The NBA Playoffs bring the best – and sometimes worst – out of players and coaches. The pressure is incomparable to the regular season. Postseason basketball is different to the 82 games prior, seedings can soon be thrown out of the window as niggling injuries and missed shots spin the fate of a series.… Read more
The Celtics are in their offseason, and many would argue it was a premature departure based on their squad calibre and quality of opposition faced.
Toronto, Boston and Houston all secured playoff places last week. There was more tussling for seeding position in both the East and West with only 3.5 games separating Portland in third from the Jazz in 10th.
Boston Celtics head coach, Brad Stevens, gave a definitive answer on Gordon Hayward’s season on Saturday when speaking to the media in Houston ahead of the Celtics’ meeting with the Rockets.