Good morning, Boston Celtics fans!
Brackets picked? Snacks purchased? Schedule cleared? I hope you answered, “Hell yes!” to all of those questions, because today is the big day: the NCAA Tournament begins this afternoon!Because of that, I’ll be brief: let’s get this show started!
Last night was a great night to be an NBA fan – 20 teams took the court, with some surprising results. Get your scores, recaps, and video highlights! [NBA.com]
Here ya go – enjoy your Morning Shootaroound. [NBA]
Phil Jackson was in Madison Square Garden last night for the first team since being hired by the New York Knicks. Naturally, then, today’s Daily Dime opens up with a look at Phil and what’s in store for the Knicks as they try and rebuild. [ESPN]
Some NBA teams had no choice but to tank this season. The Phoenix Suns, however, were apparently never one such team, as this piece explains. [Sporting News]
Ah, the All Mighty Dollar! It makes the world go ’round, right? Don’t agree? Then read this bit about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s opinion on corporate logos appearing on NBA jerseys. [Dime] Sad, ain’t it?
Let’s get ready for the Big Dance . . . by doing a Mock NBA Draft! [Bleacher Report] Hey, it works for me.
I really like watching Jared Sullinger play . . . but I really want to see the Boston Celtics draft a player who can become an absolute unstoppable force down in the paint – sort of like these low-post masters. [Sports Illustrated]
And your Boston Celtics link of the day addresses the topic of whether the Celtics will retire Ray Allen’s jersey number, and what that would mean to the sharpshooter. [Masslive.com
Enjoy, and check in with us today as we discuss players in the NCAA tournament and their potential impact on the Boston Celtics!