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Celtics expected to be 'aggressive' in free agency, willing to trade first rounder to deal Wallace?

After being swept up by Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games, it's time for Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge to shift his focus to the offseason and what moves need to be made to improve the team for next season and beyond.Whether or not to re-sign Brandon Bass, Jonas Jerebko and Jae Crowder are key decisions he'll have to make very soon. The Celtics have expressed...
Via Celtics Life
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love will miss Conference Semifinal playoff series

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love sustained a left shoulder dislocation during the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Boston vs. the Celtics. From the Cavaliers: “X-rays and a MRI have been performed, as well as further evaluation at Cleveland Clinic Sports Health today by Cavaliers head team physician Dr. Richard D. Parker and Dr. Mark Schickendantz...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Always Calm Under Pressure

Whether it’s an elimination game, big shot, or extreme autograph signing session. LeBron James is always calm under pressure. Watch as King James tags his name on various pieces of merchandise for Upper Deck in a finger trap and while spinning a basketball like a bawse. The post LeBron James Always Calm Under Pressure appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics have the best situation for NBA Free Agents

After a four-game sweep at the hands of rival LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers, the Boston Celtics will call it quits for a season that surprised many. The Celtics, who many expected to be a bottom feeder, lottery pick team, were able to shock the world and finish with a 40-42 record, which in the NBA’s Eastern Conference was enough to capture a seventh seed. As mentioned...
Via Total Sports Live
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Overnights Rise For Cavaliers on ABC, Flat For Clippers/Spurs

LeBron James and the Cavaliers boosted ABC yet again. Game 4 of the Cavaliers/Celtics NBA playoff series drew a 4.2 overnight rating on ABC Sunday afternoon, up 14% from Bulls/Wizards last year (3.7) but down a tick from Knicks/Celtics in 2013 (4.3). Excluding Christmas Day, the 4.2 is tied as the fifth-highest overnight for an [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Gameplan for the Browns: Don’t trade up for Marcus Mariota

It’s NFL draft week, Cleveland Browns fans. It’s one of the weirdest and quietest pre-draft periods I can remember. Maybe it’s the Cavaliers being back in the NBA Playoffs with LeBron James at the helm, or maybe it’s the hangover from so many tough first rounds over the past decade. Whatever it is, I don’t feel that same excitement level as more Browns fans seem to dread...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Faces Toughest Test In Years As Cavs Advance With Questions

BOSTON — Not since the 2006-07 season, when LeBron James carried an average Cleveland Cavaliers team to the NBA Finals almost by himself, has the four-time league MVP’s challenge of reaching basketball’s summit been so difficult. James’ Cavaliers closed out a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 Game 4 win Sunday afternoon. It was the first time since 2012...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Helps Complete a Boston Sweep

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business in Boston, completing the sweep of the Celtics behind LeBron’s 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. “It’s going to get tougher and tougher,” James said. “If we’re fortunate enough to continue playing basketball at this time of year, it will get tougher and tougher. So as we wait for our second round opponent...
Via Hooped Up
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love’s Injury, J.R. Smith’s Punch, and the Absence of Ray Allen From The Playoffs: LeBron James Now Faces A Tougher Path To The Finals

Every life is different. Some lives acquire a linear quality — they steadily march forward, not necessarily without blemishes or problems, but in ways that enable individuals to move from one place or challenge to the next. For others, life takes on a circular nature — specific details might change, but larger patterns remain the same. Each new circle offers a reminder of the...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love’s Injury, J.R. Smith’s Punch, and the Absence of Ray Allen From The Playoffs: LeBron James Now Faces A Tougher Path To The Finals

Every life is different. Some lives acquire a linear quality — they steadily march forward, not necessarily without blemishes or problems, but in ways that enable individuals to move from one place or challenge to the next. For others, life takes on a circular nature — specific details might change, but larger patterns remain the same. Each new circle offers a reminder of the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: How Will The 2015-16 Roster Look Next Season?

