The Celtics clinch the Eastern Conference!

Jump to Last Post 1-9 of 9 discussions (9 posts)
  1. Junkster profile image61
    Junksterposted 9 years ago

    Well as of last night The Boston Celtics have clinched the top of their devision and now I was wondering what the NBA fans on here are thinking about the other divisions and further down the line to the finals.  The final four anyone?

    I'd like to see:
    Pheonix v Lakers over in the west
    Celtics v Cavaliers in the east

    We did them in 08, time for Cleveland Cavaliers (aka LeBron James) to feel the heat yet again!

    Shaq v Kobe, I would prefer a final without the lakers after all, it gets to the third quarter and Phil Jackson must just tell everyone to take a backseat while Kobe wins the game for them, how awesome would it be if he was injured for the finals!? haha, bit evil.

  2. Bruce Bostwick profile image69
    Bruce Bostwickposted 9 years ago

    That's a tough call actually for the Western Conference.  The Lakers are likely to get there against perhaps San Antonio or Denver (Dark Horse team).  This is an odd year so I'd still watch out for The Spurs.

    The Eastern Conference is going to be interesting.  I believe the Cavs will be there and it could be either the Celtics or Magic.  I think home court will play an important role in who wins the match ups.

    Cleveland and Boston are so even with each other.  The home team has been winning every meeting.  I've watched Cleveland and there is more than LeBron James doing the work.  They may not lead the team but it doesn't mean it's just a one man show.  That's a big difference from last season and this season.

  3. Junkster profile image61
    Junksterposted 9 years ago

    I'm nervous about another hellish seven game playoff like last year with Atlanta, Cleveland and Detroit all going all the way.

    Atlanta! They're also a major contender in my book, or perhaps they're my Dark horse entry for the east!

    I think I'll be keeping a close eye on the west conference this year, there's a possibility of some great matches out west!

  4. Bruce Bostwick profile image69
    Bruce Bostwickposted 9 years ago

    I agree about Atlanta.  They will be an interesting match up.  It's going to be tough and Detroit doesn't seem to go away.  I have more concerns now that Iverson isn't playing the rest of the season.  I'm assuming he won't be available come post-season time.

  5. Junkster profile image61
    Junksterposted 9 years ago

    Hmm, not sure about Detroit this year, I think they're going to possibly end up with a short post-season. The East has become the new West this year!  Exciting stuff!

  6. Bruce Bostwick profile image69
    Bruce Bostwickposted 9 years ago

    Yeah they got the Cavs in the 1st round.  I do think the Cavs will take the series but they should not take them lightly.  This is the 3rd time in the four post-seasons that these two teams have met.  Big difference is that there isn't Chauncy Billups on the Pistons.  Of course, Iverson is out probably due to a bruised ego more than anything.  He said he'd rather retire than come off the bench.

  7. MX Race Fane profile image61
    MX Race Faneposted 9 years ago

    Celtics needs Kevin Garnett back to have any chance to beat the Cavs. Hopefully he will come back so they can pay the them back for there last embarrassing regular season game on the 12th of April. Ray Allan will be ready for some more elbow action.

  8. Bruce Bostwick profile image69
    Bruce Bostwickposted 9 years ago

    They do need him but it doesn't look to be happening.  Apparently Leon Powe is out for the post-season.  I don't follow the Celtics so I can't say how important he is to the team but it's another blow that's for sure.

    Even if they had Garnett, the question would be can they win in Cleveland if indeed they face them?  I've seen how the two match up and they are just so dead locked even and if you notice the home team keeps winning between them.

  9. Junkster profile image61
    Junksterposted 9 years ago

    I can't see us beating cleveland in all fairness with Robo-LeBron able to throw the all from halfway as a joke and get it in regularly they are just ridiculous.  The good thing is that the team itself has some merits (apart from Varejao, can't stand him) whereas the lakers sit back and let Kobe do his thing whenver they're too tired to see out a game.

    If Cleveland do beat the C's then fair play, we've got deplered ranks and I'd love to see how far they got without LeBron!  I think it should be a different side form the usual this year, perhaps a big time effort from the Heat? or maybe Denver?  I'd like to see that team progress a bit this year.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)