Celtics’ Jayson Tatum is not a superstar (yet

Is Jayson Tatum in the rarefied air of NBA superstardom?Image: Getty Images More than in previous seasons, these playoffs exposed fraques masquerading as superstars. The list is long – Donovan Mitchell, Zach LaVine, Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker. You can add Jayson Tatum to that list. After putting on a blitzkrieg throughout the Eastern … Read more

Young, learning Celtics lose NBA Finals to Warriors, who were ready for the moment

BOSTON – The Warriors always knew who they were. The Celtics found themselves so late in the season that it seemed impossible for them to make a championship run. Yet almost five months after they embarked on one of the great turnarounds in NBA history, they were leading the best-of-seven NBA Finals 2-1. But they … Read more

Warriors, like the champions they are, refuse to leave the stage: ‘We’re very stubborn’

BOSTON – Very, very early in the run of “Saturday Night Live,” there was a sketch featuring the late John Belushi as an oblivious guest at Bill Murray and Jane Curtin’s house who didn’t know or care about the increasingly late hour. “Well, we’re glad you could stop by,” a yawning Murray says to Belushi, … Read more

Warriors, like the champions they are, refuse to leave the stage: ‘We’re very stubborn’

BOSTON – Very, very early in the run of “Saturday Night Live,” there was a sketch featuring the late John Belushi as an oblivious guest at Bill Murray and Jane Curtin’s house who didn’t know or care about the increasingly late hour. “Well, we’re glad you could stop by,” a yawning Murray says to Belushi, … Read more