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NBA / Nov 16, 2012 / 3:15 pm

The Boston Celtics Have An Unexpected Weapon

Leandro Barbosa

Amidst the Celtics’ early season struggles, an unexpected bright spot is emerging from the end of the bench. Former Sixth Man of the Year Leandro Barbosa has made his presence felt despite a plethora of depth at the guard spot in Boston this season. While his numbers through eight games may not have you sold on his impact (7.1 points and 1.7 assists per game in 14.6 minutes a night), the Brazilian Blur is on the verge of carving out a more defined role on this Celtics team. Read More »

NBA / Nov 13, 2012 / 3:15 pm

Top 10 NBA Duos Under 25 Years Old

DeMarcus Cousins

Getting your hands on young talent in the NBA is the equivalent to finding a $100 dollar bill on the ground. Some of it has to do with luck; some of it has to do with being in the right place at the right time. Once you get it, you contemplate whether or not to hang on to it for a while, or trade it in right away for something that will benefit you immediately (or hope it does). The amount of young talent floating around the NBA is at an all-time high, and some teams are fortunate enough to have more than one young gun. Read More »

2012 Free Agency, NBA / Sep 28, 2012 / 4:15 pm

The 10 Offseason Moves That Matter More Than You’d Expect

Aaron Brooks

Believe it or not, there were some other significant moves this offseason than what “SportsCenter” would lead you to believe. Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to the Lakers, Deron Williams signing with the Nets and Joe Johnson joining him and even Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan re-signing with the C’s and Spurs, respectively, were stories that we heard about all summer long. As we close in on the 2012-2013 season, it’s time to take a look back at 10 moves that didn’t get enough notice this offseason. Read More »

NBA / Sep 17, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Kevin Garnett Takes Aim At A Historic Achievement

Kevin Garnett

While doing some shoe promotion in Asia, Kevin Garnett spoke with the Chinese website, Hupa, and was on record saying (as translated by Hoopshype), “I will retire as a Celtic for sure.” If the Big Ticket plays out his freshly-inked three-year deal, he’ll be 39 years old and primed for retirement. There wasn’t much speculation of Garnett jumping ship (ala Ray Allen), but now that the words have come directly from his mouth, it leaves us wondering: where does Kevin Garnett’s legacy fit in the most storied franchise in NBA history? Read More »