NBA: Michael Jordan Turned Down 4 First-Round Picks From the Celtics to Draft Frank Kaminsky

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Michael Jordan’s skills as an owner and GM have been notoriously bad and highly criticized.  This latest bit of information might lead to more flack against the legendary athlete.

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NBA: Kevin Love Opts Out of Cavs Contract, Celtics To Pitch Him on Big 3 Of…

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As expected by many, Kevin Love opts out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will become a free agent.  He still has the opportunity to re-sign with the Cavaliers on a long term deal but there are still several teams that want to meet with him and get a crack at signing the forward.

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NBA Report: Kelly Olynyk Might’ve Hurt Mutual Interest Between Kevin Love & Celtics, Lakers in the Lead

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Kevin Love has a player option next season; he can opt-out and become a free agent, giving other teams an opportunity to lure him over.  There’s been a lot of reports about Love not fitting in with the Cavaliers and possibly bolting after this season.  He was finding his stride with the team during their round 1 series against the Boston Celtics.  As you know that all came to a halt when Kelly Olynyk did what Love called a “bush league” play, injuring Kevin’s shoulder.  This could greatly affect Love’s free agency decision and cost the Celtics more than they thought.

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(Photos) NBA: Kelly Olynyk Gets Gruesome Black Eye, Still Plays Big in Celtics Crucial Win

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The Boston Celtics hold the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference but the Charlotte Hornets and Indiana Pacers are fighting to get to the playoffs trailing the Celtics by 1.5 and 2 games respectively.  Wednesday night was a big match between the Celtics and Pacers.  Boston had a scare when they almost lost their 7-footer Kelly Olynyk, but he fought through a gruesome black eye and came through big for the team.

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UPDATE! (Video) NBA: Man Stabbed During Celtics Game at TD Garden

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On Wednesday night on the court, the Boston Celtics got one of their biggest wins of the season, a 95-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies that keeps Boston in the Eastern Conference playoff race.  Off the court, things were much uglier at the TD Garden as an altercation took place.

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NBA Rumor: Boston Celtics are Interested in DeMarcus Cousins

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There’s two things certain about the Boston Celtics, 1) they’ve loaded up on draft picks and 2) they’re in the rebuilding process.  Celtics general manager Danny Ainge can either pick up a bunch of new talent or flip the draft picks into already proven talent.  Ainge has already said publicly that he values the picks because he can trade them, and he’s made no secret he’d rather deal them for an established player rather than using them all.  Well the Celtics reportedly have their eyes on DeMarcus Cousins.

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NBA: Throwback! Legend Dominique Wilkins Shares Larry Bird Trash-Talk Story & Life As A Rookie

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Dominique Wilkins talks about being punked as a rookie in the NBA, re-telling the story of the EPIC Game 7 Duel between Wilkins and Larry Bird in 1988. Bird, known for his trash-talking & threes going in like water, told Wilkins it wouldn’t be easy & made it hard the new, young rookie!

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NBA: Kobe Bryant Says He Can’t Even Name 5 Celtics Players

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With both teams falling on hard times as they find themselves in the rebuilding stage, the Boston/LA rivalry just isn’t what it used to be…so much, that when asked about the Boston Celtics during an interview, NBA star Kobe Bryant said he can’t even name FIVE Celtics players!

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NBA: Gerald Wallace Says Nets 2013 Trade Was a “Get-Rich-Quick Scheme” That Backfired

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The Brooklyn Nets went all out in 2013 in an attempt to win an NBA championship but unfortunately for them, their efforts failed.  Among those moves was the blockbuster trade that sent Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to the Nets in exchange for Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, Keith Bogans, Kris Joseph, MarShon Brooks and three future first-round picks to the Boston Celtics.  Looking back on the trade, Wallace wasn’t shy in expressing his feelings.

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NBA: Rajon Rondo: “I Haven’t Played Defense In a Couple of Years”

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Consider this praise for Avery Bradley or a damnation of the Eastern Conference. Or, a little of both.

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