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NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day– April 19, 2017

NBA Playoffs Stats Of The Day-- April 19, 2017 1. Rajon Rondo with a very Rajon Rondo game. Rajon Rondo is the first player to have a line of 11 PTS, 14 AST, 9 REB & 5 STL in the #NBAPlayoffs since...Rajon Rondo in 2009. pic.twitter.com/6mmlvDXiAg — NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) April 19, 2017 And the 14 dimes ties Kirk Hinrich and Michael Jordan for the Bulls playoffs record-- in only his second playoff game in a Chicago uniform. 2. Despite the presence of ghastly FT shooters like DeAndre Read More

NBA Playoffs 2017 Round 1 Predictions

The NBA playoffs are here so it's time to sound like an idiot again and predict the winners of the first round. You know what they have said about this year's playoffs-- that it's only going to be a collision course between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. While that conclusion makes sense, we cannot be absolutely sure because anything can happen-- whether it's injuries (hope not) or just simply one team outplaying either one of the favorites. So before we get carried away Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Nov. 11, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Nov. 11, 2016 1. Joe Ingles is currently on the radar. #NBA 3pt percentage: 1. Joe Ingles: 48.4% 13. J.J. Redick: 44.4% 26. Kevin Durant: 41.2% 37. Stephen Curry: 39.5%https://t.co/gdPEjzZapy pic.twitter.com/GoLsUpLdZG — FOX Basketball (@FoxBasketball) December 12, 2016 2. Speaking of three-point shooting... Stephen Curry (1,686 career threes) just passed Steve Nash (1,685) for 17th on the NBA's all-time threes list — Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) Read More

NBA Fantasy Basketball Team Outlook: Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics teams of decades past (maybe except the mid-90's) always revolved around superstars. From Larry Bird and Kevin McHale to Antoine Walker, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen, it's the franchise's way of securing winning campaigns and championships. However, the past few years hasn't been that way. You can't fault GM Danny Ainge for not trying, but superstars are hard to come by. That turned out to be a positive in fantasy basketball since Brad Stevens was forced Read More

Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: Boston Celtics

Overview: Probably one of the biggest surprises last season was the Boston Celtics making it all the way to the post-season after a sputter-y start. The Celts were a miserable 16-29 through January but made it up with a 24-13 finish, good for a 7th seed in the Eastern Conference. The midseason trade that involved Isaiah Thomas was the undeniable catalyst, creating a menacing backcourt that coach Brad Stevens like to unleash on the opposition. However, interior play was sorely lacking which Read More

Rich getting richer: Fantasy impact of the Rajon Rondo trade

Unless you lived in a pineapple under the sea, your social media News Feed may have flooded because of the latest major trade in the NBA. Rajon Rondo (along with Dwight Powell) was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright and two future first round picks. Talking about the rich getting richer. From a realistic perspective, it tells us two things: The Boston Celtics is in full rebuild mode while Mark Cuban's crew is serious about contending. After Read More