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How About Greg Oden to the Celtics?

In what seemed like a panic-stricken move at this past season’s trade deadline, Danny Ainge pulled the trigger in a surprising move with the Oklahoma City Thunder, sending away Kendrick Perkins and breaking up the bond between the Celtics’ starting five. The Celtics were left with uncertainty at the center position with Shaquille O’Neal, Jermaine […]

Brandon Meriweather Debuts Rap Song on Toucher and Rich

In case you missed it,Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather recently released a rap song to pass the time during the NFL’s lockout (follow the link to listen). Good God. I understand boredom comes with the lockout, but…really? I’m not a rap fan by any stretch, but this is beyond awful. From what I can make out […]

Shaq Expected to Play Game 3 vs Miami (Or So They Say)

In a busy and disappointing time for the Boston Celtics, Chris Forsberg reports that, if you can believe it, Shaquille O’Neal will play for game 3 of the series against the Miami Heat, barring any setbacks. Obviously, this can’t be read into too deeply. However, head coach Doc Rivers sounded especially optimistic about it, even […]

The Perkins-Green-Krstic Trade: Was It Worth It?

Another regular season has come and gone, and the Celtics will be the No. 3 seed In the Eastern Conference come playoff time. Not too shabby, especially considering Danny Ainge took a mammoth risk by trading the defensive rock of the team, Kendrick Perkins, to the Thunder for someone that the average basketball fan probably […]

Why The Celtics Really Need Shaq

There’s no question the Celtics have been lacking something as of late, and that spark we saw earlier in the season has been virtually absent since the All-Star break. The Celtics have lost three of their last four games, looking lackluster in all of them. Kevin Garnett’s emotions don’t seem to be there, Rajon Rondo […]

Were We Wrong to Hate Danny Ainge at the Trade Deadline?

With newly acquired Thunder guard Nate Robinson having knee surgery that will cause him to miss 4-6 weeks, and with Kendrick Perkins out for Oklahoma City as well since February 22 with knee problems of his own, Celtics Nation has to wonder: is it possible Boston got the better end of the recent trade? Did […]

Celtics Could Make a Run For Murphy, Hamilton

As the trade deadline draws near, teams around the league scramble to put together deals that they hope will have a positive impact on their second half of the season. That time of year has come, and rumors are surfacing around the league. Although most trade talk has revolved around the departure of Carmelo Anthony […]

Paul Pierce MRI Shows Foot Bruise

It looks like Celtics captain Paul Pierce’s could be the latest with health issues on a team that has caught a pretty big case of the injury bug as of late. Pierce has an apparent lingering foot injury, and reportedly received an MRI on his foot on Monday, a day after he missed 10 field […]

Yanks Lefty Andy Pettitte to Announce Retirement

As if the awesome offseason grabs by the Sox and the losing bid for Cliff Lee wasn’t enough, some salt to the Yankees’ wounds is about to be added when lefty Andy Pettitte will announce his retirement on Friday, according to WEEI’s Jerry Spar. The 16 year vet has a career ERA of 3.88, and […]

What’s Going on With Boston’s Big Men?

A lot of news is popping up recently about the Celtics frontcourt. Guys are all over the map as far as health, and it seems that for the entire season so far, the Celtics haven’t quite cemented a definite frontcourt rotation. With Jermaine O’Neal leaning towards knee surgery that could sideline him for 2-3 months, […]

Shaq Wants to be Creamed by Snowballs

Chalk this up as another blip on the radar for anyone that follows what Celtics center Shaquille O’Neal does with his free time. On an interview in the Dale & Holly Show, the Big Shamrock said that he’d enjoy being a human target for fans to clobber with snowballs somewhere in the Boston area. He’s […]

Paul Pierce Gets an Awesome Tribute Song

The captain of the Celtics has received quite an honor. Matt Pepin has reported that the rapper known as Damani has made a tribute song to Paul Pierce. It’s loaded with some pretty cool punchlines, and although I can’t stand rap today (have you heard the garbage on the radio?!), I have to hand it […]

Shaq Waves the Baton for the Boston Pops

A future Hall of Famer, a rapper, a cop, and now a maestro. Yes, Boston Celtics center Shaquille O’Neal spent Monday commanding the Boston Pops at their annual holiday show, and the video can be seen below. Even though it was Shaq’s first time, he looked like a professional. He waved his baton to a […]

Celtics Bring Some Holiday Cheer to Those Less Fortunate

Here’s a little feel-good story for those of you who are dreading the shopping, snow-shoveling, and ugly sweaters that come with the holiday season every year: On Tuesday, the entire Boston Celtics team traveled to the Children’s Hospital in Boston and the Boston Medical Center to spread some holiday cheer. Doc Rivers and his boys […]

Delonte West Suffers Broken Wrist Against Nets

Just a handful of games into the season, Celtics point guard Delonte West will be sidelined with a broken right wrist for an undisclosed amount of time. Up until this unfortunate event, West had been contributing solid minutes to the team, and was back on the right track after serving a 10-game suspension to start […]