Ah, the Ol’ hypothetical trade game. It can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a cringeworthy experience if you’re talking to fans who don’t understand players’ contract situations and, you know, talent levels. On sports radio you always get the optimist who proposes to trade Heath Hembree straight up for Mike Trout. And then there’s the Social Media GM’s who are going to give you all of the Sox’ bench players for Clayton Kershaw in a 4 for 1 deal. "We'll give ya Eduardo Nunez, Sandy Leon, Blake Swihart, and Brock Holt fuh Kershaw." Seems fair!
Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics have reportedly expressed interest in 20-year old NBA prospect, Mo Bamba from the University of Texas. Bamba is highly regarded as one of the premier players in the upcoming June NBA Draft.
Yes, you read that headline correctly. The Red Sox welcomed in the Atlanta Braves for a three game set Friday-Sunday before closing out Memorial Day weekend with an afternoon matinee against the Blue Jays to kick off a three game set against our neighbors to the north. It was an eventful weekend to say the least. The Red Sox designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment Friday afternoon, saw Chris Sale get rocked to the tune of six earned runs on Sunday, and oh yeah, had their first “Alumni Game” since 1993. Overall, the Sox took three of four over the long weekend.
Due to the Boston Celtics’ season coming to an end, Marcus Smart is set to become a restricted free agent this Summer. Smart is on record stating, “To be honest, I’m worth way more than $14 million.” Now, around the time of his extension period I was told Smart was offered nothing over $12 million a year.
Boston Celtics fall short in heartbreaking Game 7 loss, 87-79. Rookie, Jayson Tatum gives Danny Ainge and Celtics fans a glimpse of what's in store for his future as a Celtic.
By now you've seen it. And if you haven't, here it is. The incident, captured on a police body cam, led the Bucks rookie guard to fire police misconduct against the Milwaukee Police Department against Sterling Brown.
Part way through his fourth season in Boston, the Red Sox announced they will designate Hanley Ramirez for assignment
Ah, Red Sox fans. We are a passionate yet fickle lot. When things are going well, our commute to work seems less daunting. We wear broad smiles on our faces. We tip our caps to strangers. There’s a pep in our step. We treat “our” players like family. We invite them into our living rooms to entertain us. We look forward to 7 PM on weeknights, and sunny weekend matinees listening to Joe Castiglione’s high pitched tenor on our back decks.
Can you believe it? The Boston Celtics are just one win away from advancing to the NBA Finals after a 96-83 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.