Sneaker Sunday: Nike pg3

     This is my second consecutive "Sneaker Sunday" focusing on a performance basketball sneaker; but I think it's worth it.  As I've stated before, my feet take the most abuse and having good, supportive footwear is critical to my on-court safety and success.  My last post focused on a basketball shoe that I immediately … Continue reading Sneaker Sunday: Nike pg3

Checking in with the Celtics… Part VI: Make or Break

Record: 38-26 Notable Wins: @PHI Notable L's: home vs. Lakers, blown lead vs. Clippers, @ CHI      Well, what can I say at this point?  I continue to be positive and support the Celtics but it's getting so damn difficult to defend this team when they don't go out and put forth the effort … Continue reading Checking in with the Celtics… Part VI: Make or Break

Checking in with the Celtics…Part V

Record: 35-19 Notable Wins: vs. TOR, @NYK, vs. OKC Notable L's: vs. GSW       The past month has been a tumultuous time for Celtics fans as rumors have swirled and tensions are running high.  Reporting by various sporting outlets has Kyrie Irving leaving Boston, Anthony Davis feeling lukewarm about the franchise and Rozier, Brown and Tatum … Continue reading Checking in with the Celtics…Part V

Checking in with the Celtics…part 4: The Halfway Point

Record: 25-18 Notable Wins:  Christmas game vs. Philly; vs. IND; comeback @ MEM Notable L's: @ SAS; 3 straight road L's (@MIA, @ORL, @BKN) It seems like everytime I do one of these posts, the alarm among Celtics fans collectively gets a little bit louder. Sitting at 25-18, consistency has been the single biggest factor this season.  … Continue reading Checking in with the Celtics…part 4: The Halfway Point

Checking in with the Celtics…part 3

Record: 18-13 Notable Wins: @NOP, @WAS, vs. NYK Notable L's: home vs. PHX, home vs MIL This Celtics season has not gone to according to plan... but slowly, the pieces are beginning to come together.  I watch every single game but most of the time I have to watch them after the fact.  So for me, watching … Continue reading Checking in with the Celtics…part 3

Checking in with the Celtics… pt. 2

Record: 10-10 Notable Wins: home vs. TOR; @ ATL Notable L's: home loss vs. UTA (0-2 vs. Jazz); home loss vs NYK; Patience is a virtue.  Unfortunately it's not one that the sports world easily accepts.   My first post this year dealt with the sky-high expectations for this 2018-'19 season.  I as well as other Celtics fans around … Continue reading Checking in with the Celtics… pt. 2

Great Expectations: The 2018 Boston Celtics

I’ve been a fan of the Boston Celtics basketball organization seemingly since birth.  It went down like this: I was given a name, got baptized then we went home and watched Larry Bird tapes on VHS.  Even with all the history on my side, I still felt like an outcast within my own sports community.  … Continue reading Great Expectations: The 2018 Boston Celtics