Boston Celtics acquire Malcolm Brogdon in trade with Indiana Pacers, sources say

1:55 p.m. ET Tim BontempsESPN The Boston Celtics acquired Malcolm Brogdon from the Indiana Pacers on Friday, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, delivering the kind of playmaking point guard that president of basketball operations Brad Stevens and coach Ime Udoka believed they needed to elevate the franchise as a championship contender. The Pacers will get … Read more

The death of the NBA superteam (for now)

The Warriors, built over time.Image: fake images The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors finals were one of the most compelling championship fights in recent history. The Celtics were in a Cinderella tear en route to facing a revamped, post-Kevin Durant Warriors. Both teams had organically built the backbone of their roster through skillful drafts … Read more

Brooklyn Nets and Kyrie Irving could part ways

Kyrie Irving and the Nets are reportedly at an impasse when it comes to Irving’s contract.Image: fake images Next week is shaping up to be volatile for Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets. You could start a drinking game for every time that lede was written this season and you’d end up a vegetable. It … Read more

Boston Celtics’ Brad Stevens to Jayson Tatum after the NBA Finals

11:38 a.m. Eastern Time Tim BontempsESPN After Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum had a rough NBA Finals, Brad Stevens had a simple message for his team’s franchise player. “I told him to go on vacation,” Stevens, Boston’s president of basketball operations, said with a smile during a video conference call with reporters after Boston’s season … Read more

NBA Finals 2022: The best sights and sounds of Game 6 Warriors-Celtics

The NBA Finals could end on Thursday if the Golden State Warriors pull off another win at Boston’s TD Garden against the Celtics. 1 related Golden State has struggled to close out the road series this postseason. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Warriors are 0-3 this season when they get a chance to … Read more

Golden State Warriors prepare for ‘toughest game’ after failing to close previous three series on first down

5:13 p.m. ET kendra andrewsESPN BOSTON — The Golden State Warriors find themselves in a position they’ve been in many times before: one win away from an NBA title. Playing in the NBA Finals for the sixth time in the past eight years, there’s a dose of cautious optimism flowing through the Warriors’ locker room … Read more

NBA Finals 2022: Golden State Warriors remind the NBA they can win high-stakes hoops by any means necessary

SAN FRANCISCO — The NBA Finals allow for minimal margins of error. The opponents are too elitist and the opportunities are too valuable to waste in a seven-game series. For the Boston Celtics, the commission sins in Game 5 were too numerous to beat a Golden State Warriors team with championship pedigree on their home … Read more

The Warriors’ stingy defense has brought them to the brink of an NBA title

The Warriors’ last champion team had five usable centers with different skill sets, Kevin Durant during his best rim-protection season, younger versions of Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala, pre-injury Klay Thompson, and a backup point from 6 feet 7 inches, Shaun Livingston. , which could save wings. You could build every kind of lineup combination … Read more