By Marc Lawrence — From the 2021 Playbook NBA Hoops Newsletter comes this nugget. The New York Knickerbockers own the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference, thus ensuring them home court advantage during the first-round of the playoffs should they hold on.
The Denver Nuggets have already clinched home court advantage during the first-round playoffs in the West. Denver enters off back-to-back skirmishes with L.A.’s best, the Lakers and the Clippers, while also having a huge showdown on deck with the Jazz.
The well-oiled machine jumps in noting that teams in the middle of a Lakers-Jazz sandwich are 1-9 ATS when facing an opponent seeking revenge from a same-season loss of 14 or more.