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If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 4

We’re a month into the season now, and there’s no shortage of stories. Both conferences have new leaders, the races for #8 are as crowded as ever and the Wizards still have hope for a 0-82 season. It’s still a logjam up and down the standings, meaning anything can happen, so let’s look at what […]

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 […]

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 […]

2012 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals Results

The NBA Finals are over, and the Miami Heat are World Champions. A triple-double has wrapped up MVP honors for LeBron James, who has captured his first ring. Tough luck for Kevin Durant and the Thunder, but congratulations to Miami for winning the first of not one, not two, not three….. So where does that […]

2012 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are here, and it’s an explosive match-up between two very powerful teams. Will Oklahoma City’s youth or Miami’s Big Three carry the day? That’s what we’re here to predict. Overall, the Heat are predicted to come up short once again, once more denying LeBron James that elusive NBA title. It also looks […]

Video: Boston Celtics Thank Fans For 2011-12 Season

The Boston Celtics thanked their fans for their support during the team’s 2011-2012 season and playoff run with a video published on YouTube today. The video features a montage of highlights including two of the most memorable moments from the 2012 playoffs; Kevin Garnett‘s knuckle push-ups in the Eastern Conference Finals and the TD Banknorth […]

2012 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The Finals are set, and it’s the Heat against the Thunder. The Thunder finally broke through in San Antonio and never looked back, while the Celtics once again played a Game 6 like they knew there would be a Game 7 afterwards. Now, we get to see what should be one of the most exciting […]

NBA Store Selling Thunder ‘Beat The Heat’ Shirts…Before Celtics-Heat Game 7

The Celtics already should be inspired to win Game 7 Saturday night in Miami after an awful Game 6 loss, an amazing show of support from the TD Garden faithful and the fact that this truly might be the final run Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce together. But, leave it to the NBA […]

LeBron and Heat Crush Celtics to Force Game 7

LeBron James scored 45 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Miami Heat cruised past the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 98-79. Rajon Rondo had 21 points and 10 assists but also seven turnovers, as the Celtics now find themselves with their backs against the wall facing a Game 7 […]

Video: Celtics-Heat Game 4 Ends in 89-89 Tie (Um, What??)

So, there you have it. According to WMTW-TV (Maine) anchor Meghan Torjussen (or more likely her very confused producer), the Celtics are now down 2-1-1 in the best-of-7 series against the Heat.

Celtics Even Series, Beating Heat in Game 4 Overtime Thriller

The Boston Celtics held on and evened the Eastern Conference Finals at two games apiece with an overtime win over the Miami Heat, 93-91, Sunday night. The Celtics nearly let the win slip away, blowing an 18-point first-half lead.

So Tired of the LeBron James Storyline

Someone should probably tell the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder that they’re wasting their time. For that matter, the NBA should just step in and cancel the rest of this Celtics-Heat series. What should have a battle between two ideologies–young vs. old, flashy vs. scrappy, the individual vs. the team–has been all but […]

Celtics Fall in OT Despite Rondo’s 44

The Boston Celtics threw everything they had at the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday night. They overcame two second-half Heat leads, played their Big 4 for 43-plus minutes each, and even got a career-best 44 points from Rajon Rondo, who played the entire game. They did all that, and […]

2012 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Third Round

Four teams remain in the NBA. It’s the Celtics and Heat, both with injury problems, and the Spurs and Thunder, both with plenty of stars. Both series promise to be loaded with intrigue, so let’s get to it. It’s looking a lot like the Heat and Spurs will meet in the Finals; all of our […]

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 […]