It’s the final day of the NBA regular season, which could wreak havoc on bettors and fantasy basketball players everywhere.
But C.J. McCollum is here to help.
His New Orleans Pelicans have clinched the No. 9 spot on the Western standings, meaning they know what their fate is in the play-in tournament. So it wouldn’t be all that surprising to see the Pels keep some of their stars on the bench on Sunday when they face the Golden State Warriors.
Enter McCollum, known for being great on social media (“I’m trying Jennifer”), tweeted — then deleted — that he would be playing a few minutes then sitting.
“Don’t take me in your parlays tonight,” he said, which must have helped bettors:
Here’s the tweet
I assume sportsbooks took any and all McCollum bets off the board, but …