The Celtics have grinded their way to a respectable 8-12 record behind the leadership of Brad Stevens, but the new head coach isn’t pleased with the start.
A stretch like this would obliterate any dreams of the Celtics’ making the postseason, right? Well, take a look around the Eastern Conference.
Now that the Celtics have rattled off 4 straight wins, Mike Gorman of Comcast SportsNet New England thinks fans and media had a “rush to judgment” of the C’s when they started off the season 0-4.
The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the country and the NBA that the Pacers are here to stay.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
With the Boston Celtics falling to the Miami Heat 120-107 in Miami on Tuesday night, SI’s Senior basketball writer Ian Thomsen joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Wednesday to break down the season opening loss.
Scott Zolak and Dave Goucher talk about Ray Allen leaving Boston to go and play with LeBron James and the Miami Heat.
With Ray Allen taking his talents to South Beach, The Globe’s Dan Shaugnessy stops by Gresh & Zo to discuss the sharpshooters departure.
The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Eastern Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.