BOSTON (CBS) – When Danny Ainge elected to draft Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, the team pointed to the swingman’s physique as one of the main factors in the selection. 373 more words
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There was one member of the 1980s Celtics who always seemed like the taciturn leader of the team. His expression simultaneously said: “I will end you,” and “Come on over for dinner when we’re done.” He always seemed — from a distance — like a philosopher warrior of sorts, one whose default expression usually involved a scowl. 649 more words
Call them a “super team” if you want, but the New York Knicks are a dumpster fire and have been for a long time.
When team president Phil Jackson was hired in 2014, he was supposed to change that. 333 more words
Avery Bradley is one of the NBA’s best defenders at his position and has been for some time. He’s such a formidable force on that end that, toward the end of Ray Allen’s tenure in Boston, Doc Rivers seriously considered moving Bradley into the starting lineup and bringing Allen off the bench. 259 more words
Phil Jackson has given himself the daunting task of trying to turn the New York Knicks into a respectable, winning organization. While he is one of the most respected and successful coaches of all time, he’s still relatively new at this whole front office thing, and it certainly hasn’t gone perfectly thus far. 269 more words