dealing with the pressure of Ashley Judd & the KU alumni. As for Texas, they're just not that good and only roll if A.J. Abrams catches fire...and considering Tubby has a plethora of bodies to throw at him, I'm guessing at least one of those cats can stop a shorty that can't dribble from knocking down a few three-pointers. At least that's what I think...GOPHERS WIN OUTRIGHT

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While having a tat about a guy from 90210 might not be the coolest thing when your the hottest girl on the planet...

...I still luv Mark Few and will always support David Silver! As for later tonight, I love Asians and GONZAGA (-13) to roll with ease in Portland. I think they're playing Bowling Green...oh wait, Akron maybe..it doesn't matter, just bring on the Tar Heels!

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March 20, 2009

Big Dance Action, NBA ATS, & Lovely Ladies

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 93-75 ats…56%
NBA 62-56 - NCAA 24-15 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

GREGGY G'S 4:00 UPDATE...BOSTON COLLEGE +2.5
GREGGY G'S 4:00 UPDATE...BOSTON COLLEGE +2.5

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Since I dominated the ATS-docket yesterday, but lost my upset pick, today I'm giving my upset pick w/ some ATS luv!

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Cause rolling with the beastly red-head Gary Wilkinson is smarter than Hula Hooping in a cowboy hat and thong!

So far, the man they call Greggy G, The Unibrow Wonder, Wicked from Behind the Arc, Crooked Polish Thunder Stick, and The Tequila in the Sangria-Homeboy has opened the ATS NCAA Tourney Season 3-0 ATS (Morehead St., LSU, W. Kentucky< & pushed the Zags). As a result, I figured I'd continue my hardwood dominance like Billy Bob treated Halle in Monster's Ball...so here you go you crazy MFers!

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Don't be fooled by his crazed-uncle look, he's the shiznit!

#6 MARQUETTE WARRIORS vs #11 UTAH ST. AGGIES (+5)
Just like it's more unfair for the dude when your at Fantastic Sam's and forced to pick between him and the blonde-Asian hairdresser, for some reason the Selection Committee decided the injured 6th seed has to play in Boise against 30-4 Utah St. Seriously, the Aggies are the most underrated double-digit seed of all time!

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Just like Erin, I expect the new Marquette coach to be stressed and making this mannerism early in the 2nd half!

And trust me, while the Aggies are really white, they're more athletic than people think, have a brilliant old-school dude coach named Stew, and a banger down low (Wilkinson- 17 ppg, 7 rpg) that Marquette has no answer for. Did I mention the new bald headmaster for the Eagles isn't ready for this thing? UTAH ST. WINS OUTRIGHT

As for my evening NCAA picks, check back in after 3:30. Considering I don't like too much this afternoon, unlike a shitty salesman I decided not to waste your time & money and just give you my Professional Hardwood picks for tonight before re-evaluating the college docket.

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...and, I forgot I need to get my truck washed!

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Not only is Boris "Pharrell" Diaw an award-winning musician, he's a playmaking point forward w/ playoff experience!

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS (+1) @ TORONTO RAPTORS
Before the year, I would've given Tara Reid a better shot at starring with Sean Penn in a movie than yours truly investing on the Cats on the road and getting less than a bucket. But while Tara is in rehab regretting all the booze & plastic, AARP Larry Brown has Charlotte just a couple wins out of a playoff spot.

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The Raptors are simply waiting to get out of Canada & hit-up their summer vacation at the beach!

As for the Raptors, as their post-season push has crashed like an NFLer with a pedestrian in the crosswalk (bye-bye Donte Stallworth), they've been playing for their interim coach like he has a "Shine Box" and don't seem to care that their GM suddenly looks like a fool. And just this week, the suddenly passionate & disciplined Cats rolled the sorry Boshinators by 26. While I know Gerald Wallace is banged-up, I hear he's playing...and I hear Jose Calderon still has to chase Felton & Augustin all over the floor tonight...CHARLOTTE BY 6-12 POINTS

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, if I tell my fans I have more picks and pics will they TOUCH ME HERE to read more?

SUCKTOWN KINGS @ NEW YORK KNICKS (-10)
Still clinging to their playoff hopes like a rookie pole dancer...
The hottest pic of the day is coming up next Homeboys

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March 21, 2009

Big Dance & Lingerie ATS Party Time

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My Homeboy Jay has his early Tourney scare out of the way!

