Nov 22, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; A Boston Celtics cheerleader performs during the second half of a game against the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Daily Links - Tuesday Edition

Morning, NBA and Boston Celtics fans!

Following last night’s Celtics game – a nice road win over the Charlotte Bobcats – Boston is now riding a two-game winning streak.  Big deal, right?  Well check this out: Boston’s six wins are tied for best in the Atlantic Division, and overall the Cs are a mere 1.5 games back of first place.

Unbelievable.

There’s your Boston news – let’s check out what is going on in the rest of the NBA today.

Before you do anything, get all of last night’s game recaps here.  [NBA] Gotta be informed!

Remember how the Brooklyn Nets were supposed to challenge the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers for the right to represent the East in the NBA Final this season?  Hmmm.  Take a look at this piece, which points out just how big a mess the Nets are right now.   [Sports Illustrated]  This piece also answers questions from readers!  Double bonus!

Maybe you heard about Kobe Bryant’s ridiculous contract extension?  Get the scoop on it over at SI.com.

Here’s a nice story about Houston Rockets’ guard Patrick Beverley and his journey to, and setbacks in, the NBA.  [Sporting News]

The Celtics have some rookies who are playing pretty well when they see time on the hardwood – but is their stock high enough to put them at the top of this list?  [Bleacher Report]

Dwyane Wade videobomb time!!!!! [Dime Magazine]

Finally, there’s some good news in Boston, as point guard Rajon Rondo reportedly looked pretty good as he went 1-on-1 with MarShon Brooks prior to Monday night’s game.   [Masslive.com]

Have a good one, Hardwood Houdini readers!

 

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