Celtics Gene Englund, Tom Kelly debut; Hoot Gibson born

On this day in Boston Celtics history, big man Gene Englund made his debut with the storied franchise way back in 1949 when the team was still in its infancy. A product of the University of Wisconsin Badgers — who he led to an NCAA title in 1941 — Englund would play in the National … Read more

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The Boston Celtics’ offense this season is on an historic pace

We have been hearing quite a bit about just how good the Boston Celtics’ offense has been to start the 2022-23 NBA season, but how does it really stack up historically when one looks at the data? NBC Sports Boston’s Chris Forsberg and Adina Smith recently took a deep dive into the numbers behind the … Read more

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Sixers lose in double overtime in James Harden’s return

3 observations after Harden returns, Sixers lose foul-filled game in double OT originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Monday night was not a pleasant, familiar stroll back into action for James Harden in Houston. Returning from a right foot tendon strain that sidelined him for 14 games, Harden wound up playing 38 minutes because the … Read more

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James Harden returns, but Sixers tripped up by Rockets

After missing 14 games, Philadelphia 76ers star James Harden returned to the floor on Monday to take on the Houston Rockets as the team looked to finish up a 3-game road trip on the right note. The Sixers had dropped the first two games of the trip and were looking to at least salvage one … Read more

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Anthony Davis is the Western Conference Player of the Week

Over the last few weeks, Anthony Davis has been at the top of his game. But over the past several days, he has arguably reached a new apex, the likes of which he hasn’t gotten to since the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship in the 2019-20 season. Davis had 44 points and 10 … Read more

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