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As a result, expect the Cats aggressive D to be smothering the Bruins from the onset like Erin's smothering this door!

UCLA BRUINS @ VILLANOVA CATS (-2.5)
Especially after the scare against American, I expect to see Nova come out with some aggression & passion from the opening tip (Btw, I heard the Mavericks Josh Howard was recruited by American and he said "I hate America"...then he smoked a doobie and went drag racing) . On UCLA's side, is it me, or do they look really tired from having such a short and undersized rotation all year? I don't think it's just me, and I don't see how they handle the athleticism, strength, and ability to get into the paint of Jay Wright's squad...NOVA BY 6-12 POINTS

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While those aren't exactly Wildcat colors, it's much closer than UCLA yellow & blue...have a great weekend Homeboys!

March 22, 2009

Sunday Funday Big Dance ATS Luv

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 96-77 ats…56%
NBA 63-57 - NCAA 26-16 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

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If you haven't seen much of DeMarre, he's a MFin beast w/ a soft touch. And paired w/ the 6-9 250 lb Leo Lyons...

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...just like our friend here, Marquette should struggle to cover those two bigs!

MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES vs MISSOURI TIGERS (-3)
With the Tigers up-tempo flair, long athletic wings, and deep bench, Marquette desperately needs to keep this a half-court game today. And unfortunately for bald Buzz & the Golden Eagles, Mizzu is playing as efficient as anybody in the country as the veteran squad has learned how to impose their style of play more and more as the season has progressed. Especially against the undersized frontcourt and short bench for Marquette, look for the Tigers to spread the floor and rotate in their half-dozen snipers as their bigs attack the basket on the fly!

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For all the talk the poor shooting James is gonna be a difference maker, all he's doing is giving us a better line!

While the Warriors have couple nice wing scorers, I just don't see how they stop the most underrated senior frountcourt in the dance, 6-8 DeMarre Carroll (17 ppg, 7 rpg, 56-fg%, 40-pt%) & 6-9 Leo Lyons (15 ppg, 6 rpg, 51-fg%). As for Dominic James's amazing return, I've always thought he was a lil overrated...and that was before a foot injury and some rust. Throw-in the foul trouble I'm expecting for the Golden Eagles tiny frontcourt, and just like my Nova call yesterday, I'm guessing the Tigers control this contest from start to finish...MIZZ BY DOUBLE DIGETS!

Enjoy the Sunday Funday Homeboys...
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...time to sit back, relax, and watch another Greggy G cover!

March 24, 2009

Sweet Sixteen, NIT, NBA, ATS & Hotties

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 97-78 ats…56%
NBA 63-58 - NCAA 27-16 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

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While I luv the undersized PF, just cause he threw around the most overrated big doesn't mean he's unstoppable!

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...and like our friend, while Blair's smile and derriere can provide some happiness, don't be a sucker Homeboys!

XAVIER MATCHES-UP WELL WITH PITT’S SUPERSTARS
Of all the teams left in the tourney, the Musketeers have the potential to keep DeJuan Blair & Sam Young somewhat in-check. And after that, I actually believe Sean Miller’s squad has more depth and scoring options. The 6-7 265 lb DeJuan Blair (16 ppg, 12 rpg, 60-fg%) has been a monster all season when not in foul trouble, but on Thursday, he’ll be banging with the lunch-pale trio of 6-9 255 lb Jason Love (7 ppg, 6 rpg, 54-fg%), 7-0 265 lb Kenny Frease (last 4 gms: 15 mpg, 5 ppg, 4 rpg), and 6-8 240 lb Jamel McLean (last 3 games: 18 mpg, 5 ppg, 6 rpg), enabling 6-8 Sr. F Derrick Brown (14 ppg, 6 rpg, 51-fg%, 44-3pt%) to stay out of foul trouble & concentrate on offense.

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I know Pitt's Sam Young can score a variety of ways, but he's not the snipper or defender that B.J. Raymond is!

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...and just like our friend, just cause you don't know what Mr. Raymond looks like, doesn't mean his game isn't flawless!

