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Beasts of the East Defeat Best of the West in NBA All-Star Game

The Eastern Conference All-Stars defeated the Western Conference All-Stars 141-139 in front of the largest crowd to ever watch a basketball game. A record 108,713 NBA fans descended upon Cowboys Stadium to watch the best athletes in the world (the U.S. Basketball team – plus Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, and Pau Gasol) put on a […]

NBA Finals Award to be Named After Bill Russell

NBA commissioner David Stern announced Saturday that the award for the Finals MVP will be named after Celtics legend Bill Russell. Russell never won the award himself (the award was created late in Russell’s career in 1969), but was a 5-time NBA MVP. He won 11 World Titles with the Celtics as a player and […]

Corruption Runs Wild in the NBA

The glamour of the Celtics-Lakers finals was torn away almost immediately before it began as a letter was leaked from the US Attorney’s office and into the beginning of the series when Donaghy’s allegations about the league fixing games were made. For a league where many have joked about the bad refereeing and the rigged […]

Thankfully, Flopping in the NBA Will Be Ending

(This is apart of Sports of Boston’s extensive coverage of the NBA Finals) Last week, when it was announced that the NBA would begin fining players for flopping, I came quite close to clapping about the story when I first saw it. One of the reasons the NBA has become pretty unwatchable, to me, is […]

Reactions to a Hawks Fan’s View of Round 1

Our good friend, Shotgun, over at the Blue Workhorse Blog recently put up an article where he addressed 33 points about the Hawks and Celtics round one playoff match up. There were several of these points that I agree with and I think most others who watched the series would also agree with. However, there […]

Celtics Four-Point Play 9/12

Here’s the second post of a weekly series of the Celtics Four-Point Play to appear every Wednesday morning on Sports of Boston. This is where I will compile four (4) small and related Celtics facts and offer my own spin on a variety of Celtics news stories. The general format will be a short blurb […]