Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 53 vs. the Bullets

Celtics (39-13) vs. Washington (23-28) January 31, 1980 Capital Centre The Celtics ended the first half of the season by embarrassing the back-to-back defending Eastern Conference champions on their home floor.  The NBA landscape was changing: the Celtics had replaced the Bullets as one of the East's top two teams, and the second half of … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 53 vs. the Bullets

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Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 52 vs. the Cavaliers

Celtics (38-13) vs. Cleveland (23-31) January 30, 1980 Boston Garden Bill Fitch must have been happy to be coaching on the home bench for this one. The Celtics returned to the Boston Garden to defeat the Cavs in their final home game before the All Star break.  After defeating the Bulls the night before, the … Continue reading Bird’s Rookie Year — Game 52 vs. the Cavaliers

“The Fellowship of the Miserable” – A Boston Magazine Feature on Sports Media

You'll recall that last year, Alan Siegal wrote a feature for Boston Magazine on 98.5 The SportsHub morning team Toucher and Rich. Siegal, who has also written for Deadspin among other publications, is back in the pages of Boston Magazine this month with a feature entitled The Fellowship of the Miserable.  The introduction for it … Continue reading “The Fellowship of the Miserable” – A Boston Magazine Feature on Sports Media