// Red Auerbach

Photo: Pierce and Garnett Nets’ Jerseys Leaked

If this doesn’t make your blood boil a little, you might want to see a doctor. It’s really happening. Apparently the Brooklyn Nets are prepping for their Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett introductory press conference, and couldn’t keep this photo to themselves. You can’t really blame them, I mean, they are getting two future hall-of-famers […]

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 […]

NBA Playoffs Preview: Celtics-Knicks Playoff History

At 3pm today, the seventh-seeded Boston Celtics will take on the second-seeded New York Knicks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. This will be the fifteenth playoff series between the two teams, both of which were founding members of the Basketball Association of America back in 1946. Let’s take a look at the […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Celtics Handle Bucks in Potential Playoff Preview

Paul Pierce picked a great time to catch fire. The Celtic’s small forward scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, to help his team cruise past the Bucks 105-90 on Saturday night in Milwaukee. The Celtics won their 50th game of the season without Kevin Garnett, who was given the night […]

My Boston Sports Wish List for the Next Decade

There is never anything wrong with looking back. But after a while, you just get tired of it. Over the last few weeks, we have all been inundated with year-end and decade-end reviews, “Best of” lists, and whatever else writers and newscasters like to throw at you to fill time in December. It’s all well […]

Phil Jackson Passes Red Auerbach, Wins 10th NBA Title

Phil Jackson won his 10th NBA Championship Sunday night, setting the NBA record for most as a head coach. He passed Celtics legend Red Auerbach, who won nine NBA titles as a head coach, including a record eight in a row. Jackson won his first six titles with the Bulls of the 1990s, led by […]

If Only the Celtics Were Healthy…

First, allow me to congratulate the Lakers. Like it or not, the Celtics’ chief rival won their 15th NBA Title Sunday night. Kobe Bryant won his fourth title, and more importantly, Phil Jackson won his 10th Larry O’Brien Trophy as a head coach, passing Red Auerbach for most in NBA history. Watching the Lakers dispatch […]

Celtics Four-Point Play (4-16)

In this edition of the Four-Point Play, I’ll look into Doc Rivers’ chances of winning Coach of the Year, Kevin Garnett winning the Red Auerbach award, this week’s Sports Illustrated Cover, and my thoughts on the upcoming playoffs. 1. Doc Rivers was recently picked by one person on the ESPN panel to win the NBA […]