From Kobe Bryant to Kevin Durant to presidents, the sports world was set abuzz Monday morning when NBA player Jason Collins announced he was gay.
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade just plain don’t like each other.
The last time the Boston Celtics were playing the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena in a game that counted; they watched as the Heat pulled away and celebrated winning the Eastern Conference championship.
Anthony Davis hugged his college teammate, hugged his coach, and climbed on stage as the No. 1 pick.
The NBA’s global reach is hitting new levels, but the country that ranks third in following the league through social media is near and dear to the heart of Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra.
Pat Riley’s 34th playoff victory as coach of the Miami Heat brought the franchise’s first championship. If Erik Spoelstra got his 34th playoff victory in this year’s NBA Finals, Miami would have another title.
It was just two years ago when Miami Heat superstar LeBron James walked off the court in Boston and removed his Cleveland Cavaliers jersey for the final time after suffering an ugly series ending loss at the hands of the Celtics. So a game that is for all the marbles for the Miami Heat is not without a large degree of irony.
Chris Bosh has been telling the Miami Heat that he’s ready to play. The Heat seem ready to listen.