Boston Celtics on the verge

One of the leading sub-plots during the summer of Kevin Durant’s OKC departure was the Boston Celtics continuing their rise up the ladder of contenders. Lost in the chaos is the answer to this question: Where do Brad Stevens’ C’s go from here? The 2015-16 Boston Celtics won 48 games in their third season of the Brad Stevens-era rebuild. Celtics fans

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The evolution of LeBron James

Featured Image via ESPN LeBron James will be playing in the NBA Finals for a sixth consecutive season, the first non-Boston Celtic player to do so. This Cleveland team has nearly the same players as last season, but is vastly more healthy. All of the adulation and backlash surrounding James’ career made me think of his evolution as a player and

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The Seven Most Annoying NBA Story Lines This Season

The NBA is back, baby! LaMarcus Aldridge joins the Spurs, the Warriors are already getting disrespected (and not happy about it), the Clippers are better than ever and Houston is absolutely loaded. The Oklahoma City Thunder finally seem healthy again and Cleveland is bringing basically everyone back from last season. I’m as excited for this season as any in the past

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Every NBA Team’s All-Time Starting Five, Part One

Photo via ballislife.com After Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal got into some silly online trash talk last month about which team had the best all-time starting five (the Bulls or Lakers), I started thinking about some other all-time teams that would give Chicago and L.A. a run for their money. This naturally lead to a long but fun journey to

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Eastern Conference Preview

The weather is finally getting nice, and that means playoff basketball! While most of the juicier matchups are out West (Clippers vs. Spurs are you serious?!), playoff games are still taking place in the East. Here’s a breakdown of the four first-round matchups. Atlanta vs. Brooklyn: The Pacers gave a valiant fight for the eighth seed, but Brooklyn eventually nabbed

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What Happened to Kris Humphries?

By Jamey Schilling My grandma and grandpa used to watch a CBS soap opera called The Young and the Restless. It was about the animosity between two rival companies, and the forbidden romances that resulted from the rivalry. I think the reason my grandparents enjoyed the show so much was because of the real life, every day story-lines, and the believable dialogue that…

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Rondo to the Mavericks: Present Pain for Future Gains?

By Jamey Schilling When I first saw the news on my smart phone, I stood frozen in the parking lot of a grocery store for a few seconds. I couldn’t believe the news at first. I don’t think most Celtics fans could either, but it was true. Boston’s All-Star Point Guard Rajon Rondo is headed to the Dallas Mavericks. Looks like

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