// Chris Paul

Celtics Start Rebuilding, Give Doc Rivers to the Clippers

After weeks of wondering what the future of the Boston Celtics would look like, and the recent on-and-off discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers, the new era of the Celtics begins. According to multiple sources, including ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Doc Rivers and the Clippers have agreed to send an unprotected 2015 […]

Report: Celtics and Clippers Revive Trade Talks

Multiple sources have reported that trade talks between the Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers have resumed after previously being called off because of Boston’s steep asking price. The Clippers contacted the Celtics Thursday afternoon to revive negotiations. Discussions reportedly ended yesterday after news of a potential mega-deal emerged over the weekend. Ultimately the two sides could not […]

Garnett and Rivers to Clippers Deal ‘Dead’

The Boston Globe reports that the scaled down version of the Celtics and Clippers mega deal is also off the table now. Danny Ainge himself has called the deal, ‘dead’, and still expects Doc Rivers to coach the Celtics next season. News broke Saturday that a deal that would send Rivers, Kevin Garnett and Paul […]

Celtics West Coast Road Trip: Preview the Opponents

With their Christmas Day beat down of the Brooklyn Nets behind them, a Boston Celtics team in need of some serious momentum heads west to begin a three game West Coast swing. They will face the red-hot Los Angeles Clippers, an up-and-coming Golden State Warriors squad, and the perennial underdogs of California, the Sacramento Kings. Here’s a […]

Celtics Win Physical Battle Against Clippers

The Boston Celtics are just full of surprises these days. After a disappointing late loss to the Lakers on Sunday, they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers late Monday night 94-85 in a highlight-filled second-game of a back-to-back. The teams exchanged significant leads throughout the contest, including two dramatic 9-0 runs by the Celtics and a […]

NBA Eastern Conference Preview, Part 2: Playoff Teams

After previewing the Eastern Conference’s non-contenders in Part 1, Sports of Boston concludes with a look at the likely playoff-bound teams.

Celtics Close to Acquiring David West in Sign-And-Trade with Hornets

The Celtics and Hornets finally came to agreement on a deal…but not for Chris Paul. Danny Ainge is set to sign free agent forward David West as part of a sign-and-trade deal, according to TNT’s David Aldridge. West, who is coming off a torn ACL, will likely sign a 3-year deal for $27-29 million. Yahoo’s […]

Sorting Through the Rumors: Is Rajon Rondo Being Shopped?

It’s become an annual NBA offseason gala event, the Rajon Rondo trade rumors. In a way it makes a lot of sense: Rondo has a ton of potential, but at the close of every season he leaves fans and management wondering if he is truly a piece you can build a championship team around. There have been […]

Big Baby, Allen Help Celtics Sting Hornets

If I told you on the second night of a back-to-back on the road, after an embarrassing loss to the Rockets, that Paul Pierce would shoot 1-9 from the field and Nenad Krstic would score 0 points, you would probably assume that’s an automatic loss. For the first two and a half quarters, you would have been […]

All-Star MVP Bryant’s Double-Double Leads West Over East

On his home court and on the cusp of history, Kobe Bryant could not be denied. Bryant scored 37 while grabbing 14 boards, powering the Western Conference to its 24th victory at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, beating the Eastern Conference All-Stars 148-143. Bryant, who collected three assists and three steals […]

Celtics Stung By Hornets Without Rondo, KG To End 2010

Without Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, the Celtics look like a shadow of their former selves. On Friday afternoon at the TD Garden, they played like it in an 83-81 loss to the New Orleans Hornets, who had lost their seven previous road games. The Celtics committed 17 turnovers (with just 16 assists) and shot […]

Celtics: Look Before You Leap into the Chris Paul Bandwagon

Word on the street is that Chris Paul wants out of New Orleans, and he wants out now. Being one of the premier point guards in the league, if not the best, he’ll undoubtedly have no problem finding a gig in another city, should this request really solidify. It seems there’s a vibe going around […]

Ten Things I Hate About “The Decision” Pt. 2

(And now, the exciting conclusion:) 6. What We Missed Out On “I couldn’t stop running it over and over and over in my mind: the vague and distant suspicion that we never understood what happened that night.” – Patrick Kenzie, “Gone Baby Gone” Here were the possible storylines coming out of free agency: LeBron goes […]

Ten Things I Hate About “The Decision” Pt. 1

WARNING: The following article may be suspected of baseless and fatalistic Internet whining, or of peanut gallery shots taken out of frustration.  It is guilty of neither.  I promise to offer at least as much substance as there is complaining within.  If unsatisfied by this list, you may exchange this story for a full refund […]

Fantasy Basketball Roundup: Week 14

Every Monday, I will report on the events of the past week of fantasy basketball. I will go over each position and what particular player that week stood out from all the rest. As always, I will start off with this week’s notable injuries to report on. Injuries Chris Paul (PG), New Orleans Hornets One […]