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If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 17

Finally, the playoff schedule is starting to take shape. All but two spots have been clinched, but it’s really just one that’s up for grabs. It’s still a battle for the West title, too, so expect that to get pretty heated. So far, only the Celtics and Pacers have locked themselves into a particular seed, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 16

We’re now less than two weeks from the conclusion of the regular season, and only seven spots (three divisions) have been locked up so far. Few teams are very secure in a seed, which means there’s still plenty to play for. So where does that leave everyone? Let’s look at what would happen if the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 15

After another week, we’re starting to see some teams punch their postseason tickets, and some teams bow out. The Thunder have weakened themselves out of the #1 spot out West. The Wildcard races are also pretty close as well, which should make the last 10 games or so that much more entertaining. So with the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 14

After another week, the drama is picking up in some areas. The 76ers have slid clear out of the division lead. The Knicks are out Amar’e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin, but have a decent lead on the last spot, for now. The Lakers are running into a mini tough patch, and the Clippers are making […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 13

March is coming to an end, and it’s time for some tactical maneuvering. Teams that could use some help will be looking for some help via bought out free agents and the D-League. San Antonio already made a big move signing Boris Diaw after his buyout by Charlotte. Ryan Hollins was brought on by the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 12

There’s already only 1/3 of the season remaining, and there’s no shortage of entertainment. There are lots of close races, including divisions and the final playoff spots. There hasn’t been much movement in the seeding, though, except for the Lakers rising up and putting some room between them and the Clippers. And now that the […]

Tom Brady Sports Glasses at Celtics-Lakers Game – Good Look?

Oh, hey Tom Brady: What do you think of this faux hipster look?

Celtics Report Card: Lakers Drown C’s Optimism

After blowing a five-point lead against the Los Angeles Lakers with less than three minutes to go, the Boston Celtics effectively ruined my Sunday evening with a whole new meaning to “March Madness.” The Celtics were also flat-out flattened by the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, losing by 32 with first place in the Atlantic division […]

Bynum Fuels Dramatic Lakers Win over Celtics

Andrew Bynum is having some kind of year for the Los Angeles Lakers. The big seven footer made a hook shot with just over 15 seconds remaining in regulation to give L.A. a three-point lead, and the Boston Celtics’ inability to get a good look for the tie resulted in a 97-94 loss on Sunday […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 11

After another week of NBA action, the playoff spots are starting to become solidified, but who gets what is still much less concrete (especially in the West). The Bulls and Thunder still lead the way, though the Heat aren’t exactly exiting gracefully. The Celtics and Knicks continue to disappoint, while the Rockets and Spurs continue […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 10

Just now we’re reaching the 10-week mark of the season, and it’s already more than halfway through. The Bulls, Heat and Thunder continue to be the teams to beat, while the lower half of the brackets are fighting to avoid them (though they have made great progress to secure a spot to begin with). The […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 9

It’s All-Star Weekend, and we’re now halfway through an abbreviated season. The Heat, Bulls and Thunder all continue to be on top, while other predicted contenders are continuing to bring up the rear and middle of the brackets. Better things were expected from Boston and New York, but that’s where they are. The race for […]

Rasheed Wallace to Sign with the Lakers

The lasting memory Boston fans have of Rasheed Wallace is him giving everything he had left in the Finals against the Lakers in 2010. Playing with some bigtime aches and cramps, Wallace filled in admirably for the injured Kendrick Perkins, finishing with 11 points and eight rebounds before fouling out in the closing moments of […]

Celtics Report Card: A Week to Forget

The NFL season is over. As if that wasn’t miserable enough, the Boston Celtics were unable to vanquish their most hated and bitter rivals (the Los Angeles Lakers), losing when Pau Gasol’s ugly mug and disgusting neckbeard scared the ball away from the basket at the end of overtime. Then they couldn’t even bounce back […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 7

Well into February, there’s still plenty of action in the NBA, especially in the suddenly turbulent West. The Knicks are Rockets are among teams making a resurgence, while teams like Dallas are continuing to fortify their positions. With plenty of new standings to go over, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started […]