A few links to pass the time this Monday afternoon…
Joe Fitzgerald had a piece on Bob Lobel in today’s Herald.
The New York Times Magazine had a piece on the Bill James of the Celtics, a 32-year-old named Mike Zarren.
Richard Deitsch has his latest sports media power rankings, with some thoughts on the Costas Now episode of last week.
Peter King has his first NFL rankings of 2008 in Monday Morning Quarterback.
Jeff Goodman says that the Celtics shouldn’t feel good about their win yesterday.
Gene Wojciechowski uses noted basketball expert Dan Shaughnessy to make the case that Kevin Garnett is A-Rod when it comes to the postseason.
Adrian Wojnarowski says that the Garden home court advantage hid the Celtics flaws.
Chris Sheridan says that the Celtics learned about consistency the hard way in this series.
Tony Massarotti on NBCSports.com says the Celtics appear positively vulnerable, yet so downright infallible.
Steve Jones says LeBron and the Cavs could give the Celtics trouble.
Scoop Jackson says that the Celtics have lost their mystique.
Marty Burns has a Cavaliers-Celtics series breakdown.
A little bonus material from David Scott of Scott’s Shots:
Heidi Watney debuts on tonight on NESN. . . She made a 4th inning cameo on Sunday opposite the Celtics game, in the booth between Jerry and Don-O.
“Revealed” that’s she’s 26 and that her first Boston purchase was a GPS. She also boasted about “covering” Bonds last year and getting along with him well. Discussed her cousin Nick on the PGA tour.
Her bio is up on the new NESN web site which has a new design as of today.