With another dreadful season in the making, Laker fans area already looking forward to the draft and free-agency. The free-agent class of 2015 is not as great in years past, but do have at least 10 great players before the drop-off. If the Lakes decide not to bring back Jeremy Lin, Jordan Hill (team option) and Ed Davis, they will have around $25 million to use in free agent market. The position they lack the most has been in the center and point guard positions. Teams are walking to basket with no big-man presence. Players like DeAndre and Rajon Rondo would be a great acquisition to help their defense which is LAST in the league. Most of the players listed in the top 5 below will depend how well the teams do in the playoffs.
The Los Angeles Lakers have failed to acquire future free-agent Rajon Rondo after Celtics accepted an offer by Dallas Mavericks in a multi-player trade.
Tyler Zeller had season highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds and the Boston Celtics went ahead for good less than two minutes into the game for a 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Rajon Rondo returned from a knee injury and missed a 3-pointer for Boston that could have sent the game into overtime, allowing the Los Angeles Lakers to beat the Celtics 107-104 on Friday night.
Rajon Rondo is back on the court for the Boston Celtics.
Paul Pierce scored 24 points and led a third-quarter surge as the Boston Celtics routed the Los Angeles Lakers 116-95 on Thursday night, improving to 6-0 since losing point guard Rajon Rondo for the season with a torn knee ligament.
Kobe Bryant edged Miami’s LeBron James, with 1.59 million votes, to become the NBA’s top vote-getter for the 2013 All-Star Team, earning his record-breaking 15th consecutive All-Star game.
It’s a spot that not many believed they would be in, but the Boston Celtics are just one win away from the NBA Finals.
These days, even the tiniest thing can quickly turn into an Internet phenomenon.
The Boston Celtics nearly let Game 4 slip away, but held on to tie the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2 as they head back to Miami for Tuesday night’s Game 5.
Before the Celtics took Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday night, evening the series at two games apiece, point guard Rajon Rondo took a shot at the Miami Heat.
The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat needed overtime to decide Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but each of the teams had star players watching the deciding minutes from the bench.
It is looking like Miami Heat Big 3 will be intact for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals Tuesday night.
Felger and Massarotti were joined by Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers to talk about Game 1, the technicals in last nights games, and dealing with the injuries.
The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.