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Everyone loves to see a match-up for the ages and tonight is one of them as arguably two of the best point guards in the NBA go toe-to-toe for the first time in the 2012-13 season in a Wednesday night showdown.
After missing a month due a broken left index finger, Kyrie Irving is back. His return has been incredible. In the past five games against teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks, Irving has been establishing 25.4 points, six assists, and 3.6 rebounds per game.
The second-year point guard is making his presence known producing big numbers across the stat sheet and slicing through the defense to find his teammates for the easy basket. Cleveland (5-21) is struggling immensely, but with their star player returns and their self esteem has inclined.
Irving is one of the most athletic figures in the NBA next to Russell Westbrook. He displays his explosion up and down beating the defense up and down the floor.
Then, there is t...
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Kyrie Irving claims the Cleveland Cavaliers are more assertive versus the NBA's so-called elite teams than against lesser competition.
The Boston Celtics will need to start playing considerably better in order to be known as the former.
Boston looks to avoid a fourth straight loss while Cleveland tries to end a four-game skid Wednesday night at TD Garden.
The Cavaliers (5...
Not every team gets the honor of playing on Christmas Day, but the Boston Celtics do. This Tuesday the veteran Celtics will hit the road in a festive matchup with the Brooklyn Nets. Bet on the NBA tradition when the celebrating franchises pull out their limited-edition holiday jerseys at the Barclays Center.
After a mediocre first two months, the Celtics have much to take care of...
Ever since Lebron James left Cleveland the press and the attention has kind of simmered down over there. And now that Kyrie Irving got hurt (he should be back pretty shortly) there isn’t much buzz on this team other than Anderson Verajo which is a little boring (except for his hair).
So what is there to buzz about with the Cavaliers? Little did I know they had a cheerleading...
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Nate Robinson bugged the **** out of me when he was with the Celtics with is ill-advised threes… but Doc Rivers always said he would occasionally win you a game. He did tonight for the Bulls, dropping 5 of 7 three pointers in a 100-89 Bulls win. To add to this craptastic effort, Joakim Noah dropped a triple double on the C’s...
To win in the NBA, it takes effort. The Boston Celtics did not bring enough effort, losing to the Chicago Bulls, 100-89.
The Celtics were able to keep things close through three quarters, but let things get away from them in the final frame.
There was just a supreme lack of defensive intensity all night, as the Bulls scored 24-plus points in all four quarters. The Bulls were quicker...
Boston Celtics (12-11) @ Chicago Bulls (13-10) 8:00 PM EST on CSNNE/CSN Chicago Line - Chicago -1.5; Over/Under = 181 Celtics Probable Starters PG – Rajon Rondo (12.7 APG + 12.9 PPG) SG – Jason Terry (11.7 PPG) SF – Paul Pierce (19.7 PPG + 5.4 RPG) PF – Brandon Bass (8.7 PPG) C – [...]
Tip: 8PM Court: United Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Jason Phillips, Violet Palmer and Leon Wood
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On road: 4-7
At home: 7-6
Streak: Lost 2
Streak: Lost 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.7 ppg)
Buckets: Luol Deng (17.5 ppg)
The Cavaliers welcomed Dion Waiters back to the lineup in this one, but it would make little difference as Cleveland once again lost to Cavalier Kryptonite, the Toronto Raptors.
This one was close through 3 quarters, but the Raptors pulled away in the 4th quarter to snap their 11 game road losing streak. The Cavaliers were lead by Kyrie Irving’s 23 points and Anderson Varejao chipped...
Cleveland Cavaliers (5-21) at Boston Celtics (12-12) Wednesday, December 19, 2012Regular Season Game #25, Home Game #13TV: CSN-NE, FSO, NBA-LP 756(CLE)/757(BOS) Radio: WEEI, WTAM TD Garden
Referees: Zach Zarba, Scott Bolnick, John Goble
The Celtics return home to host the 5-21 Cavaliers after an 0-3 road
trip. In spite of their record, the...
Kirk Hinrich's return didn't prevent the Chicago Bulls from finishing with their lowest point total in five seasons.
Now they are hoping Hinrich can help slow down Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics.
The turnover-prone Rondo turned in a huge effort the first time these teams met last month, and his Celtics will try to end a four-game road slide Tuesday night.
A home game against Toronto is supposed to be the basketball pill that cures everything. Instead, the Cavs looked about as bad as they ever have in the Kyrie Irving era, dropping a 113-99 decision to a Raptors team that had lost 11 straight on the road. The Celtics have been no great shakes lately, either. Theyve lost three in a row. Thats probably worse news for the...