After concluding their 2014-15 season with both a losing record and a non-playoff appearance, one would expect the Miami Heat roster to look a lot different next season. We’re six months away from the beginning of the 2015-16 season, but it can’t come soon enough for Heat Nation. This past year was easily the most disappointing season for the franchise since the defending NBA...
Via Heat Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics No Match For LeBron James, Cavaliers In Playoff Sweep (Video)

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off the Boston Celtics on Sunday, capping off a sweep of their first-round playoff series with a 101-93 win at TD Garden. NESN.com Celtics beat writer Zack Cox joined WEEI.com’s Julian Edlow and Jared Weiss of CLNS Radio of the Garden Report postgame show to break down an eventful Game 4 and look back at what exactly was the Celtics’ downfall...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs sweep amid Love-less disaster: Cavs vs. Celtics Game 4 Behind the Box Score

In their first playoff series in five years, the Cleveland Cavaliers emerged victorious by sweeping the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon in Boston by virtue of a 101-93 victory. However, to get that fourth win and punch their ticket to the East semifinals, they paid dearly. With the first quarter injury to Kevin Love as well as hard fouls from Kendrick Perkins and J.R.Smith, the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoff Capsules

BOSTON (AP) LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday. Love left the court in the first quarter with a dislocated left shoulder, and J.R. Smith was ejected for swinging his arm at Jae Crowder, but the Cavaliers held on to win a series for the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Notes: LeBron James Respects Celtics Coaches; OK With Physical Play

BOSTON — LeBron James, like many others around the NBA, has a lot of respect for Celtics head coach Brad Stevens for the job he’s done with a young, inexperienced team. “I highly respect their coaching staff and especially their head coach,” James said after his Cleveland Cavaliers completed a first-round sweep with a 101-93 win Sunday at TD Garden. “A very well-coached...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Might Not Respect Celtics, But Evan Turner Respects Him

BOSTON — After a physical, chippy and at times outright dirty Game 4 on Sunday at TD Garden, LeBron James did not have many kind words for the Boston Celtics. When asked following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 101-93, playoff series-clinching win about his respect for the Celtics, James lauded coach Brad Stevens and his staff but made no mention of the players he’d spent the past...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Usher, The Rock Catch Celtics-Cavaliers Game 4 In Boston (Photos)

LeBron James wasn’t the only star in Boston on Saturday. WWE superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and music star Usher were both at TD Garden Saturday afternoon, taking in Game 4 of the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers playoff series that saw the Cavs sweep the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 win. The Rock is in town to shoot his new movie “Central Intelligence,” which...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love dislocates shoulder, calls Kelly Olynyk foul ‘bush league’

  Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love dislocated his left shoulder in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Boston Celtics on Sunday and was ruled out for the rest of the game. Cleveland swept the Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday. Love was tangled up with Boston’s Kelly Olynyk when he was injured.  Olynyk was called for a loose-ball foul with 5:22 remaining...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

BOSTON (AP) LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday. Love left the court in the first quarter after hurting his left shoulder, and J.R. Smith was ejected for swinging his arm at Jae Crowder, but the Cavaliers held on to win a series for the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers should be concerned

The Cleveland Cavaliers are winning as expected. With a series sweep over the Boston Celtics, the team can look forward to their next opponent. Now, credit should be given to the Celtics. They played hard and did not let the Cavaliers walk over them. That for a fact is evident as Evan Turner drove in the paint late in the 4th quarter on Thursday night in what was a foolish attempt...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers complete sweep of Boston Celtics

The Garden Report will be coming soon... In the meantime, enjoy the game story below
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Watch: James’ Near Triple-Double Propels Cavaliers To Sweep Of Celtics

BOSTON — LeBron James didn’t dominate Game 4 of the Cavaliers’ first-round playoff series against the Celtics, but it was enough to help Cleveland finish off a sweep with a 101-93 win at TD Garden. James was two assists shy of a triple-double and made an effort to get teammates involved after struggling with his outside shot (9-for-23 from the field, 1-for-7 from beyond the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird, Lebron James and the popular perception of legacy

On a day when the Boston Celtics try to stave off elimination at the hands of Lebron James' Cleveland Cavaliers, let's take a look at Lebron James' legacy and how it stacks up with other NBA greats including our own Larry Bird.
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Nails Ridiculous Full-Court Shot At TD Garden (Video)

LeBron James racked up 31 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals Thursday night at TD Garden, but what he did on the same court two days later was even more impressive. During Cleveland Cavaliers practice Saturday, James fired a shot from just inside the opposite baseline and found nothing but net. This embed is invalid" /> It was a repeat...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James. He's never lost a first-round series. His teams are 39-7 in first-round games. And when Cleveland visits Boston in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference matchup on Sunday, James and the Cavaliers will be taking the court with a 3-0 lead. If that wasn't enough, consider what James did Saturday in a video posted by his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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