Why the Warriors dominated Celtics in the Finals

Andrew Wiggins helped keep Jayson Tatum at bay.Image: Getty Images Sometimes it just feels good to be right. After proclaiming before the NBA Finals started that the Boston Celtics had zero chance against the Golden State Warriors, the Dubs beat the Celtics by double-digits in Game 6 to end the series 4-2. Many across the … Read more

Celtics add their voices to those asking for Griner’s return

SAN FRANCISCO – Brittney Griner hasn’t been forgotten at the NBA Finals. The WNBA star has been detained in Russia for more than 100 days — wrongfully so, U.S. officials insist — and some members of the Boston Celtics are using their platform at the NBA’s title series to add their voices to the chorus … Read more

No team makes you want to break a controller like Golden State

No stopping Curry.Image: Getty Images There is no team that embodies the feeling of wanting to shut off your Playstation and whip your controller at the wall more than the Warriors. They’re everyone’s favorite team on NBA 2K, who isn’t a Lebron acolyte of course, and it’s really hard trying to contain Steph Curry and … Read more

NBA Finals 2022 – The Boston Celtics have the pieces and experience to avoid a one-and-done label

9:00 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — With 63 seconds remaining in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka, his team trailing by 11, waved the white flag and replaced all five of his starters. Jayson Tatum, after slowly trudging off the court, exchanged greetings with Boston players and coaches, untucked … Read more

Golden State Warriors Win 4th NBA Championship In Eight Years

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the second half of Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022.Photo: Jed Jacobsohn (AP) For the fourth time in less than a decade, the Golden State Warriors are kings of the NBA, and this time around … Read more

After good rise, Tatum, Celtics fall flat late in NBA Finals

BOSTON (AP) — When Jayson Tatum made consecutive baskets to cap a game-opening Boston blitz, TD Garden was at its absolute loudest. It sure got quiet in a hurry. So did Tatum. After climbing back to the top of the Eastern Conference, the Celtics fell flat in the latter stages of the NBA Finals. The … Read more

How the Golden State Warriors are suffocating the Boston Celtics’ game plan

SAN FRANCISCO — The highlights of the Stephen Curry 3-pointers, Robert Williams’ blocked shots and, now, Andrew Wiggins’ dunks, continue to run as the premier moments in the 2022 NBA Finals. Celtics coach Ime Udoka keeps trying to tell everyone they’re missing the point. The Golden State Warriors are one win from claiming another title … Read more

How can anyone root against Steph Curry? I’ll tell you how

Is this your king?Image: Getty Images I tend to cringe when NBA pundits incredulously ask, “How could anyone root against Steph Curry?!” I’m not a LeBron true believer, here to disparage the greatest shooter in the history of the game. He’s incredible. The hand-eye coordination is something out of Star Wars. When little Anakin Skywalker … Read more

Timberwolves win a lot of championships, just not for Minnesota

Andrew WigginsPhoto: Getty Images Since the Minneapolis Lakers won half of the league’s first 10 NBA titles and then shuffled off to Los Angeles where they won13 more, Minnesota has been an incubator for NBA championship parades–in other cities. After the Lakers’ relocated to L.A., the NBA didn’t return to Minnesota until 1989. The Timberwolves … Read more

Celtics Address Perplexing Slow Start to Pivotal Game 5 of NBA Finals

The Celtics were either coming back to Boston with a chance to capture the Larry O’Brien Trophy on their home floor or facing the potential nightmare scenario of the Warriors celebrating a championship victory on their home floor. Unfortunately for the Celtics, in their 107-97 loss, they had to dig out of a 24-8 hole … Read more