The Boston Celtics went into the 2016-2017 season looking to take another step forward in their rebuild and did just that. They drafted Jaylen Brown and signed Al Horford, a big name free agent name the Celtics aren’t known for signing. From the start, Horford fit in perfectly. He gave the Celtics a veteran presence
Episode 59 of The Atlantic Files is here, and that means the last episode of the “Year in Review” series is upon us. Joining me to talk some Boston Celtics is none other than our local Celtics Expert, Alec Walt(@AlecWalt). We go through the Celtics starting lineup for this past season and dissect the kind
The 2016 NBA rookie class is just as unpredictable as the rest. Some shined at the 2016 NBA Summer League while others didn’t. Many join teams with solidified starting lineups while others have to fight for minutes. Nothing comes easy for rookies. The ones who work the hardest will survive in the NBA while most
Jaylen Brown entered the NBA with freakish athletic abilities. He put them on display last night. Just ask Dallas Mavericks center Satnam Singn. Demetrius Jackson started it with a sneaky no-look pass. Brown was left wide open down low as Singn went for the block. He was too late and Brown rocked the rim. The announcer
The Boston Celtics made a bold move at the 2016 NBA Draft selecting University of California forward Jaylen Brown with the no.3 pick. The organization wanted a blockbuster, but the price was too high. Many expected the Celtics to select either Jamal Murray, Buddy Hield or Kris Dunn, but Brown filled a bigger need on the wing.
You’re probably wondering why the title of this week’s Fisch’s Friday Rant is labeled as “v2.” Well, that would be because v1 of the Friday Rant Draft Reactions was a full year ago! So, first off, thank you to all who have watched me rant about everything basketball over the course of this year! Anyways,
The Minnesota Timberwolves are going through a youth movement. We have been saying this for years, but this movement is finally working. Even though they finished with the leagues fifth worst record, the play of young stars Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns give them promise for the future. They sit one piece away from building a contender.
2015-2016 was a season to forget for Phoenix Suns fans. It all started with their pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge. They split up the Morris twins, signed veteran Tyson Chandler, and Aldridge signed with the San Antonio Spurs. Markieff Morris turned into a cancer in the locker room and ended up getting traded to the Washington Wizards.