Happy Humpday, Boston Celtics fans!
I’m not going to dwell too much on the Donald Sterling issue, or rehash what a lot of people have already said about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision to ban Sterling from the NBA for life. Instead, I will simply say this: excellent work, Mr. Commissioner. Let’s get back to basketball.
The Washington Wizards are the second team to advance in the NBA Playoffs! Not sure how far they can go in these playoffs, but with John Wall and Nene leading the charge, this team should not be taken lightly. [Sports Illustrated]
Get your scores, recaps and video highlights of all three of the game 5s that went down last night. [NBA.com]
Today’s Morning Shootaround doesn’t begin with a breakdown of what the league decided to do about Donald Sterling yesterday – surprise! [NBA] Instead, they cover that after discussing the availability of San Antonio’s Tony Parker for tonight’s Game Five.
The Daily Dime highlights how well the LA Clippers played now that the Sterling issue has been (momentarily) dealt with. [ESPN]
I’m pretty sure I tabbed this the series to watch out West: get caught up on the madness that was game five in the Memphis-OKC series. [Yahoo! Sports]
In all of the Sterling-induced chaos, you may not have noticed that the Boston Celtics have hired a new Director of NBA Scouting. [Bleacher Report]
And finally, it’s worth reading: how the Boston Celtics organization reacted to Commissioner Silver’s actions yesterday afternoon. [Masslive.com]