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Former Celtic Paul Pierce Signs With…the Wizards?

If Celtics fans weren’t used to seeing Paul Pierce in a Nets jersey last season, this year isn’t going to get any easier. In the latest domino to fall since LeBron James decided to return to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, the former Celtic Pierce has decided to join the Washington Wizards, according to an ESPN report. […]

The Bill Simmons Face, the Luck of the Irish, Mallory Edens, and Other Thoughts on the NBA Draft Lottery

The NBA Draft Lottery was Tuesday night, and it sure didn’t disappoint. Well, unless you’re a Celtics fan, after Boston ended up with the #6 pick in spite of a 33% chance of landing in the top three. Just ask Bill Simmons: But nonetheless, despite the disappointment, the lottery provided plenty in the way of entertainment, […]

State of the Celtics: True Colors Starting to Show

The Boston Celtics lost both games last week and now have lost three straight to fall to 12-17 on the season, before getting a win over the Cavs on Saturday. This puts them one game behind the Toronto Raptors in the Atlantic Division and seventh in the Eastern Conference. January is a tough month for […]

ESPN Says LeBron James Had Big Game 6 for Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James had a historic effort in Game 6 against the Celtics, going for 45 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists (Wilt Chamberlain is the only other player in NBA playoff history to do something like that). And he did it for…the Cleveland Cavaliers! Yay! Wait…

Sloppy Celtics Hold off Cavaliers

The Boston Celtics (16-17) and Cleveland Cavaliers (13-19) have gotten used to unexpected drama. That’s kind of the season these two teams have had thus far: the Celtics somewhat surprisingly towards the middle of the Eastern Conference, and the Cavaliers joining them as a borderline playoff team. For Boston, coming out of the All-Star Break […]

Nowitzki, Mavericks Crush Shorthanded Celtics

Hmm… let’s see. The Celtics struggled badly with rebounds Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks. They also couldn’t move the ball offensively, find open shots or accomplish anything in the paint. The Celtics played the Mavericks without Kevin Garnett (family matter), Brandon Bass (knee) and Rajon Rondo (two-game suspension). They lost to the Mavericks, 89-73. […]

Celtics Report Card: Leave it to Cleveland

The first quarter of the year has come and gone, and the Boston Celtics started this week well on their way to a pretty good grade. They mustered a dominant defensive performance and a massive comeback in a home-and-home against the Orlando Magic, then managed a quality win over a playoff-caliber Indiana Pacers squad that […]

Irving, Cavs Score Final 12 Points, Steal Win From Celtics

Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and hit the game-winner as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Celtics in Boston Sunday evening, 88-87.  Ray Allen had 22 points for the Celtics in his first game back since missing 4 games with an ankle sprain. Paul Pierce added 18 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists as the Celtics […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 4

A month into the season, and things are still going roughly for playoff hopefuls such as Boston and Dallas. Teams like the Clippers and 76ers are taking advantage of that. But a lot of powerful teams are still holding sway at the top of the conferences, and they’re continuing to make things tough on everyone […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 3

Another week in, and there are some noticeable changes. The East has a new leader. The Heat are collapsing. The tops of the conferences are starting to see some separation, while the lower part of the seeding is trying to establish itself. But it’s still very tight in between, so let’s look at what would […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 2

After another week of the season, there’s not too many signs of anything settling down. Several teams are getting to their expected positions, as well as some surprise teams. After a terrible start, Boston is now knocking on the door. Philadelphia has shot way up, and Dallas has sneaked their way to #8. Even Cleveland’s […]

Eastern Conference Preview, Part 1: The Non-Contenders

With the NBA season less than a week away, Sports of Boston will be previewing the entire Eastern Conference. In part one, let’s look at the teams that should finish in the lower half of the conference and miss the playoffs. Toronto Raptors Last season, Toronto finished with the third-worst record in the NBA. With […]

Leon Powe Waived By Cavs: Could He Return To Celtics?

In the flurry of moves Thursday, the Cavaliers cut ties with veteran forward Leon Powe. Yes, the same Leon Powe that won a ring with the Celtics in 2008. Now that the Celtics have three open roster spots (or two if you count the 10-day contract given to Chris Johnson) after making three trades, the […]

Celtics Send Erden, Harangody to Cleveland For Draft Consideration

After trading Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson to Oklahoma, Boston made a deadline deal with the Cavaliers, trading Semih Erden and Luke Harangody for a 2nd Round draft pick. Erden hasn’t played much in a month with his injury problems, so trading him, as much promise as he showed this season, clears up space on […]

Did the Cavs Win Last Night? Website A Hit

UPDATE: They finally won! —– Since a 92-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Nov. 27, the Cleveland Cavaliers have gone an unbelievable 1-36 over their last 37 games, including an NBA-record 26 consecutive losses as of Thursday.  One more loss will give them the worst losing streak in sports history, as they are currently tied with […]