As for the most underrated wing in country Sam Young (19 ppg, 6 rpg, 50-fg%, 37-3pt%), the 6-6 Sr. will probably receive a heavy dose of 6-6 Sr. stopper B.J. Raymond (14 ppg, 4 ppg, 42-3pt%) and 6-6 Sr. workhorse C.J. Anderson (10 ppg, 5 rpg)…not to mention, Young will be working his azz off on the other end. After that, Pitt’s only other legitimate scorer is the overrated 5-10 point Levance Fields (11 ppg, 8 apg…but only 40-fg% & 34-3pt%), and he’ll be dealing w/ the length of 6-5 So. Dante Jackson & the speed of 6-0 Fr. Terrell Holloway.

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As for a sign from the Gambling Gods, I know that's not a Panther and I do believe a Musketeer rides a horse!

Overall, while Young & Blair will definitely be the best ballers on the hardwood Thursday, I think they both need to be flawless for the Panthers to pull off a victory. For Blair, he’s shown a propensity to get in foul trouble so I fully expect the Coach Miller and his diverse frontcourt options to attack the fat-cat all night. As for Young, while his development at Pitt is an awesome story, in all honesty, I’d rather have the combo of Raymond & Anderson if my ATS dollars were on the line. And because of this, I’m rolling with Xavier in Sweet Sixteen and I’m not just talking spread here Homeboys...I'm talking straight up victory!

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His name is MFin LaceDarius...how do bet against that?!

BAYLOR BEARS (+3.5) @ AUBURN TIGERS
Before we get into the players, let’s take a look at the numbers:
(22-14) Baylor - RPI: 47, Strength of Schedule: 13
(24-11) Auburn - RPI: 53, Strength of Schedule: 62
While some would say the home-court advantage for the Tigers makes the RPI null in void, in addition to the lopsided SOS difference, the Bears were 6-2 against teams with a RPI ranking between 51-100 while the Tigers were only 4-5. Sorry if that info confused you more than Paris Hilton at a Museum, but trust me, the numbers prove the Bears are just a better team. Throw-in that the majority of Baylor’s losses came during a horrific mid-season stretch (2-10 before finishing on a 5-1 run) where their confidence was lower than Jennifer Aniston after another botched boyfriend, and I actually believe their RPI doesn’t give them the justice they deserve.

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While I usually luv the Home Whites, I'm rollin' with yellow & green tonight fellas!

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See, I told these colors look sweet (and trust me, you can't see it, but she's wearing green socks)

As for the specific match-ups, in all honesty these teams are perfect matches for each other as both teams usually sport a line-up with four guards and a PF on the floor. But the biggest difference, just about every player for the Bears is slightly better and shoots a higher percentage. Listed below are the top four scorers for each squad and their probably match-ups when not in a zone:

Baylor: 6-1 Sr Curtis Jerrells 16 ppg, 5 apg, 5 rpg, 43-fg% 38-3pt%
Auburn: 6-1 Jr DeWayne Reed 13 ppg, 4 apg, 3 rpg, 38-fg% 33-3pt%

Baylor: 6-4 So LaceDarius Dunn 15 ppg, 5 rpg, 44-fg%, 37-3pt%
Auburn: 6-5 Sr Rasheem Barrett 10 ppg, 4 rpg, 43-fg%, 31-3pt%

Baylor: 5-11 Jr Tweety Carter 11 ppg, 3 apg, 42-fg%, 39-3pt%
Auburn: 6-2 Jr Tay Waller 12 ppg, 3 rpg, 40-fg%, 31-3pt%

Baylor: 6-9 250 lbs. Sr Kevin Rodgers 13 ppg, 8 rpg, 55 fg%
Auburn: 6-7 225 lbs. Sr Korvotney Barber 13 ppg, 10 rpg, 55 fg%

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Just like Roselyn, I like the Bears focused look of late!

Throw-in the Bears other Sr. guard averaging double-digits off the bench (Henry Dugat), a 7-foot Jr. that has recently emerged as a legit contributor (Josh Lomers), and the fact that Auburn played in the biggest conference disappointment of the year (SEC), and I expect the Baylor to roll into Alabama and control this game from start to finish!
BEARS BY 6-12 POINTS

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The Jazz always get a few shots on Yao when they're playing in Salt Lake City...TOUCH ME HERE FOR MORE INFO!

