Bernucca: Here’s how Bryan Colangelo can clean up Sam Hinkie’s Mess in Philly


Here is an imaginary conversation that relates to the situation the Philadelphia Colangelos find themselves in. “Son, I’m going to be traveling on business this summer, spending a ton of time all over the country, and then almost a month in Brazil. So I need you to take care of the house. Please clean out all that junk in the garage. There is a ton of it.” “OK, Dad.” “And I’m going to leave you the keys to the Ferrari. I think you’ve shown


Tweet of the Night: C.J. McCollum has high praise for Avery Bradley

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After 54 consecutive victories at home dating back to last season, the Golden State Warriors finally suffered their first home loss of the season on Friday when the Boston Celtics came to town. The Celtics had a game plan to limit Stephen Curry as much as possible and it worked like a charm, as the reigning MVP was limited to six points and seven turnovers in the first half. Avery Bradley, who gave Curry fits in their first meeting back in


DraftKings Advice: How To Build Tonight’s Team Around Karl-Anthony Towns; Win $100,000 For $4


A nine-game NBA Monday can’t match the real-life excitement of Saturday’s clash between Golden State and San Antonio. DraftKings spices things up with a huge fantasy contest that pays a guaranteed $500,000 in prize money to more than 140,000 winners, including a cool hundred grand for the top score. It’s worth four bucks to take your best shot. [Read more…]


Sprung: What Has Gone Right and Wrong for Eastern Conference Contenders


For the first time in roughly two decades, the Eastern Conference is better than the Western Conference from top to bottom. Nine East teams are at .500 or better – nearly twice as many teams as last season, when sixth-seeded Milwaukee finished 41-41. And the East actually has a winning record against the West this season at 100-98 What changed so quickly from last season, when articles were written about how there was the greatest disparity in conference strength in recent memory? “I


Celtics Playing Elite Defense Despite Lack of Star Power

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Based on how the Boston Celtics’ roster is currently assembled, they need to be greater than the sum of their parts in order to succeed.  The Celtics undeniably lack star power right now. According to ESPN’s preseason rankings of the league’s top 400 players, Isaiah Thomas is Boston’s best player at 65th overall. Only the Nuggets, Lakers and Sixers have their top player ranked lower. Yet through 13 games, Boston boasts a statistically elite defense thanks to coach Brad Stevens and