The NBA is seriously talking about coming back for the playoffs this summer an isolated Disney World scenario. With that on the way, let’s take a look at the top teams in the East and see what makes them special.
With the announcement of Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement at some point during the 2020-21 season, there has been constant speculation that Ray Allen’s jersey may be retired as well, It’s time to recognize the importance of Rajon Rondo to that Celtics core and give him the same respect that the Big three garnish.
This was THE GAME that propelled Tatum into the bonafide superstar conversation. Sure, he had some huge nights prior to this game. However, when you have a guy like Kawhi Leonard covering you in the fourth quarter and you still find yourself making clutch bucket after clutch bucket, there is no denying you belong in this league. Not only was Tatum dropping in everything he shot, he was absolutely locking up Kawhi Leonard. Tatum was playing both ends superbly in a back-and-forth late-game situation against one of the best players and best teams in the entire league.
Just a few weeks ago, I had essentially accepted the fact that the NBA likely wouldn’t be returning this season. I had heard all of the insane proposals thrown out there as possible ways to finish the season — playing without fans, creating a “bubble” in which all teams stay and play in the same one or two cities, and routinely testing members of all organizations for COVID-19 with those who test positive being subsequently isolated for a 14-day period — and it all sounded basically impossible to pull off in a safe and appropriate manner.
The NBA has an impressive number of young stars spread out across its 30 teams. In some cases, two or more of said young stars have combined to create some phenomenal duos. For these rankings, I considered both the individual statistics of each player in addition to how their teams have performed. In a (surprisingly) large …
Jayson Tatum is the latest athlete to pledge money to help support those affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The third-year Boston Celtics All-Star today announced that through The Jayson Tatum Foundation, in partnership with Feeding America and Lineage Logistics, is pledging to match $250,000 to help provide meals through the Greater Boston Food Bank …