Feel bad for Robert Covington?
Opening Monologue: “Time to stop underrating the Celtics” – Nichols
–Confident Celtics can beat Cavs?
May 10, 1998 – Shaq playing “Point-Center,” runs down the court and finishes with a tough layup!
Creativity; What should Simmons take away from his first postseason?
“What we all been saying: Get a jump shot and he will be unguardable in this league” – TMac
Balance; Does Marcus Smart practice these shots?
This shot didn’t count last night:
Similar play from the same spot a few years ago vs Toronto (this counted)
Motivation; Markelle Fultz didn’t play a single minute in 2nd round
Fultz left this message on his Instagram story (IG/markellefultz):
Bank Accounts; Would you pay $1,000 to attend WCF Game?
According to a secondary market ticket broker
Illuminati; The 4 teams that played on opening night are playing in conference finals
Opening Night: Cavs over Celtics, 102-99 | Rockets over Warriors, 122-121
–How worried should Warriors be about Rockets?
T.J. McConnell wearing his wedding suit at his exit interview (Via Jessica Camerato)
–Has the Drew Bledsoe thing gone too far for Celtics?
–Sixers waste huge opportunity this postseason?
–How far along is the process?
–Too early to say Celtics won trade with Sixers in 2017 draft?
Sixers next moves by Bobby Marks (ESPN)
–PG undergoes knee scope, out 6-8 weeks | Where does PG-13 land this summer?
–Aldridge called Dame about coming back to Portland? (Via Ken Berger of B/R)
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–Luka Doncic Euroleague accolades a big deal?
May 10, 1974 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the game-winning Skyhook vs the Celtics! (Game 6 of the 1974 NBA Finals)
–More competitive conference finals series?
–#Haywatch is back with a bang!
Nick Collison, a letter with Royce Young, announces his retirement after 15 NBA seasons
Shoutout to Shea Serrano from the Ringer who got a gym named after him for the school he taught at before he got into the NBA! Congrats!