Apr 8, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers girls cheerleaders perform during the game against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Celtics Daily Dish: April 16, 2014


Good morning, Boston Celtics fans!

It’s going to be one busy night in the NBA tonight, as all 30 teams play game number 82 on their regular season schedule – whoa!   I dare you to tray and watch every game – I triple dog dare you!

Let’s see what our links have to offer us today!

Compare last night’s slate of games to tonight’s: a whopping TWO games!  Should be easy to get caught up on scores, recaps and video highlights, eh?  [NBA.com]

Today’s Morning Shootaround opens up with a look at an intriguing first-round match-up: Portland’s Damian Lillard versus Houston’s Patrick Beverley.   [NBA]  That will be fun to watch!

The Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record for wins in a season last night – but as the Daily Dime points out, this team is still a bit of a mystery to head coach Doc Rivers. [ESPN]

Sports Illustrated has seen all it needs to see, and has crowned Kevin Durant as the NBA’s MVP for the 2013-2014 season.  Check out why, as well as the winners for the season’s other awards.  [SI.com]

Now that the postseason is almost here, the defending-champion Miami Heat can finally cut the act and starting playing good basketball, right?  [Bleacher Report]  You keep telling yourselves that, Heat fans!

And today I’ll leave you with this piece about Jeff Green and how he didn’t realize what it took to be “The Man” for the Boston Celtics.  [Masslive.com]  Talk about something we all already knew!

Enjoy!

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