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Ainge On Expectations In Playoffs: Celtics In 'Great Shape To Win Playoff Series Or Two Or Three'

BOSTON (CBS) — The expectations for the Celtics have bounced around this season, but there’s been one constant: They must win a playoff series.

With the C’s currently… 623 more words

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Celtics Clinch Playoff Spot On Their Off Night

BOSTON (CBS) — As the Celtics enjoyed their off night on Tuesday, the team clinched a spot in the NBA playoffs.

It looked more likely that their magic number would hit zero on Wednesday night, but the Detroit Pistons lost to the Brooklyn Nets and the Chicago Bulls fell to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night, securing the C’s spot in the postseason. 179 more words

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Four Reasons To Stay Excited About The NBA Until The Playoffs

Tom Bogert, CBS Local Sports

For the more pessimistic variety of NBA fans, Kevin Durant singing with the Golden State Warriors effectively emasculated the competitive balance of most basketball until June. 1,308 more words

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Russell Westbrook Just Keeps Proving Why He’s The Real MVP

Russell Westbrook is the one true MVP. There are no other MVPs. When you nutmegging fools like this you might as well shut the whole competition down now and give the man the award from here till he retires.

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5 Reasons To Believe The Boston Celtics Will Win The Eastern Conference

As of today, March 20th, the Boston Celtics are currently 2.5 games games back of the Cleveland Cavaliers for the #1 seed in the East (thanks, 76ers). 766 more words

The West Race for 8th Place

The Western Conference, has remained in the hands of the Warriors, Rockets, and Spurs all season. With playoffs looming, here’s whose still fighting for their 8th seed ticket: 651 more words

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Who Is The NBA's 2016-17 MVP ?

By Lamar Battle,

Note to all the purist out there, Lebron James will not be considered in what I believe is a two player race. 457 more words

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