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Rondo Saves the Day, Boston Celtics Beat Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game Seven
May 27th, 2012 at 7:01 PM
Story Rajon Rondo recorded his ninth career playoff triple-double, registering 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game Seven to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. Boston will now face the Miami Heat with Game One tipping off Monday night....

Boston Celtics Never Get Going, Lose to Philadelphia 76ers 82-75 to Force Game Seven
May 24th, 2012 at 9:50 AM
Story Jrue Holliday scored 20 points and the Philadelphia 76ers staved off elimination, beating the Boston Celtics 82-75 in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to force Game Seven back in Boston on Saturday. Paul Pierce scored 24 to lead the Celtics, and Kevin Garnett added 20, but no other...

Putting Brandon Bass’ Game Six in Perspective
May 22nd, 2012 at 10:42 PM
When Boston Celtic coach Doc Rivers was asked about Brandon Bass' performance in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers, in which the Celtic forward scored a career playoff high 27 points, Rivers deadpanned. "The ball went in for one thing," the Celtic coach said with...

Boston Celtics Beat Philadelphia 76ers 101-85 to Take 3-2 Series Lead
May 21st, 2012 at 10:48 PM
Brandon Bass scored career playoff high 27 points, Rajon Rondo added 13 points and 14 assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-85 in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Monday Night at TD Garden to take a 3-2 series lead. Elton Brand scored 19 to lead...

Boston Celtics and the Importance of Kevin Garnett
May 21st, 2012 at 10:53 AM
Kevin Garnett has been absolutely brilliant during the first two rounds of the 2012 NBA playoffs. He came up with one of the best games of his Celtic career in game six of Boston's first round series to eliminate the Atlanta Hawks. He carried them to victory in game one...

Boston Celtics Only Play Their Best After They Have Already Played Their Worst
May 17th, 2012 at 10:29 PM
We've all heard stories about that boxer who had to get in the ring and take a couple punches before they really get going. That's kind of how the Boston Celtics are. In the last five years they have won nine playoff series. Of those nine only two have gone...

Boston Celtics Bounce Back, Thrash Philadelphia 76ers 107-91 to Retake Control of Series
May 16th, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Story Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo all had double-doubles and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-91 in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to take 2-1 series lead. Garnett had 27 points and 13 rebounds, Pierce added 24 and 12, and Rondo chipped in 23 points...

Is the NBA Trying to Screw the Boston Celtics?
May 15th, 2012 at 4:12 PM
The Boston Celtics shot nine free throws last night in their 82-81 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They are just the eighth home team in the past 25 years of the NBA to attempt less than ten free throws. Conspiracy theories are generally...

Boston Celtics Collapse, Lose to Philadelphia 76ers 82-81 to Even Series
May 14th, 2012 at 11:29 PM
Story Jrue Holliday scored a game high 18 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 82-81 to even the Eastern Conference Semifinals at one game apiece. For the second straight game Boston played absolutely terrible for three quarters, and this time they were not able to come all the...

Greg Stiemsma or Ryan Hollins? It’s Time for Doc Rivers to Make up His Mind
May 14th, 2012 at 6:55 PM
There are few people left who will level criticism at Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers. While he took a fair amount of heat during his early years in Boston, with the "fire Doc" chants cresting during the Celtics' abysmal 2006-2007 season when they went on a franchise record 18 game...

Boston Celtics Outlast Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1, Win 92-91 to Take 1-0 Series Lead
May 13th, 2012 at 12:50 AM
Story Kevin Garnett scored 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Rajon Rondo recorded his eighth career playoff triple-double, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 92-91 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals to take a 1-0 series lead. Andre Iguodala scored 19 to lead Philadelphia, who led by 13 late...

Paul Pierce’s Knee and How It Effects the Boston Celtics
May 12th, 2012 at 7:24 PM
Paul Pierce is battling a strained MCL in his left knee suffered prior to Game 4 of the Boston Celtics' Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series versus the Atlanta Hawks. While Pierce expects to play tonight in Game 1 of the Celtics' second round series with the Philadelphia 76ers, his status bears...

Boston Celtics-Philadelphia 76ers Round 2 Series Preview
May 11th, 2012 at 7:05 PM
The Boston Celtics open Round 2 of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday May 12th at 8 pm. Fresh off their six game win over the Atlanta Hawks in Round 1 the Celtics will have home court advantage against the 76ers, and Games 1 and 2 will take...