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How Can the Celtics Steal Game 5 From the Hawks?

Thus far in the first round playoff series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, the home team has won every game. Now, best of seven has become best of three. So what will it take for the Celtics to steal Game 5 on the road, with a chance to close out the series at […]

With Playoffs in Sight, Celtics Lay “Eight-Minute Egg” in Blowout Loss to Hornets

The first thing I did after the final buzzer sounded on the Boston Celtics’ 114-100 loss to the Charlotte Hornets was Google “largest egg.” You see, the Celtics played so poorly that I couldn’t just settle for saying they “laid an egg,” but needed scientific confirmation of the largest egg in existence in order to […]

Is Jae Crowder’s Injury a Blessing in Disguise for the Celtics?

Entering the March 10th game against the Houston Rockets, the Boston Celtics were 39-26 and seemed fairly well entrenched as the third seed in the Eastern Conference. Then Jae Crowder ran into the stanchion on a fast break, exited with a high ankle sprain, and hasn’t played since. In his absence, the Celtics lost four […]

Date with Destiny: Celtics Set to Face Lebron, Cavs in Return to Playoffs

Some Celtics fans were probably hoping for the team to lose its last two games and avoid┬áthe Cleveland Cavaliers and their league best record 34-9 over the last three months in Round One. A first round matchup against the struggling and banged up Atlanta Hawks certainly seemed preferable, right? Well, destiny took the decision out […]

2015 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round

With the playoffs underway, get ready for some great games. The Celtics barged their way in despite not being finished rebuilding. The Spurs dropped several seeds with a final day loss. Some very potent teams are getting ready to face off, so we’re here to give you our annual predictions on how things will turn […]

Revis Who? Smart, Celtics Tame Grizzlies to Edge Closer to Playoffs

Wednesday night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies seemed to be following the classic Boston Celtics script this season: an early lead and solid play that evaporated and left the Celtics in a tight back and forth contest late in the fourth quarter. And with Isaiah Thomas out after falling hard on his back and right […]

Celtics Rule Sullinger Out for Rest of Season

It seemed the Boston Celtics of the future were finally taking shape. Isaiah Thomas arrived at the trade deadline to take over as the starting point guard of the next few years, Kelly Olynyk was getting ready to return from his ankle injury, and the Celtics were just a game and a half out of […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals Results

The NBA Finals are over. Miami’s three-peat dreams are dashed, and San Antonio has crushed Miami in five games for some well-earned revenge. Even those who predicted San Antonio as champions didn’t see such a dominant performance coming. And instead of speaking about nothing, Coach Gregg Popovich answered two post-Game 5 questions on the floor […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are here, and it’s a rematch from the previous season with San Antonio and Miami squaring off for all the marbles. Of the past six such rematches, only Michael Jordan’s Bulls were able to win both years. But if anyone else can duplicate the feat, it’s LeBron James and his loaded lineup. […]

2014 NBA Playoff Expert Picks: Third Round Results

The Finals are set, as Miami and San Antonio have advanced. The did so by dispatching the Pacers and Thunder in six games each. San Antonio especially had a tougher time than it anticipated, with Serge Ibaka making an early return to the Thunder. Still, it was not to be for OKC. As for our […]

2014 NBA Playoff Expert Picks: Third Round

Now that the Conference Championships are underway, it’s time to get to it. Both the Pacers and Heat had their struggles late in the season, but the Heat have had a much easier time in the playoffs so far. The Spurs and Thunder both have many dangerous weapons at their disposal, but the Thunder have […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks – Second Round Results

The NBA is down to its final four, a pair of top two seeds. Miami and San Antonio cruised, while Indiana and OKC had to work a little harder. The Thunder also got a huge amount of help, at least in Doc Rivers’ opinion. With many of our experts in agreement, it was hard to […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks – Second Round

The NBA is down to its last eight teams after an exhausting Round of 16. The Heat and Wizards are the most well-rested of the teams; can they take advantage? The Pacers were great at home over the season, but have struggled lately. The Nets swept the Heat in the regular season, but all their […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

The first round is finally over, after five of the eight series went seven games, and just one wound up as a sweep. That leaves some tired teams, but it should be a good second round. But before that, we have the results from the first round to present. The Wizards upending the Bulls was […]

2014 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round

The NBA Playoffs are upon us, and the should be good. Toronto and Washington are back in the postseason, Miami will try to three-peat from #2 in the East and a tough finish for Indiana demotes an Indiana/Miami Eastern Conference Finals from a sure thing. And that’s not to mention the loaded Western Conference. This […]