Playoff Capsule: Boston Celtics

Of all the difficult teams to project in the 2013 NBA Playoffs, arguably the most difficult is the Boston Celtics. Boston's season has been an incredible roller-coaster of winning streaks, losing streaks, key injuries, small injuries to key players and individual hot and cold streaks that it's … [Read more...]

Celtics Use the Elbows to Take Out Pacers

The Indiana Pacers have the league's best defense. Between personnel and scheme, they make it extremely difficult for opposing offenses to score efficiently for any extended period of time. The Boston Celtics have one of the league's worst offenses. Their 100.4 O-Rtg--per NBA.com--ranks just 21st … [Read more...]

3-Point Play: Game Openers

Welcome back to The 3-Point Play, a semi-regular recurring feature here at HoopChalk. Every so often, I’ll take a quick look at sets from three different teams that have something in common. Rather than devoting a separate post to each of them, they’ll all be grouped together here. Today, we’ve got … [Read more...]