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Eastern Conference

Brad Stevens and the Celtics (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Robb: Atlantic Division, Eastern Conference Too Much Of A Mess To Kill Celtics’ Playoff Chances

A stretch like this would obliterate any dreams of the Celtics’ making the postseason, right? Well, take a look around the Eastern Conference.


The Boston Celtics huddle during a game against the Orlando Magic on November 11, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Gorman On Toucher & Rich: Fans, Media Had ‘Rush To Judgment’ Of Celtics

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/12/2013

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Pacers & Heat Rivalry Just Getting Started

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.


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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

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.


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Carmelo Anthony To Win NBA Scoring Title; Superstar Shifts Focus To Celtics

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.


Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry attempts a shot over Miami Heat guard Ray Allen in Boston's 120-107 season opening loss in Miami.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Thomsen On Toucher & Rich: Newcomers ‘Not Celtics Yet’

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.


Ray Allen. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: The Departure Of Ray Allen To Miami

Scott Zolak and Dave Goucher talk about Ray Allen leaving Boston to go and play with LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

98.5 The Sports Hub–07/10/2012

Free agent guard Ray Allen. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Shaughnessy On Gresh & Zo: Fans Hating On Ray Need To ‘Grow Up’

With Ray Allen taking his talents to South Beach, The Globe’s Dan Shaugnessy stops by Gresh & Zo to discuss the sharpshooters departure.

98.5 The Sports Hub–07/09/2012

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NBA Eastern Conference Semifinal Matchups And Predictions

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.


Brian Rolston #12 and Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins celebrate their 8-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at the TD Garden on March 19, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Is This Bruins Team Just Too Tired?

Felger and Mazz continued the day talking some Bruins. Is this team worn out? Can they still be considered an elite team in the NHL?

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/27/2012