Three Reasons Why the Celtics Should Use, Not Trade, the #1 Overall Pick

The Celtics made the Eastern Conference Finals with the roster of Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley, Jae Crowder, Amir Johnson, and Al Horford. When they finished with 25 wins just three years ago, I never imagined that they’d be where they are now, especially considering who they are doing it with. Despite this unforeseen success, this…

Celtics’ Keys to the Series Against the Cavaliers

After fighting through a tough seven game series against the Washington Wizards, the Boston Celtics face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. For the Celtics, it’s their first Conference Finals appearance since 2012, where they lost to the Miami Heat. For Cleveland, they are in their third straight Conference Finals, and…

Why I’m Not All-Aboard on the Zion Williamson Hype-Train

Five star recruit Zion Williamson has become an Internet star this season for basketball dunking ability for his high school team in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Everyone seems to be making claims that he’s the next coming of Jesus Christ in basketball, but I’m not buying it. There’s no denying Williamson is a freak athlete. At…

2017 NBA Mock Draft 2.0

We’re already more than halfway through March, and as the draft draws nearer, there still isn’t much movement towards the top of the draft. Point guards will own the lottery this year, with as many as five being picked in the lottery.   Boston Celtics (via Brooklyn Nets)- Markelle Fultz, PG, Washington At this point…

Why Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony is a Joke

During the Cleveland Cavaliers at.Washington Wizards game last night, a report from the New York Daily News came out that LeBron James is pushing for a Carmelo Anthony trade, even if this trade would include Kevin Love. Not too long after this report, LeBron rebuffed this speculation, calling the report “trash”. While I agree this…

Isaiah Thomas: The People’s MVP

Despite the successes of Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kevin Durant, among others, Isaiah Thomas is the true MVP of the NBA. What Isaiah is doing for a player his stature is ridiculous, and people either can envy that, or relate to it. Most people are doing the latter. Thomas has turned the Celtics from a…

NBA Halfway Point: What to Watch for in the Second Half

It’s crazy to think that half of the NBA season has passed, but here we are. With that said, it’s been a predictable season in terms of the favorites, with the Warriors slowly putting a distance between them and literally any one in the NBA, but I think there are some interesting story lines to…

Will Russell Westbrook Actually Average A Triple-Double?

Through the first 26 games of the NBA regular season, Russell Westbrook is still on pace to do something that no NBA player has done since 1962, when Oscar Robertson became the first, and only player to average a triple-double throughout the course of an NBA season. So far this year, Westbrook is averaging 30.5…

Draymond Green Is The Most Insufferable Athlete In Sports

Draymond Green has made a name for talking a big game while having one of the most versatile games in the NBA. But now, it seems he’s getting in the news more for his antics online and off the court, instead of his play on it. At this point, it’s pretty clear Draymond is upset…

2017 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

The 2017 draft class is absolutely loaded with top end talent. There could be as many as five candidates for the top overall selection. The class is also very deep, especially at the point guard position, where as many as five point guards could be picked in the top 10. College basketball starts in less…

NBA DFS Picks 10/26

Welcome, NBA and DFS fans, because the NBA season is finally upon us. As a Celtics fan, I’ve been looking forward to the start of this NBA season for a long time. Unfortunately, for many fans of NBA teams, this season just seems destined to be a Cavs & Warriors rematch regardless of how the…

2016-2017 Boston Celtics Preview

After a big offseason, complete with a high ceiling draft pick and a high profile free agency addition, the expectations for the Boston Celtics are the highest they’ve been since 2008. During the 2015-2016 campaign, the C’s won 48 games and made the playoffs for the second year in a row. Unfortunately, the Atlanta Hawks…