The Boston Celtics spent last week in enemy territory, daring to venture into Los Angeles to spend some time together. They scrimmaged at UCLA, ate lunch at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles and hung out at the homes of Paul Pierce... more »
Kevin Garnett insists with dagger looks and sharp rejoinders that his game has not changed of late. He takes such suggestions as insults, and says this is simply the way he has been all along.
Well, not to argue with a man of wealth and taste, but . . . baloney. On rye, with a dash of hot mustard.
We’re not suggesting Garnett made a deadline deal with Mephistopheles or anything, but he has clearly been a greater force of late. The eyes have it, and the numbers offer support.
When looking to identify the best defensive team in the league, one should look no further than the franchise that set the contemporary standard. Beginning in the 2007-08 season, the Boston Celtics—with the expertise of... more »
Dwyane Wade sat for questions first at the Heat’s annual media-day sessions Friday, the fruits of respect and seniority, and near the end a disembodied voice instructed reporters, “Last question.”It was LeBron James... more »
On the day before the Heat start again, the Thursday before they roll out basketballs in practice as champions, here was their coach showing everyone how to approach this new world. Erik Spoelstra had been sitting at a table... more »