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Celtics pride returns….how I was so wrong about this team

Celtics pride returns….how I was so wrong about this team

While most fans right now are trying to pretend that December, January, February and March didn't exist, that they weren't calling for this team to be blown up like Hiroshima and that they "believed all along" I'll be one of the few to step up and say…I didn't. I DIDN'T believe in this team, I [...]

June 5, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News 46

What if the Celtics lose…

What if the Celtics lose…

Have we even considered this reality yet? I mean after all, the Celtics are supposed to win Saturday night aren't they? They are a much better team than the Sixers right? Is it me or is there minimal panic in Celtics Nation for what could be one of the biggest Game 7's in the Big [...]

May 25, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Gametime, Previews 25

Five years later, a look back at what could have been

Five years later, a look back at what could have been

As we are all wrapped up in the current group of Celtics and what is likely to be their final push for an 18th championship with this core, a discussion with a good friend of mine brought about the potential for what we both felt would be an interesting read for true Celtics fans; yes [...]

May 20, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Look Back, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Trades 13

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

With his crowning as the NBA's executive of the year for 2012, Larry Bird may have sealed his case as the basketballs most successful and influential individual in the history of the sport. Bird is without question one of the greatest players in the history of the league, but it is what he has done [...]

May 18, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News, Larry Bird, The Team, Uncategorized 15

Hawks choke late, Celtics move on behind throwback Garnett

Hawks choke late, Celtics move on behind throwback Garnett

The 2012 series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks,which may go down as one of the ugliest series in NBA history, came to a close tonight as the Boston Celtics defeated the Hawks in a squeeker. The Celtics will now move on to face the Philadelphia 76ers starting this Monday, but before we look [...]

May 10, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Recaps, Uncategorized 21

Should NBA continue shortened seasons?

Should NBA continue shortened seasons?

As we look back, just about 6 months ago, whether or not we would see a 2011-12 NBA season was in serious jeopardy. The selfish owners and even more selfish players could not meet eye to eye on almost any of the subjects of debate and called off talks multiple times. Every time we thought [...]

May 9, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, News, Uncategorized 11

Bass floundering under spotlight of playoffs

Bass floundering under spotlight of playoffs

Brandon Bass should be sending thank you cards to Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce for stealing the spotlight after the first two games of their playoff series, and in turn taking the heat off of himself. The reality is that since the playoffs began (and even late in the regular season) Bass has seemed like….well [...]

May 4, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Uncategorized 41

Eastern Conference playoff preview

Eastern Conference playoff preview

As part two of our playoff preview (part 1 here); lets take a look at the Eastern Conference. While the East may be a bit weaker than the West this year, there is no shortage of competition to take the East crown. So without further adieu lets do this… The Favorites The Chicago Bulls are the [...]

April 28, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Uncategorized 16

How we see it goin’ down: Celtics vs. Bucks

How we see it goin’ down: Celtics vs. Bucks

Tip: 8:00 PM    Court: TD Garden   Watch it: CSN, NBALP Hear it: WEEI          Referees:  Scott Foster, Matt Boland and James Williams Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 38-27 (1st Atlantic, 4th East) Record: 31-33 (3rd Central, 9th East) At home: 23-9 On road: 14-18 Streak: Won 1 Streak: Won 2     Leaders  Leaders [...]

April 26, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Uncategorized 5

As end of era looms, who belongs in the rafters?

As end of era looms, who belongs in the rafters?

Nick Sannicandro is the newest member of the Red's Army team.  Nick is passionate follower of not only the Celtics, but all of Boston's pro sports teams.  Please welcome Nick aboard. As the Celtics continue to make their push towards banner 18, a long lasting debate has been rekindled with the newfound hope that this [...]

April 19, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Uncategorized 36