Rajon Rondo is largely considered to be the biggest star on the Boston Celtics, but recent incidents involving opposing players and referees have brought his leadership ability into question. Let’s examine the positives and negatives of Rondo being the key to the Celtics’ future. Rondo has the ability to dribble to the basket for an […]
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 […]
The NBA trade deadline is still a month away, but general managers across the league are putting out their feelers to gauge the market value of various trade chips. Despite Rudy Gay and Pau Gasol rumors swirling, it’s quite possible the NBA’s trade deadline could be fairly quiet. One marquee player that might be moving […]
The Boston Celtics, losers of four in a row going into Friday night, pulled away from the Indiana Pacers for a 94-75 victory. The Celtics led by as many as 24 in what was one of their most complete efforts of the season The Celtics got 18 points each from Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, […]
On Christmas morning the Celtics dismantled the Brooklyn Nets with such ease that owner Mikhail Prokhorov fired head coach Avery Johnson. Not only did the Celtics play their most complete game of the season, but did so under testy road conditions. The victory allowed Boston to keep their heads above .500 and gave fans hope […]
New Years’ resolutions are surely swirling inside everyone’s minds, and the Celtics should definitely be thinking of their own resolutions to rectify their, thus far, lackluster season. As the halfway point of the NBA regular season fast approaches, the Celtics are undoubtedly in dire need of some improvements. Paul Pierce’s Resolution: Keep up a High […]
The Boston Celtics continued their recent struggles last night and fell to the Memphis Grizzlies, 93-83. The loss was the fourth in a row for the Celtics, who are now three games under a five-hundred. Old Celtic friend, Tony Allen, proved to be the key to the Memphis victory as he had a season-high 15 […]
The Boston Celtics finished their four-game road trip on Sunday night with a disappointing outing against the now 11-19 Sacramento Kings. The 118-96 loss was the third straight loss for the C’s by 18 or more points. Jeff Green and Jason Terry both had huge scoring games after being inconsistent during the 1-3 road trip. […]
The Boston Celtics split two games without Rajon Rondo and are now 5-5 since his return from a two-game suspension. Despite Rondo’s desire to put an end to Boston’s inconsistent play and “run off eight or nine games straight,” it is Doc Rivers’ assertion that the Celtics are “a .500 team” that has prevailed so […]
Celtics guard Avery Bradley practiced Monday for the first time this season, seven months after undergoing surgery to repair torn ligaments in both of his shoulders. While Bradley has already said he feels great, he’s not expected to return to game action for about two weeks. With the Celtics currently at 13-12 and currently 1-3 […]
‘Twas Christmas at the Garden, and there was plenty of mirth. But someone was missing: Jesus Shuttlesworth. While the Celtics were happily giving each other gifts, Ray Allen’s in Miami, playing on the Heat’s second shift. Ray-ray left the Celtics; some found that uncouth. Players like Kevin Garnett, and of course The Truth!
14 games into the 2012-13 season, the Celtics are dead last in the NBA in rebounding, and it’s not even close. At 36.9 boards per game, Boston trails the next worst team, Portland, by nearly two full rebounds, and the first-place Pacers by an outrageous 11.5. It’s not just a case of the Celtics games […]
The Celtics are 2-2. Get over it. You can look at this one of two ways. Either the Celtics have played four games and are yet to really hit their groove, or “OH MY GAWD DUDE THE CELTICS ARE IN FRIGGIN’ TROUBLE. ALL WE GOT IS RONDO, PIERCE AND GARNETT AND THESE OTHER DUDES BLOW […]
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 […]
Bust out the “Hope” signs. Dust off those ironic posters you used to bring with you to the TD Garden. Heck, gas up the duck boats while you’re at it. Brian Scalabrine is coming back to Boston… sort of.