(Video) NBA: Russell Westbrook Says Marcus Smart Can’t Match Up With Him: ‘I Do This’

The Boston Celtics defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-85 on Sunday.  Marcus Smart was an integral part of the win, putting up 26 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.  Following the game, Russell Westbrook who put up 27 points but was 5/20 from the field, was asked about Smart who “physically can sort of match up with you, to some degree,” according to a reporter. “Was there anything special about the way he played tonight?”  Well Russy wasn’t willing to gush over Smart and threw his own Westbrook cockiness in there.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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