A. Sherrod Blakely is taking a look at the top prospects in this year's NBA Draft. Today, he's focusing on the point guards.
In the first of his mock drafts leading up to the real thing, A. Sherrod Blakely has the Celtics getting Kentucky's Julius Randle at No. 5 . . . and perhaps the steal of the year at No. 17.
1yRay Allen returns to practice and is able to make it all the way through, but it remains to be seen if he'll feel well enough to play in Game 3.
1yHere's something you don't see every day . . . a current player in the postseason "putting on his analyst cap" and picking the Heat to win the Finals. Yup, Atlanta's Jerry Stackhouse did that.
1yRajon Rondo will return to action on Friday, one game after missing Game 2 due to a suspension. But he doesn't feel like he has to prove anything to anybody.
1yHawks forward Josh Smith suffered a knee injury during the Celtics' Game 2 victory.
1yBrandon Bass scored points in the double digits 44 times this season. In his last four games, he has scored in the single digits.
1yKevin Garnett, the team's intense leader on the floor, is also their emotional leader in the locker room. Just ask the players . . . as Jessica Camerato did.
1yWith their backs against the wall, Paul Pierce and the Celtics came up with a victory to remember Tuesday night in Atlanta.