It wasn’t a Merry Christmas for the Nets who were dominated by the Celtics 93-76.
Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Andray Blatche had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 95-83 on Wednesday night after Rajon Rondo was ejected following a fight.
While a win over the Celtics in mid-November is nice, it’s not the same thing as beating that team in green in April. Thursday night’s game was a good win for the Nets, and it should fuel their confidence and desire. However, it proved nothing.
I understand why it would sound nice to play in his native Canada, but a championship has to be the priority for a two-time MVP that doesn’t have a ring.
I want to take a moment and unplug the NBA playoffs from reality.
Brandon Bass scored 18 of his postseason career-high 27 points in the third quarter on Monday night as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Philadelphia 76ers to win 101-85 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
The Knicks lost a overtime heartbreaker to the Celtics 115-111 at the TD Garden on Sunday.
Neil Keefe is joined by Ryan Hadfield of WEEI.com to talk about the Knicks and Celtics, how Jeremy Lin’s taken over the basketball world and the state of sports journalism in both cities.
Organizers say Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade are expected to headline the World All-Star Classic in Puerto Rico on Sunday.
The best part of Tuesday for NBA fans was the cancellation of the rest of the preseason. That means for season ticket holders like me, there will be no payments for preseason games that no one wants to go to.
Rajon Rondo had six points and 11 assists despite playing the fourth quarter with a dislocated left elbow, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 97-81 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Spike Lee and the celebrities will pack the place. ESPN will be there to televise it. After seven long years, Madison Square Garden is finally open again for postseason basketball business.
This could very well wind up being the what-could-have-been series for Carmelo Anthony and Knicks.
Kevin Garnett sank the go-ahead basket with 14 seconds left, then stole the ball as the Boston Celtics overcame Carmelo Anthony’s 42 points and beat the depleted New York Knicks 96-93 Tuesday night.
A big New York-Boston playoff series? Where have we seen this before?
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