HOUSTON ROCKETS @ UTAH JAZZ (-5)
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Sweet Sixteen, NBA ATS, & Lovely Ladies

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Picks: 99-78 ats…56%
NBA 64-58 - NCAA 28-16 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

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Anyone else feel Raymar is simply overdue for a breakout?!

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...kinda of like his crazy illness, I heard she also had the flu a month before this shoot and check out how she did!

Welcome to the third installment of Greggy G's Sweet Sixteen predictions. If you missed my Xavier/Pittsburg breakdown yesterday, Touch Me Here. If you missed by Syracuse & Louisville analysis Monday, Touch Me Here. If you didn't, buy yourself a cold Labatt Max Ice, some Wasabi Funyuns, and bill it to my hotel room!

MICHIGAN ST. SPARTANS (-1.5) VS KANSAS JAYHAWKS

I'M ROLLIN W/ THE BETTER IN-GAME COACH W/ MORE VETS
While some prefer hitting the Gentlemen’s Club sporting $12 Red Bulls, 19 year-old twins resembling Mary-Kate & Ashley, and an owner knowing tomorrow has a weekend crowd (aka The Jayhawks), I’m rolling to the Pole Club with a keg in the basement, Cougars that are tenured, and an owner thinking this might be the last night before the County shuts him down (aka The Spartans)!

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While Sherron has gotten to the hole at will...

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...the Spartan D protects that area better than this outfit!

While Bill Self has more young talent than a HotLanta Night Club after an NBA contest, Tom Izzo has some tough minded-vets overdue for some Final Four dancing. In my humble opinion, nobody has a more disciplined combination of offensive and defensive schemes than MSU. With 6-10 Sr. Goran Sutton (10 ppg, 8 rpg, 52-fg%, 86-ft%, 40-3pt%) anchoring the middle, a backcourt rolling a legit four deep with three long-ball threats, and a breakout game on the horizon for Jr. banger Raymar Morgan, I just don’t see how a team with two scores (Sharron Collins & Cole Aldridge), a bunch of role-players, and a bevy of freshmen can pull out a victory. Especially with the youngsters dealing with all the Sweet Sixteen media drama this week, I’m rolling with the Izzinator to win by more than a bucket (-1.5).

Now, with that simple shiznit out of the way, time for some NBA ATS!
Cause after yesterday's undefeated picks, I'm feeling MFin special!

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After a shitty performance in his last game, I'm guessin he's pumped after UNC rolled & hearing Mike James is playin D!

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Kinda like lovin' graffiti & hearin' she's monitoring the wall!

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS (-4.5) @ WASHINGTON WIZARDS
Coach AARP Brown had his squad playing like an efficient playoff contender before snapping a three-game win-streak in awful home-loss to the Pacers. In their defense, they were a little banged-up and playing a back-to-back after returning from Canada. Considering they still only sit 1.5 games out of the final spot and been off since Saturday, I expect to see the new-n-improved Cats ready to regain their post All-Star Break mojo and put on an impressive show in D.C.

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Her arms & bikini bottom play better D than the Wiz!

As for the worst & most undermanned team in the Association, the Wiz played impressively for two quarters against the Bulls at home Monday before losing by 2. While some would look at that as a team rallying around each other, no matter how talented the Bulls look on paper, Vinny Del Scott Baio is an awful coach and his squad usually provides a mental-lapse debacle on the road at least five times a month. And especially after the Wiz just completely a long-azz West Coast trip, I have a feeling the after effects will be more apparent as they struggle to find the same type of energy…CATS O BOB BY 8-14 PTS

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Just like Zach returning to Madison Square...

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...nuttin' wrong with coming home and finding some baby fat!

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (+7.5) @ NEW YORK KNICKS
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March 25, 2009

Sweet Sixteen Picks, NBA Luv, & Hotness

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 100-79 ats…56%
NBA 65-59 - NCAA 28-16 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

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The ole man is dealing w/ health issues, a state hating on his contract, & now some NCAA investigation...can his team really be focused enough to stop the kids from W. Lafayette?

Considering I was already leaning towards all the underdogs today, with most the Eastern Seaboard Programming Network gurus loving chalk more than a three year old on the driveway, my sway quickly turned into more confidence than A-Roid trying to score with a call girl. That's right Homeboys, my ATS allegiance is taking the points in every MFin contest...so feel free to tell a friend!

