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NBA Playoffs, Celtics Magic Game 6: Boston looking forward, Orlando looking back

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It only took a few minutes after Boston advanced to the NBA finals for the questions to turn to “can you win the title?” But Boston had already been talking about that. Orlando had been talking title, too, which makes this one hard to take.   [more]

NBA Playoffs, Celtics Magic Game 6: The legend of Nate Robinson grows taller

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Fans love Nate Robinson — he’s a guy their height who can come in and shoot their team to a win on any night. Coaches fear playing Nate Robinson because he freelances and can shoot you right out of a game just as easy. Doc Rivers had used Nate Robinson sparingly because of that. But [more]

NBA Playoffs, Celtics Magic Game 6: Celtics defend their way to Finals, West had better beware

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Jameer Nelson came off the picks like he had done for the last two games, attacked into the paint like he had done for two games, tried to shoot like he had for two games. And there were long arms in the way. Not fouling, but altering shots. His kick-out passes led to contested Magic [more]

NBA Playoffs, Celtics Magic Game 6: Big men will be banging, but little men will decide this one

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Man is it going to be fun to watch what happens inside the paint tonight tonight. Both as a fan of basketball and MMA — because there is going to be some banging. Dwight Howard and Kendrick Perkins are going to go at it inside, technicals be damned. Big Baby is back from his injury [more]

NBA Playoffs: Celtics Magic: Dwight Howard dares to push back, Boston fans incensed

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UPDATE 1:28 pm: Magic coach Stan Van Gundy agrees with us. Of course he does, he’s a smart man. These were his comments today at shootaround, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel. “You know, it’s so funny the way things go, because we went down 0-3 and a lot of you guys were calling us [more]