Tagged: ‘Avery Bradley’

Celtics Would Benefit from Acquiring a Rim Protector
February 17th, 2017 at 3:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Celtics are in need of a defensive stopper as the trade deadline approaches.  The Boston Celtics are on a roll this season as they currently rank second in the Eastern Conference. Even with various injuries to key players such as Al Horford and Avery Bradley, the Celtics have continued...

Marcus Smart Reaching Untouchable Status
February 17th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Marcus Smart is morphing into one of the scrappiest defenders in the NBA directly before our eyes. Last Friday night, Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green accomplished the unthinkable. On a night when he notched just four points, the two-time All-Defensive First Team selection  still managed to record a triple-double,...

Controversial last second foul gives Butler two free throws to beat Celtics 104-103
February 16th, 2017 at 11:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Brad Stevens exploded in fury on the sideline as the Celtics were ready to head to the locker room. Love it or hate it, the referees took the game out of the players' hands. For a small graze of the elbow by...

Crazy Day Drastically Changes Competition Around Celtics
February 16th, 2017 at 1:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Big changes for contenders in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday reshapes the look of the Celtics' push for a top seed in the playoffs It's amazing how much can change in under an hour in the NBA's Eastern Conference. At 11:11 a.m. on Tuesday, The Vertical broke news that the Orlando Magic agreed...

How Marcus Smart has made Avery Bradley expendable at the trade deadline
February 16th, 2017 at 10:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Marcus Smart competes for the ball against Philadelphia 76ers guard Nik Stauskas (11) late in the game at TD Garden. (David Butler II/USA Today Sports) Danny Ainge watched this week as the Raptors made a big push to re-claim their position atop the Eastern Conference with Cleveland when they...