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Boston Celtics Drop Second Straight Game.
March 13th, 2014 at 11:23 AM
Te Boston Celtics lost their second straight game last night. This time to the floundering New York Knicks. However, without Rajon Rondo and up against 34 points from Carmelo Anthony and 22 points off the bench by Tim Hardaway Jr. it was a tough mountain to climb. Jeff Green was...

Boston Celtics Flatline Against the Golden State Warriors
March 6th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
The Boston Celtics looked rusty on Wednesday night in their first game since Saturday's surprising slugfest against the Indiana Pacers. The Golden State Warriors came into town after a tough battle on Tuesday night against the very same Pacers, winning on a last second turnaround jumper by Klay Thompson. ***PHOTO1*** It seemed...

Rajon Rondo Getting Himself into Basketball Shape
December 20th, 2013 at 6:46 PM
According to Celtics.com and Marc D'Amico all Rajon Rondo wanted for Christmas was a full court 5-on-5 scrimmage. He got his wish on Friday after practice. Here's the full story. ***PHOTO1*** The great part about the story was how the team rallied around the idea of getting Rondo some full court reps. Gerald Wallace...

The Boston Celtics Home Opener and the Things We Should Be Watching For
November 1st, 2013 at 2:13 PM
The Boston Celtics open their home schedule on Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. This will be their second game against a team that could potentially be mired in the bottom of the Eastern Conference trying to decide whether to make a run at the 7 or 8 seed or...

Some Brief Thoughts Following the Boston Celtics’ Loss to the Toronto Raptors
October 30th, 2013 at 9:56 PM
The Boston Celtics opened their season tonight against the Toronto Raptors, losing 93-87. Let's take a quick glance at the things that jumped out during the game. Rebounds The Celtics were dominated on the boards, which should not come as a surprise. However, when Tyler Hanbrough out rebounds Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, and Vitor...

Highs and Lows from Boston Celtics Preseason Opener
October 8th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Boston Celtics opened up their preseason schedule with a 97-89 loss to the Toronto Raptors at TDGarden last night. There were some bright spots from the game and also a few surprises. Months of discussion about multiple players and their roles finally had some light shed on them, for...

Jared Sullinger Reportedly Hires Aaron Hernandez Laywers
September 4th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a report from Comcast Sports Network, Jared Sullinger has hired two lawyers from the Aaron Hernandez defense team. Charlie Rankin and Jamie Sultan accompanied Sullinger to his hearing on Wednesday morning in Waltham District Court. Sullinger pled not-guilty to the domestic violence charges brought against him. Allegedly Sullinger pinned his girlfriend...

Avery Bradley Feeling Ready for Season After Big Off-Season
August 28th, 2013 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley, the 22-year-old shooting guard of the Boston Celtics, has never really found his stride as an NBA player. Each season was shortened by either an injury or a lockout. This season, he seems more ready than ever. ESPN's Chris Forsberg caught up with Bradley, who has gotten him bigger...

Kelly Olynyk a Big Favorite Among His Peers in NBA Rookie Survey
August 26th, 2013 at 8:14 PM
The NBA likes to know what its rookies think about each other, so they have them fill out a survey with a collection of questions. After the Celtics got crushed in the New England Sports survey last week, the result of this one should make fans feel a little better...

Boston Celtics and Brad Stevens Bring Walter McCarty in as Assistant
August 21st, 2013 at 2:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Celtics added Walter McCarty to the coaching staff. A decision which will probably leave James Posey off the coaching bench in Boston this year as they were the final two candidates for the gig. Stevens' coaching staff is rounding into form as training camp quickly approaches. McCarty has spent...

Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies Working on a Deal for Fab Melo
August 15th, 2013 at 12:02 PM
According to The Commericial Appeal, the Celtics are looking to trade Fab Melo to the Memphis Grizzlies for Donte Greene. The two player swap could help the Celtics get below the cap, and also rid them of a player they do not see a future for. Donte Greene is another big body, who...

How Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk Will Help Shape the Team Next Season
July 7th, 2013 at 7:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Celtics' roster has experienced quite an overhaul this summer. Jason Terry, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Doc Rivers all left for greener pastures. New blood has arrived, it is seems likely that most of these new players will play a big role this season. Let’s meet the...

Boston Celtics’ GM Danny Ainge Refuses to “Tank” This Upcoming Season
July 6th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
The word “tanking” is now part of Boston sports lexicon. After 13 years of Boston sports triumphs, the Celtics are the first to step into the world of rebuilding (the Red Sox kind of did it, by accident). Danny Ainge said at the introduction of his two draft picks that...

Boston Celtics Gut One Out Over the Indiana Pacers 83-81 for Fourth Straight Win
March 6th, 2013 at 10:27 PM
Story The deck was stacked against the Boston Celtics. They were on the road against the Indiana Pacers, the second best team in the Eastern Conference, on the second night of a back to back. They were down by 14 in the third quarter, and by nine more than half way...

Boston Celtics Top L.A. Lakers 116-95 for Sixth Straight Win
February 7th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Story Paul Pierce scored 24, Jeff Green added 19, and the Boston Celtics beat the L.A. Lakers 116-95 for their sixth straight win, moving to 6-0 without Rajon Rondo. Kobe Bryant scored a game high 27 for Los Angeles, almost single handedly keeping the Lakers in it for the better part...

Boston Celtics Start Life Without Rajon Rondo with Blowout Win Over Sacramento Kings
January 30th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
Story Six players scored in double figures and the Boston Celtics, playing their first game since learning that star point guard Rajon Rondo would miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury, beat the Sacramento Kings 99-81 Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Paul Pierce led the way...

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Don’t Deliver, Boston Celtics Lose Fourth Straight
January 22nd, 2013 at 10:05 PM
Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 95-90 Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena. The Celtics got 17 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists from Rajon Rondo, but Celtic mainstays Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett shot just 8-28 from the floor. Rookie Jared...

Boston Celtics Need to Put That Loss Behind Them
January 19th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
The Boston Celtics were playing some of their best basketball of the season coming into their Friday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls. Despite a stumble against the New Orleans Hornets the game before, Boston was in position to go 4-1 on their five game homestand and stake their claim...

Boston Celtics Cruise to Fourth Straight Win with 87-79 Win Over Pheonix Suns
January 9th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Story Jeff Green scored 14, Jared Sullinger pulled down a career high 16 rebounds, and Jason added 13 points and five assists as the Boston Celtics bench carried them to an 87-79 win over the Pheonix Suns Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Pheonix got a game high 16 points from Luis...

Boston Celtics Make a Statement at MSG
January 8th, 2013 at 12:25 AM
Story The task was daunting - the Boston Celtics were playing their third game in four nights. It was against the New York Knicks, the team with the second best record in the Eastern Conference. It was in Madison Square Garden, a place where New York had only lost four times...