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Team USA Wins FIBA World Championship, Kyrie Irving Tournament MVP

While there was really never any doubt that Team USA would ultimately win the tournament, there were in fact doubters (or devil’s advocates) who swore the Spanish squad could potentially defeat them, due to what they perceived as better big men on a more disciplined squad.  There was also the rhetoric coming out of these naysayers who […]

Pierce, Celtics Rebound From Road Trip with Rout of Cavs

Paul Pierce scored a season-high 40 points on a staggeringly efficient 13-for-16 from the field as the Celtics ended their three-game losing streak with a 103-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Pierce also had 8 rebounds and 5 assists, and Rajon Rondo added 20 point and 8 assists for a Celtics’ team that didn’t arrive […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]