The final score: Celtics 85, 76ers 75. An exciting series that was still undecided entering the 4th quarter of Game 7.
Cronise’s Celtics over Dorsey’s Sixers, 4 games to 3. LRDP’s civil war is over.
At least until football season.
There wasn’t any formal Showdown going on for this big game–rather a series of intermittent texts and a lot of exchange over Twitter. Here’s some of the more notable sends (and some visuals). Continue reading
For all of the trash-talking, texting, tweeting, and fan swag…
In the middle of an NBA playoffs where no lead is safe…
We are getting a Philadelphia-Boston Game 7. Continue reading
Celtics come crashing down as Philly ties the series.
**It looked like the Celtics-Sixers game was gonna be a blowout. But things changed suddenly and the tension never let up. LRDP took it to Twitter. The following transcript is a pieced together conversation over Twitter during the end of the game. Plus a few aftermath comments. Continue reading
Just a quick update on this crazy Friday… Verlander almost threw a no-no. Nick Markakis went deep in the 11th inning to help the O’s beat the Nats 2-1. Boston WAS blowing Philly out again and now it’s tied… Dorse and I are all over Twitter.
**Admin Note: For anyone that isn’t aware of the background behind LastRoundDraftPicks, allow a quick lesson. LRDP was created in the aftermath of a comment made by Dorsey, referring to his wish that he could have a time and place to get away from the grind and just talk sports. Cronise picked up on this idea because the two of them had been having a semi-often Twitter exchange based on the performance of the 76ers and the Celtics–Dorsey and Cronise’s favorite NBA teams, respectively. Call it fate, call it destiny, call it a crazy coincidence but now the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics have met in the semifinal round of the NBA playoffs.
What follows is a transcripted text conversation between Cronise and Dorsey during game 2 of the series.** Continue reading