"I said extend the series, not draw more attention to the league's corruption," said Stern. "Rigging the lottery was tough enough, now I have to deal with the Celtics letting LeBron [James] pour in 45? Let's make it a little believable guys."
As the few diehards left the American Airlines Arena after their team’s game 5 loss to the Celtics, one encouraging young fan shouted the words that may forever go down in infamy: “Good effort. Good job.”
"We just can't give up easy lay-ups," Rondo added. "We also need to remember that dropping a few chlorine tabs in a bucket of ammonia by the ventilation system is key. You know, it's all about playing quality basketball."
Former Celtics star Larry Bird was voted onto his 34th consecutive Eastern Conference All-Star team earlier this week, barely edging out LeBron James as the starting forward for the team—showing that the legend’s stranglehold on the position may be compromised sometime within the next half century.
Editors at The Heckler late Thursday night made a pledge: No more Joakim Noah jokes for at least a month following his career game in a stirring three-overtime playoff win against Boston.
Downers Grove resident Keith Oglewicz was pumped to get a ticket to Thursday's Game 6 of the Bulls' playoff series against Boston. But the disgruntled Bulls fan left in disgust after the Bulls blew a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter and trailed the Celtics, 99-91.
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