"As I told our guys, we made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be." - Brad Stevens That quote best sums up where the Boston Celtics stand as the 2017 season came to a close. The pain of losing is fresh, but all part of the climb. As Ric Flair says “To be the man, you gotta beat the man! Woooooooooo!” and right now the Celtics are trying to beat the man. In the history of the NBA, almost every eventual champion had to climb through another team in their conference to get to the mountain top. The early Celtics had to overcome the Philadelphia Warriors. The St. Louis Hawks had to get past the Minneapolis Lakers. In the late 1960s/early 1970s,
There could be a lot of player movement in the 2017 NBA offseason, and not just in free agency. Among the most notable trade candidates are Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Jimmy Butler. The three All-Stars were involved in rumors at the trade deadline, and there is continued speculation that they could be moved this summer.
What up, strangers? You interested in a “week” of social media comings-and-goings from your favorite basketsports team? Lucky you! You’ve come to the right place! It’s been a long “week,” so let’s dispense with rigid and un-cool constrictions like “time” and “chronology,” and just hang loose with some hip shit, dig? On Sunday (pretty sure it was a Sunday) your boys threw up some tributes to their momses, on account of it being Mother’s Day. KnickMoms! MamaKuz (note matching outfits!): The PlumMom (an NBA mother 3x over, yowza!): Queen ThomasMama: La MèreNdour: and MomO’Quinn! Your boy Ron keeps it subtle, tho’ - low-key Kansas-style: Ron also does nothing but Hot Yoga, as far as I can tell. more..