NBA Dancers: Christen | Boston Celtics Dancers

Boston has catapulted itself near the upper echelon teams in the East, particularly after a three-week stint that includes key wins against Indiana, Washington and Chicago. The Cs are winners of four straight and seven of their last 10 to pull within a game of Indiana for the East’s No. 3 spot. Christen is a member of the Celtics’ dance team that has rooted for Boston … Continue reading NBA Dancers: Christen | Boston Celtics Dancers

2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

  The graphic above displays the final seedings for this year’s NBA Playoffs. Continue reading 2015 NBA Playoffs Matchups

A Look at the Catch-22 That is Modern NBA Free Agency

The morass that we call NBA free agency has taken some stark changing curves over the past half-decade. Instead of building from the bottom up, NBA franchises find a loophole to the Davey O’Brien trophy by congregating in a top market with other superstars to create “super teams”. To supplement this money scheme, free agents take a short hiatus from making any decision and feed … Continue reading A Look at the Catch-22 That is Modern NBA Free Agency

Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already

While the big names haven’t made their decisions just yet, many key NBA free agents have already agreed to deals—verbally—through three days of negotiations. Here are some of the top signings and rumors thus far in free agency. LeBron James – The King’s free agency tour is much different than his 2010 spectacle. While he hasn’t visited any teams so far, news recently broke  that James’agent has … Continue reading Free Agency Frenzy: Plenty of Deals Already

Kevin Love the Next Larry Bird for Boston?

  So Kevin Love was spotted in Boston “just to check out the city and see what it’s like” this past week, and rumors continue to swirl regarding his landing spot this upcoming summer. The sixth-year vet has made it clear he’s open to joining a different team after doing most of the labor for the Timberwolves these past years. Maybe Larry Bird is pushing … Continue reading Kevin Love the Next Larry Bird for Boston?

Baseline to Baseline – 1/17/14

A random, sporadic column spitting out opinions, reactions and news surrounding the NBA. Pacers rout Knicks to keep league’s best record. New York (15-24) was winners of six of their last nine games heading into Thursday’s tilt with Indiana (31-7), but a career-day from Lance Stephenson showed why the Pacers have been the class of the Eastern Conference all season. Stephenson recorded 28 points (10-of-17 … Continue reading Baseline to Baseline – 1/17/14

2013-14 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

LAST SEASON: (41-40), Lost in the First Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs PROJECTED STARTERS: G – Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley F – Jeff Green, Brandon Bass C – Kelly Olynyk 6TH MAN: Jared Sullinger KEY ADDITIONS: Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, Vitor Faverani, Kelly Olynyk KEY LOSSES: Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Jason Terry FORECAST: Boston was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season for the first time since 2005. … Continue reading 2013-14 Season Preview: Boston Celtics

Clippers Aiming For Boston’s Rivers, Pierce and Garnett

Multiple sources, including ESPN are now reporting that the Los Angeles Clippers are making a push to bring in Boston’s Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Reports say that coach Rivers and the Clippers have a mutual interest in each other if Rivers were to decide to leave Boston. ESPN’s Chris Broussard went as far to say, “[Rivers] loves coaching in Boston. But he feels it … Continue reading Clippers Aiming For Boston’s Rivers, Pierce and Garnett

Baseline-to-Baseline: Playoff Edition – 3/22/13

For the remainder of the NBA Playoffs, Baseline-to-Baseline will be used in following every playoff series up to, and including, the NBA Finals. Let’s get started. New York (2) vs. Boston (7): The Celtics kept it close up until the final quarter in which they managed to score just eight points. Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and the sharp-shooting Knicks made nine three-pointers to take … Continue reading Baseline-to-Baseline: Playoff Edition – 3/22/13