Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat: everything you need to know

LeBron James and Paul Pierce

Well, here is the Miami Heat for the second year in a row: the Eastern Conference Finals. All of us know how last year ended for the Heat: a 4-2 NBA Finals loss to Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. Last year, the Heat beat the Boston Celtics in the second round of the NBA playoffs, 4-1. But it’s a new year and, probably, the last time the Boston’s “Big Three + Rondo” will ever be together. So what are we to expect from these two teams with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line? Let’s take a look.

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NBA Playoffs: May the toughest team win

Paul Pierce and Jrue Holiday

There has been nothing pretty about the series between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics. The past few games have been rather rough to watch. Both teams have scored less than 20 points in a quarter in 17 times so far in this series. And we are going to a Game 7, back in Boston on Friday night. This series has been trademarked by great (and I mean great) defense and struggling offenses, due to the great defense.

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NBA Playoff Predictions: Who wins it all?

Kevin Durant and LeBron James

The regular season is over and it’s time to make that money. Can LeBron James finally capture his first NBA championship? Do the Lakers have enough to compete in the West? What about the Griz? Spurs? How about the Bulls in East? Is D-Rose healthy? Check it out! In 1,000 words or less, I give my playoff predictions and pick the NBA champion. Let’s go!

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Top NBA Draft Prospects: Shooting Guards


By David Kay

# 1  Willie Warren, Oklahoma
Height: 6-4. Weight: 207. Year: So.
Projected Selection: Top 5.
’08-’09: 12.6 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 3.1 apg, 47.3 FG%, 78.1 FT%, 37.2 3-PT%

#2 Xavier Henry, Kansas
Height: 6-6. Weight: 210. Year: Fr.
Projected Selection: late lottery/late teens.
’08-’09: n/a

#3 Avery Bradley, Texas
Height: 6-2. Weight: 165. Year: Fr.
Projected Selection: late lottery/late teens.
’08-’09: n/a

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