With the Knicks having been swept out of the NBA Playoffs by the Boston Celtics way back on April 24th, many New Yorkers have tuned out. Which is a shame for them, because despite the Knicks’ early exit, theseplayoffs have been very entertaining.
There have been many highlights, but for my money the best moment came Saturday night in Boston when Rajon Rondo returned to the game after dislocating his left elbow – thanks to a rather dirty play by Dwyane Wade – and helped the Celtics on to 97-81 win over the Heat.
Regardless of who you root for, if you were watching Saturday night’s game you couldn’t help but be inspired by Rondo’s toughness, having the dislocated elbow popped back in to place and playing the remainder of the game.
With that said, Craig was watching and was very inspired. He then compared Rondo to Amar’e Stoudemire, who suffered a back injury during warm-ups for Game 2 against the Celtics and was never the same. Boomer called the comparison unfair, but Craigie refused to back down. Then he pushed Boomer’s buttons some more by bringing up Willis Reed and his heroics before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, calling the whole thing overrated, which drives Boomer nuts…