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Bring the Heat-Celtics

This is Joel’s preview of one of the most awaited series in recent playoff history. It was written before Game 1 today in Miami. The highly anticipated matchup between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics is finally here. The “Key Three” of LeBron, Wade and Bosh will take on the “Core Four” of Garnett, Pierce, Allen […]

Handing out the Hardware in 2010-2011

With the playoffs off and running, here is a last look at the season that was with a presentation of the annual awards. MVP After watching Derrick Rose literally drag the Bulls from defeat against the Pacers on Saturday, there is no plausible way to explain that anyone else is the MVP. Rose had a […]

It’s all about 18

Joel is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. A basketball tragic who lives and breathes the NBA and sees the world through his green-tinted Celtics glasses. When he’s not out balling, you can find him rambling on endlessly about how good Larry Bird and Bill Russell would be in today’s game. It’s […]

The Bumps and Turns on the Road to the Playoffs

Joel is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. A basketball tragic who lives and breathes the NBA and sees the world through his green-tinted Celtics glasses. When he’s not out balling, you can find him rambling on endlessly about how good Larry Bird and Bill Russell would be in today’s game. It’s […]