| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Rajon Rondo told reporters Monday he was 79 percent likely to play in the Celtics' Wednesday night opener against the Brooklyn Nets. On Tuesday, he asked coach Brad Stevens to tell the media he's 83 percent. By Wednesday night? Bet on 100 percent. Rondo,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:46 AM
I'm surprised it's not higher.
The 76ers, expected to be the worst team in the league this year and maybe one of the worst in NBA history, are a 1,000-to-1 longshot according to R.J. Bell of Pregame.com.
The over/under total on the 76ers number of...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 33-49.
Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones.
Going: Coach Mike...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
So how do the Heat stack up individually with the wise guys? Put it this way, the greatest fascination is with a certain ex-Heat.
A look at Bovada.lv's latest offshore odds:
Odds to Win 2014-15 NBA Regular Season MVP
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Q: Ira, does this mean the Michael Beasley questions will end now. Or will they just come from China? -- Ollie.
A: Funny. Everyone is a Beasley comedian. But it will be curious if he buys into the system any better over there. The reality is that for...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:06 PM
HARTFORD — The Celtics have brought some of the NBA's marquee names to Hartford on their many trips from Boston to Connecticut in the past 40 years.
Fans in Hartford saw John Havlicek and Dave Cowens in the 1970s, they caught the Larry Bird-...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Orlando Magic players and coaches will face low expectations when they assemble Tuesday morning for their opening practice of the upcoming season. A panel of ESPN analysts predicted the Magic will endure a third consecutive dismal season and will...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:01 PM
There's no way the Lakers finish 14th in the Western Conference again. No chance. None. Probably. Maybe?
They were crushed by injuries last season, tumbled to the conference's second-lowest spot and endured their worst record (27-55) since moving to Los...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Celtics guard Rajon Rondo will miss the start of Boston’s season after undergoing surgery Friday to repair a broken left hand.
Rondo broke his hand in a fall at home Thursday night and is now expected to be out six to eight weeks.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:24 PM
In tribute to Scott Gray, who announced he is retiring after 34 years at WTIC-AM, we're going to do today's On The Fly in the style of his morning commentaries …
Wait. Never mind. Bad idea. It would be impossible, because nobody could do a Scott...