Bill Simmons weighs in on

Bill Simmons weighs in on the Bob Ryan incident and gives us his own example of speaking without thinking, trying to say something outrageous.

Del Jones says trading Antoine is not the answer. Mike Fine says this team just wasn’t as good as the edition from last year. Rob Bradford adds that they are a good team, but just not quite good enough. Jason Kidd claims in the final sentence that his buzzer beating three was just instinct, it wasn’t meant as a slap to the city of Boston. Yeah right. Jim Fenton says an ending like this was almost inevitable. Gary Fitz notes that next year starts today for the Celtics.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has a feature on former Patriot Terrell Buckley. Quite a bit of stuff from his days with the Patriots and the Super Bowl in there.

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However, it’s nice to see that Belichick is still feisty. He just turned 60 years old and it’s been seven seasons (going on eight) since the Patriots last won the big one. Three rings bought a lot of good will, but even he has to realize that the bank account’s getting low.

— Mark Farinella, Sun-Chronicle, 6/17/12