1. NBA Playoffs 2012: Celtics Take Game 5 on the Strength of Garnett and Rondo

    Hello, Boston. On the morning after the Celtics pulled off the 94-90 Game 5 victory over the Heat in Miami, there were two plays from Boston (besides that Paul Pierce dagger, of course) that summed up the night...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,567 reads 2 comments

  2. The NBA Gray Area: Rajon Rondo and Telling It Like It Is

    When the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics face off for Game 5 tonight, Miami will have added motivation when it comes to stopping Rajon Rondo ...

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  3. Track Flopping Via NBA App Flop Buzz

    There’s been a lot of talk about flopping lately. While the Clippers had become the team most often associated with flopping, the conversation hasn’t died down since their second-round exit...

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  4. Gregg Popovich: A Man of Zings and Rings

    Gregg Popovich is a different sort of NBA coach. We already knew this, though. He’s hard-nosed, but caring. A disciplinarian who trusts his players to make the right choices based on the core values he’s instilled in them...

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  5. Ibaka, Perkins Shine Early so Durant Can Take over Late in OKC Game 4 Victory

    The Oklahoma City Thunder tied their Western Conference finals series against the Spurs at two games apiece thanks to a 109-103 victory. Kevin Durant was Kevin Durant. He was brilliant...

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  6. Serge Ibaka Balling out Against the Spurs in Game 4

    After a perfect first half from the floor, Serge Ibaka continued to dominate San Antonio in the third quarter. Getting the ball in the corner, Ibaka attacked the hoop, cuffed the ball and rose to slam it home...

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  7. Lil Wayne Offered Tickets from Durant, but Says He Feels Unwanted at OKC Arena

    Your very important Lil Wayne update of the day: After Lil Wayne was unable to go to Game 3 between the Spurs and Thunder because the game had been sold out, both Kevin Durant and James Harden offered to hook the rapper up with tickets for Game 4...

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  8. KG Was Pumped Up After Game 3 Victory, Dropped Even More F-Bombs Than Usual

    Kevin Garnett dropping F-bombs is hardly news. It's still funny, though. After the Celtics ' 101-91 Game 3 victory against the Miami Heat , Garnett was especially jacked up when he spoke with reporters in the locker room...

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  9. Celtics Fans to Don Tim Donaghy Masks During Game 3?

    If you notice anything strange in the stands during tonight’s Celtics/ Heat game, don’t be alarmed. What you’re likely seeing is a group of fans wearing cut-out Tim Donaghy masks...

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  10. Kevin Durant Has Tickets for Lil Wayne If He Wants to Root for the Thunder

    Rappers sure can be dramatic these days, can't they? Shortly before the Thunder took on the Spurs in Oklahoma City last night, Lil Wayne took to Twitter to say that he had been denied entry to the Chesapeake Energy Arena to watch the game...

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  11. NBA Playoffs 2012: The Best Off-Court Moments Thus Far

    One of the best parts of the NBA postseason is that coverage amps up and we get to see things we aren't privy to during the regular season...

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  12. Anthony Davis Would Like to Shut Down Kobe Bryant Next Season

    On the day after the New Orleans Hornets won the NBA Draft Lottery, expected No. 1 pick Anthony Davis was feeling good...

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  13. New Orleans Won the Lottery: Nevermind the Conspiracy Talk, This Is a Good Thing

    When the New Orleans Hornets won the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday night there were a lot of people screaming conspiracy. I’m not going to be one of them...

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  14. LeBron James and the Annoying Narrative That Even Victory Cannot Kill

    LeBron James took the final shot in regulation last night. He missed. And then he and Dwyane Wade banded together in overtime like Batman and Robin (or Batman and Superman, ...

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  15. Rajon Rondo's Ridiculous Game 2 Performance and Why It's Time to Believe

    We still don't understand Rajon Rondo , but maybe we're starting to realize we don't have to. Whenever Rondo seems to be out of it, in a funk or with his back against a wall, he seems to find a way to remind you of his brilliance...

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  16. Thanks, but No Thanks: Ray Allen Does Not Want Your Shooting Advice

    A day after debating whether or not they would sit Ray Allen , the Celtics have decided to let Ray play…and shoot and score however he can...

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  17. Rajon Rondo Fires Up Celtics, but Did His Words Also Fire Up the Heat?

    As the Heat prepare for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals this evening, they should be ready to take on a refocused Boston squad. After a tough 93-79 Game 1 loss, the Celtics had plenty to be cranky about...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,665 reads 28 comments

  18. Reggie Miller Is Excited About Tim Duncan Dunking on Serge Ibaka

    As the San Antonio Spurs took a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference Finals series against the Thunder, Tim Duncan turned back the clock. Just before halftime, Manu Ginobili found Duncan for a throwback slam over Serge Ibaka...

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  19. As Celtics Contemplate Sitting Ray Allen, Bradley's Absence Trumps Bosh's Injury

    With Chris Bosh and Avery Bradley both out of action in the Eastern Conference finals, it's natural to think about whose absence is a bigger issue for his respective team. It makes sense...

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  20. Tim Duncan's Lockout Diet Helping Spurs in Postseason Run

    After a disappointing finish to the 2010-2011 NBA season, Tim Duncan put in a lot of work in the offseason. Despite it being the summer of the lockout with many NBA players reporting for camp out of shape and overweight, Duncan was ready to go...

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  21. Gregg Popovich on Why Stephen Jackson Guarding Kevin Durant Works

    Gregg Popovich's "I want some nasty" speech has been making the rounds. Since he was recorded passionately firing up his team on Sunday night, San Antonio Spurs fans and NBA fans ...

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  22. Doc Rivers Calls Game 1 Technical Worst He's Ever Had

    During their Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat , the Boston Celtics were called for four technical fouls. Doc Rivers wasn't a fan of the officiating and said so after the game...

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  23. Popovich Asks Spurs to Get Nasty, Stephen Jackson Says That's His Name

    We're big fans of Gregg Popovich's media scrums around here. If you love the NBA , it's pretty much mandatory that you enjoy watching Popovich make the media squirm...

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  24. Ginobili Dazzles in Spurs' Game 1 Victory over Thunder

    Manu Ginobili is James Harden is Manu Ginobili. Except they are not. At least, they were not very similar in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals where Ginobili schooled Harden and the Thunder in a 101-98 victory...

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  25. Rajon Rondo Comes Through in the Clutch, Scores Triple-Double and Game 7 Victory

    It wasn’t a pretty game, but somebody had to win it. On Saturday night, Rajon Rondo made sure that the Boston Celtics were the team to advance to the Eastern Conference ...

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