Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird has been voted the NBA’s Executive of the Year, becoming the first person to win that award, plus the league’s MVP and Coach of the Year honors.
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.
After back-to-back wins, the Celtics are once again feeling confident as they enter a tough stretch to close out the season.
Paul Pierce scored 24 points to help the Celtics beat Indiana 86-72 on Saturday night.
Rajon Rondo’s amazing streak of having at least 10 assists in a game is the longest in the NBA in 17 years. He could have trouble extending it, however, against the Indiana Pacers.
Teh Celtics win over the Heat gave them confidence they can play with the best in the NBA, but now they need to prove it again, and again, and again on a crucial stretch that kicks off Wednesday night.
Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 28 points in the third quarter, hitting a 3-pointer and two more baskets as the Celtics ran off 11 consecutive points to pull away and beat the Indiana Pacers 94-87 Friday night.
Despite nagging injuries to some key players, the Boston Celtics have reason to feel good about themselves of late.
Danny Granger scored 21 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 97-83 victory over Boston on Saturday night, the Celtics’ fourth straight loss.
The Indiana Pacers made the Boston Celtics look like a team well past its prime in a convincing win last week.