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For the very first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks all missed the 2014 playoffs. Since the existence of the league, at least one of those teams made the postseason. It’s the first time ever all three of these franchises missed it. The Lakers and Celtics were bound to fail this season, though. Los Angeles was likely...

Joel Anthony was traded to the Boston Celtics at the trade deadline from the Miami Heat, but he has a decision to make on his future this summer. Per the Boston Globe, the veteran center can exercise his player option of $3.8 million or consider entering the 2014 NBA free agency market. “When the season’s over, I’ll talk with my agent and look to see what we’re...

The ball movement was a thing of beauty on this play, and poor Kris Humphries was already dizzy before Taj Gibson even got the ball to dunk on him. The Chicago Bulls are rolling towards the playoffs, and Taj Gibson is snatching souls. ...

Boston Celtics resident Rich Gotham spoke Monday at the SXSW festival, saying that the New York Knicks hiring Phil Jackson as their team president will just give New Englanders more cause to not like the NBA franchise. “It’ll just give us one more reason to not like the Knicks. In Boston, we like to have good reasons to not like the New York teams, particularly the...

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive were on a panel together, when Ranadive allegedly accused Grousbeck and the Celtics of tanking. When NBA commisioner Adam Silver brought up the fact that there were two canadians on the Celtics roster presently, Grousbeck loudly claimed that Kansas star freshman “Andrew Wiggins would be the...

It’s been a good while since we’ve seen Andrew Bynum on an NBA court. We last saw him on the Cleveland Cavaliers a few months ago. Tonight, Bynum made his debut with the Indiana Pacers in a game against the Boston Celtics. Watch below, as he scores his first two points as a member of Indiana by throwing down this dunk: ...

It’s been a bit of a rough go for Josh Smith this season in his first year with the Detroit Pistons. This highlight right here doesn’t help the 28-year-old much, as he displayed horrible defense in a game against the Boston Celtics. Watch Smith just stand there as he lets Jeff Green get right behind for the easy score. ...

Rajon Rondo has been in an interesting position this season, because he’s now the captain of the Boston Celtics. He can no longer defer to Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce when it comes to the leadership part of running a team. C’s general manager Danny Ainge admitted that Rondo was the captain and a good captain at that, but he’s just never going to become Tom...

ESPN Insider is doing it’s annual look at the most overrated/underrated players in the league, and one anonymous scout took time to hammer Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo, who was named one of the NBA’s overrated players along with a host of others, got ripped by an Eastern Conference scout who said he’d take 40 other point guards before Rondo. “Three...

Well, how about this. According to the Boston Herald, Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo skipped out on a C’s game for his 28th birthday party this past Saturday night. Sources tell the Herald that Rondo stayed in Los Angeles while his team headed to Sacramento for their matchup with the Kings. Rondo, who turned 28 on Saturday, was already listed out for the game,...