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If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 2

Two weeks into the season is a great time for surprise teams to make an early impression, and that’s been happening so far. Miami isn’t the one running away with things. Houston and Brooklyn are having trouble establishing themselves. Phoenix, Portland, Charlotte and Philadelphia are all among the teams doing fairly well early. Everyone has […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 8

2012 is coming to a close, but it’s not doing much to change the volatility in the NBA standings. Both conferences have new leaders. The races to fill out the bracket are as close as ever. Truly, no team is safe, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Wednesday, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 7

Coming up on the end of the year, no one’s really separating themselves from the pack. The races for both #8 seeds are logjams. The West’s race for #1 continues to be a revolving door. Slides and rises continue to run rampant across the NBA, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 5

We’re now in December, and the NBA races are still as close as ever. Both #1s are still very close. The teams continue to endlessly jostle at the bottom of the playoff standings. Even Washington finally won a game. Anyone could jump or fall several spots in the blink of an eye, so let’s look […]

Rondo Returns vs. Timberwolves After Siesta in Mexico During Suspension

The ongoing saga that is the enigma of Rajon Rondo continues. In his first session with the media since the NBA handed down his two-game suspension for fighting Kris Humphries of the Brooklyn Nets, Rondo told reporters on Tuesday he got his passport stamped at the Mexican border during his mandatory time off. “I went […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 3

Another week is over in the NBA, and no team has yet to carve out any sort of niche for themselves. The top of the West is looking to be a revolving door, while the Knicks are holding onto the East for now, but Miami can never be counted out. We’re seeing which select teams […]

Celtics Win Third in a Row Despite Rondo Injury

The Boston Celtics won their third straight, and fifth in six games, with a 98-93 win against the Utah Jazz at the TD Garden. Paul Pierce led the way for the C’s with a game-high 23 points, 15 of them in the 3rd quarter, and three field goals from beyond the arc. Celtics Bench Stepped […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 2

Just two weeks into the season, the Lakers have already made a coaching change, even spurning Phil Jackson, who expected to return to the team. The Knicks are the only unbeaten team left, while the Celtics are taking a while to get their depth going. Memphis, San Antonio and Miami are going strong, and even […]

Celtics Report Card: No Longer Feeling the Heat

Don’t look now, but the Boston Celtics are playing like they have a fighting chance at contending for one last championship in the Big Three era. The Celtics have charged into both first place in the Atlantic and the top half of the Eastern Conference with five wins in a row and seven of their […]

Celtics Beat Timberwolves, Move into 1st in Atlantic

After entering the night tied with the Philadelphia 76ers at the top of the Atlantic Division, a Boston Celtics 100-79 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves made them the sole possessor of the division lead, as the 76ers had the night off. The win was fueled by Kevin Garnett playing against his former team, with whom he spent […]

Celtics Blow 25-Point Lead to Timberwolves, Hang on in Minnesota

The Boston Celtics are a cruel bunch of dudes. First, they quickly built a lead against the Minnesota Timberwolves so huge that it silenced the Target Center and sent fans scurrying to their phones for updates on the Twins. Then, they proceeded to blow that very lead, even giving the last-place Timberwolves the lead for […]

Melo-Drama Over: Carmelo, Billups Traded To Knicks

In a move months in the making, the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets finally pulled the trigger on a three-team, 12-player deal, that sends forward Carmelo Anthony and former Celtics guard Chauncey Billups to New York. Trade Details Knicks Get: Nuggets Get: T-Wolves Get: F Carmelo Anthony G Chauncey Billups F Shelden Williams G […]

European Guard Ricky Rubio Interested in Playing For Celtics

Two years removed from being the fifth overall selection by Minnesota in the 2009 NBA Draft, Ricky Rubio has his sights set on a big city market. According Jonathan Givony, of the New York Times, a representative of Rubio said that the well-hyped point guard — and his family — wants to play on the […]

Pierce and Allen Lead Fourth-Quarter Comeback as Celtics Win at Home

The Boston Celtics had not had a lead since just under four minutes remaining in the second quarter. The Minnesota Timberwolves led by eight points with just over seven minutes left in the game. But the Timberwolves had already lost seven games in which they’d led by at least 10 points this season, and the […]

Al Jefferson Arrested for Drunk Driving, Charged with DWI

Former Celtics center Al Jefferson, the key piece in the trade that landed Kevin Garnett in 2007, was arrested on drunk driving charges on early Sunday morning. Jefferson, who was charged with fourth degree driving while impaired (a misdemeanor), scored a team-high 19 points with 11 rebounds in Minnesota’s 110-91 loss to the Blazers on […]