// New York Knicks

Lessons In Panic: Celtics Can Learn From Patriots

So, I’m watching the Celtics in the midst of losing on the road to the Chicago Bulls. The C’s may still pull this one out to improve to a whopping 13-11. But down by nine after three quarters, it just feels like the high-energy, Derrick Rose-less Bulls are going to drop Boston to .500. I’m […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 6

Six weeks in now, and there’s still plenty to fight for. Neither #1 is at all safe, nor is any #8. Divisions, standings and everything else in the NBA is routinely getting tossed around without a moment to rest. With such volatility afoot, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of […]

SoB NBA Eastern Conference Power Rankings: Knicks No Joke

It’s the weekly semi-regular edition of the SoB NBA Eastern Conference Power Rankings! I can’t keep typing that out every week, so if someone out there in cyberspace has a catchy title for this column, by all means let me know in the comments. Let’s check back in with our Eastern Conference brethren to see […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Celtics Lose Big as Rondo and Humphries Get in Cat Fight

The Celtics lost to the Nets for the second time this season, last night, 95-83. Kevin Garnett finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds, but the Celtics got horribly out-hustled in what was, with the exception of the stinker in Detroit, their most disappointing performance of the young NBA season. The Nets won because of […]

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 […]

SoB NBA Eastern Conference Power Rankings: Thanksgiving Edition

After watching the Boston Celtics struggle through the initial part of the 2012-13 NBA season, I made the executive decision that doing a full NBA Power Rankings was too depressing. Why do I want to put myself in the position of constantly ranking the Celtics tenth or lower? Let’s just stick to the Eastern Conference, […]

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 […]

What Did We Learn from the Celtics Loss to the Nets?

The Celtics dropped a tough one to the Nets in Brooklyn last night, 102-97. Paul Pierce, despite an efficient 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting, clanked two free-throws late in the fourth quarter that basically sealed the game for the Nets. Rajon Rondo missed the game due to a sprained ankle and Leandro Barbossa got the […]

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 […]

NBA Power Rankings: The Almighty to Unsightly Edition

So far, things have not exactly gone as planned in the NBA season. Expected playoff contenders have struggled mightily (don’t give me that look, Kobe, I like my job), and teams missing their star players have overachieved (kind of in for d rose?). It’s still early of course, but I guess that’s why it’s the SoB […]

BREAKING: Lakers Fire Mike Brown

All it took was a 1-4 start for the Lakers to part ways with their Head Coach. USA Today reports that the Lakers have fired Mike Brown. The team has been without Steve Nash for the past two games, and Dwight Howard, though playing, is still working his way back into shape after having offseason […]

VIDEO: Jeff Green Posterizes Jason Kidd, Knicks

The Celtics lost to the Knicks in overtime on Saturday in Hartford, 98-95. Being that it was a preseason game, the likes of Jamar Smith, Micah Downs and Chris Copeland played some ugly basketball in the 4th quarter and overtime. It was the type of game that neither team of third and fourth stringers looked […]

Jeff Green Returns Strong as Celtics Drop First Preseason Game Abroad

Jeff Green led a 44-point outing from the Celtics’ bench in a 91-97 losing effort against Turkish team, Fenerbahce Ulker, to kick off NBA preseason action on Friday in Istanbul. Green sat out the entire 2011-12 season with a heart ailment, but returned friday to score 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting. Rookie Jared Sullinger added 16 […]

Celtics Report Card: Resting the Starters (I Guess)

The Boston Celtics have locked up the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. But because NBA playoff rules for some reason give the #5 seed home-court for the first round if they have a better record, the Celtics may have to start on the road. That makes sense, except that it completely obsoletes the […]