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Doc Rivers admits that Celtics are Rajon Rondo’s team

It was just a month ago when the rumors were swirling around the Boston Celtics once again that Rajon Rondo could be traded.  The team wanted someone a little less volatile behind the scenes like a Chris Paul who was also on the trade block. Fast forward to now and no one is wondering if [...]

Around the Rim: Drama out west

Clippers 95 Heat 89 (OT): Could this be the real Clippers that many people expected before the season? The Clips tightened up their defense down the stretch and rallied behind Chris Paul who had 27 points and 11 assists. A lot of people will pick on Lebron James for shrinking in the fourth quarter and [...]

Jeff Green has successful heart surgery

Former Celtics’ player Jeff Green had successful heart surgery on Monday to repair an aneurysm.  The faulty artery was found before the season during a routine physical and will keep him out of action for the season. Doc Rivers told out of Boston that he heard everything went well for Green. “They’re saying it went [...]

Around the Rim: Heat, Thunder finally lose

A look around Monday night in the NBA in case you were watching Chris Jericho’s return to the WWE.  Mavericks 100 Thunder 87:  Dirk Nowitzki finally looked like the Finals MVP, scoring 26 points with a barrage of jumpers.  Plus, the Mavs got 47 points off the bench compared to just 25 for the Thunder.   [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 12/28/11

On the latest podcast, Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz discuss the start of the NBA season and why not to jump to conclusions on anyone, the importance of coaching this season, the latest Dwight Howard rumors, thoughts on the Nets and attracting star players there and a look ahead to games on Wednesday and Thursday [...]

Garnett avoids punishment for Walker altercation

Even though Kevin Garnett looked possessed when he put his hands around the Bill Walker’s throat after missing the game tying show on Christmas, Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the league won’t hand down any punishment. Celtics Kevin Garnett won’t receive suspension or fine for physical incident with Knicks Billy Walker, NBA [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 12/26/11

Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz run down the opening day of the NBA season with the five Christmas day games, how each team looked and what stood out to them.  Plus, they look ahead to a busy Monday night with 12 games on the schedule. Listen to the podcast or download it below and be [...]

Knicks Outlast Celtics in Opening Day Thriller

by Vinny Marino NEW YORK -  The NBA arrived late, but came stocked with presents to atone. An electric atmosphere on Christmas morning set the tone for the NBA’s season opener in the mecca of basketball, Madison Square Garden. A future Hall-of-Famer, Kevin Garnett, missed a shot that would’ve sent the first game of 2011-12 [...]

Pro Basketball News podcast – 12/24/11

The first edition of the Pro Basketball News podcast is now online as Tony Mejia and Brian Fritz run down the opening day of the NBA season with five games on Christmas.  They look at all the teams involved, how they look going into the season and the expectations for the teams and much more. [...]