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John and Paul open up the show by discussing Celtics GM Danny Ainge's moves - or lack thereof - at the trade deadline and what could have been if the Kevin Garnett-to-the-Clippers move had come to fruition.
the trade deadline, Ainge acquired Stephon Marbury and Mikki Moore , hoping they’d provide a similar contribution to the one Brown ..... offseason by selecting MarShon Brooks and E’Twaun Moore in the draft. Ainge immediately moved Brooks to the Nets
the veteran minimum. Ainge has traditionally mined this turf for players including Sam Cassell, Stephon Marbury and Mikki Moore . We won’t know until after the trade deadline who might get bought out, but again, if the Celtics are going to add
Celtics have options and Perkins adds another layer to a position that has been woefully understaffed in recent years. ( Mikki Moore , anyone?) This has been the plan all along and once Perkins returns, the question of who starts
elsewhere. There wasn’t even a Shelden Williams who, if asked, would probably offer a whole lot more help than Mikki Moore ever provided. Perkins has made his defensive bones by being one of the few men alive who can stand in the paint and go to toe-to-toe with Howard
of the group. Since the title in 2008 Ainge hasn't exactly been throwing 98 MPH fastballs. Patrick O'Bryant , Mikki Moore , Stephon Marbury , Wallace, Daniels, Robinson. That's the kind of series of moves that usually gets a GM a nice
Cassell, the Knicks in acquiring Stephon Marbury and the Kings in obtaining Mikki Moore . Compared to Brown’s invaluable contributions, Cassell, Marbury and Moore were luxury items, but all four were acquired through untraditional means and at
since, well, maybe Robert Parish , but he also teaches those willing to listen. That doesn’t help someone like Mikki Moore , but it does benefit guys like Greg Stiemsma . “I think it can either make you great or crush you,” Rivers said of Garnett
Perhaps you’d rather have superzero Robin Lopez , 36-year-old Tony Battie , Hasheem “The Dream” Thabeet or Mikki Moore , who probably requires figurative heart surgery. Of course, you could also sign the only draft pick of the past
2 FG%, 69.2 FT%) Jamaal Magloire (34 games: 11.0 MIN, 1.2 PTS, 3.3 REB, 37.8 FG%, 25.9 FT%) Mikki Moore (7 games: 16.9 MIN, 3.4 PTS, 3.1 REB, 45.0 FG%, 85.7 FT%) Joel Przybilla (27 games: 16.6 MIN
The Celtics struck gold with Sam Cassell and PJ Brown, who they coaxed out of retirement, but had less success with Mikki Moore and Troy Murphy, to name two. "It’s gone 50-50. That’s probably why they’ve been bought out," coach Doc Rivers
and add Sam Cassell in 2008. Both players helped them win a championship. They weren’t as fortunate in 2009 — Mikki Moore and Stephon Marbury — or last season when they aacquired Troy Murphy, Carlos Arroyo and Sasha Pavlovic .
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
John, Gerry, and Steve DeOssie discuss Tom Brady's impact on the rest of the Patriots, plus Steve tells tales from his old days as a NFL linebacker
A whale watch boat is stranded overnight in Boston Harbor
Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront certainly put on quite the pitching performance, as the Red Sox were trounced by the Jays. Does this change the team's approach to the trade deadline?
Christian tells a story about taking his girlfriend to see "Jersey Boys" in NYC, but he leaves out some crucial details. Luckily, she was listening and called the show to clarify exactly what kind of shenanigans he was trying to pull.
MFB discuss a Peter King article that suggests many NFL coaches and assistant coaches have felt increasing pressure over big-money fantasy football players. Christian also weighs in specifically on how his knowledge of game-plans resulted directly in him winning his first season as a fantasy football player.
The Sox lost 14-1 as Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront both had awful performances. On the heels of the loss, rumors began to fly regarding Jon Lester and John Lackey possibly being traded.
The tweet is a little ominous sounding. Dale, Buck and Greg Dickerson discuss what very well could be the end of the Jon Lester era with the Boston Red Sox.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the Red Sox worst to first to worst run in 2012-2014.
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.More from this show
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.More from this show