Not a whole lot to write about tonight. Not much going on. Well, ok, the Boston Celtics blew out the New York Knicks, 113-96, to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. They never fell behind or were even tied after scoring their first bucket. I probably ought to mention that Ray Allen […]
With the first ten picks in the books (Top 5, Picks 6-10), we now shift are attention to the last players that will be selected in the lottery. The youth movement continues in this draft, as all five projected picks are players 19 years old or younger.
After breaking the five best players in this years draft, we now turn our attention to the next group of players who should be drafted in the lottery. Here we see a few more international players, a diaper dandy, a conference player of the year and maybe the best player in college basketball.
The Celtics finished the 2009-10 regular season 50-32. This season, they finished 56-26. The 2010 Celtics finished fourth in the Eastern Conference, beating the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic before losing in seven games to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. The 2011 Celtics finished third, and will face the New […]
With the NBA’s regular season drawing to a close, it’s time for the playoffs for the eight best teams in each conference. For the 14 other teams, it means full-scale preparation for the NBA Draft begins now. While the NBA Draft Lottery will most likely shake up the order at the top of the draft, […]
Earlier this week it was reported that NBA mega (douche) star LeBron James has joined forces with John Henry and his massive sports ownership/marketing firm, Fenway Sports Group (FSG), of which Tom Werner is also a principle owner. Its well known LeBron is a huge Yankees fan and it’s also possible he could play a […]
Rajon Rondo has been in the NBA sine 2006; San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has been in the league since 1999. Rondo was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team; Parker was named to the First Team. Rondo is a two-time All-Star; Parker is a three-time All-Star. Rondo has one NBA Finals ring; […]
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 […]
The only time the Boston Celtics don’t dominate is on the second night of back-to-back games. This has been the pattern throughout the season, and it continued Monday night in New Jersey, where the Nets beat the Celtics, 88-79. With the loss, the Celtics fell into a tie with the Chicago Bulls for first place […]
An optimist would say that the Boston Celtics, down 23 points with less than a half left against the Los Angeles Clippers, showed a lot of heart, never gave in, and put forth a monumental effort in nearly coming all the way back to tie the game. A pessimist would say that, had they not […]
The old song goes, “make new friends, but keep the old.” The Boston Celtics got contributions from players both new and old Friday night against the Golden State Warriors, winning 107-103. Newcomers Show Their Games Nenad Krstic started at center Friday, making his presence known almost immediately. With the game tied 4-4, Krstic overpowered Warriors […]
When asked about the many trades the Boston Celtics made right before Thursday’s 3 pm trade deadline, many of the players said they were shocked. Thursday night in Denver, they played like it, too. The Boston Celtics did not score in the final six minutes of the fourth quarter, allowing the Denver Nuggets to go […]
On his home court and on the cusp of history, Kobe Bryant could not be denied. Bryant scored 37 while grabbing 14 boards, powering the Western Conference to its 24th victory at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, beating the Eastern Conference All-Stars 148-143. Bryant, who collected three assists and three steals […]
This weekend, the NBA’s most talented players will convene for the 2011 All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. A pointless exhibition, the honor of achieving All-Star status is likely more important to many players than the actual game itself. The game acts as a showcase for the league, stretched out over a three-day […]
Coaches always stress that to win games in the NBA, you have to “play all four quarters.” But sometimes, all you need to do is play one quarter really well. The Celtics shot 83.3 percent in the third quarter of Sunday’s home game against the Miami Heat, scoring 35 points and building up a lead […]