Friday, December 4, 2020

Del Negro defends use of hairstyle after Game 2 loss

A day after losing Game 2 to the Celtics in their first-round playoff series, Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro faced tough criticism from the media, but vehemently defended his use of hair style during the game.

Bulls fan leaves game after Celtics take late 8-point lead

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.

The Heckler Pledge: No more Joakim Noah jokes for at least a month

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.

Rondo signs contract with Packers

After Thursday night's triple overtime loss to the Bulls, reviled Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo announced he had signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers.

NBA preview: Boston Celtics

Why They Might Be Good: The Celts have five point guards with the talent to start – Delonte West, Sebastian Telfair, Tony Allen, and rookies Rajon Rondo and Allan Ray – and one would assume that at least two of them are bound contribute on a nightly basis. Maybe. Possibly. Theoretically. Plus at some point around January, Paul Pierce will go on a tear in which he scores 164 points in four consecutive games.

Witless NBA fans vote Bird to his 34th consecutive All-Star game

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.

Rajon Rondo vows to play more physical by ‘setting fire to the Miami locker...

"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."