The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce returned from injuries and the Boston Celtics dominated the Washington Wizards — thanks to Brandon Bass, the soft-spoken forward who rarely gets a play called for him.
The Washington Wizards have sent disgruntled guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for center Jason Collins and injured guard Leandro Barbosa.
A night after what their coach called a “flat game,” Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics held the Washington Wizards to 1-for-14 shooting at the start, then were barely better at the end.
The Washington Wizards (o-1) look for their first win of the season as they host the Boston Celtics in the home opener tomorrow and hope to get some front court help back.
It’s a spot that not many believed they would be in, but the Boston Celtics are just one win away from the NBA Finals.
These days, even the tiniest thing can quickly turn into an Internet phenomenon.
The Boston Celtics nearly let Game 4 slip away, but held on to tie the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2 as they head back to Miami for Tuesday night’s Game 5.
Before the Celtics took Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday night, evening the series at two games apiece, point guard Rajon Rondo took a shot at the Miami Heat.