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About Me: I've been a Celtics diehard since my teenage years in the '60s. No other team matters to me as much as the Celtics do. We have a group of Celtics fans in the Philippines called Celtics Philippines, and it would be great to network with other Celtics faithful in other countries. Fortunately, The Boston Globe provides a forum for such networking even if only through messages.

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  • Posted 07/31/2011 06:09:10 EDT

    In Response to Did not having a rival help or hurt MJ: Magic and Larry Russell and Wilt Did the fact MJ had no one close to his talent help or hurt his legacy. I know he is the greatest ever but was t more »

  • Posted 07/25/2011 08:16:16 EDT

    Top five would have been uncertain (there are many variables, you see, from injuries to unforeseen circumstances, which Len Bias' tragic death certainly showcased), but no way would Lenny have been li more »

  • Posted 09/10/2010 10:22:12 EDT

    With all due respect, Kevin McHale is a good coach, and this he proved with Minnesota when he took over the bench chores.  The win-loss record may not have reflected it but he's similar to Doc Rivers more »

  • Posted 02/14/2010 07:33:24 EST

    Yes, you're right, dcarn. One has to know Paul Pierce to realize that he is a giddy guy who is carried often by emotion when he's successful, and not without reason. The guy has gone through a lot, fr more »

  • Posted 04/28/2009 09:02:13 EDT

    I understand the Celtics' luxury tax concerns, but it would be very insensitive to my mind if my favorite team, the Celtics, do not re-sign Leon Powe to at least a one-year contract with a team option more »

  • Posted 04/11/2009 06:50:45 EDT

    You're absolutely right, ncondon. The Cavs may have won more games this year, but that's a function more of LeBron James playing out of his head and the Cavs being able to overcome lesser injuries to more »