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The 'NBA Draft going back to school?' quiz

The NBA Draft is finally here, and while there isn't much drama regarding who will be selected with the first two picks on Thursday night, once you get to the Celtics at pick No. 3, it's anyone's guess as to who Danny Ainge might take there. It's already been an exciting week in the NBA with D'Angelo Russell, Brook Lopez and Dwight Howard already finding themselves in new homes...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

10 key questions surrounding the 2017 NBA Draft

Seemingly as soon as the Finals ended, the NBA dove right into silly season, with rumors, breaking news, and questions popping up all over the basketball landscape. With the draft quickly so close, the entire league feels in flux, grasping at ways to compete with the Warriors or make a leap for the future.Big names like Jimmy Butler and Paul George are rumored to be available, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the No. 2 overall NBA Draft picks in the lottery era

We all know about the NBA's No. 1 overall draft picks. Many are legends as well as a few busts. Typically, the top pick is identified early on as a franchise changing talent and the fortunate team that won the draft lottery gets the select them.But what about the No. 2 overall pick? There have been some great players (and some busts) taken in the second slot. Sometimes the guy who...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

The Celtics were the big winners of Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, and one of the franchise’s greatest players had a great reaction to it.On Monday, the Celtics defeated the Wizards to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The following day, Boston found out it would have the No. 1 overall pick in next month’s draft. While the outcome is largely based on luck, Paul Pierce...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: 083: Celtics & Wizards Game 5 Preview + Kevin Garnett's Area-21

Zach Peloquin of Off The Wagon Sports Radio joins us as our third man in to discuss what the Celtics need to do if they want win this series against the Wizards, which is now tied 2-2 heading back to Boston. We Preview Game 5 at the TD Garden, plus talk NBA headlines including a mini C's reunion on TNT's Area=21 with Kevin Garnett. Don't miss this episode which is brought to you...
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May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers trolls Paul Pierce with retirement gift

Kevin Garnett had a 2008 Boston Celtics reunion of sorts on the set of his “Area 21” for TNT Monday night, and it was capped off with an interview with that team’s coach, Doc Rivers.Of course, Doc didn’t come unprepared. He actually got in on the fun and playful vibe of the show by trolling his former player Paul Pierce with a funny retirement gift.Take a look: Yup, Doc really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavs asked Kevin Garnett to come out of retirement in March

After doing battle with him for so many years in the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers apparently wanted to sign Kevin Garnett.Speaking with reporters on Tuesday, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue revealed that the team reached out to the 15-time All-Star big man to come out of retirement after the season-ending injury to Andrew Bogut in early March.“I was like, ‘Man, you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: “I’m not a host, bro. I’m not going to be able to get through tag lines.”

Plenty of former athletes have gone into broadcasting, but most frequently in the well-defined traditional roles of color commentators or studio analysts. We’re starting to see more unusual spins on that, though, and one of the most interesting may be what Turner Sports is doing with Kevin Garnett. Rather than put Garnett on their Inside the NBA panel or assign him to color commentary...
Via Awful Announcing
April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce thanks fans for ‘supporting my ups and downs’

Los Angeles Clippers small forward Paul Pierce will play his last game Wednesday night, capping off a likely Hall-of-Fame career. He took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to thank the fans for supporting him throughout his 19 years in the league. Pierce has played in only 24 games with the Clippers this season. Without a doubt the highlight of this campaign came on February 5, when...
Via Sportsnaut
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

KG considered attending college at 37 for reality show?

It unfortunately never came to fruition but Kevin Garnett apparently considered hanging up his sneakers a few years ago — a couple of seasons before he ultimately retired — to participate in what would have been a fantastic pro-athlete reality show. When KG’s time with the Boston Celtics came to an end — and before he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets and later joined the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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