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 [...]
In honor of the NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel Live played host to NBA stars Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo for the segment called the “Skype Scavenger Hunt.” Rondo and Chandler had to go fetch the last book they read, something embarrassing that they own, and a wig in their house. See what they found…
Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are riding Ray Allen’s hot hand. The Philadelphia 76ers are emerging as a powerhouse. Have the New Jersey Nets found their backcourt of the future? What’s going on this week [...]
Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a new weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The New York metropolitan area has the stars it wanted. The Boston Celtics look to make one more run at an NBA title. The Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors hope to [...]
After previewing the Eastern Conference’s non-contenders in Part 1, Sports of Boston concludes with a look at the likely playoff-bound teams.
James Posey was the reliable sixth man the entire season for Boston. He has already come and gone, but did his job well in his one year in Beantown. Posey was usually the first one into the game from the bench (depending on who was coming out, of course). The defensives stops and three-point shooting [...]