LeBron James scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 and the Miami Heat pulled off the biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Felger and Massarotti were joined by Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers to talk about Game 1, the technicals in last nights games, and dealing with the injuries.
The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.
Rajon Rondo helped his aging teammates keep their season going Saturday night, finishing with 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds in Game 7 against the 76ers to lead the Celtics to an 85-75 victory and into an Eastern Conference finals matchup with the Miami Heat.
The letter ‘f’ has never been more important.
The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Eastern Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
Kevin Garnett was a man possessed in the Celtics 83-80 Game 6 victory over the Hawks, and you can thank Hawks owner Michael Gearon and the Boston media for calling him ‘Old’ for some extra fuel to his fire.
The Celtics couldn’t shake the pesky Hawks in Tuesday night’s 87-86 Game 5 loss in Atlanta, with some poor execution doing them in at the end.
Celtics captain Paul Pierce didn’t let a sore knee slow him down in Boston’s 101-79 Game 4 victory over the Hawks, scoring a team-high 24-points in under 17 minutes of play.
With their star point guard out for Game 2, the Boston Celtics turned to an old reliable to carry the load.
Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta’s 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of the opening-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks.
Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo needs to smarten up.
Veteran point guard Keyon Dooling spoke with Toucher & Rich about being the Vice President for the NBA Players Association during the lockout, the seven game suspension of Ron Artest and hyping up Celtics guard Avery Bradley.
Eagle went off in an awkward exchange with partner Mike Fratello, accusing him of using a patronizing tone with him earlier in the broadcast.
As for Derrick Rose, he noted before Thursday night’s game that he’ll play Sunday in New York.
Now in his fourth stint with the Bulls this season, Mike James will stay with the team for the rest of the year.
Derrick Rose practiced Wednesday at the Berto Center and is once again a game-time decision against the Celtics Thursday.
With Derrick Rose again out it was Deng that was perhaps the most key-cog in getting the Bulls offense going as he had a career-night from beyond the arc, hitting 6/9 three-point attempts in route to matching Carlos Boozer with a game-high 23 points.
Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng each scored 23 points, and the Chicago Bulls escaped with an 89-80 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night after blowing a 16-point lead.
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