Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter. The NBA season tips off in just five days (!!!), and it tips off with the Boston Celtics vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers, an Eastern Conference Finals rematch. These teams...Show More Summary
Despite the fact that they are the odds-on favorite to represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive season, the Cleveland Cavaliers, as has been the case throughout this run, appear to have some team turmoil brewing. Click here to continue and read more...
Daniel Royer, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Felipe each scored goals in the overwhelming victory.
Daniel Royer, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Felipe scored and the New York Red Bulls clinched the final Eastern Conference playoff spot with a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps
Rebuilding and the Chicago Bulls have very little in common. Over the past decade, the Chicago Bulls have missed the postseason just once. The Bulls have been to the Eastern Conference Finals once, along with advancing to the second round on a few occasions. Show More Summary
The Cavaliers are the only team that can reasonably say not making the NBA Finals is a failure
Isaiah Thomas acknowledged Tuesday that he is not in perfect health at the moment, as he recovers from a hip injury that forced him out of last season’s Eastern Conference finals. However, the high-scoring guard, who is awkwardly caught between the Cavaliers and Celtics as they stare each other down over trade terms, insisted that […]
After reportedly flirting about a trade for weeks, the two top teams in the NBA’s Eastern Conference have finally decided to dance. It’s a big dance. As first reported by the Vertical’s Shams Charania (and confirmed by the Celtics) the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to send disgruntled superstar Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2017-18 campaign on Tuesday, October 17 at Quicken Loans Arena against the Boston Celtics in a nationally televised game between last year’s Eastern Conference Finals opponents at 8:00 p.m. ET on TNT. This will mark the eighth time in nine years the Cavs will tip off the season at [...]
The Eastern Conference just got that much more interesting as we may witness the end of LeBron James’ impressive NBA Finals streak as we know it. Sources told Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com that the Cleveland Cavaliers do not plan to re-sign veteran small forward James Jones—although Jones’ agent insisted no final decision has been made. Jones has been LeBron James’ teammate […]
Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics are viewed as the most competitive team in the Eastern Conference for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to deal with. They are fresh off of a run to the Eastern Conference Finals last season,...Show More Summary
When the Boston Celtics got eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, fans still had #1 overall draft pick to look forward to. That will reportedly come to an end on Monday as the Celtics agreed to trade the #1 overall draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers and the sixers are expected […]
The Boston Celtics made it to the Eastern Conference Finals this season before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. The Celtics are on the precipice of being legitimate title contenders and they just need to add one great player to be a real threat to the Cavaliers. Show More Summary
Tonight in Cleveland, the Cavaliers face the Warriors in NBA Finals Game 3. Down 2-0 in the series, the Cavs have clearly been the best team in the Eastern Conference, but the Warriors have been on another level all regular season and all playoffs long. Now, we don’t actually root for one team over another. But [...]
After his Ottawa Senators were eliminated in game seven of the Eastern Conference Final, general...
The last Canadian-based NHL team exited the playoffs when the Ottawa Senators lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals, but one burning question seems to remain for hockey fans north of the border: With P.K. Subban and the Nashville Predators preparing for the Stanley Cup...
Playing without injured star point guard Isaiah Thomas, the Celtics were recently eliminated in five games by the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Thomas, in recovery, must still figure out if surgery is a necessary option for him. Long-term health is in mind. Here’s the Boston Herald with the latest: The goal now is to return to [...]
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators played a thriller Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, with Pittsburgh prevailing 3-2 in double overtime. The game featured two dramatic third-period goals, several minor controversies and 25 minutes of tense overtime hockey. Show More Summary
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas wanted to keep playing in the Eastern Conference finals, but team doctors and officials convinced him he needed to shut down his season for his long-term health.
Here is a joke LeBron James made during his postgame press conference after Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals while talking (...)