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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 […]

Kendrick Perkins Return Just What the Doc Ordered

A little “Perk” from everyone. On the night when Kendrick Perkins made his season debut, the Boston Celtics came away with the 112-95 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Perkins made his much anticipated debut Tuesday night after going down in Game 6 of the NBA Finals last season with an ACL injury. Perkins wasn’t the […]

Video: Ted Williams Offered Job by Cleveland Cavaliers

No, not that Ted Williams. Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers offered a job to Ted Williams, a homeless man from the streets of Columbus, OH. Apparently, he used to be a radio announcer before drugs and alcohol (now two years sober) led to legal troubles. Guilt of theft was pleaded to this past May 14, and […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 5

Another week gone, and we’re coming up on LeBron’s return to Cleveland, which is sure to result in military activity not seen within U.S. borders since the Civil War. And for the first time in recent memory, the last playoff team from the West has a losing record. Chicago and Indiana are continuing to fight […]

Celtics Cruise Past Cavs 106-87

You can’t blame the Cleveland Cavaliers if their minds were elsewhere during Tuesday night’s 106-87 drubbing at the hands of an inspired Celtics team. With LeBron James and the Miami Heat returning to Cleveland for the first time since he tore their hearts out, a letdown seemed imminent. “On Thursday night, the Cavs will host […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 4

Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition of “If the Playoffs…” For this past week’s NBA action, the Hornets have built a losing streak, the Clippers have built a winning streak, and despite missing out on Rajon Rondo and beating Toronto, Boston is still on top of the East. Plenty of teams are still jostling for position […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 3

Last year, the Nets threatened to break the NBA’s 82-game season-worst 9-73 (.110) record of the 1972-1973 Philadelphia 76ers, and this year, the Clippers are on pace for 7-75. So who’s Blake Griffin again? Stay tuned each week for updates on that, but for now, all teams have finally lost a game, and the Spurs […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 2

After one more week, things are looking quite different. Two unbeatens remain, and the top of the East is starting to sort of look how some expected it to. The Hornets and Lakers are still dueling for top honors; they first meet in New Orleans on December 29, which would make for a huge game […]

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 […]

Delonte West Asked About LeBron James’ Mother

After rumors circulated about Delonte West sleeping with LeBron James’ mother, then LeBron “tanked” the series against the Celtics, then “took his talents” to South Beach, Delonte West signed with the Celtics. Then at Monday’s Celtics Media Day, West was asked about the rumors, despite the media being asked not to ask about them. “I […]

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 […]