NBA-best Celtics hit the road with a target on their backs and room to improve on a six-game trip

“When you’re in great positions against great teams, you have to execute,” Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla said. “I thought it was two good teams playing against each other. We have to learn how to manage games against great teams.” This is a critical trip for the Celtics, especially for Mazzulla, who will have to encourage … Read more

1,500 Warm Coats from Chet, a Caring Citizen

Chet Holmgren Gives Back in all his Hometowns Watch: Chet Holmgren Warms Hearts With Coat Giveaway By Nick Gallo | Broadcast Reporter and Digital Editor | From its first days in Oklahoma City, the Thunder wanted to reflect Oklahoma’s values ​​of hard work, commitment, and care for the community. That meant identifying people who … Read more

NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 12/3

Each day, this column will provide live updates for all NBA news. Enjoy up-to-the-minute alerts for injuries and lineup confirmations. The Key News to Watch section will highlight notable injuries to monitor for the current NBA slate. Key NBA News to Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (hip) — Available Paul George (knee) … Read more

Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors: Game Preview

Against high-end teams, even a momentary lull can prove to be the difference in the outcome of a contest. Such was the case on Friday night. During a brief third-quarter stretch, the Cleveland Cavaliers went on a 14-2 run, which ultimately was too much for the Orlando Magic to overcome in a 107-96 road defeat. … Read more

Knicks vs. Mavericks odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, Dec. 3 predictions from proven computer model

A cross-conference battle has the Dallas Mavericks (10-11) heading to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks (10-12) on Saturday afternoon. The Mavs are in a massive slump, dropping five of their last six games. Likewise, New York hasn’t been playing its best ball. The Knicks have lost three of their last four … Read more