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Boston Celtics

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Jason Collins Becomes First Openly Gay Male Athlete Playing in America's Major Sports

    "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." So begins Jason Collins' essay in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated. And with that, Collins became the first active male athlete from America's major sports to come out as gay. We all knew somebody was going to do it sometime. It was j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Bill Russell College Hoops Footage Captures a Remarkable Era in San Francisco History

    The above footage is 12 seconds. That's about the time it took a young Bill Russell to snag a rebound, dribble the ball coast-to-coast, then drop in a finger roll while leaping over a hapless defender. It popped up on Youtube a few days ago, then was picked up by Deadspin on Monday, before making t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    LeBron James and the 2001 Oakland Soldiers

    This week's feature story, Swoosh Dreams, describes how the Oakland Soldiers became one of the best travel basketball teams in the country. The program's co-founder, Calvin Andrews, believes that the Soldiers' rise can be charted along three turning points. The first was when Izzy Washington, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Jeremy Lin Latest One Who Got Away from Warriors

    ​The Golden State Warriors' transcendent moments have resonated so strongly because the team's status quo is unmitigated failure. Failure has built up atop failure, creating a rich loam with which to grow more failure. The franchise that traded Robert Parrish and the draft pick that became Kevin M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    The Franchise Recap: The Boys Are Back

    AuntJuli/Flickr​Last night, Showtime aired the first installment of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants, a look inside the lives and clubhouse of our defending World Series champions. The 30-minute premiere acted as preview for the series, which doesn't technically start until Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Chris Cohan's Worst Screwups As Warriors Owner

    ​With the end of Warriors owner Chris Cohan's 16-year tour of mismanagement here, long-suffering fans of the franchise are jubilant. The team was sold for a record $450 million to a group led by Joseph Lacob, a Celtics part-owner and partner at the Menlo Park venture capital firm KPCB; and Mandala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Warriors Sold -- But Not to Larry Ellison

    Meet the new boss, Joe Lacob​Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's quest to buy his favorite basketball team has been stuffed. The long-awaited sale of the Golden State Warriors was announced today, for a record $450 million -- but the winning bidder was Joseph Lacob, a part-owner of the Boston C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Congratulations, Don Nelson. Now Retire.

    Alone at the top​Last night, the Golden State Warriors dispatched Minnesota, 116-107. This year, any victory for the Warriors is cause for celebration; the team is struggling to win 30 percent of its games. But this one was special: It was victory No. 1,333 for coach Don Nelson -- the league's all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Flogging Molly to Play Two Nights at the Fillmore

    What with the Red Sox breaking the Bambino's curse, The Departed becoming an instant classic, and the Celtics winning the NBA Finals, Boston is all the rage these days. If green is your favorite color, then go rock out wicked hard with Flogging Molly at the Fillmore Oct. 19 and 20. They're from L.A. ... More >>

  • Film

    February 27, 2008

    Personal Foul

    Will Ferrell's umpteenth sports comedy is only half bad. His half.

  • News

    March 14, 2007

    Full Nelson

    Can pro basketball's second-winningest coach put the Warriors back on the warpath? Don't count him out too quick.

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Hustle & Flow

    He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, February 25, 2004

  • News

    February 27, 2002

    This is NOT a story about L.A. Lakers star Kobe Bryant

    Meet John Cox, a USF swingman who is a cousin and friend to Kobe -- and quite at home with his own game and his own life

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 23, 2001

    Best Pickup Basketball Game

    Mission High Outdoor Courts

  • News

    February 14, 2001

    Daydream Believers

    In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem

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