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Like my girl Lisa, I'm no longer leaning...I'm standing straight!

PURDUE BOILERMAKERS (+7) vs UCONN CHEATERS
Speaking of leaning and straightening up like my flag pole at Asian Massage Parlor with no windows, I already felt Purdue's unique style could cause some problems for the Huskies...and that was before news broke of Calhoun's squad spending the last two days dodging questions about NCAA allegations! PURDUE IN AN UPSET

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Just like Xavier's bad-azz roster, just because you don't know who she is doesn't mean she's not stacked!

XAVER MUSKETEERS (+7) vs. PITTSBURGH PATHERS
Just like I told you Tuesday (Touch Me Here), Coach Miller has the bodies to keep Mr. Blair in check, two wings to slow Sam Young, & enough guards to handle the overrated Levance Fields. As a result, I'm expecting this to go down to the wire and end with a Musketeer upset!

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The Devils don't have the frontcourt to stop Mr. Cunningham!

VILLANOVA CATS (+2) @ DUKE BLUE DEVILS
I just don't think the Dukies have the athletes to keep up with all of Nova's aggressive ballers...and this is coming from a white dude. And with no disrespect to Coach K, but my Homeboy Jay Wright will be taking is top-dog torch tonight! NOVA BY A COUPLE

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Just like TT, Mizzu can spread the floor w/ the best of them!

MISSOURI TIGERS (+5.5) @ MEMPHIS TIGERS
The most underrated frontcourt duo in the land will cause some problems for the Conf USA squad missing two many pieces from last year. And as I told you in my ATS victory on Sunday Funday, this squad has a too many veteran pieces, a brilliant style, and a deep bench to be taken too lightly! TIGERS IN A BUZZER-BEATER

Unlike my detailed breakdown of why the Spartans will roll KU Friday, these picks are too simple to waste much energy! As for my NBA TNT ATS selection...

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...Get out the tub Homeboys...

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...so I can give you the skinny on the Association tonight!

LOS ANGELES LAKERS (-7) @ DETROIT PISTONS
Like Ronny Mexico, Kobe luvs to kick on dog when it's down!


March 26, 2009

The Sweet Sixteen Wonderland Continues

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 104-80 ats…56%
NBA 66-59 - NCAA 31-17 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0
BTW, if you missed my 4-1 ATS venture Thursday, Touch Me Here

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Goran's not pointing at Greggy G because he went 4-1 ATS last night...he's pointing at me cause he's happy...

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... I luv Spartan green tonight Homeboys!

MICHIGAN SPARTANS (-1.5) VS KANSAS JAYHAWKS
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Just like Bonnie, I'm layin out the ATS luv for a team I hate!

SYRACUSE DEVENDORKS (+2) VS OKLAHOMA SOONERS
I haven't swayed on my Cus pick or my hatred for the Devendork kid since I told ya Monday (just scroll past Patino in his kick-azz suit)...sorry, what else you want you greedy lil BEEATCHES!?

While I want pick the Zags, I may do it, but it's not counting on my tally. Instead, I'm giving a pick of Homeboy Trevor's fav girl:

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March 28, 2009

Greggy G's Elite Eight Pick of the Day

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 105-81 ats…56%
NBA 66-59 - NCAA 32-18 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0

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I'm riding Nova, Scottie, & Coach Jay Clooney like...

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...my Homegirl Giorgia rides the waves!

VILLANOVA WILDCATS (+2) vs PITTSBURGH PANTHERS
Sorry for the short posts Homeboys, but I've been on vacation with all my winnings from the first few rounds. Check back at 5:00 today for all my NBA Action tonight. As for my Nova pick, I just don't think the Panthers have the guards to handle the mass waves of ballers Coach Clooney can throw onto the hardwood. And while Mr. Blair is a beast and carried Pitt ova Xavier, I have a feeling the minutes and pounding may start to take its toll against the aggressive Cats and Dante Cunningham. Throw-in that I'll continue to claim Levance Fields is overrated (even as he continues to prove me wrong) and will be out dueled by Scottie Reynolds tonight, and I expecting the Cats to control this contest from the opening tip...NOVA BY 5-10 POINTS

NBA TEASER SPECTACULAR
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Just like my girl Tila...who doen't luv a Teaser!

