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    After sitting comfortably at #3 in the Eastern Conference for a month, the Boston Celtics have hit a little bump in the road. With 11 games remaining in the regular season, the Celtics are now tied for the third spot in the conference with the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks. Another .5 games back is the Charlotte Hornets at 40-30 with 12 games remaining on its schedule. With three more teams (Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons) within 3.0-3.5 games of the Celtics, a playoff spot is far from assured. Of the nine teams occupying the top nine spots in the conference, only one team has failed to record a winning record over the last 10 games. That team is the Celtics at 5-5. This is not the time in what has been a long season…

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    For example, “Bill Russell was the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics' dynasty of the 1960s, an uncanny shotblocker who revolutionized NBA defensive concepts. A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a 12-time All-Star, an average of 22.5 per game and led the league in rebounding four times” (NBA Encyclopedia Playoff Edition). Bill Russell was the best defender for the Boston Celtics. He had incredible stats throughout his career and had multiple outstanding seasons. Also, “With Russell anchoring…

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    When compared to the previous game between these two sides, the Celtics-Nets matchup was fairly one-sided. The hosts went on a run in the very first quarter, never allowing Brooklyn to climb back into the game. After displaying some solid defensive effort in the Thursday’s game, the Nets went back to their old ways by allowing the Celtics to score 120 points. From the first possession of the game, it was obvious the Celtics came out ready to hustle. Atkinson’s team couldn’t get many open looks,…

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    could most likely tell you. If you told me that the Boston Celtics, New York Yankees, or San Francisco 49ers was playing, I would tell you to switch to all of them. Those are the sports teams that I follow religiously and I have multiple reasons why. The New York Yankees is one of the most well-known…

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    The Pistons History

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    The Pistons, who had seven players average double digits in scoring, would be put to the test in the first round as they need to beat the Washington Bullets in a fifth game. In the second round the Pistons would play up to their better levels as they beat the Chicago Bulls in five games to set up a rematch with the Boston Celtics. After the home team won all seven games in the past years, the Pistons appeared to have the advantage i taking game two in Boston. However, after taking game three at…

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    If you’re looking for the epitome of sports dynasties, the Boston Celtics, and the New England Patriots are two of the most recognizable. These two franchises dominated their respective sports: the Celtics for basketball, and the Patriots for American football. Whether you love them or hate them, you can’t deny that they are amazing organizations with a knack of winning. I will now go through the similarities and differences of these two dynasties. Both are centralized in the heart of…

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    The Wizards and the Celtics are the future of the Eastern Conference The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics squared off for the final time this regular season, with the Celtics taking the win at home, 110-102. With the loss, the Wizards’ push for the second seed in the Eastern Conference becomes that much more difficult, as they now trail the Celtics by two and a half games for the second spot. They also have just a one game cushion over the Raptors for the third seed. In addition to…

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    Westbrook is one of the top players in the league at the moment and is only going to get better. His name has been in the news recently because of Kevin Durant’s decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors. This is important because this upcoming year is the last season on Westbrook’s contract with OKC, after that he is a free agent. There has been reports that Westbrook has made it evident that he will not be resigning with OKC, so it’s OKC’s best interest to trade him. There are many…

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    Snap Chat

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    today: Twitter is at its apex, Snap Chat couldn’t be more successful, and give a take a team or two and those same teams are coveting the second most impactful free agent of all time, Kevin Durant. According to multiple reports, Durant has already eliminated the Lakers and Wizards from a list of possible suitors, so the viable teams left are the Thunder, Warriors, Spurs, Rockets, Heat, Clippers, and Celtics. Below I have ranked each team’s chance of landing Durant with a proposed pitch from…

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    meeting with anyone to hear their sales pitch is still the smartest way to do. It’s like doing business, where you need to hear what they can really do for you. That’s exactly would happen here, Durant will definitely meet with guys and will try to create some interesting conversation. But this would not come as easy talks for Durant, expects some big moves and some freaky tug-of-war between several teams. Still, it's really hard to imagine seeing Heat, Rockets, Knicks, Lakers, or Rockets…

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