It's not that Boston didn't help itself by acquiring Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett. It's just that Jason Kidd likes what Toronto did last season, winning the division, and what they have done over the off-season, adding outside shooting and athleticism. "Everybody forgets about them. If they can stay healthy, they'll be right there," says Kidd. Meanwhile, Al Iannazzone, writing for Pro Basketball News, does an analysis of blockbuster trades, including the Net trade for Kidd, and likes Boston's chances.
- Celts made splash, but don't forget team north of border - Tony Mejia - CBS Sportsline
- Blockbuster history bodes well for Celtics - Al Iannazzone - ProBasketball News
- Why The Panic? - Joe - Joe Netsfan