The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
If the Celtics, a team most really didn’t consider a threat to win the East going in to these playoffs, could knock off the mighty Heat, imagine what the Bulls could have done.
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.
A very humble man was indeed humbled when he received the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award Tuesday. Derrick Rose rarely (if ever) appears cocky, and he was far from it when he became the youngest ever to win the MVP.
Carlos Boozer’s Bulls debut was not what he or any one else expected. Boozer and the Bulls looked out of sync and were dominated by the Orlando Magic. The Bulls try to get back on track in Boston.