homecourt advantage

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the advantage of playing on your home court in front of fans who are rooting for you

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The Lakers also won the NBA championship over the Magic in five games last season, capitalizing on homecourt advantage.
This result saw Newcastle qualify for the BBL Finals Weekend with ease and with homecourt advantage at the end of the month it would take a brave man to bet against the Eagles ending a difficult year on a positive note.
Brickhouse continues to do what Rita Ewing's previous book Homecourt Advantage (with Crystal McCrary, William Morrow, 1998) did by showing the strength, intelligence and commitment of black women.
This new scoreboard will be a great resource in helping us continue to build our significant homecourt advantage.
The Lions looked sharp with their long-range shooting clicking anew as they sealed top spot and homecourt advantage for the rest of the playoffs with a 10th straight victory.
With the reduction in prices and increased student support, we want to recreate the best homecourt advantage in college basketball.
Bunyan said: "The focus Lon will be on making it to the final and if we get there we'll have homecourt advantage at the Emirates Arena.
After losing one game in San Antonio, the Spurs have retaken the homecourt advantage in this best-of-seven series.
The Sport Central side is gunning for homecourt advantage in the last eight after a superb start to life in EBL Division One.
Entering today, the Celtics sit atop the Atlantic Division - that's no April Fool's joke - and they own the fourth seed and homecourt advantage in the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
It is a homecourt advantage, no doubt about it," Simpson said.
Clearly, (the Magic) got what they wanted, they got a win and now they have homecourt advantage.
As far as I'm concerned we're in the thick of a tight battle for homecourt advantage.
Lee (coauthor of children's book Please, Baby Please, Simon & Schuster, 2002), and Anthony (coauthor of Homecourt Advantage, Avon, 1998) present an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek look at the glittering, superficial, lonely world of a rich and famous segment of New York black society, where brand names, location, being seen by the press and the right people, money and power are everything.
HOMECOURT advantage rather than the state of the nation has compelled the spread firms to make New Jersey favourites for Game Four of the NBA Finals, writes Dexter King.