Good morning, Boston Celtics fans -welcome to hump day!
Tonight, Boston plays its fifth-to-last game of the season against the Atlanta Hawks. I know it’s been a tough year, watching the Celtics lose so many games, especially all of the single-digit losses that drain your spirit. There is help coming, however, in the form of two first-round draft picks and I suspect a rather significant free agent acquisition this summer, so bear with Boston – it won’t be this bad next year!
(I say with fingers crossed . . . .)
The NBA resumed action last night with six games on the schedule – get your scores, recaps, and video highlights here! [NBA.com]
Hope you’re up for your Morning Shootaround! [NBA]
Watch out for the Brooklyn Nets and . . . Mason Plumlee? Check out the Daily Dime and you’ll know what I’m talkin’ ’bout! [ESPN]
And check out Mister grumpy pants LeBron James after his Heat were defeated yet again by the Nets. [SI.com] Dude – it’s not Craig Sager’s fault!
When it comes to crunch time, this year’s Boston Celtics don’t really have any good options to turn to when they need a big basket. [ESPN] Which is why I am more and more open to the idea of Boston grabbing a clutch shooting guard either in the draft or via free agency this summer.
And here’s a piece that ought to alleviate some of the suffering we Boston Celtics fans have experienced this year: Kris Humphries on why the Cs will have a quick turnaround. [Masslive.com]
Thanks, and check back in with me as I give you all you need to know about tonight’s Celtics-Hawks game!