PHOENIX SUNS @ UTAH JAZZ (teased -5)
The Suns are tired, everyone outside of Sloan's boys hate playing in Salt Lake City, and the Jazz have some payback after getting beat in Phoenix this week...what else you need? UTAH BY 8-14 PTS

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Just like Tori's, the Cats uni's will look solid at home!

NEW YORK KNICKS @ CHARLOTTE BOBCATS (teased -2.5)
With an impressive Bobcats road win, AARP Larry Brown has the squad still believing they can sneak into the playoffs. On the Knickerbocker side, after an awesome victory against CP3 in front of the Gotham crowd last night, I expect D'Antoni's boys to be a little less enthused tonight...CATS O BOB BY 8-14 PTS

April 3, 2009

Final Four Teaser Luv & NBA Sweetness

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 109-85 ats…56%
NBA 69-63 - NCAA 33-18 - Teasers 7-4 - Church League 69-0
BTW, did you miss my banter on JC being a Bear...Touch Me Here

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While I've spent time telling you the other frontcourt cats for UNC are the difference tonight (not to mention the NBA's so-called gurus continue to hate on Tyler like Mox's coach in Varsity Blues), trust me...he'll dominate the Final Four Fellas!

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Nevermind, I thought Misa's last name was "Camp"and was gonna say I'm in Tyler's Camp, but it's actually "Campo".

Call me a coward for not taking the Tar Heels straight-up on today's post, but I've been teasing UNC down all week and I'm doing it again today. As for the Izzinator vs Coach Shaddyville contest, I'd love to say my Wizzanator filled balls took the Spartans, but that's like trying to convince yourself you can steal a ham sandwich from Kirstie Alley. So instead, I'm giving you my Sexy Saturday Teaser Spectacular!

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Unlike Jessica, nobody knows Mr. Thompson's face!

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So if u don't know Deon's mug by now. trust me, he's the cat doing the dirty work giving Insideplays Nation a nice cover!

VILLANOVA CATS vs UNC TAR HEELS (teased -3)
Since I already spent plenty of energy Monday telling you why I luv the Heels tonight...not to mention matched some lovely ladies with the reasons, I'm just gonna tell you the Nova dream ends tonight...and it ends by more than 5...ROY WILL BY 7-13 PTS

As for what to tease it with...
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...While RIP won't say it, he's happy Iverson is gone!

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So Just like Tiffany, Detroit will be relaxed knowing The Answer will no longer be stealing the rock & the headlines!

DETROIT PISTONS (teased +8) @ PHILLY 76ERS
What do you know, Greggy G writes about one of his all-time favorites acting like a BEEATCH, and the next thing you know he's out for the season. Honestly, just like what happened when Ronny Mexico's dog fiasco drama was out of the Falcon's sights, the Pistons are gonna roll from here on out with the behind-the-scenes headaches finally out of the way. Throw-in that Philly's best player the last two months is on the training table (Thad Young) and Detroit City desperately needs a win, and I expect any easy victory for Sheed & Co
THE MOTOWN VETS BY 4-10 PTS

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So like Jennifer, put on your favorite scarf...

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...chill on your knees, and enjoy the Final Four Fellas!

April 5, 2009

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP ATS PREDICTION

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 110-86 ats…56%
NBA 69-64 - NCAA 33-18 - Teasers 8-4 - Church League 69-0

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While I luv my boy Drew Diggity Neitzel, the Spartan backcourt is lil bit better defensively now that's he gone!

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Sorry to hate Diggity D, but you were light as a feather!

MICHIGAN ST. SPARTANS vs UNC TAR HEELS (UNDA 154)
As I sipped on my Tequila & Poprocks concoction last night, I couldn't get past the fact that immediately after the UNC vicotry the Izzonator was probably preaching to his guards to slow this MFer down tonight. The Tar Heels are more unstoppable than Travis Henry's swimmers when the get in the open court so look for MSU to do everything they can to make this a half-court game. And since the Spartans were blown-out by UNC on December 2nd (L 98-63), they've gone 31 games without an opponent scoring more 73 points, and of those 31, only 13 sqauds have laced the nets for more than 62!

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Just like you can trust her to get past 2nd base on the 1st date...

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...I trust that Izzo & Walton will keep this at a snails pace!

