While LeBron and a couple other stars occupy all the headlines, these "others" are good enough to impact the league's big picture...if they land in the right situation.
A weekly roundup of observations, questions, and predictions from Michael Pina's NBA notebook.
Put your goddamn matches away, Boston.
According to Jan Gustafsson, Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas are just pawns in the game.
Boston didn't have to trade for Cleveland's All-Star point guard, but they did. Now the questions begin.
July 4th provided even more fireworks than usual in Boston, when the East's one seed added free agency's most coveted player.
Will the Celtics build on their conference finals appearance, or are they due to regress next year?
Despite back-to-back competitive performances without IT on the floor, the Celtics would be lost without their best player.
LeBron James towering over poor Isaiah Thomas pretty much tells you all you need to know about the Eastern Conference Finals.
After they won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, Boston's path to raising an 18th banner just became more clear and more complicated at the exact same time.
The 2017 playoffs have played out to their cookie-cut narratives. Except for these two teams.
Minnesota could have used the No. 57 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft to select the future Boston Celtics star. Instead, they took Tanguy Ngombo, producing one of the weirdest stories in draft history.