An already aggravating season for the Boston Celtics just got worse today. Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo tore the ACL in his right knee and will be forced to shut it down for the rest of the season. It is possible that Rondo could return for the start of the 2013-14 season, but a timetable for that date will certainly not be clear until after surgery.
After extensive research and deep thought, I have determined the responsible parties in the conspiracy to devalue the career of San Antonio’s Tony Parker. He is, you might have often read and heard, underrated and not appreciated – not, at least, as one of the best point guards of the past decade. When discussions of the great NBA point guards are in progress, Parker is an afterthought.
Making the most of waking hours, SheridanHoops.com’s newest daily feature presents five items from the previous night in the NBA. A slow night in the NBA last night saw the Knicks end a losing streak in Boston, an upset to help a fresh start in Phoenix and a buzzer-beater in Orlando that has a player convinced the basketball gods are against his team. Meanwhile the NBA announced their reserves for the All-Star game, as six first-time players, but not Stepen Curry, will
It’s not always easy to remember my own ‘rules’ for playing in daily leagues. One is consistency; make the same basic plays every day. Another is diversity; entering multiple teams (where permitted) increases your chances of winning.
BOSTON — What a week, what a week, in Beantown. From Rajon Rondo’s 17-point, 12-assist, 10-rebound performance in a win over the lowly Charlotte Bobcats on Monday, to the Doc-Austin Rivers father-son reunion on Wednesday, to the Marco Belinelli game-winning fall-away last night in overtime to give the Bulls a 100-99 victory, it was quite an entertaining week at TD Garden.
When Kevin Garnett came into the NBA as the fourth preps-to-pros phenom, he was a gangly, 6-11, 220 pound player with unmistakable skills and a burning passion and insatiable appetite for the game of basketball. He entered the league when Patrick Ewing was a dominant player, and last night his 15 points against New Orleans moved him past Patrick Ewing for 16th on the all-time scoring list.