Good morning, Boston Celtics fans!
In case you were wondering, the Celtics wake up this morning and find themselves tied with the Orlando Magic for the third-worst record in the NBA! More on that later, but still: that’s good news! In a really, REALLY depressing way!
Let’s get to those links, shall we?
Holy crazy schedule, Batman! Twenty-four teams played last night in a wild evening that included two triple-doubles and the entire starting five for the Indiana Pacers taking the night off. Get caught up on all of your scores, recaps and video highlights here. [NBA.com]
Speaking of the Pacers, your Morning Shootaround opens with a look at how Frank Vogel’s gamble last night might be exactly the sort of motivation his Pacers need. [NBA]
The drama in the East sure is interesting . . . but according to the Daily Dime, none of it may matter if the Oklahoma City Thunder head into the playoffs healthy. [ESPN]
I like lists! Here’s the best dunks of the season! [SI.com] Watching these videos just makes me jealous.
And here’s an even better list: the second-annual Floppies! [SI] Does the NBA still fine people for flopping? What an embarrassment to the sport.
Here’s the latest update on Kris Humphries’ sore knee. [CSNNE]
And here’s the latest on Hump’s contract talks! [Bleacher Report]
Finally, here’s a summary of Danny Ainge’s time spent sitting in with the CSNNE crew during last night’s Celtics-Hawks game. [Masslive.com] Man, he sure didn’t hold back now did he?