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NBA Eastern Conference Preview, Part 2: Playoff Teams

After previewing the Eastern Conference’s non-contenders in Part 1, Sports of Boston concludes with a look at the likely playoff-bound teams.

Man Arrested For Trying To Punch Rajon Rondo Outside Nightclub

A man was arrested for his role in an altercation outside a Lowell nightclub early Saturday morning. Eric Valarezo, 31, was charged with disorderly contact after police said he attempted to punch Rondo outside Brian’s Ivy Hall on Merrimack Street in Lowell. Rondo’s entourage, which included fellow NBA players Nate Robinson, Josh Smith and Rudy Gay, […]

Josh Smith Wants To Be Traded To The Celtics?

Former NBA slam dunk champion Josh Smith could be leaving Atlanta and packing his bags for Boston. The 2010 NBA All-Defensive Second Team selection has the Celtics on a short list of teams for his services. According to reports, Smith has not requested a trade, but has told friends that the Celtics, Nets, Rockets and […]

Fantasy Basketball Roundup: Week 17

Every Monday, I will report on the events of the past week of fantasy basketball. I will go over each position and what particular player that week stood out from all the rest. As always, I will start off with this week’s notable injuries to report on. Injuries Chris Bosh (PF, C), Toronto Raptors A […]

Hawks Clinch Regular-Season Sweep over Struggling Celtics

It was an awfully tall task for the Boston Celtics — three games in four nights, and the second two coming on the road against the Magic and Hawks. To make matters worse, the C’s suffered a heartbreaking last-second loss to the Magic before coming into Friday night’s showdown with Hawks (a tough 100-91 loss). […]

Fantasy Basketball Review: Week 19 (3-2 – 3-8)

There are only two weeks remaining in the fantasy regular season. With all the hype surrounding fantasy baseball in recent weeks, it is easy to forget that the fantasy basketball playoffs are quickly approaching. Don’t let baseball draft day preparation distract you from winning a league title in basketball. Otherwise, over 20 weeks of hard work […]

Fantasy Basketball Review: Week 16 (2-9 – 2-15)

This week’s edition of ‘The Review” will be interesting since the NBA All-Star weekend got in the way of a week’s worth of action. As a result, we will have players with some pretty impressive numbers. The most games any team played this past week was two. So for the bulk of these numbers, it […]

Fantasy Basketball Review: Week 2 (11-3 – 11-9)

Two weeks in and where do you stand? Don’t sweat it, this is a marathon, not a sprint. What I haven’t seen much of this season is a breakout performer. It just seems the usual suspects are the ones who are the best, which is what is supposed to happen. We will see though, we […]

Celtics Get Back on Track, Lead Series 3-2

The Celtics came back to Boston and did exactly what they needed to do while they were at home: get a win. After the two losses in Atlanta, the Celtics desperately needed to come back home and get back on track. They did just that by controlling the Hawks and beating them 110-85. Game 6 […]

Hawks Continue to Surprise, Upset Celtics in Game 4

No one expected this series to go to a fifth game, and certainly no one expected it to go a sixth game. But after tonight’s loss, the series is going to return to Boston on Wednesday night for game five and then back to Atlanta for game six on Friday. The heat was on early […]

Why The Hawks Will Fly South This Series

KC and Sports of Boston’s Geoff contributed to this piece in reaction to The Blue Workhorse’s take on the Hawks-Celtics series. Many accuse Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama of being an elitist for his comments about small-town America. As a candidate vying for an office of all the people, it was a careless comment and […]

Celtics Continue to Pound Hawks in Game 2

The T.D. Banknorth Garden was not full of fair weather fans tonight, nor any sort of bandwagon fans that Hawks guard Mike Bibby thought there might be. No, these fans were true to their team and kept a roar going the whole game as the Celtics improved to 2-0 in the opening series against the […]

Cassell and Celtics Fly Over Hawks

The Celtics officially now have 40 more wins than all of last season (64 this year, 24 last year) after they downed he Hawks Saturday night by a final score of 99-89. Sam Cassell had 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter as the Celts outscored the Hawks 25-15 after the score was […]