So far, so good for the Celtics' rebuilding process. But what about the Lakers? By now you’ve read how awesome the Boston Celtics rebuilding project is, and will be. You read Paul Flannery. You read Ian Thomsen. Most recently, you read Zach Lowe’s kind words. The Celtics may not be making a run at their 18th World Championship in their illustrious history this year...
According to Ian Thomsen of Sports Illustrated, he believes San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Brett Brown is a strong candidate to land the vacant head coaching position of the Boston Celtics.
“He’s going to be one of the finalist, I guarantee it. To me, he’s going to be the next head coach of the Boston Celtics.” – Ian Thomsen
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Time is the enemy of the Celtics and Lakers. For one night, that didn't matter, writes Ian Thomsen. Living in the moment of the NBA's greatest rivalry, L.A. beat Boston 88-87 in overtime.
Unlike most NBA role players, Jared Dudley's role is to do almost everything. And as Ian Thomsen explains, the 26-year-old guard has learned most of that from his veteran teammates.
It has been an ugly start in Boston. A five-game skid has sparked questions about changes. But Ian Thomsen explains why it makes little sense to start blowing up these Celtics right now.
Can Boston pull off a final run for the title? Or will the transformed Knicks ruin its championship hopes? Ian Thomsen offers his prediction in a breakdown of the Atlantic Division.
December 19, 2011
Get set for an NBA free-agency frenzy. Fifteen teams have more than $5 million in cap room -- not including amnesty. From big budgets to hidden gems, Ian Thomsen scouts the market.
Players and owners compromised on issues they did not want to compromise on. As a result, there is a new deal in place, writes Ian Thomsen, who lauds the leadership on both sides.
November 26, 2011
Progress. No deal. More talks. We've heard this for more than four months now, but Thursday is it, writes Ian Thomsen. It's now or never for NBA players and owners to make a deal.
November 10, 2011