Celtics (16-4) vs. Knicks (11-12) Friday, November 30 Boston Garden The Celtics entered the final game of the month filled with hope and optimism. After enduring a 4-10 November in 1978-79 and a 6-7 record in '77-'78, the C's looked to end the month strongly. One of their losses included a one-point set-back at the … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year – Game 21 vs. the Knicks
Rajon Rondo, The Worst Human Being On The Planet, Or Not?
If you've had the unfortunate experience of listening to any sports radio the last few days you now know that Rajon Rondo is a punk, a terrible human being, and essentially responsible for anything bad that may have happened since he's been alive. People like Michael Felger, Tony Massarotti, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan hate … Continue reading Rajon Rondo, The Worst Human Being On The Planet, Or Not?
Correction On Ron Borges
Yesterday, I wrote that Mr. Ron Borges ate dinner at Drew Bledsoe's house, based on this tweet from Bledsoe: “@johnpumatang: @doublebackwine did Ron Borges ever eat dinner at your house?Him and Pete Sheppard we arguing about it on WEEI”Yes. — Drew Bledsoe (@doublebackwine) November 28, 2012 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsThis claim has since been clarified by Bledsoe: @ronborges … Continue reading Correction On Ron Borges
Rondo, Brooklyn brawl at the Garden in Celtics loss
The Celtics fell to the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 Wednesday night at the Garden, but the big story was Rajon Rondo pushing/punching Kris Humphries after a hard foul on Kevin Garnett, which led to the two teams shoving one another and the ejections of Rondo, Humphries and the Nets' Gerald Wallace. Rondo will certainly be suspended … Continue reading Rondo, Brooklyn brawl at the Garden in Celtics loss
Bird’s Rookie Year – Game 20 vs. the Nuggets
Celtics (15-4) vs. Nuggets (9-15) Wednesday, November 28 Boston Garden Good things seemed to happen at the Garden when Dick Bavetta refs. The last time Bavetta reffed a game in Boston, Larry Bird put up a triple-double. Bird followed up that performance with a dominating 29 point, 7 rebound, 8 assist night in a 119-97 … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year – Game 20 vs. the Nuggets
Ron Borges Caught In Another Lie, Mazz Making Stuff Up, and Peter King’s Laughable Rationalization
Just another day in the world of the Boston sports media. In the morning, we had Pete Sheppard taking on Ron Borges on the Dennis and Callahan Morning Show. Borges, as usual sounded like a raving madman, screaming, yelling and cursing on the air- getting bleeped out, shouting down any accusations or points made against … Continue reading Ron Borges Caught In Another Lie, Mazz Making Stuff Up, and Peter King’s Laughable Rationalization
A slow time on the local sports scene
With the Patriots playing on Thanksgiving they were on a mini-bye week this past weekend, the Celtics were off Monday and won't be on the court again until Wednesday, and the Red Sox haven't made any big splashes during the Hot Stove season. All of this put together equals a few slow days in the … Continue reading A slow time on the local sports scene
Prescient Ron Borges on Cunningham?
Patriots defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham was suspended today for four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. In his report card following the season-opener against the Titans, Ron Borges wrote: Jermaine Cunningham, now mysteriously bulked up, doubled his career sack total with one and at times slid inside to DT, providing a distinct … Continue reading Prescient Ron Borges on Cunningham?
Cold Water For A Few Media Storylines
We'll go with some random thoughts this morning, while attempting to debunk a few of the media's favorite storylines right now. I looked for it, but didn't see the nationwide outrage last night as the New York Giants led the Green Bay Packers by 28 points and Eli Manning was in the game, throwing for … Continue reading Cold Water For A Few Media Storylines
Bird’s Rookie Year – Game 19 vs. the Hawks
Celtics (14-4) vs. Hawks (13-9) Saturday, November 24 Omni Coliseum Both teams entered the game on streaks: the Celtics were winners of the past two while the Hawks had dropped road games to the Bucks and Bulls. The difference in this game, however, came down to one simple fact: the Celtics had Dave Cowens and … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year – Game 19 vs. the Hawks