During the NBA playoffs in 1995, Horace Grant scored the last official basket in the old Boston Garden. But that was not the final basket made from the Garden’s parquet floor. That moment happened a couple of weeks later, and Bill Littlefield and OAG Senior Producer Gary Waleik were there.
“The window for them to win a second title with this core group is closing, and they’re making a run at it,” Only A Game’s Doug Tribou says of the Dallas Mavericks, who just made a deal with the Celtics for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. Tribou joins Bill Littlefield to assess the trade.
Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died Thursday, oversaw one of the most dominant eras in sports history. But there’s more to Menino’s sports legacy than championships.
Chris Herren was a basketball phenom who made the NBA only to flame out because of his addiction to drugs. At one point, Herren was spending $20,000 a month on his habit. Today Herren gives talks about his experience. Bill Littlefield reports.
Sports is all about winning — except when it isn’t. The New England Patriots reminded us of that last Sunday.
If you knew you were going blind, what would you go to see while you still could? A 12-year-old boy from New Zealand suffering from a degenerative eye condition traveled to the U.S. to see an NBA game. OAG’s Doug Tribou reports.
The 2013-2014 NBA season tips off on Tuesday. Henry Abbott of ESPN’s True Hoop joins Bill to preview the upcoming season — and explain why some teams will be fighting for last place.
Sometimes we go to the sports stories and sometimes they come to us. This week Boston had more sports news than any one city needs. Bill Littlefield reflects on a wide range of “big news.”
NBA veteran Jason Collins made history this week by announcing he is gay. The news appeared in an exclusive Sports Illustrated cover story. Bill Littlefield spoke with SI Executive Editor Jon Wertheim who was there for the Collins interview.
Midway through the NBA season, three teams boast winning percentages above .700, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard joined Bill Littlefield to break down this season’s title contenders.