So this is my first time writing about basketball since, well, you know… Kevin Durant is a Warrior, and the Celtics are once again the bridesmaid and not the bride … Continue Reading Examining the Boston Celtics Post-Free Agency
The NBA Free Agency period is one of the most exciting times of the year in the sports world, and it hasn’t disappointed in its first two days yet. In the … Continue Reading Recapping NBA Free Agency (so far) in tweets
While this NBA offseason won’t be as interesting as some hoped it could be a few years ago, this summer in basketball will have huge implications on the future of … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top NBA free agents to watch
With the NBA Finals having concluded last night and King James’ Cleveland coronation completed, it’s time for hoop heads to turn their focus to the next big calendar date: the … Continue Reading The Swing Of Things’ 2016 NBA Mock Draft
Since LeBron James and the Cavaliers completed the greatest comeback in NBA history against the Golden State Warriors last night, most of the hate against James and his legacy has … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top playoff performances of LeBron James’ career
Disclaimer: This is not me bashing Cleveland’s win, or defending the Warriors by making excuses. I’m happy the Cavaliers won and thought LeBron pulled off one of the best NBA … Continue Reading Did the Cavaliers deserve to win the NBA Finals?
Originally posted on The Beantown Blitz:
By: Jake Mackey Game seven of the NBA Finals will more than likely be the most hyped sporting event of 2016, and for good…
Throughout the entire NBA season, the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs established themselves as the two top teams in the league, each posting historic records at 73-9 and … Continue Reading Would a Warriors-Spurs Conference Final have been better?
As much as everyone hates to see their chances at picking a perfect March Madness bracket go down the toilet, you have to admit this year’s tournament has been amazing … Continue Reading Is this the best March Madness ever?
With Selection Sunday finally over and brackets officially filled, it’s time for March Madness to begin. David Austin Bumpus, Eric Coburn and Ryan Hathaway of The Swing Of Things’ staff … Continue Reading The Swing Of Things Staff’s March Madness Picks
You watch players sprint on the field, shoot on the court, skate on the ice. Athletes leave blood, sweat, and tears throughout all of the physical battles and the hard … Continue Reading The Rise Of Player-Created Content
The Dunk Contest last Saturday night was one of the best of all-time, and had fans on their feet for the entire final round waiting to see what 20-year-olds Zach … Continue Reading The Dunk Contest judging system is broken. Let’s fix it.
I don’t know what happened or when it happened, but I’m sure almost everyone can agree that All-Star Games have died out in the eyes of the fans. The … Continue Reading A solution to the All-Star Game problem
Trying to judge an NBA player based off of one professional season is a fool’s errand. In a league that welcomes in players as young as the ripe age of … Continue Reading Should The Celtics Trade The Brooklyn Pick For Jabari Parker?
With last night’s victory over the Pistons, the Celtics accomplished two things. They distinguished themselves (handily) against a team that was thought to be among the best in the conference … Continue Reading Can The Red-Hot Celtics Make A Deep Playoff Run?
In spite of a recent three game win streak, that included exciting victories against the Pacers, Suns, and Wizards last week, the Celtics have now lost 7 of their last 12 … Continue Reading Celtics’ Targets And Rumors For The NBA Trade Deadline