What the NBA’s Eastern Conference lacks in good basketball teams, it makes up for in an oddly exciting race for the last two playoff spots. The Celtics are one of five teams separated by just two games between seventh and 11th place. Three of those teams—Miami, Charlotte and Boston—played in games decided by one point…
Celtics fans are hoping Marcus Smart is the next Kevin Garnett, and if this blast to Matt Bonner's nuts is any proof, the rookie is already embracing some of KG's finishing moves. This one, in particular, finished Smart's night; he earned the ejection, and Boston fell 101-89 to the Spurs.
Medical personnel wheeled Marcus Smart off the court on a stretcher tonight after the Celtics rookie severely rolled his ankle early in the fourth quarter of tonight's game against the Pacers in Boston.
Remember when Marcus Smart was the best story in college basketball? A top-three pick who opted out of a historically weak draft and into a historically loaded one, turning down millions because he wanted to improve and he wanted to win at Oklahoma State, he was Everything Right About the Game.
You can't legally punch a man for calling you the N-word. Not on a basketball court, not in the streets, not in a house, not with a mouse. ESPN has been mangling the fighting words doctrine all weekend. It's there to discourage dueling, not to give people a license to brawl.
In the overnight hours after Marcus Smart shoved a fan in Lubbock at the end of Saturday's Oklahoma State-Texas Tech game, speculation ran wild about what might have provoked the Cowboys superstar guard to react in such a way. By morning, the narrative had been forged: Red Raiders superfan Jeff Orr told Smart to "go…
One of college basketball's top players is in hot water after shoving a Texas Tech superfan late in Oklahoma State's loss to Texas Tech in Lubbock.