NBA

NBA

NBA

Each of the last three summers, the Celtics have turned to an underutilized talent pool abroad for rotational fortification. Two years ago, the team plucked Daniel Theis from Brose Bamberg in Germany. He’s played two seasons in Boston and just locked in two more. Last summer, it was Brad Wanamaker from Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce. After a successful rookie season in green, Wanamaker is returning on a second deal for 2019-20.

Read more ...
NBA

I first must say that there will be a good majority of the Celtics fan base that will not agree with this piece. That is perfectly fine. My goal with this post is to perhaps think of Kyrie Irving and his tenure in Boston in a different, more favorable light.

Read more ...
NBA

After leading the Toronto Raptors to their first championship in franchise history, Kawhi Leonard has re-emerged on top of the basketball world. Leonard was nearly a forgotten man after a quadriceps injury in the 2017 Western Conference Finals kept him out for all but nine games of the entire 2017-18 NBA season. But he emerged, on a new team in a new conference, and now with a new nickname: King of the North.

Read more ...
NBA

With the Sixers reaching an agreement to bring Al Horford into the fold, I reached out to one of our frenemies over at Celtics Blog to get a closer look at what Horford brings to the table. CB contributor Max Carlin was kind enough to join me for a Q&A. Max is a smart basketball mind and an insightful follow on Twitter. I strongly encourage giving him a follow @maxacarlin to stay on top of his work.

Read more ...
NBA

D’Angelo Russell to the Golden State Warriors was by far the most shocking move of the early part of free agency. It left many of us wondering what the Warriors were doing, considering the sign-and-trade transaction also forced them to dump Andre Iguodala on the Grizzlies. How will Russell possibly fit with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson? Are the Warriors really going to spend nearly $100 million per year for the next three years on three guards?

Read more ...