Tag «Paul George»

The Highest Peaks Reached by NBA Small Forwards in the Modern Era

Small forward has become the do-everything position in today’s NBA. The best of the best aren’t just tremendous scorers. They can facilitate for their teammates, lock down against opposing wings and rebound the ball with aplomb. One-way standouts have still managed to gain prominence, but no one can touch the superstars who get the job …

How About We Don’t Trash Celtics, Danny Ainge Just Because Thunder Won Paul George Trade?

  About 139 minutes before the NBA’s free-agency period “officially” began, ESPN.com’s Ramona Shelburne brought word the Oklahoma City Thunder had flipped Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to the Indiana Pacers for future Los Angeles Laker Paul George. So, naturally, people were, and are, and will forever remain, pissed at the Boston Celtics and team president Danny Ainge. If they’re …

The Boston Celtics were Winners at the NBA Trade Deadline

Another trade deadline came to pass on Thursday, ending, like the others, without the Boston Celtics trading for a superstar, a failure to some, an inconsequential result to others. Only, what if this is actually a success story? What if, by standing pat, the Celtics made the right move, the smartest move? What if inaction …