1. NBA Rumors: Celtics Forward Paul Pierce Could Test Free Agency in 2 Years

    Paul Pierce is one of the greatest Celtics of all time. Once he decides to ride off into the sunset and end his NBA career, he will most definitely have his number hanging in the rafters of the Boston Garden...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 5,941 reads 34 comments

  2. Boston Celtics: Five Bold Predictions for the 2012-13 Season

    Rejoice Celtics fans, the season is less than three months away. General manager Danny Ainge has made one prudent decision after another, as he was able to re-sign every major role player with the exception of Ray Allen...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 101 reads 86 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2012: Katie Ledecky's Performance Should Help Ye Shiwen's Case

    After Katie Ledecky blitzed the 800-meter freestyle final and won in almost world-record fashion, two things popped up in my mind...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 7,519 reads 68 comments

  4. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why the Boston Celtics Are Better off Without Ray Allen

    When Ray Allen left Boston to join Miami, it felt like a betrayal for many Celtics fans. The problem wasn't the fact that the sharpshooter left town, considering that Danny Ainge ...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,937 reads 17 comments

  5. Olympic Gymnastics: It Is Time to Stop Harping on Jordyn Wieber's Losses

    Today, the United States women's gymnastics team showed their dominance. Gabby Douglas, only 16 years old, has set London on fire with her high-flying routines that have captivated us all...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 1,214 reads 0 comments

  6. Boston Celtics: The Five Toughest Games for the C's in October and November

    Now that we are basically past the free agency period, the talk around the league is less focused on speculation and more on what each team has to offer...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 1,377 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: Should the Boston Celtics Sign Scott Machado?

    The Boston Celtics are the Miami Heat 's biggest rival and have moved closer to dethroning the kings of the Eastern Conference...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 3,732 reads 31 comments

  8. Rajon Rondo: Why the All-Star Point Guard Should Say That He Is the Best PG

    Rajon Rondo thinks he's the best at what he does. The Celtics point guard told a French website : "I think I am one of the best playmakers in the league. I think I'm the best point guard in the league...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 4,638 reads 41 comments

  9. NBA Rumors: James Harden 'Open' to Playing for the Phoenix Suns

    Looks like the Phoenix Suns might be in play for a consolation prize after they failed to land Eric Gordon this past season. Super sixth man James Harden, who is with Team USA in London right now, is reportedly "open" to play in the desert long-term...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 43,976 reads 290 comments

  10. Dwight Howard: Andrew Bynum Extension Makes D-12 Deal to LA More Likely

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Andrew Bynum are engaging in talks to keep the center in Los Angeles long-term . Bynum would probably receive a three-year, $60 million extension, considering that he was the second-best center in the league...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 6,358 reads 16 comments

  11. NBA Rumors: Avery Bradley Might Miss 2 Months of Play

    The Boston Celtics might be without their starting shooting guard, Avery Bradley, for longer than they might have thought as he recovers from shoulder surgery. Boston Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge told CSNNE...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 1,419 reads 7 comments

  12. 2012-13 NBA Schedule: The 5 Best Games of the NBA's Opening Week

    Well, the full schedule for the 2012-13 NBA season is finally out. This is just another step towards the most exciting time for all hoop heads around the world: the start of another season...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,104 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Rumors: Mickael Pietrus "Moving On" from Boston Celtics

    Looks like "Air France" will not be landing in Boston. According to Mickael Pietrus ' agent, Bill McCandless , the French small forward will not be a Celtic next season...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 4,968 reads 9 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers: Is LA the Best in the West Without Dwight Howard?

    Once again, the Dwight Howard trade talks have stalled. As crazy as it might seem, Howard might be staying in Orlando longer than we might have imagined. His reluctance to sign anywhere long-term has really stifled any legitimate talks...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 1,328 reads 13 comments

  15. NBA Rumors: Mickael Pietrus Likely Too Expensive for Boston Celtics

    During the postseason, especially against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, Mickael Pietrus was one of the more valuable players on the Celtics team...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 3,195 reads 9 comments

  16. Are the Boston Celtics the Favorite to Come out of the Eastern Conference?

    The 2011-12 campaign for the Boston Celtics ended in dismay. After being up 3-2 heading into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the LeBron James-led Heat steamrolled the Celtics in the last two games of the series...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,147 reads 23 comments

  17. How Do the Boston Celtics Match Up with the Los Angeles Clippers?

    Last season, the Los Angeles Clippers rose out of the ashes. First, management prudently traded for arguably the best point guard in the league in Chris Paul without giving up superstar Blake Griffin...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 1,614 reads 5 comments

  18. Predicting the Playoff Teams of the 2012-13 Season

    Oh boy am I excited for the 2012-13 season. Now that free agency is winding down, franchises are starting to look at who will be filling out their starting rotations and bench spots...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 4,007 reads 111 comments

  19. NBA Rumors: 3rd Team Enters Sweepstakes for Greg Stiemsma's Services

    It appears to be a long shot that the Celtics land Greg Stiemsma, after a new unknown team is now going after him. Chris Forsberg concisely summarized the current situation ( via ESPNBoston...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,932 reads 17 comments

  20. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why the LA Lakers Need to Pursue a Smith-Gasol Swap

    With the Jordan Hill signing, the Los Angeles Lakers look like the biggest threat to Oklahoma City supremacy ( via ESPNLosAngeles ). The Lakers now have a frontcourt group of Andrew Bynum, Hill, Antawn Jamison and Pau Gasol...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 5,730 reads 42 comments

  21. NBA Free Agency 2012: Did the Celtics Make a Mistake Trading JaJuan Johnson?

    Well, the Celtics got their guy. Boston inked a sign-and-trade with the Houston Rockets , where they traded essentially spare parts for Courtney Lee (via Boston Herald )...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 5,712 reads 44 comments

  22. Report: Cavs Won't Part with Waiters or Thompson in Dwight-Bynum Mega-Deal

    Lakers fans, hold the Dwight Howard celebrations. Even though the Orlando superstar is now willing to sign a long-term deal with Los Angeles, a huge snag has emerged in the negotiations...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,762 reads 6 comments

  23. Dwight Howard: Why the LA Lakers Should Not Need a D-12 Long-Term Commitment

    The Los Angeles Lakers are sitting on the doorstep of a championship season. If General Manager Mitch Kupchak is somehow able to acquire Dwight Howard , this team is the one to beat...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 10,477 reads 9 comments

  24. How Do the Boston Celtics Match Up with the New York Knicks?

    The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks engaged in a first round series two years ago, where the C's swept New York. However, the Knicks were ravaged by injuries and played well in the first two games of the series...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,122 reads 17 comments

  25. NBA Free Agency 2012: Why the Boston Celtics Should Pursue Barbosa over Lee

    Most of the talk around Boston has been surrounding why the Celtics should sign Courtney Lee. Don't get me wrong, Lee is a solid player who can transition into a role player for the Celtics next season...

    Nikhil Baradwaj Written by Nikhil Baradwaj about almost 2 years ago 2,352 reads 6 comments