We are still getting used to the Eastern Conference post-LeBron James era. The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics represent organizations that work on the sum-of-all-parts model, as opposed to, the team-up-superstars model. There’s nothing wrong with either one. It shows the diversity of ways organizations can build a successful team.
Eastern Conference Semifinals Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics Both teams dispatched their opponent in four games but the two series were far from being the same. The Bucks made short, rather easy work, of the Detroit Pistons who were without Blake Griffin in the first two games. Even when pressed
The Boston Celtics were on top of the world last night as they destroyed the defending champion, Golden State Warriors, 128-95. What made it even better for them was the performance of prized free agent pick up, Gordon Hayward. Two years ago, Hayward was Boston’s main acquisition via free agency.
It may seem that every year, there’s another big named free agent that has the interest of the Knicks and the free agent eventually spurns them for a more successful organization. NBC Sports’ Dan Feldman is reporting that Kyrie Irving will be the Knicks’ target next offseason. Unlike the past
The world took notice yesterday of a blockbuster trade involving The Cavs and Celtics. Celtics traded away Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and 2018 protected pick for Kyrie Irving. One teams declines for the time being while the other is doing everything in it’s power to keep LeBron around.
Washington, Boston and Toronto come off tough series while the Cavaliers lie in wait. Second Round Eastern Conference (1) Boston vs (4) Washington Regular Season: 2-2 One of the accomplishments of the Washington Wizards this season was making teams respect them as threat. It all started with the Boston Celtics