Great article about the Celtics on ESPN by Marc J. Spears today.
Here are some excerpts…
The Boston Celtics are bigger than even Texas right now.
There isn’t a tougher stretch in an NBA schedule than the renowned Texas Triangle. The treacherous three-game road trip includes stops to face three of the Western Conference’s top team: the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks.
After talking about all three teams, he added…
Other than winning an NBA championship, there is nothing really the Boston Celtics have to do to prove that they are for real any more.
The Celtics (55-13) became the first NBA team to qualify for the playoffs, reach the 50-win mark and win a division. Boston won the season series against the Detroit Pistons, now owns a 23-4 record against the mighty Western Conference and is on pace to get home-court advantage throughout the playoffs with the top record.
This is all pretty exciting for a long-time Boston Celtics fan like me – even if I do live in North Carolina now.