The worst thing the NBA ever did was give Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green another chance to bash all his haters. He won’t miss anyone. Since Thursday night, Green has spent nearly all his time in front of a mic or on Twitter, finding each and every person who doubted him over the years.
As the Boston Celtics seem to be forever chasing elusive banner No. 18, the Los Angeles Lakers are having the time of their lives reveling in their arch rival’s latest postseason disappointment. For the time being, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers remain tied at 17 league championships apiece. Yes, five of the Lakers’ 17 NBA
Bill Russell believes the Boston Celtics can raise championship banner No. 18 next season. After falling to the Golden State Warriors in six games, Bill Russell is not giving up hope when it comes to his beloved Boston Celtics raising championship banner No. 18 next year. Boston was certainly battle-tested this season. The Celtics won playoff series over
Mar 20, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Boston Celtics guard Nik Stauskas (13) warms up before the game against the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Celtics don’t have any big-name free agents but there will almost certainly be some changes to their roster after a disappointing NBA Finals
The Boston Celtics’ strong first quarter disappeared on a ridiculous run by the Golden State Warriors, who took Game 6 to win the NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics were in unenviable territory — down 3-2 in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors. They returned to TD Garden looking to take a win to
When reflecting on his days in the league, Shaq looks at today’s game and says there’s “too much crying and boohooing” about NBA refs these days. There’s a generational battle that’s constantly being waged in today’s game: the notion that better basketball was played in the 1990s, and today’s game is soft in comparison. To
Shaq brings love to his hometown of Newark, NJ by teaming up with IcyHot to refurbish local basketball courts through his Comebaq Courts program. NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – JUNE 13: Shaquille O’Neal interacts with young participants as The Shaquille O’Neal Foundation & Icy Hot unveil “Comebaq Court” on June 13, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey.
Former Boston Celtics player Isaiah Thomas called out the Celts for urging Robert Williams III to play through injury during the NBA Finals. Celtics fans still miss Isaiah Thomas, but Thomas is confident that the Celts want nothing to do with him. Aside from the fact that they could have called him up on a
BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS – JUNE 15: Shane Lowry of Ireland stands on the 12th hole during a practice round prior to the 122nd U.S. Open Championship at The Country Club on June 15, 2022 in Brookline, Massachusetts. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Browns rookie making Jarvis Landry an afterthought by Alicia de Artola Bruce Smith goes
Andrew Wiggins has become an invaluable two-way wing for the Warriors, and a career night in Game 5 brought Golden State within one game of another NBA title. Given how much went wrong in Game 5, the Warriors might almost consider themselves fortunate to have a 3-2 lead in the Finals. After dominating third quarters
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Kenny Pickett mini camp reviews aren’t what Steelers fans want to hear by Mark Powell Paul Pierce has been enjoying various adventures since his retirement from the NBA. His latest one appears to have him in a big financial hole. Paul Pierce officially retired at the end of the 2016-17 NBA
The Golden State Warriors will be on the road, looking to finish off the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Here’s everything you need to watch. Steph Curry had one of the worst games of his career, not making a single 3-point basket in a postseason game for the first time ever.
The Boston Celtics’ defense has slowed down every offensive superstar they’ve faced in these playoffs. Until they ran into Steph Curry. According to Cleaning the Glass, seven teams have posted a defensive rating seven points below the league average or lower since 2003-04 (the earliest year of the database’s collection). That pantheonic list extends to
Jun 10, 2022; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots the ball against Boston Celtics guard Payton Pritchard (11) during the fourth quarter during game four of the 2022 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports Anthony Rizzo compares current New York Yankees to 2016 Cubs by
Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown and his teammates sport “We Are BG” shirts during the NBA Finals, calling attention to her wrongful detainment in Russia. While practicing for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown wore a t-shirt emblazoned with the words “We Are BG”. He later explained to media why
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The NBA Finals MVP conversation held an unusually large share of the conversation before this series started, largely because of Steph Curry. The future Hall-of-Famer has helped lead the
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The Golden State Warriors struggled again in Game 3 and find themselves in an NBA Finals hole that may be even deeper than it looks. They’ve only been outscored
The Warriors set a physical tone in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, but the Boston Celtics raised the bar in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. By coming out and setting a physical tone in Game 2 of the Finals, Draymond Green may have inadvertently handed the Celtics their blueprint
Paul Pierce roasted some Golden State Warriors fans while celebrating the Boston Celtics’ 116-100 Game 3 victory. The Boston Celtics saw their NBA Finals lead disappear after they lost 107-88 to the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 to force the series into a 1-1 tie. But, the Celtics were now returning to Boston to
The Golden State Warriors complained that the hoop at TD Garden in warm-ups was too high. As it turns out, they were right. The Boston Celtics shocked the NBA world when they managed to win Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Finals by scoring 40 points in the fourth quarter. But, the Golden State Warriors