To make things fair, I expect the Tar Heels to roll tonight and was tempted to give the eight points and ride Coach Roy to a victory, but even in that case, I can't see how the finally score isn't something in the realm of 78-63...which means we still have 12-14 points to play with like Charlie Sheen plays with relaxation therapists when he's out of town. Throw-in the nerves from the National Title, and I expect plenty of misses early on to send us on our way to an ATS victory.

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And with all the emotion from the Final Four weekend, I expect to see plenty of tired bodies on the floor tonight!

While the Devil's Advocate will tell you a blow-out early could lead to plenty of Spartan threes and trips to the charity stripe for UNC, with the game in Detroit City, I expect a nice fight from Suton, Lucas, Walton & Associates from the onset. Maybe you consider my unda play as a chicken-shit out in predicting this Big Dance battle, but I'm all about getting my Homeboys a victory, not to mention I don't want to pay the babysitter with a credit card this week, so I'm going with my gut on this one...Carolina scores between 72-82 and MSU between 60-70.
I LUV THE UNDA, AND IF U DIDN'T KNOW, I'M COLLECTING OVA 60% ON COLLEGE THIS SEASON

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BTW, I heard some chatter about Chicago trading for senorita 85, but trust me, w/out T.J. Cincy ain't moving him!

While I discussed the available FA WRs that could help Jay "Diva" Cutler on Friday, check back tomorrow for my thoughts on few more receivers that should be considered...and more lovely ladies!

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As for the opening of baseball season...TOUCH ME HERE


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NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP ATS PREDICTION

GREG GAMBLE’S 2008-09 HARDWOOD Luv: 110-86 ats…56%
NBA 69-64 - NCAA 33-18 - Teasers 8-4 - Church League 69-0

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While I luv my boy Drew Diggity Neitzel, the Spartan backcourt is lil bit better defensively now that's he gone!

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Sorry to hate Diggity D, but you were light as a feather!

MICHIGAN ST. SPARTANS vs UNC TAR HEELS (UNDA 154)
As I sipped on my Tequila & Poprocks concoction last night, I couldn't get past the fact that immediately after the UNC vicotry the Izzonator was probably preaching to his guards to slow this MFer down tonight. The Tar Heels are more unstoppable than Travis Henry's swimmers when the get in the open court so look for MSU to do everything they can to make this a half-court game. And since the Spartans were blown-out by UNC on December 2nd (L 98-63), they've gone 31 games without an opponent scoring more 73 points, and of those 31, only 13 sqauds have laced the nets for more than 62!

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Just like you can trust her to get past 2nd base on the 1st date...

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...I trust that Izzo & Walton will keep this at a snails pace!

To make things fair, I expect the Tar Heels to roll tonight and was tempted to give the eight points and ride Coach Roy to a victory, but even in that case, I can't see how the finally score isn't something in the realm of 78-63...which means we still have 12-14 points to play with like Charlie Sheen plays with relaxation therapists when he's out of town. Throw-in the nerves from the National Title, and I expect plenty of misses early on to send us on our way to an ATS victory.

Bonnie%20Jill.jpg
And with all the emotion from the Final Four weekend, I expect to see plenty of tired bodies on the floor tonight!

While the Devil's Advocate will tell you a blow-out early could lead to plenty of Spartan threes and trips to the charity stripe for UNC, with the game in Detroit City, I expect a nice fight from Suton, Lucas, Walton & Associates from the onset. Maybe you consider my unda play as a chicken-shit out in predicting this Big Dance battle, but I'm all about getting my Homeboys a victory, not to mention I don't want to pay the babysitter with a credit card this week, so I'm going with my gut on this one...Carolina scores between 72-82 and MSU between 60-70.
I LUV THE UNDA, AND IF U DIDN'T KNOW, I'M COLLECTING OVA 60% ON COLLEGE THIS SEASON

Ocho%20yo.jpg
BTW, I heard some chatter about Chicago trading for senorita 85, but trust me, w/out T.J. Cincy ain't moving him!

While I discussed the available FA WRs that could help Jay "Diva" Cutler on Friday, check back tomorrow for my thoughts on few more receivers that should be considered...and more lovely ladies!

the%20game%20begin.jpg
As for the opening of baseball season...TOUCH ME HERE


Continue reading "NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP ATS PREDICTION" »

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