Good morning, Boston Celtics fans!
I don’t know if you’ve been able to catch any of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs yet, but so far, so good! Two series are tied 1-1; one series has an 8 seed leading a 1 seed; we’ve already seen two games decided in overtime; and we got to witness a 40-point shellacking last evening!
Let’s get to the links ans see what’s up in the NBA.
Two games went down last night: one was a nail-biter; the other . . . was the exact opposite of a nail-biter. Get you scores, recaps and video highlights here. [NBA.com]
Today’s Morning Shootaround opens with a statement of the obvious: the Indiana Pacers will make some changes against the Atlanta Hawks. [NBA] Brilliant!
Your Daily Dime examines why the Memphis-OKC series is set to become a long one. [ESPN] But didn’t I already do that here on this site?!?
TNT’s Craig Sager has been touched by the outpouring of support he has received from people around the NBA, including one of his normally more reluctant interviews! [SI]
It’s that time of the year when the individual awards start getting handed out. Check out who won the Defensive Player of the Year this season. [Bleacher Report]
Rumor report: one of Danny Ainge’s crew may be under consideration for the GM spot out in Detroit Rock City. [Masslive.com]
And finally: Boston’s not afraid of anything or anyone, as yesterday’s running of the Boston Marathon proves. [SB Nation]