Boston Celtics are the BlackBerrys of the NBA, Heat are the iPhones

CIO.com's Al Sacco is an avid Boston Celtics fan—and a BlackBerry user—and he can't help but see similarities between his favorite team and smartphone, along with some likenesses between the iPhone and Celtics-rival the Miami Heat. Here's why.
  • iPhone
  • Mobile
  • Small and Medium Business
Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.