1. Boston Celtics: 7 Reasons the 2012 Draft Is Crucial to the Celtics' Future

    By now, all anyone knows of the Celtics is that they are old, rickety and seemingly allergic to success...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 2,529 reads 7 comments

  2. NBA Playoffs 2012: 10 Reasons the Celtics Can Beat the Heat

    The good Celtics resurfaced on Monday night in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the 76ers ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 4,945 reads 30 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2012: 7 Reasons the Celtics Must Move Up in This Year's Draft

    The playoffs may be in full swing, but the NBA draft is only a little over a month away. And even though the Celtics , fresh off their blowout win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 3,941 reads 7 comments

  4. NBA Rumors: Boston Celtics Must Break Up Big 3 for Rajon Rondo to Flourish

    What, exactly, do the Boston Celtics have in Rajon Rondo ? Obviously, he's a triple-double machine, having garnered 21 in his career and eight in the postseason...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,448 reads 8 comments

  5. Boston Celtics: Why Danny Ainge Should Keep the Big Three Together

    So the Celtics are three wins away from the Eastern Conference finals. Raise your hand if you had that one on the prop bet list back in December. Because if you did, I'd like to bring you with me to buy some scratch tickets...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 2,585 reads 11 comments

  6. NBA Free Agents 2012: 8 Players Primed to Cash in on Playoff Success

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and even though it'll be another month and a half before free agency begins, there's a handful of players still active who are playing like they want a big raise...

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  7. Boston Celtics: 10 Reasons This Team Will Win the 2012 NBA Title

    Wait, what? The Celtics winning another championship? Yep. It's definitely possible, especially given the way the sea of the Eastern Conference has parted in the past week and a half...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 13,410 reads 32 comments

  8. San Antonio Spurs: Tony Parker's 5 Greatest Playoff Hits

    He's always been good but for the San Antonio Spurs, in 2012, Tony Parker is the Man. Parker, amazingly now in his 11th season and still not quite 30 years old, averaged 18 points and a career-high 7...

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  9. Boston Celtics: 3 Keys to Maintaining Control of Their Series with the Hawks

    The Celtics dodged a big bullet on Tuesday night in Atlanta, surviving the absence of their entire starting backcourt, overcoming a double-digit deficit in the third quarter and stealing home-court advantage away from the Hawks with an 87-80 win...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 3,707 reads 1 comments

  10. Boston Celtics: Why Old Age Is Suddenly an Advantage for the C's

    In the beginning, the Celtics ' collective oldness looked like it wouldn't be an issue. There would be fewer games, thanks to the lockout. And fewer games seemed to mean that those old bones in the bodies of Messrs...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 3,222 reads 2 comments

  11. NBA Free Agents 2012: Can Spurs Make a Run at Nicolas Batum?

    It may seem a bit like putting the cart before the horse, what with the playoffs just beginning and all. But you can bet the San Antonio Spurs have at least one eye on the impending free-agent class, specifically Portland 's Nicolas Batum ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,304 reads 17 comments

  12. Boston Celtics: Rondo's Suspension Makes Ray Allen's Ankle Injury Loom Larger

    When the news of Rajon Rondo 's suspension for Game 2 of the Boston Celtics ' first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks came down late Monday afternoon, a rather important byproduct of the league's verdict was hardly discussed...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,899 reads 2 comments

  13. Boston Celtics: Grades and Awards for 2012

    Now that the Celtics' regular season is in the books, it seems to be a good time, on the eve of the playoffs, to look back on how it all played out...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 2,363 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs 2012: How the Boston Celtics Match Up in the Eastern Conference

    Who has the Celtics' number? Whose number do the Celtics have? The playoffs are a mere four days away and the Celts are set to open a best-of-seven series with the Atlanta Hawks this weekend, either in Atlanta or in Boston at the TD Garden...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,521 reads 2 comments

  15. Boston Celtics: 5 Reasons the Celts Will Shock the NBA in the Playoffs

    In just a few short days, the NBA playoffs begin. The bizarre, all-over-the-map nature of this shortened regular season will finally be behind us and the real games can begin...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 8,889 reads 18 comments

  16. NBA Draft 2012: Best Options for Every Team in the NBA Draft

    Now that the NBA regular season is on the verge of its end, the circumstances of June's draft are coming more clearly into focus...

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  17. San Antonio Spurs: 5 Reasons This Year's Playoffs Will Be Different

    Don't mention last year's playoffs to a Spurs fan. After yet another stellar regular season, the franchise won more than 60 games for the first time since 2005-06 and earned the No...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 2,441 reads 7 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2012: International Stars Who Could Sneak into the First Round

    Is the international boom coming to an end, or has it simply slowed down? The NBA draft is about two months off, but teams are undoubtedly already building their boards, particularly the ones nowhere near postseason contention...

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  19. Boston Celtics: 5 Reasons the Celtics Must Re-Sign Kevin Garnett

    Honk if you've heard this one before. Kevin Garnett is a free agent at the end of this season. Three months ago, the idea of the Boston Celtics bringing KG back for another go-around was a bit of a punchline...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,863 reads 6 comments

  20. Dallas Mavericks at L.A. Lakers Live Blog: Play-by-Play Analysis, Reaction

    Greetings, hoopheads! Welcome to our live look at today's Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Lakers game. No shortage of storylines in this one: Will the Lakers win another without ...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 5,077 reads 51 comments

  21. Boston Celtics: 7 Players Who Will Be Playing for a Different Team in 2013

    Only eight games remain in the Boston Celtics regular season. And in the playoffs, it can be all over in the blink of an eye. Which is why it's OK to start speculating on the C's roster for next year, the 2012-2013 season...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 13,481 reads 17 comments

  22. Boston Celtics: Can the C's Win a Title with Rajon Rondo as Their Best Player?

    The point guard position represents the most important spot in an NBA lineup. He's the floor general, the distributor, the driver of the bus, what have you...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 1,702 reads 10 comments

  23. Boston Celtics: Paul Pierce and the Celts' 6 Best Closers Ever

    The Red Sox don't have a closer. But the Celtics have so many in their storied history, maybe the local baseball entry should give them a call...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 3,781 reads 3 comments

  24. NBA Rumors: Power Ranking Best Destinations in Free Agency for Kevin Garnett

    He's 35 years old, has played 16-plus years and logged 1,244 career games not including the playoffs. Yet, Kevin Garnett is looking as good these days as at any point since his first season in Boston, the 2007-2008 championship campaign...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 14,846 reads 19 comments

  25. NBA Playoffs: Breaking Down Each Contender's Odds at Winning a Title

    Who ya got? Less than a quarter of this abbreviated NBA regular season remains and those teams with a shot at the playoffs are in a mad dash to see who can make it...

    Jeremy Gottlieb Written by Jeremy Gottlieb about over 2 years ago 13,702 reads 16 comments