Derrick White made his way into Celtics history in Game 6: ‘All we can say is, Oh my God’

MIAMI – Right now Derek White’s layup landed in the basket, and his dad, Richard, couldn’t celebrate yet. Administrators still need to decide whether the return set will count. Few reviews weigh more than ever. If the umpires cancel the basket, Boston’s season will end in a fourth-quarter crushing collapse. If they determine which score … Read more

He also defeated Celtics head coach Jimmy Butler, Joe Mazzola, in college

Welcome to Layup Lines, our basketball newsletter where we’ll prep you for the lowdown on tonight’s action, from what to watch to bets. Subscribe here To get him It is delivered to your inbox. Heat star Jimmy Butler led Miami to a convincing 3-0 lead over Joe Mazzola and the Celtics in the Eastern Conference … Read more

After a bad week and good talk, the Celtics bounced back to life again heading into Game Six

BOSTON — When the Boston Celtics finished a movie shoot Tuesday morning in Miami, an unexpected sound came out. The season sat on the brink of destruction after three straight losses to start the Eastern Conference Finals. Matt Reynolds began, as Derek White explained, “I have something to say.” the athlete. Reynolds, who joined the … Read more

16th Utah Jazz pick in 2023

Who would choose the Jazz draft No. 16? Yes, pick number 9 will get the lion’s share of the attention, and that’s understandable. Most NBA talent evaluators see a real drop in talent between 9th and 16th in this year’s draft. With the last pick, the Jazz must either take a high-risk, high-reward player or … Read more

Direct Kyrie Irving to Los Angeles, and Damian Lillard to Boston Rumors

At the risk of being a hypocrite and drowning Denver in a deluge of Los Angeles Lakers developments, exiting the postseason has sparked the rumor-mongering power lurking in Kyrie Irving’s free agency. Even in defeat, the star’s ring show doesn’t end in Los Angeles — or Boston, for that matter. Even on the verge of … Read more

Carmelo Anthony Retires After 19 NBA Seasons: The Legacy He Leaves On And Off The Court

by David Aldridge, Nick Cosmider, Fred Katz, and Joe Vardon Carmelo Anthony retired from basketball on Monday, capping a career that spanned 19 NBA seasons and included 10 All-Star appearances. Anthony announced his retirement in a video posted to social media. Here’s what you need to know: Anthony Ninth in the NBA All time Scoring … Read more

Heat 2-0 Lead Over Celtics in Eastern Conference Finals: How Miami’s Intense Weakened Boston

BOSTON – Dealing with Jimmy Butler hasn’t worked out well for the Celtics so far in this Series. Boston was still up by seven going into the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals when Grant Williams started to loose with Butler. The exchange was very intense, their foreheads aching. There’s a … Read more

LeBron James and Anthony Davis abandoned the Lakers? Nuggets vs. Media and More: Lakers Nuggets Notes

DENVER — When Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was on the phones in February, making all those trade calls that led to one of the most impressive off-season turnovers the league has ever seen, it was in hopes of adding an assist for LeBron James. And Anthony Davis will return to league-wide relevance from there. … Read more