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Rondo’s Triple-Double Eases Celtics Past Bobcats

Rajon Rondo recorded his 26th career triple-double with 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, as the Celtics outlasted the Charlotte Bobcats, 100-89, Monday at the TD Banknorth Garden on Seats for Soldiers night. Hakim Warrick and Ramon Sessions each had 16 for the struggling Bobcats who started the season 7-5 before losing 23 of […]

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Waits For Garnett at Bus After Loss to Celtics

The Celtics beat the Knicks Last night at Madison Square Garden, 102-96, in a game that can be described as nothing less than an “instant classic.” Paul Pierce hit a late game dagger over the outstretched arms of Tyson Chandler and finished the game with 23 points on 10-for-18 shooting. Avery Bradley played well in […]

Rajon Rondo Suspended One Game, Won’t Play Against Knicks

Rajon Rondo was suspended one game without pay this afternoon by the NBA for, “making contact with an official and failure to cooperate with a league investigation.” Rondo bumped into an official after a controversial offensive foul call during the second half of Saturday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. At the time of the […]

Pierce, Celtics Rebound From Road Trip with Rout of Cavs

Paul Pierce scored a season-high 40 points on a staggeringly efficient 13-for-16 from the field as the Celtics ended their three-game losing streak with a 103-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Pierce also had 8 rebounds and 5 assists, and Rajon Rondo added 20 point and 8 assists for a Celtics’ team that didn’t arrive […]

Rondo, Pierce Lead Celtics in Loss to Harden and Rockets

Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce led the Celtics in all categories good and bad as the Celtics dropped the first of their three game road trip, 101-89, to the Rockets on Friday. James Harden had 21 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and Chandler Parsons had a near triple-double with 15 points, 8 assists and […]

Rondo Averages Triple-Double as Celtics Split Home-and-Home with 76ers

It felt a bit like a baseball series. The Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 92-79, on Saturday in Boston, a night after losing to them by one in overtime in Philadelphia, 95-94. Rajon Rondo averaged a triple-double in the two contests with 11.5 points, 12.5 assists, and 11 rebounds per game. Rondo also recorded 6 […]

Bass’s Second Half Pushes Celtics Past Timberwolves

Brandon Bass rattled off eight straight points early in the second half to help the Celtics erase a five point halftime deficit and defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-94, Wednesday night. Bass finished with 12 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocked shots and 2 steals, while Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett both added double-doubles. Rondo finished with […]

Bucks’ Jennings Buries Celtics With Go Ahead Three

Brandon Jennings hit a three from the top of the key to give the Bucks a two point advantage with 20 seconds to play, and they would hold on the beat the Celtics, 91-88. Paul Pierce missed two potential game tying shots in the final 20 seconds of regulation and led the Celtics with 19 […]

VIDEO: Celtics Lose Big as Rondo and Humphries Get in Cat Fight

The Celtics lost to the Nets for the second time this season, last night, 95-83. Kevin Garnett finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds, but the Celtics got horribly out-hustled in what was, with the exception of the stinker in Detroit, their most disappointing performance of the young NBA season. The Nets won because of […]

Celtics Ride Garnett to Overtime Win Against Magic

Kevin Garnett scored 26 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, and helped the Celtics erase a seven point deficit late in the fourth quarter en route to a 116-110 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic. Paul Pierce finished with 23 points and had a chance to win the game in regulation, but his fadeaway over Arron […]

Pierce Goes Toe-to-Toe With Durant as Celtics Beat Thunder

This was the Celtics team we were promised in the preseason. Paul Pierce scored 27, and Jeff Green added 17 from the bench as the Celtics overcame the Thunder and 29 points from Kevin Durant, 108-100. The Celtics’ bench outscored the Thunder’s bench, 35-13. Rajon Rondo dished out 16 assists and grabbed 8 rebounds. Kevin […]

Rondo’s Big Night Can’t Save Celtics in Loss to Spurs

Rajon Rondo scored 23 points to go with 15 assists, but it wasn’t enough to push a listless Celtics defense past the Spurs, 112-100. Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, while Tony Parker added 26 points and 6 assists for a Spurs team that shot 58 percent from the field and 50 percent […]

Celtics Get Blown Out by Pistons, Rondo’s Streak Continues

The Celtics forgot to show up at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit and got blown out by the previously 1-9 Pistons, 103-83, Sunday night. This game might as well have been a forfeit as it was the Celtics fourth game in five nights, and they clearly weren’t interested in playing any defense or […]

What Did We Learn from the Celtics Loss to the Nets?

The Celtics dropped a tough one to the Nets in Brooklyn last night, 102-97. Paul Pierce, despite an efficient 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting, clanked two free-throws late in the fourth quarter that basically sealed the game for the Nets. Rajon Rondo missed the game due to a sprained ankle and Leandro Barbossa got the […]

Rajon Rondo Paces Celtics Past Bulls in Chicago

It wasn’t always easy, but the Celtics took a lead early and never relinquished it en route to a 101-96 victory over the Bulls on Monday in Chicago. Rajon Rondo led his team out of the gates early with his play on both ends of the court and finished with a team-high in every statistical […]