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Harvard Claims Bay State ‘Title’ Over UMass

There wasn’t an actual title on the line this past week as UMass finished its in-state schedule, but Harvard took care of business on its home court to stop the Minutemen from crowning themselves the kings of college basketball in Massachusetts. After victories over Boston College and Northeastern, UMass looked to finish off the Crimson […]

Minutemen Bounce Back with Win over Florida State

They did not keep the winning streak as long as they would have liked, but the UMass Minutemen are 4-1 after the first two weeks of the season and have already faced some adversity along the way. Being able to rebound after a loss is a big factor in having a successful season and UMass has […]

Two Games, Two Wins, Minutemen off and Running

The first week of the NCAA basketball season is in the books and the UMass Minutemen took care of business through their first two games against Siena and Boston College. Here’s a couple of takeaways after week one. Maxie Esho is the Go-To Guy Senior forward Maxie Esho had been the energy guy off the […]

Meet the Minutemen

College basketball has never been a focal point in the Boston sports scene, in fact college sports in general haven’t been a hot topic among every day Boston sports fans since Doug Flutie threw that unforgettable pass that handed him the Heisman on a silver platter. Out in western Massachusetts (yes, the state continues past […]

Ray Allen Sets Record; Celtics Fall Apart Against Lakers

It didn’t take long in Thursday night’s game for Ray Allen to put his name into the NBA record book. After missing his first long range attempt, Allen came through on his next two to both tie and pass Reggie Miller for the all-time three point record in NBA history. Allen hit the 2,560th and […]

With West out Could the C’s Turn to Marbury?

Remember back just two seasons ago when crazy point guard Stephon Marbury came over from the New York Knicks to finish out the 2008-09 season with the Celtics? Well, it seems the idea of Marbury coming back has been tossed around thanks to a fan forum article on NESN.com. The article is all speculation of course, […]

Ray Allen’s 3 Seals 5th Straight for Boston

He had been cold all night long, but Paul Pierce found Ray Allen in the corner with 10.7 seconds left in the game to hit a three pointer and seal the win for Boston on Wednesday night. The Celtics took home their fifth straight victory with a 99-95 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on […]

Celtics Blow Out Wizards 114-83

They were without rookie John Wall Wednesday, but it probably would not have mattered too much with the stomping the Celtics put on the Wizards Wednesday. Boston took over after being down by just three points early in the first quarter and never looked back in their 114-83 trouncing of the Washington Wizards. It resulted […]

Pierce Mocks LeBron’s “The Decision” on Twitter

Just a few months ago, LeBron James stated on his nationally televised, one-hour special that he “was taking his talents to South Beach.” Last night, after beating the Miami Heat for the second time already this season, Celtics’ captain Paul Pierce posted on the following tweet on his Twitter account: “It’s been a pleasure to […]

Celtics Fend Off Bulls in OT

Kevin Garnett poked the ball away from behind Joakim Noah as he dribbled up the court with just a few seconds left in overtime to seal the win for Boston in a 110-105 final against the Chicago Bulls. Another overtime game (the second in as many games for the Celtics) for these two teams who […]

Rondo’s 24 Assists Help Celtics Beat Knicks

The night started with Rajon Rondo being honored with a trophy for his selection to the NBA’s All Defensive Team last season and ended with his fifth regular season career triple-double. Rondo was just one of the great players tonight for Boston as the Celtics hold off Amar’e Stoudemire and the New York Knicks for […]

More Trouble With Delonte West: Leaves His Future in Doubt

Delonte West is once again in trouble after many had hoped he would be able to turn his attitude around. West was involved in a fist fight with teammate Von Wafer today after a practice that saw West getting extremely physical while matched up against Wafer. The two are sharing a similar role on the […]

Celtics Underestimate LeBron-less Cavs, Fall 95-87

The Cleveland Cavaliers were expected to be a complete afterthought in the NBA this season after they lost their star, LeBron James, to the Miami Heat this summer. However, on Wednesday night, they proved that they shouldn’t be forgotten just yet and beat the Celtics 95-87. The Celtics led after every quarter until the end […]

Celtics Turn Up the Heat Against Miami in Season Opener

Fans might have a bit of déjà vu this upcoming spring since Tuesday night’s game between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat seemed just like a playoff game. The weather was surprisingly warm, the T.D. Garden was packed, and two of what should be the Eastern Conference’s best teams met in quite possibly the most […]

Is Rasheed Wallace the New P.J. Brown?

Not too long ago, the Dale and Holley show on WEEI Radio made some comments about what Rasheed Wallace might be up to in his new retirement days. They revealed the fact that Wallace is still a resident of Massachusetts, living on the North Shore, leaving some speculation that Wallace may not have called it […]