Besides the play of the experienced Big Three and young point guard Rajon Rondo, the Celtics will need to use their home court to their advantage on Saturday. This is it. Game 7. Winner-take-all. A trip to the Eastern Conference Finals at stake, the Miami Heat awaiting their opponent’s arrival in South Beach. Two
Kevin Garnett shooting over the 76ers’ Spencer Hawes. KG poured in 20 points against Philly. The Boston Celtics knew they needed something to get them going in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Celtics needed a spark to ignite them after they had blown an 18-point third-quarter lead, and last
Josh Beckett throwing a pitch Sunday against the Phillies. Beckett threw 7 2/3 innings and allowed just one run in the victory. Mike Aviles hit three home runs this past weekend in Philadelphia, including leadoff bombs the past two games, and the Boston Red Sox took two-out-of-three from the Phillies to claim the series victory.
Rajon Rondo driving by the 76ers’ Evan Turner. The point guard complimented KG’s season-high 29 points with his ninth career playoff triple-double, notching 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 17 assists. “As this series goes on and there’s no rest for you guys with a game every other day, it may be difficult for an older team
Tyler Seguin’s OT winner in game six has forced game seven in Boston on Wednesday night. The Bruins have not played their best this series against Washington, but still have a chance to pull out the series win. There is no way this series should have gone to seven
It’s almost playoff time in the NHL and with only a week to go in the regular season, today’s game between rivals Pittsburgh and Philadelphia got nasty with a minute to go. It also is almost guaranteed that these two teams will be first round opponents in the playoffs as the 4 vs. 5 matchup.
Kevin Garnett and Greg Stiemsma have played well on both sides of the ball at center, anchoring a position which has been plagued by injuries to Jermaine O’Neal and Chris Wilcox. Their work on defense has been especially valuable, serving to bring the entire unit together with tough interior defense in the middle. The Boston Celtics are in