Morning, Boston Celtics fans, and welcome to . . . another day on which the Celtics don’t play!
I cannot recall a non-All Star break in which Boston had so many consecutive days off without a game. I guess I could do research to see if this is some sort of record for the Celtics, but that would resemble work, and I have enough of that at my job, people! Let’s just leave it at this:
Now that March Madness has taken a back seat for a few days, the NBA took center stage again with ten games on the schedule last night. Here are your scores, recaps and video highlights. [NBA.com]
Get up and get moving: take place in the Morning Shootaround. [NBA]
Today’s Daily Dime opens up by pointing out that the Indiana Pacers are having a hard time going from hunters to the hunted. [ESPN] Well boo-hoo.
New week, new Power Rankings. [Yahoo! Sports] As usual, I warn you not to worry about where the Celtics rank!
Think the early departures of Duke’s Jabari Parker and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins from the Big Dance hurt their draft stock? Think again, says Danny Ainge! [The Boston Globe]
Even though it has been a tough season for us Celtics fans, there are positives we can take away from this year. For one, Rajon Rondo has worked hard enough on his jumper that he has now forced defenses to think twice about how to guard him. [ESPN]
And probably the biggest silver lining in the cloud that has been this season? The fact that Brad Stevens is the guy who is going to coach the Celtics through this rebuild. Read this article to see why I’m confident he is the perfect man for the job. [The Boston Globe]