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Pierce Lifts Celtics Over Bucks With Strong Fourth Quarter

The Celtics hadn’t lost two meetings in a row to the Bucks since 2007, and Paul Pierce made sure the Celtics continued that streak tonight as he led his team to victory, 96-94. Pierce scored eight of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to go with 9 rebounds. Pierce appeared to be fueled by […]

BREAKING: Lakers Fire Mike Brown

All it took was a 1-4 start for the Lakers to part ways with their Head Coach. USA Today reports that the Lakers have fired Mike Brown. The team has been without Steve Nash for the past two games, and Dwight Howard, though playing, is still working his way back into shape after having offseason […]

Celtics Need Overtime to Grind Out Another Win Over Wizards

Brandon Bass rattled off five unanswered points in overtime to give the Celtics the advantage they needed to overcome the Washington Wizards for a second straight game, 100-94, Wednesday night in Boston. Kevin Garnett attacked the Wizards for 20 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks, while Rajon Rondo added 18 points, 14 assists and 3 […]

Pierce, Celtics Escape in Narrow Win Over Wizards

Paul Pierce scored 27 points and broke an 84 all tie with a timely three pointer late, as the Celtics escaped Washington with their first win of the season over the Wizards, 91-88. Pierce  and Jeff Green put the Celtics up by 11 with back-to-back three point buckets with around 9 minutes left to play, […]

Celtics Suffer Embarrassing Loss Against Bucks in Home Opener

The Celtics took the court at the TD Banknorth Garden for the first time this season and proceeded to let Brandon Jennings and the Milwaukee Bucks run them off their home court, 99-88. Jennings  finished with 21 points, 13 assists and 6 steals for a Bucks team making their season debut. Rajon Rondo was the […]

Barbosa, Celtics Can’t Out-shoot the Heat in Opening Night Loss

Leandro Barbosa scored 16 fourth quarter points in his debut in green as the Celtics rallied from 19 down only to come up short in a 120-107 opening day loss to the Miami Heat. Paul Pierce scored a team high 23 points, while Rajon Rondo got out to a hot start to the season with […]

The Celtics Quest For Banner 18 Begins Tonight

They said they were too old; They said they didn’t have an answer for the athleticism of the rest of the league; They questioned their heart, their talent and their drive, yet somehow the Celtics managed to take the indestructible Miami Heat to seven games in last season’s Eastern Conference Finals. Now one of their […]

Celtics Add Leandro Barbosa, Cut Christmas, Smith

Adrian Wojnarowski of Y!Sports reports that the Celtics have come to terms with free agent combo guard, Leandro Barbosa. The deal is for one-year at the league minimum, as that is all the Celtics had left to offer. Barbosa’s signing comes exactly one day after the Celtics cut rookie guards Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith […]

VIDEO: Jeff Green Posterizes Jason Kidd, Knicks

The Celtics lost to the Knicks in overtime on Saturday in Hartford, 98-95. Being that it was a preseason game, the likes of Jamar Smith, Micah Downs and Chris Copeland played some ugly basketball in the 4th quarter and overtime. It was the type of game that neither team of third and fourth stringers looked […]

Jeff Green Returns Strong as Celtics Drop First Preseason Game Abroad

Jeff Green led a 44-point outing from the Celtics’ bench in a 91-97 losing effort against Turkish team, Fenerbahce Ulker, to kick off NBA preseason action on Friday in Istanbul. Green sat out the entire 2011-12 season with a heart ailment, but returned friday to score 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting. Rookie Jared Sullinger added 16 […]

Photos: Celtics 2012 Media Day

The Celtics held their annual media day on Friday to announce the beginning of training camp and their campaign for the 2012-2013 NBA Season. Among the excitement, some interesting things were said. Kevin Garnett apparently lost Ray Allen’s phone number. Paul Pierce says he’ll retire when Garnett retires. Chris Wilcox and Jeff Green now share […]

Photos: Rajon Rondo Interning at GQ

Boston Celtics’ star point guard, Rajon Rondo, has added to his busy offseason this week by taking an internship with GQ magazine during New York City’s Fashion Week. Rondo should be able to fit the internship in since NBA training camps don’t open until September 28th. GQ announced the presence of Rondo at their Fashion […]

Dooling Re-Signs with Celtics, Pietrus Probably Won’t

Keyon Dooling‘s agent, Kenge Stevenson, says that the 12 year veteran has re-upped with the Celtics for a one year veteran minimum contract. Dooling provides the Celtics with another guard capable of running the offense while Rajon Rondo rests. Dooling will join Rondo, Avery Bradley, Courtney Lee, Jason Terry and Dionte Christmas in what is […]

Celtics Lose Stiemsma to Timberwolves, Sign Collins and Christmas

Greg Stiemsma is pulling a reverse Kevin Garnett and leaving the Boston Celtics to join the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team Garnett spent the first 12 seasons of his career with. Stiemsma signed a one year $3 million offer sheet from the Timberwolves. Since the Celtics don’t own Stiemsma’s Birds rights and are over the NBA’s […]

Celtics Acquire Courtney Lee in Sign-and-Trade

The Boston Celtics are finalizing a deal that would send JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Sean Williams and a 2nd round draft pick to the Rockets in a sign-and-trade for Courtney Lee. The contracts the Celtics would send out in this deal would allow the team to pay Lee a starting salary of $4.25 million. The […]