NBA Daily Links: Minnesota Monday

Good Monday morning, NBA fans!

Dec 14, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards Girls dance on the court during a stoppage in play against the Los Angeles Clippers at Verizon Center. The Clippers won 113-97. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

After a few days off, the Cs are back in action tonight, hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves in the TD Garden starting at 7:30.  Hopefully, Boston can avenge a pretty humbling loss that the T-Wolves slapped on them in November.  We’ll have pregame and postgame coverage here, and will be Tweeting during the game, so keep checking in with us throughout the day!

Now: the links!

First, you get to catch up on the scores . . .

. . . and then you get your Morning Shootaround!  []  Easy!

There’s plenty of talk about players who could be traded before the deadline; here’s your most recent batch of trade chips who seem most likely to swap teams this season.  [Bleacher Report]

The other day, I shared with you some predictions as to who was in a position to win the end-of-the-season awards so far.  Now, it’s time to look at the candidates for some, ah, alternative awards.  [Sports Illustrated]

The Houston Rockets appear to be ready to ship big-man Omar Asik out of town.  Could the Celtics be in a position to go after him?  [ESPN]

If Chris Paul isn’t the best point guard in the league . . . well, he’s still better than John Wall, at least.  [Dime] And hey – Wall is pretty good, too.

And your Boston Celtics link: the five biggest developments in Boston’s season so far.  [Bleacher Report]

Hope you enjoy the reads!


Topics: Boston Celtics

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