1. Rajon Rondo, in the Words of "Good Will Hunting"

    I'm going to take a little page out of the Bill Simmons book and use some movie quotes to describe Rajon Rondo. Chuckie: Look, you're my best friend, so don't take this the wrong way but, in ...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 651 reads 4 comments

  2. Kendrick Perkins: Don't Come Across Him in a Dark Alley

    If I had to make a list of the top five people I'd rather not see in a dark alley, that list would probably go something like this: 1. Kendrick Perkins 2. Kendrick Perkins 3. Kimbo Slice 4. A young Mike Tyson 5...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 271 reads 2 comments

  3. Eddie House: The Quickest Release in the East

    They say Eddie House can turn a light switch off—and before the lights go out, catch and release his jumpshot. Though he may have the quickest release in the league, House struggled last year as a point guard...

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  4. He Played Well, But He has Got To Go: Glen "Big Baby" Davis

    I am going to preface this article by saying that I thought Glen Davis played admirably towards the end of the regular season and into the playoffs. Missing both KG and Leon Powe, the Celtics needed Davis more than ever, and he came through...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 289 reads 10 comments

  5. Leon Powe: Down, But Not Out for the Count

    If I had to use one word to describe Leon Powe, it would be "hard-nosed."It's been well-documented, but I think it's worth repeating, that Leon Powe had a very rough childhood...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 183 reads 9 comments

  6. Misunderstood and Lacking Confidence: Stephon Marbury's Player Capsule

    When rumors about Stephon Marbury coming to the Celtics swirled during the early and middle parts of the season, I was at once excited and worried...

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  7. Manny Ramirez Cheated His Fans

    Shocked. Confused. Bewildered. Abandoned. Mostly devastated. Those words begin, but cannot fully describe how I felt upon hearing that Manny Ramirez took steroids—ahem, I mean performance-enhancing drugs...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  8. AAU Basketball, Greed, and Its Effect on The NBA

    While at an AAU tournament today, I was struck by the amount of money changing hands in the industry that is AAU basketball...

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  9. Chris Anderson: The One Who Got Away

    The "Birdman" got his nickname by flying around, and he certainly does just that while playing basketball. Every time Chris Anderson walks onto a basketball court, he makes his presence felt...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 744 reads 2 comments

  10. I Expected Moore Out of Mikki

    I think we all expected Mikki to give the Celtics a little Moore than he did. The Mikki Moore I remembered the most was the New Jersey Nets' Mikki Moore from a few years ago. In those days, Mikki was a long, active big man...

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  11. To See Him Play is to Imagine: Bill Walker Player Capsule

    To see him play is to imagine. Imagine a player testing the limits of gravity. Imagine how high he could fly if he hadn't already had two major knee surgeries...

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  12. Dumb and Dumber: Tony Allen's Player Capsule

    We all know the scenario: Tony Allen puts his head down, charges at the basket, and nobody knows what's going to happen; not his fans, not his teammates, not Doc Rivers, and, most certainly, not Tony Allen...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 330 reads 4 comments

  13. Chubby, Slow, But Finally Useful: Brian Scalabrine's Player Capsule

    He looks more like a substitute teacher than a professional athlete. He is slow and chubby, but makes $15 million to play basketball. Before this year, Scalabrine earned, oh, about none of that contract...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 341 reads 7 comments

  14. Cavs-Magic Game 2 Running Diary

    Pre-Game: Cavs need this one badly. I still think they're a much better team than the Magic, but an 0-2 hole heading back to Orlando would still probably mean this series would be pretty much over...

    Jay  King Written by Jay King about over 5 years ago 28 reads 2 comments