Feb 26, 2014; Memphis, TN, USA; Memphis Grizzlies cheerleader perform during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Daily Links: Thursday, February 27, 2014


Good morning, NBA fans, and welcome to Thursday!

In my eyes, Thursday is ALMOST the best day of the week.  Sure, most of us still have to go to work, but come dinner time we experience extreme optimism based on the fact that the next is Friday, the end of our work week.  It is that level of anticipation that makes Thursday ALMOST as good as Friday itself – almost, I say!

So enjoy today, and to enhance your enjoyment, here are today’s links!

There ten games in the NHL last night, including Boston’s satisfying win over Atlanta.  Get your scores, recaps, and video highlights here.  [NBA.com]

Make sure you stretch out before you enjoy this, your Morning Shootaround.  [NBA]

And here’s your Daily Dime, which opens up with a look at how the Los Angeles Clippers’ defense – yes, they play defense – led them to victory last night.  [ESPN]

Here’s an interesting piece I found on Chris Bosh’s opinion on racial slurs being used during NBA games.  [ESPN]  Gotta say, I agree with him!

The road to the NBA Finals is often traveled by teams that boast a dynamic duo.  Is there one dynamic duo in the league that has a definitive edge over the others? Check out this video!  [Yahoo! Sports]

Want some insight into the mind of an NBA rookie?  Gotta read this Rookie Diary entry by Cody Zeller, then!  [Sports Illustrated]

And your Boston Celtics link of the day discusses 6 things the Celtics absolutely must do between now and the beginning of next season.  [Bleacher Report]

Enjoy, and check back in for my piece about Rajon Rondo and the Hawks-Celtics game last night!

Tags: Boston Celtics