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Celtics vs Knicks: What We Learned From Game 1

The Celtics dropped game 1 of their best-of-seven first round playoff series to the New York Knicks, 85-78. The Celtics’ led by as many as seven points late in the third quarter, but couldn’t hang on. Game 2 is set for Tuesday night back at Madison Square Garden. What did the Celtics and their fans […]

Paul Pierce Welcomes a Little Truth into the World

Monday night while the Celtics were losing to the Timberwolves, Paul Pierce was at home with what the Celtics called, “Personal Reasons.” It turns out the Truth was welcoming his first born son into the world. Prince Paul Pierce was born at 8:21 pm on April 1st to Paul and Julie Pierce. Prince is the couple’s […]

Pekovic, Wolves Blow By Pierce-less Celtics

Nikola Pekovic erupted for 29 points and five rebounds, as the Timberwolves beat the Celtics, 110-100. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, a night after scoring just two points and fouling out in a losing effort to the Knicks. Paul Pierce sat out Monday with what the team deemed, “Personal reasons.” The key […]

Green Beats Buzzer to Lift Celtics Over Cavs

Jeff Green struggled to hit shots and get calls all night for the Celtics, but that didn’t keep him from making the most important play of the game on Wednesday. Trailing 92-91 with 2.1 seconds remaining, Green took the inbounds pass from Avery Bradley, drove hard to the hoop, and scored as time expired to […]

JR Smith, Knicks Send Celtics to Fifth Straight Loss

The ‘good’ JR Smith showed up at the TD Banknorth Garden for the Knicks and erupted for 32 points and seven rebounds in a 100-85 win over the Garnett-less Celtics. Not only was Kevin Garnett sidelined for the Celtics, but Courtney Lee also missed his second straight game with an ankle injury. One has to […]

Garnett to Miss Two Weeks with Ankle Injury

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg and multiple media outlets are reporting that Kevin Garnett will miss approximately two weeks with what’s being deemed an “inflamed left ankle”. Garnett had an MRI on his ankle on Monday morning, and results were negative. Garnett missed the Celtics loss on Saturday to Memphis, and Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge seem to […]

Davis Tips in Game Winner as Hornets Sink Celtics

Anthony Davis tipped in an Eric Gordon missed layup with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the New Orleans Hornets over the Boston Celtics, 87-86 on Wednesday night. The Celtics led 55-45 at the half, but mustered just 12 points in the third quarter as the Hornets tied it up at 67 all as they headed […]

Green Beats Buzzer to Nudge Celtics Over Pacers

The Celtics capped an 11-0 run to end the game on a beautifully executed Doc Rivers play and left Indianapolis victorious, beating the Pacers 83-81. Jeff Green handed the ball off to Kevin Garnett at the top of the key and slipped past a posted-up Paul Pierce for the screen on David West to find […]

Pierce, Celtics Slow Down Curry and Warriors

Paul Pierce scored 26 points on just 15 shots and hauled in eight rebounds to lead the Celtics past the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, 94-86. A game removed from scoring 54 points at Madison Square Garden, Stephen Curry could not get it going against the Celtics defense and finished with 26 point on […]

Pierce Not Enough as Celtics Fall to Blazers

Paul Pierce recognized that the rest of his team’s shots were off on Sunday night, so he took things into his own hands. Despite 23 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds from Pierce, the Celtics couldn’t overcome the Trail Blazers in  Portland and fell 92-86. Kevin Garnett hit a hook shot over LaMarcus Aldridge to […]

Celtics Trade Barbosa, Collins to Wizards for Jordan Crawford

It looks like the Celtics are going to stand pat with the roster they have as the NBA season cruises towards the playoffs. In a move that was simply made to acquire another healthy body, multiple media outlets are reporting that the Celtics have sent Leandro Barbosa and Jason Collins to the Washington Wizards in […]

Celtics Get Blown Out By Lakers as Trade Deadline Approaches

Amidst rumors at last season’s trade deadline, the Celtics were also on an epic west coast road trip, but they had just won two games in a row. Many viewed the Celtics strong play after last season’s All-Star break as an emphatic statement that Paul Pierce and crew wanted to keep the band together for […]

Pierce’s Triple-Double Leads Celtics to Triple Overtime Win Over Nuggets

The Celtics and the Nuggets threw their collective hat into the ring for the game of the year in the NBA Sunday night. There were key missed free throws, improbable three’s, controversial calls, and three overtimes. Paul Pierce had 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists as the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven […]

Garnett’s Big Night Pushes Celtics Past Raptors

Kevin Garnett scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in just 26 minutes of game play as the Celtics notched their fifth straight win by beating the Raptors in Toronto, 99-95. The Celtics trailed by 10 after three quarters, but Leandro Barbosa would not let his team fold. Barbosa scored 12 of his 14 points […]

Celtics Blow 27-point Lead in Double-Overtime Loss to Hawks

The Celtics led 48-21 midway through the second quarter and by 19 points at the half, but allowed the Atlanta Hawks to open the second half on a 19-0 run before collapsing in double-overtime and surrendering the game, 123-111. After two Kevin Garnett made free throws, the Celtics still held an eight point advantage with […]