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2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

The Finals are upon us. LeBron James leads the Heat in their title defense against Tim Duncan and the Spurs. The Heat have the stars, but San Antonio has the rest. Indiana did give Miami all they could handle and then some, so what could a wily group of veterans like San Antonio do? Either […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The third round is complete, with San Antonio sweeping Memphis and getting plenty of rest while Miami had to resort to Game 7 to take down Indiana. Whether the rest will help remains to be seen, but for now, the results of the third round are in. With the picks all being for Miami and […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round

The Conference Finals are now underway; it’s San Antonio vs Memphis and Miami vs Indiana. While Miami remains rested after cruising, Indiana was late in finishing off New York. San Antonio dispatched the upstart Warriors, while the Grizzlies manhandled the heavily favored Thunder. In our panel, that extra rest for Miami, not to mention their […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round Results

The NBA is now down to its last four teams of the season. It’s now Miami vs Indiana and Memphis vs San Antonio. Memphis and Miami each cruised to five-game victories, while Indiana took their sweet time winning in six games and San Antonio also held off Golden State in six. The lower seeded Pacers […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Second Round

The NBA is down to its final eight teams, and it was a fun first round to get to this point. Three lower seeded teams won their series, despite all eight losing Game 1. New York and OKC were given scares, while San Antonio and Miami (with 2013 League-MVP LeBron James) rolled to sweeps. The […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

The first round is complete, and had plenty of drama. The Warriors pulled off a big upset against the best home team in the NBA. Houston pushed the Thunder before finally falling in six. The Bulls fought off the Nets in a grueling seven-game series. Now, they have the honor of facing a Miami team […]

Celtics Erase Fourth Quarter Deficit, Fall Short in Loss to Knicks

The Celtics season is over, and another off-season of uncertainty now faces the team. The Knicks led by as many as 26 points early in the fourth quarter, but the Celtics, led by Avery Bradley rattled off a 20-0 run and got the lead all the way down to four before the offense disappeared again […]

Celtics Refuse to Die, Force Game 6 Against Knicks

There was no funeral like the Knicks hoped. Led by Kevin Garnett’s 16 points and 18 rebounds, five Celtics contributed double figures in a 92-86 win over the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Carmelo Anthony once again struggled on offense going against Jeff Green and Brandon Bass. Anthony finished with 22 […]

Celtics Roll Over In Second Half, Lose Game 2 to Knicks

The Celtics scored just 23 points in the second half and went without a field goal in the last nine and a half minutes as they lost game 2 of their playoff series with the New York Knicks, 87-71. Carmelo Anthony was once again brilliant for the Knicks, and finished with 34 points. Recently crowned […]

Celtics vs Knicks: What We Learned From Game 1

The Celtics dropped game 1 of their best-of-seven first round playoff series to the New York Knicks, 85-78. The Celtics’ led by as many as seven points late in the third quarter, but couldn’t hang on. Game 2 is set for Tuesday night back at Madison Square Garden. What did the Celtics and their fans […]

2013 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks

The playoffs are upon us, and it’s time to bring you our selections for the first round. There are certainly plenty of storylines to follow: another step in the Boston/New York rivalry, Chicago without Derrick Rose, Golden State and Brooklyn returning to the postseason and others. The Eastern Conference was the easier to choose, with […]

Celtics, Knicks Clinch First Round Matchup in NBA Playoffs

You can rest easy, Celtics fans. The Miami Heat won’t be waiting in the first round. One night after sitting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in a 109-101 loss to the Heat, the Boston Celtics stars returned to trounce the Orlando Magic, 120-88, Saturday at the Amway Center. Courtney Lee led the Celtics with 20 points on 7-of-10 […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 22

The playoffs are really starting to come into the picture with a week left in the season. Five of six divisions and the Eastern Conference are locked up. 15 of 16 teams have punched their tickets, leaving the Lakers and Jazz in a dogfight for the final spot, though Dallas is still holding out hope. […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 21

Just two weeks remain in the season. The Jazz and Lakers are still in a dead heat for the final spot, while the others are pretty safe, if not mathematically clinched. Still, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to play for. Avoiding Miami in the first round will certainly be a good race. The top spot […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 20

20 weeks into the season, and things are starting to come down to the wire. There isn’t much time left at all to make a move, yet only five teams have been mathematically eliminated so far. The Heat have opened a sizable lead in the East, while even San Antonio isn’t out of the woods […]