Found July 26, 2012 on
Ray Allen is now hitting the links in Miami. Steve Nash is a member of the Lakers. Joe Johnson is hanging out with the hipsters in Brooklyn. The big names naturally attracted most of the attention when they switched teams this offseason. Stars sell tickets, and NBA Finals hopefuls were thrilled to add to their squads with proven players. Other moves that were no less important to improving their respective teams received less attention. Instead of shaking things up with a new superstar, these teams made smaller moves to put them in position to contend for something, be it a...

Why did Ray Allen leave the Celtics?

When Ray Allen left the Boston Celtics to join the Miami Heat in free agency many wonder why? Well it appears Allen did not get along on the best of terms with Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and management. There is no question when he is on his game Rondo is one of the best point guards in the NBA. He is so quick and athletic and has great court vision and pass ability...

Ray Allen returns on January 27th and the rest of the Boston Celtics schedule

The Boston Celtics schedule was revealed last night back to the 82 game grind we know and love after last years condensed behemoth. In addition to the aforementioned Ray Allen return, there are a couple of other key games on the schedule as well. Tuesday, October 30th @ Miami: Opening night, would you have it any other way? Saturday, November 3rd @ Washington: For all our Washington...

Celtics will visit Nets on Christmas Day; Ray Allen returns to Boston on Jan. 27

XMas Day NBA Games: Boston @ Brooklyn; Knicks @ Lakers; Thunder @ Heat; Houston @ Bulls; Nuggets @ Clippers.16 minutes ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@SpearsNBAYahooMarc J. Spears #Celtics vs. #Heat: Jan. 27 and Mar. 18 in Boston / Oct. 30 and Apr. 12 in Miami7 minutes ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@JCameratoNBAJessica CameratoFull schedule here.

Schedule Highlights -Stern Loves Miami Best

In looking at this season's schedule, the first thing I did was to circle a few dates of key matchups. Of course, there is the Celtics at Heat opener at 8:00 PM on TNT. Ray's first visit back to Boston will be on January 27. Miami visits the Garden again on March 18 and the Celtics finish the series at Miami on April 12. Perk and the Thunder visit Boston on November...

Mavericks’ O.J. Mayo Must Take on Role of Jason Terry

O.J. Mayo signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks last Monday. The deal includes an option for the second year. If Mayo performs well in his assumed role in place of the departed Jason Terry, it will be hard for the Mavs not to exercise that option.   But in order for Mayo to [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Report: Celtics 2nd biggest winner in free agency

According to our most recent poll, 94% of Celtics fans are pleased with the team’s roster acquisitions this off-season. We’re not the only ones. Moke Hamilton of Sheridan Hoops ranks the Celtics the 2nd biggest winner in free agency: Danny Ainge has done a masterful job this offseason. His first move was agreeing to an extension with Kevin Garnett the day before Garnett would...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/27

Herald   Jason Terry, Celtics get their schedule LeBron James’ versatility could include Olympic time at center Handicapping U.S. men’s basketball team’s chance to win Olympic gold London’s hoops venue reusable Thunder, Heat get holiday Finals rematches 14 of first 22 at home for champion Heat next season Pressure still on Coach K and U.S. men’s basketball team Mavericks...

Ok, Now This Is Awkward

Since learning that the Celtics will open in Miami this season, I've been thinking about how awkward this will be for Ray Allen. Picture the Heat players all lined up and each one going up for his ring. And there is Ray. He was on the team that Miami had to beat to get to the Finals. His team certainly had reason to believe that the officiating had something to do with their...

The Boston Celtics Youth Movement

The Celtics time as a group of old geisers has come and passed. We can finally stop saying “can they make one more run at it?” The departure of Ray Allen and the addition of several young players has signaled the end of the Old Team era and the beginning of a new Celtics philosophy. [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Report: Heat to open against Celtics

The Miami Heat will open the defense of their NBA title at home against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, Oct. 30, according to The Miami Herald. The official NBA schedule is scheduled to be released Thursday, but the report said Miami will also play host to Oklahoma City on Christmas Day in a rematch of the NBA Finals. The season-opening matchup against the Celtics will be broadcast...

Four Brief And Obvious Points About Whether The Current US Olympic Team Would Beat The 1992 Version

First... what do you expect the current athletes to say? "No, sorry, we suck. We'll be just thrilled if we get a medal in this thing. I mean, have you seen Spain? They have Gasols. PLURAL. Not just one, two! No way we can overcome that. And even if we do, Argentina is just laying in wait, with Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola and a bench full of crazy Spanish-German hybrids from...

Record Crowds At Patriots Camp, Olympics Start Tonight

…and oh yeah, the Red Sox are in New York to take on the Yankees. 12,000 people showed up for the first day of Patriots training camp yesterday, a figure that must have even the most obstinate people questioning their stand on whether the Red Sox are the clear #1 team in New England right now. Get all the Patriots-related coverage at The Olympics begin in earnest...
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