Let the Celtics Courtship of Kevin Durant Begin

The confetti hadn’t even reached the floor at the NBA Western Conference Finals before all-out speculation on Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant’s future would begin. As the most prominent player entering free agency this summer, it is natural to wonder where the superstar would play next. In Boston, rumors are beginning to swirl about…

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NBA Free Agency: A Simple Formula

The NBA’s off-season shopping spree is set to begin, with all free agents eligible to officially negotiate with interested teams at 12:00AM on July 1. Over the years, there have been sporadic activity as the clock strikes midnight. There have been years when a flurry of signings take place in the opening days and others where the available…

Celtics Continue Improbable Playoff March

When the Boston Celtics began their 2014-15 season, there were few prognosticators (including myself) that could foresee this group of players being playoff contenders. The Celtics’ roster was an odd assembly of veteran role players, young (but unproven) young talent, and one All Star (Rajon Rondo). As good as Rondo is and has been, his…

NESN Facebook Comment Draws Sports Cities Comparisons

In a recent article referenced on the New England Sports Network (NESN’s) website, Forbes Magazine listed the “Most Miserable Sports Cities“. In addition to the article itself, NESN took a slight jab at the represented cities, stating “not every city can be like Boston”. Among the cities referenced is Cleveland (third worst), a once-downtrodden city…