The Good – The Celtics played their heart out for 48 minutes, but seemed to lose it half-way through the 4th (they were right there in the 4th leading 82-81 with about eight minutes in the game). Ray Allen had an awesome first half scoring and ended up with 15 points and 3 3-pointers. Rondo [...]
The Good – As much as people might feel the tendency to jump off the bandwagon after this game, they shouldn’t. The Celtics have a horrible record of 2-11 when trying to closeout away from home in the Big 3 era. This game was actually predicted to be a loss by a lot of analysts [...]
I know that Ray is suffering from bad bone spurs in his ankle, Pierce is chasing around Igoudala with a strained MCL that must be more painful than I can imagine, and Bradley’s shoulder has been dislocated so much that its basically an exception now when it doesn’t pop out during a game. And all [...]
Doc Rivers: Coach of the Year – A lot of talk has been given to Greg Popovich of the Spurs as COY. And he has done a masterful job of both resting his players for the playoffs, fending off a major Manu injury and getting his team the #1 seed in the West. He also [...]
Rumor – Ainge is calling everyone in the NBA and even the D league, trying to trade Rondo away. Doc is fed up with Rondo’s attitude and wants Rondo gone for the likes of Stephan Curry (the one legged injury train), or anyone else that can shoot from beyond the arc.
My Take – This [...]
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