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Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker and the new National Basketball Association

Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker and the new National Basketball Association

(Photo Courtesy of Frank Gunn/ Association Press. Leonard celebrating with Toronto native and superstar musician Drake while wearing his iconic  “Board Man Gets Paid” Nike ad shirt) Marcos Aguilar Sports Editor Three seasons ago, the Celtics finished atop the eastern conference with all-star point guard Isiah Thomas leading the way in his third place MVP

Celtics Playoff Preview: Can Irving lead this team to glory?

Irving will look to lead this Boston squad to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2010 (Photo courtesy of NBA.com) Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor At the time of this article’s release, the Boston Celtics will have played 81 of their 82 regular season games and most likely been slotted into fourth place of the eastern

Op-Ed: Melo could help the Celtics

Anthony can still contribute to a contending team only if he can accept a lesser role (Photo courtesy of Mary Altaffer/Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor It pains me to say this as a Boston Celtics fan, but they should sign Carmelo Anthony once he becomes available. I think he has just enough left in

Op-Ed: Jayson Tatum will make or break the season for the Celtics

Tatum has continued to show his superstar potential through the start of the season (Photo courtesy of Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has become one of the most exciting young players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also has the potential to be the best player on the

Op-Ed: the LA Lakers will not make the playoffs

James will look to lead the Lakers to a successful season. (Photo courtesy of Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review Journal) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The biggest story from this past National Basketball Association (NBA) offseason was LeBron James signing a four-year, $153.3 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. They will be the top story of

Op-Ed: NBA playoffs and the underrated teams surprising the competition

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers lost game one in the opening round of playoffs. (David Liam Kyle/Getty Images).  Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs are underway, and the excitement and the hot takes are high and par for the course for the NBA. Three big stories have emerged from the

2018 NBA All-Star weekend yields memorable moments

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns set a new record in the three-point contest. (Courtesy of Maddie Meyer). Matt Kaiser Connector Staff Beginning on Friday, Feb. 16 this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star weekend was filled with unforgettable moments. The Rising Stars game, a collection of high-profile rookies, was packed with high-flying dunks and

Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

Pierce was a seminal piece of the 2008 Boston Celtics’ Championship-winning team. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Sunday, Feb. 11, Boston legend forward Paul Pierce, known as “The Truth,” had his jersey retired and raised to the rafters of the TD Garden. One of the instrumental members of the “Big Three”

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