NBA Daily Links: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Morning, morning, morning, NBA fans!

Jan 21, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder dance team entertains the fans during a break in action against the Portland Trailblazers at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

I don’t know about you, but I’m in a good mood following last night’s surprising Boston Celtics’ victory.  I firmly believe that those sort of wins will matter more in the future than they will this year.  We all know this team would be incredibly lucky just to sneak into the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, so adding a number to the win column isn’t as big a deal as much as Brad Stevens getting his squad to believe that they can pull out a victory no matter what the circumstances.

So yeah: I enjoyed the win, and I’m feeling good!  Let’s keep that momentum rolling with today’s links!

As always: scores and recaps from last night’s action.  [NBA.com]

Who wants their Morning Shootaround?  [NBA]

A dime can’t get you much any more . . . unless it’s your Daily Dime, which gives you more than your money’s worth.  [ESPN]

The Western Conference has a wealth of talent, making it difficult to narrow the field of potential All-Stars down to 12.  That won’t stop people from trying – check out this list.  [Sporting News]

I promised to keep you up to date on all of the NBA trade rumors, so here is the most recent list of teams who most likely will be wheeling and dealing soon.  [Bleacher Report]

And your Boston Celtics link of the day details how All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo is getting along with rookie head coach Brad Stevens so far.  [b/r]

Enjoy!

 

Topics: Boston Celtics

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