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Part 2: The conclusion of the Top 10 Larry Bird NBA Finals performances. Find 10-6 here.
By Cort Reynolds
With the NBA championship series in full swing and talk about Tim Duncan's place among the game's all-time greats being bandied about, it seems a good time to review the top 10 Finals contests in the storied career of Celtic legend Larry Bird.
5) Game 4, 1985 Finals. In an extremely hostile Forum atmosphere, Boston trailed 2-1 and faced a must-win situation due to the new implementation of the 2-3-2 format which promised a potential clinching fifth game in LA on the horizon.
The Celtics trailed 90-83 when Larry put on perhaps the greatest three-minute display of all-around brilliance in Finals history to single-handedly will Boston back from the brink of elimination.
First he blocked a Bob McAdoo jumper from the side and forced a jump ball, which he won. He then buried a 22-footer from the right wing. Larry then grabbed an offensive rebound, put in a left-hande...
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Rajon Rondo's style of play is unique. He is a passer and also, he is a point guard who can rebound the ball. A lot of people say that he needs to develop a jump shot so that he can choose to drive the ball or shoot the ball. In the playoffs, Rondo's game goes to another level and he becomes the best point guard in the league. He does many things that most point guards...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo lost his 2012-13 season to a serious knee injury.
He has not let that stop him from staying in the spotlight. Whether it’s at a fashion show or at the Red Bull offices playing a game of Connect Four, Rondo is always into something.
Check out this contest/interview.
Rajon Rondo plays Connect Four
Video: Rajon Rondo talks Algebra and...
These days, it's hard to take what Danny says at face value and run with it. After all, he did assure us that Doc was definitely coming back just a couple of weeks ago and it's been nothing but speculation that he won't ever since. But, this time, I think he has a point. Rajon Rondo is a very smart kid (He does Algebra in his head, after all). And he saw how well the...
A few days ago, Doc Rivers said he would “rather not say” if he was going to coach the Boston Celtics next season or step down. Now, a source close to the situation told ESPN that the Celtics 9-year coach is ready for
Like sands through the hourglass, these are the Doc days of our lives. So the roller coaster ride continues for Doc, the fans and the rest of the NBA world. While Gary Tanguay went on his “Uno Sports Tonight” show on CSNNE and called Doc a “diva” and said he was holding the team hostage, Steve Bulpett on the Boston Herald did a little bit more dirty work and delivered...
Herald Doc Rivers' uncertainty squeezing Celts, assistants Doc Rivers' eyes open to other options Globe Celtics draft prospect profile: Gorgui Dieng Celtics draft prospect profile: Steven AdamsDoc Rivers is considering not returning to Celtics Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck raising fund to invest in sports mediaCeltics Green Random Thoughts on Coaches and CompensationTrying...
The domino effect is locked-and-loaded for the Boston Celtics.
The first domino to fall could be Doc Rivers. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN, Doc Rivers believes it ‘may be time for a change.’
DEVELOPING: Doc Rivers believes it “may be time for a change” in his status as Celtics coach, source told @chris_broussard.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 12, 2013
Just for fun, some NBA 2K14 covers that Celtics fans would like to see. Via my pal LoveGarnett:
If Boston Celtics PG can’t make a full recovery from his torn ACL injury from last season, he always can turn to playing Connect Four for a living. Rondo showed off his Connect Four talents beating two basketball writers Brian Kamenetzky and Sal Masekela.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is a Connect Four expert and he proved it by beating basketball writer Brian Kamenetzky and Sal Masekela, the host of the Red Bull Signature Series, Bobby Fisher-style, at the same time.
It has to be the freakishly-long fingers that gives him the edge.
As we’ve been reporting, Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics may be preparing to part ways. Rivers has no interest in the rebuilding situation the Celtics are about to embark on, and Rivers is open to coaching other teams.
ESPN L.A. is reporting that the Clippers and Doc Rivers have a mutual interest in each other.
Doc Rivers and Clippers have mutual interest. http://t.co/NzHnkGzupS...
Doc Rivers has three years and $21 million left on his contract with the Boston Celtics, but there is growing speculation that he will not return to Beantown next season. Now the latest reports say that there is mutual interest between Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers, who have a vacancy after parting ways with [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers have not formally requested permission to interview Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers in the wake of widespread reports about Rivers' potential departure for Boston, but there is strong mutual interest between the parties, according, http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/sources-rivers-clips-have-mutual-interest
Boston Celtics: What I Want The Celtics to Look Like This Year
By Bryan Luis
I have never been a fan of Danny Ainge, but every Celtics fan has to admit that he brought the team out of life support with the trades for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in 2008. Now fast forward five years to now and you see a team in the pits of mediocrity, but I have a plan my fellow Celtics fans.