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Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge is officially good at Twitter. Kyrie Irving dropped 47 points and six assists on a ridiculous 16-of-22 shooting in an overtime win against the Dallas Mavericks Monday night. The game itself was, on some levels, a little unsettling. The Mavericks are the worst team in the NBA. The Celtics have [...]

November 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron on Kaepernick: “He’s Being Blackballed”

LeBron on Kaepernick: “He’s Being Blackballed”

Like in many other areas of his professional and personal life, LeBron James may be at the forefront of a new era of professional athletes who are outspoken about their beliefs and willing to add their commentary on controversial issues that are facing the country. The issue that has seemingly caused the most controversy and [...]

November 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Avert your eyes, Cleveland Cavaliers fans! Stephen Curry is prepping himself, and his Golden State Warriors, to face an opponent other than your favorite team in this year’s NBA Finals. That opponent? The Boston Celtics. Here’s what Curry said on Thursday night following Golden State’s thrilling loss to Beantown, per the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Connor [...]

November 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy stands with professional athletes who don’t stand during the national anthem. And he most definitely stands with those who have embraced other forms of protests in recent months. Van Gundy penned a piece for Time magazine, wherein he praised pro athletes for using their voices and [...]

November 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell is one of many celebrities who doesn’t appear to be the biggest supporter of the current commander-in-chief. Ferrell apparently is a big fan of LeBron James on and off the court and told Seth Meyers on his show, Late Night With Seth Meyers that he ran into James during the 2017 postseason and [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Chicago…in 2020. ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell brought word on Thursday that the league and the Bulls will be announcing plans to put 2020’s superstar meetup in The Windy City. Shams Charania of The Vertical relayed more details: The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago in 2020. (AP) [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Fastest to 29,000 Points

LeBron Fastest to 29,000 Points

14 seasons into his NBA career and with 1,300 games under his belt, LeBron James is still chugging along and looking as good as ever. On Friday night versus Washington, LeBron James became the 7th member of the 29k point club. He is now the fastest player to ever reach the milestone, breaking the previous [...]

November 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens Says Gordon Hayward is Out of Hard Cast and in ‘Early Stages’ of Rehab

Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens Says Gordon Hayward is Out of Hard Cast and in ‘Early Stages’ of Rehab

Gordon Hayward is slowly recovering from his dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia. While making an appearance on 98.5 the Sports Hub in Boston, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said the All-Star forward is out of his post-surgery hard cast and in the infant stages of rehabilitation, per ESPN.com’s Chris Forsberg: Boston Celtics coach Brad [...]

November 2, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kidd Calls Westbrook “The Mike Tyson” of Basketball

Kidd Calls Westbrook “The Mike Tyson” of Basketball

The NBA’s reigning MVP plays with a fire and passion that few have matched in the history of the league. From the tip to the final buzzer he flies around the court with reckless abandon and fills up a box score while doing so. Jason Kidd sees these sort of qualities in Westbrook’s game and [...]

November 1, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Oh, Hey: Giannis Antetokounmpo is Now Odds-On Favorite to Win NBA’s MVP Award

Oh, Hey: Giannis Antetokounmpo is Now Odds-On Favorite to Win NBA’s MVP Award

What happens when you average 36.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.0 blocks on 65.9 percent shooting through the first four games of the NBA season? You become the odds-on favorite to win the league’s MVP award. From SportsInsights Marky Mark: Antetokounmpo has moved from +1000 to +250 in this short stretch—close [...]

October 25, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0