Posts Tagged ‘NBA’

2011 NBA Draft: Point Guards

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A general understanding of NBA rosters is all you need to figure out that the NBA has evolved into a perimeter player’s league. The American pro game is now virtually

run by guards and wings that possess some combination of speed, quickness, athleticism and the ability to create off the dribble. It’s no secret that coaches and executives around the league salivate at the mouth at the opportunity to snag an elite prospect with those characteristics, and for good reason.

Five Completely Far-Fetched Veteran Acquisitions (That I Wouldn’t Mind Seeing)

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As my fellow writers have alluded to, and I’m sure everyone is aware of; it’s the off-season.  While we may still be subjected to endure the pain of watching the remaining playoff teams duke it out, it is never too early to start thinking about next season. Now, a couple years ago, I was an [...]

All-Star Reserves: Who Deserves?

All-Star Reserves: Who Deserves?

KG & Rondo Our beloved Celtics got a lot of love from the fans throughout the 2011 NBA All-Star voting process, but not quite enough to land spots in the Eastern Conference starting lineup. KG and Rondo placed third amongst Eastern  Conference votes for their respective positions, while Ray and The Truth came in fourth. [...]

The Best Option?

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Last night, the Boston Celtics were trailing 87-86 to the Dallas Mavericks.  With the clock winding down, Boston had time for one last shot.  With the game on the line, that final shot was an uncontested three-pointer from Rajon Rondo, a notoriously poor outside jump shooter.  To wrap up the summary quickly and neatly, he [...]

Why We Shouldn’t Hate Eddie House

Why We Shouldn’t Hate Eddie House

In case anyone out there in Celtic Nation is planning to label the honorable Edward L. House II as a public enemy, please do us all a favor and take a minute to reconsider. During Eddie’s stint as our sharp-shooter off the bench, I fell in love with his fiery intensity and tenacious approach to [...]

Better Holiday For Sports: 4th of July, Christmas or Thanksgiving?

Better Holiday For Sports: 4th of July, Christmas or Thanksgiving?

Where does it boil down?  The national past time on the Nation’s Birthday, football at the Dawn of the Holiday season or basketball at it’s Pinnacle?  Some people would say this is a no contest, but I think there may be some people that disagree, I am one of them and it goes deeper than [...]

Positional Rankings: SG

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1. Kobe Bryant (LAL) 2009-10 Stats: 27.0 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 5.0 APG, 1.6 SPG Kobe Bryant is a five-time NBA Champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP, 2008 Gold Medalist, 2007-08 NBA MVP, 12-time All-NBA selection, 12-time NBA All-Star, 10-time All-Defense selection, four-time NBA scoring champion and owner of the second-best single-game scoring performance in NBA history [...]