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Miami Heat Winning with LeBron James and Playing Don Nelson’s ‘Nelly Ball’

September 1st, 2012
The road to an NBA championship has always been dominated by half-court execution and having players play traditional roles. Hence the abundance of titles of two storied franchises: the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers. They have always been blessed with Hall of Fame players that epitomize traditional roles at ...

Boston Celtics’ Player Outlook and Pre-All-Star Break Grades

January 9th, 2011
The Boston Celtics are showing that the road to the Finals must go through them.Boston is searching for consistency as the Chicago Bulls snapped their five game winning streak and they are tied with the Miami Heat for the best record in the Eastern Conference.  Boston has the Miami Heat ...

Boston Celtics Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo Make a Case For Team MVP

January 7th, 2011
The Celtics are proving that they are a complete team.  They started out the year knowing that their starting center Kendrick Perkins would not be available.  In spite of all the injuries, they figured as long as Kevin Garnett was healthy they could keep their swagger and dominance in the Eastern ...

Boston Celtics: Glen “Big Baby” Davis Takes His First Step

December 20th, 2010
Word is out about Boston’s core players wanting to add their own chapter to a Celtic legacy that is built on championships. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and now Rajon Rondo can do this if they win the 2010-11 championship. You can now add Glen "Big Baby" Davis to the ...

Miami Heat Not Rising to Expectations In Second Loss To Boston Celtics

November 12th, 2010
It wasn't supposed to be like this.  Local and national media pegged Miami to be the one team that could eclipse the 72 win total of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls.  They were the ones who tried to lay claim to the name  "Big Three;" a term that had forever been ...

Rajon Rondo’s Triple Double Leads Celtics Past The New York Knicks

October 29th, 2010
The past two games, the Celtics have been looking like a team recovering from a late night out. Last nights game, in the first half at least, Rajon Rondo followed suit.   Turnovers came as a result of overpassing made the victory more difficult than it should have been. New ...

Boston Celtics Make Mistake By the Lake and Lose To the Cleveland Cavaliers

October 28th, 2010
After showing the new Miami Heat trio that it won’t be easy "being three" in the Garden on Tuesday night, the Boston Celtics lapsed back into mediocrity against the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Old habits surfaced as Cleveland's athletic front line pounded them on the glass.  Andersen Varejao, Ryan Hollins and a bunch of assorted parts out hustled ...

Miami Heat, the Team To Beat: A Ranking of Eastern Conference Teams

October 20th, 2010
Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics still feel the lingering bitterness of last years NBA Finals loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.  They are the reigning Eastern Conference Champions, yet most media polls do not see them getting past the Miami Heat.  Teams like the Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee ...

Rajon Rondo Making Case As Elite Point Guard for Boston Celtics

October 18th, 2010
The Boston Celtics refused to include Rajon Rondo in the 2008 preseason trade that made them instant champions and championship contenders. They haven't looked back since, yet Rondo is often maligned for a lack of an outside shot.   Names like Deron Williams, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose and young guns ...

Boston Celtics Get Defensive About Championship Drive

October 4th, 2010
The Boston Celtics have been the class of their division for some time and have been mentioned as championship contenders for the past three years.  This year is no different—except for the bad taste of a Game 7 loss in the 2010 NBA Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers. There were ...