Good morning, NBA fans!
Man: it was an emotional night last evening in the TD Garden, wasn’t it? Hopefully you tuned in, but if you didn’t, make sure you head over to my post game recap and check out the tribute videos that the Boston Celtics shared during the game last night – really nice stuff.
Okay: let’s do this – links time!
Eight games went down yesterday, including a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals. Get caught up here. [NBA.com]
Here’s your Morning Shootaround. [NBA]
And ten drops of NBA goodness: your Daily Dime. [ESPN]
We’re at the halfway point of the 2013-2014 season, so it’s time for your midseason grades! [SI.com]
As a sports writer, I like to think I try to maintain a healthy balance between using my powers of observation and referring to statistical analysis. For some coaches, though, over-reliance on statistical analysis is a dangerous trend. [Sporting News]
And your Boston Celtics link of the day: no matter how much Danny Ainge insists he has no plans to trade point guard Rajon Rondo, rumors will continue to swirl. So how much could the Celtics fetch for Rondo, anyway? [Bleacher Report]
Enjoy the reads, everyone!