Found May 31, 2012 on Red's Army:
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The general manager of the Boston Celtics was trying to understand how LeBron James could get to the free-throw line those 24 times, and so Danny Ainge stood in the hallway recreating a clear-path foul call to the NBA's vice president of referee operations, Joe Borgia. Ainge slid his feet, and tried to show how the Celtics defender had reached around to the Miami Heat star, how they were far too close to the rim for that call. "How?" Ainge asked him. They did some kind of a dance here late Wednesday night, Borgia and Ainge, the NBA official delivering his explanation, and Ainge, the ultimate contrarian, challenging the premises. And hey, how could Paul Pierce foul out again? How could the Heat get to the free-throw line 47 times? These were the things on Ainge's mind, and there would be n...

Killer crossover drops LeBron James Jr.

Sure, we could go with a “Like father, like son” reference here, but I have no idea if the play in question when LeBron James, Jr. gets crossed up and dropped to the floor by an opponent’s killer crossover occurred during crunch time in the fourth quarter. (rim shot) LeBron, Jr, 7, who by all [...]

A few reasons not to panic after Boston’s Game 1 loss

So many things went wrong yesterday for the Boston Celtics, spanning from their inability to rebound, to Ray Allen’s continued struggles, to Ed Molloy’s quick technical foul whistle, to Miami’s overwhelming athleticism, at least the latter of which doesn’t figure to change at any point during the series.One aspect of yesterday’s game which Boston can count on to change...

Celtics Lead Heat 55-42 at Halftime

The Celtics lead the Heat 55-42 at the half despite a furious 16-point first quarter from LeBron James. James went 7-for-12 in the first, but got into foul trouble in the second quarter that limited him to only 4 points. Rajon Rondo got back to facilitating constant ball movement with seven assists leading to 15 [...]

Lebron James blows easy dunk in game two against Celtics (Video)

The Miami Heat currently lead their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Celtics by tw games to nothing after a 115-110 overtime victory in game two. Lebron James had another solid game with 34 points but his most dubious moment came in the first quarter when he blew a wide-open dunk:

Overblown NBA Conspiracy Theories Obscuring Rajon Rondo's Quest to Keep Celtics' Season Alive (Podcast)

Are the refs giving away the Eastern Conference Finals to LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat? Is David Stern rigging the lottery to make sure the NBA-owned New Orleans Hornets land Anthony Davis? Both of those thoughts appear to be prevalent among many NBA fans, but just because people believe it doesn't mean it's true. Despite Rajon Rondo's monster performance...

Helpin’ the Heat!

LeBron James and the Miami Heat got some help from referees in Game 1 against Boston.I’m sorry Eye On Sports NBA fanatics, but seeing the referees ‘help’ the Miami Heat to their convincing 93-79 win over the aging Boston Celtics, didn’t sit very well with me – eve if it’s not the first time I’ve seen the refs give LeBron James and Dwyane Wade some additional help....

Bosh may be closer, and Heat show a need in Game 3

LeBron James has had too many nights like this, where he couldn't get enough help for long stretches of the game. It's just that most of them were back in Cleveland. With a quiet first half from Dwyane Wade and little contributions from any other starter, James' 34 points were wasted in a 101-91 loss Friday night that cut the Miami Heat's lead over the Boston Celtics...

Celtics 101, Heat 91

Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points with 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-91 victory over the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night, cutting Miami's lead in the series to 2-1. Game 4 is Sunday night in Boston. LeBron James scored 34 points but the NBA MVP and the rest of the Heat went cold during...

Heat overcome rough 1st half, beat C's in OT

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 and the Miami Heat pulled off the biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 in overtime on Wednesday night. Mario Chalmers scored 22 for the Heat, who took a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals despite an unbelievable night by Rajon Rondo. The Celtics...

Celtics suffer heartbreaking loss to Heat, down 0-2

In what was an extremely entertaining game, the Celtics eventually fell 115-111 in overtime to the Heat Wednesday night in Miami. The Celtics held a 15-point lead in the first half, before the Heat outscored the Celtics 35-22 in the third quarter to take a 6-point lead entering the fourth. The Celtics came storming back and held a 5-point lead midway through the quarter, but the...

Got an issue with the refs? Do something about it

We’ve all had problems in our lives. We either accept them, complain about them, which accomplishes nothing, or we hit them head on and resolve them. That’s the decision Celtics fans, for that matter all NBA fans, face when it comes to the quality of officiating in what’s marketed as the world’s greatest basketball league. LeBron James took almost as many free throws...

DigBoston: Celtics-76ers Story Live

[caption id="attachment_2162" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="When Jrue Holiday penetrates the Celtics defense this easily, LeBron James' domination makes a whole lot more sense. Read more at!"][/caption] My first 52 Games story for DigBoston should've been on the Celtics' season opener on Christmas Day. But...
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