Oftentimes, myself included, the NBA media can be a very business-driven bunch. Here at Hardwood Houdini, the focus is all Boston Celtics, but every day, mock trades for every team across the league are fired off at rapid rates to fill the appetites of the transaction-happy NBA fanbase.
If you were to ask Kendrick Perkins how he’d grade out Danny Ainge’s recent performance in building the Boston Celtics roster up to being able to contend with the east’s top teams, the result would likely be a favorable mark.
With the NBA offseason a couple months away and starting to slowly creep up, its time to start looking towards the offseason and free agency. Free agency is always a crazy time, especially in the NBA…so to embrace the craziness.
Winners of six straight and eight of their last nine, the Boston Celtics have finally found their footing in the Eastern Conference. With a record of 31-26, they are tied for the fourth seed with the Atlanta Hawks.
It’s always good to have players connect in any sort of way on–and almost sometimes preferably off–the hardwood. The Boston Celtics just added a significant connection with the free-agent addition of Jabari Parker.
In one of the best games of the year, the Boston Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors in a 119-114 slugfest. Down by as many as 16, the Cs went on a 28-5 run between the second and third quarters, bringing the game back to within their control.
Stephen Curry keeps doing impressive things on the court with the Golden State Warriors, going off on rivals, always putting good numbers. His latest show came against the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.
The Boston Celtics are clearly a team that revolves around its two superstars, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. Both players fit a similar mold: a two-way wing that can make plays for themselves, and potentially their teammates.
The Boston Celtics turned it up defensively in Sunday’s 105-87 win over the Denver Nuggets, and coach Brad Stevens cited two unlikely reasons why — young guard/forward Romeo Langford and forward Grant Williams.
The Celtics have lacked some pop on both ends. The offense feels slow and stagnant and often ends up in isolation. Defensively, they have the perimeter defenders to compete, but they are missing an athletic rim protector.