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Heat vs Spurs: Round Two

Ever since last October 30, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs have been on a collision course to meet in the 2014 NBA Finals. The Heat and Spurs are once again the last two teams standing, and will clash in the Finals for the second consecutive season. It is the first time that the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 12

12 weeks are gone in the NBA season, marking the halfway point. The West has pretty much settled on its teams, though seeding is up for grabs. The East is still clogged up, though the #8 seed there is still in imminent danger. With so many teams trying to push each other around in an […]

Ray Allen Turns Back on Celtics, Wins Ring with Heat

Ray Allen just won his second ring, and it was not in as Celtic uniform. Last summer Allen was given the choice between a bigger contract that came with a starting role in Boston vs heading to South Beach to play with LeBron James and a chance at a ring. This past week it was […]

Spurs on the Brink: What now, Pop?

On the brink of winning their fifth NBA title in the Tim Duncan era, the San Antonio Spurs did not only cough up their best shot of taking down the defending champions in Miami, they may have already lost Game 7 too. Up five with just under 30 seconds left in regulation, the Spurs trotted […]

Remembering Celtics Legend Red Auerbach During the NBA Finals

Red Auerbach was an NBA coach for the Boston Celtics, Washington Capitals and the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to two Russian immigrants. Red also served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-47. It was not until Walter Brown, owner of the Boston Celtics, asked Red in 1950 to coach his failing […]

Garnett to Miss Two Weeks with Ankle Injury

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg and multiple media outlets are reporting that Kevin Garnett will miss approximately two weeks with what’s being deemed an “inflamed left ankle”. Garnett had an MRI on his ankle on Monday morning, and results were negative. Garnett missed the Celtics loss on Saturday to Memphis, and Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge seem to […]

Celtics Get Blown Out by Pistons, Rondo’s Streak Continues

The Celtics forgot to show up at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit and got blown out by the previously 1-9 Pistons, 103-83, Sunday night. This game might as well have been a forfeit as it was the Celtics fourth game in five nights, and they clearly weren’t interested in playing any defense or […]

Celtics’ News Roundup, 6/18-6/23: 2013 Title Odds, Garnett’s Future, Royce White

Rondo and Garnett among NBA’s most popular jerseys internationally The NBA released it’s top-10 internationally sold jerseys on Thursday. Kevin Garnett was the fourth most popular jersey, while Rajon Rondo’s #9 sold the seventh most. Both Celtics’ players ranked above the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant.  Arch-rival, Kobe Bryant, was the […]

Miami Heat Win NBA Finals, Set Up Potential Dynasty

The Miami Heat crushed the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-106, to win the NBA Finals Thursday. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all played great, but it was Mike Miller who sparked the Heat’s fire in Game 5. Miller came off the Heat bench for 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting in 23 minutes of playing […]

Five Reasons Not to Worry About Celtics-Heat Game 7

So much for my Saturday night. As much as the Boston fan in me wanted the Celtics to win Game 6 and advance to the NBA Finals, I also had vain hopes of doing fun things in New York City on a Saturday besides sitting on the couch at my apartment pulling my hair out […]

Eastern Conference Finals Preview: Epilogue to a Celtics Era?

How did we get here? The Celtics started the season 15-17, and the Big Three era looked finished by the All-Star Break. Three months later, the Celtics have become just the fourth team in NBA history to make a Conference Finals after having a losing record at the All-Star Break. The Miami Heat are making […]

Heat’s NBA Finals Loss Lies Solely Within

In Dallas, they shout in triumph. In Chicago, they sigh with relief. In Boston, they mock with schadenfreude. In Miami, they stare silently in disbelief. And in Cleveland, they laugh and laugh and laugh. All because the Miami Heat lost the NBA Finals… in six games… on their home court. The Miami Heat practically cruised […]

Miami Herald Runs “Congratulations Miami!” Macy’s Ad After Heat Lose NBA Finals

No, it’s not quite as egregious as when U.S. President Harry Truman famously held up a newspaper declaring “Dewey Defeats Truman” shortly after Truman won the 1948 election. But, it’s still pretty bad. Hours after the Miami Heat lost the NBA Title to the Mavericks in Game 6, the Miami Herald ran a Macy’s ad […]

If the Ping Pong Balls Fell Right…Or Did They?

The Celtics just finished their second run to the finals in three seasons, coming up just short of Banner 18, what would have been the second title over that short span. The Celtics recent playoff success of course comes on the heels of the worst period of C’s basketball in their history. The previous 14 […]

Video: Ron Artest Clutch Three-Pointer in 4th Quarter of Game 7

Ron Artest hit perhaps the biggest shot of the series, netting a three-pointer with the Lakers clinging to a three-point lead. The three gave LA a six-point lead with a minute to go, too much of a deficit for the Celtics to overcome. The Lakers eventually won 83-79.