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Video: Kevin Garnett Shoves Knicks’ Bill Walker

As if the absent Paul Pierce, the technical fouls and the terrible defense weren’t enough to dishearten Celtics fans on Christmas Day, they now might have to imagine a Celtics roster missing both Pierce and Kevin Garnett. After missing a game-tying jump shot at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Knicks, Garnett got into […]

Will Nate Robinson Make an Impact?

For such a little guy, he can make a lot of noise. Last week when Nate Robinson was traded from the New York Knicks to the Boston Celtics, there was a lot of criticism on both parts of the trade. The first is that Celtics GM Danny Ainge traded away fan favorite Eddie House along […]

Nate Robinson Traded to Celtics

The Boston Herald has reported that the Celtics have made a trade for Knicks’ guard, prodigal son, and Slam Dunk Champion, Nate Robinson. The Celtics sent Eddie House, J.R. Giddens, and Bill Walker to New York for Robinson and Marcus Landry. Robinson has sat out for nearly half the year, but is certainly a strong […]

Walker Won’t Participate in D-League Dunk Contest

Bill Walker, who’s currently up with the Celtics, was recently added to a list of participants in the NBA D-League dunk competition…but he had no idea until a Celtics official told him. Walker was informed he’d have to be sent down to the NBA D-League if he wanted to participate, and he declined. “I’m trying […]

Diagnosing the Ailing Celtics

The NBA regular season is almost half-way over and the Boston Celtics sit at 27-13. The record has the Celtics atop of the Atlantic Division and leading the Toronto Raptors by 7.5 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the only Eastern Conference team with more wins than the C’s. Certainly, the Celtics are right where they want […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 1-16-10

Three of the top four teams in this week’s SoB NBA Power Rankings are from the Eastern Conference, but the defending champion LA Lakers remain at No. 1 for the third consecutive poll. The Celtics slipped to No. 3 after being leap-frogged by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who sit in the second place spot just one […]

Paul Pierce’s Knee To Keep Him Out for Two Weeks

Boston Celtics leading scorer Paul Pierce is expected to miss two weeks after undergoing arthroscopic irrigation on his right knee at New England Baptist Hospital. He will not travel with the team on their four-game road trip, which includes a Christmas Day tilt against the Southeast Division-leading Orlando Magic. Following Tuesday night’s come-from-behind 103-94 victory […]

Bill Walker Returns to Celtics

Bill Walker just got an early Christmas gift. After a successful nine games with NBA D-Leage Maine Red Claws, the swingman has been recalled to the Celtics to add depth. Walker will join the team for its trip to Orlando. Walker missed most of training camp with a torn meniscus. In nine games for the […]

Maine Red Claws Beat Springfield Armor 102-79

Professional basketball made it’s debut in Maine Friday night as the Maine Red Claws held their home opener at the newly renovated Portland Exposition Building. In front of Celtics GM Danny Ainge, NBA great Dave Cowens and a sold out crowd of 3,100, the Red Claws used a balanced scoring attack which saw eight players […]

NBA D-League Daily Developments – Nov. 28

News and Notes from the NBA Development League Conference Standings East: W-L Pct. GB || West: W-L Pct. GB Erie 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Albuquerque 1-0 1.000 0.0 Iowa 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Austin 1-0 1.000 0.0 Sioux Falls 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Utah 1-0 1.000 0.0 Dakota 0-0 .000 0.5 || Idaho 0-0 .000 […]

Bill Walker Assigned to Maine Red Claws

The Celtics have made the first assignment in the Maine Red Claws history sending Bill Walker to Maine to join the Red Claws. The move is aimed towards helping Walker get into game shape after recovering from a torn meniscus in his right knee. NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2009 – Boston Celtics guard/forward Bill Walker […]

Celtics 2009-2010 Season Preview: Centers & Forwards

Kevin Garnett’s injury spelled doom for this unit in the 2008-09 season. Much like the guards, the Celtics lacked enough big bodies when Garnett went down. Glen Davis was forced to start and Brian Scalabrine was moved into a more prominent role. Mikki Moore was signed to provide another big body, but he did not […]

Bill Walker Injury Status: Out 6-8 Weeks

Bill Walker left Wednesday’s practice with an injured knee, and an MRI revelead a torn meniscus, which will require Walker to miss six to eight weeks. The Celtics will be forced to carry the injured Walker on their active roster to start the season. Walker has previously had major surgery on both knees, which is […]

Lofton, Celtics Can’t Outshoot Pacers

Celtics management, meet Chris Lofton. The Tennessee native shot 6 of 8 from outside on his way to 21 points, in the Celtics’ 91-88 loss to the Indiana Pacers. With seven seconds to go in the contest, forward Nick Fazekas stepped to the line to attempt what would’ve been the game-tying, and potential game-winning free […]

Poor Defensive Effort Costs Celtics In Loss to Thunder

The Celtics allowed the Oklahoma City Thunder to shoot 58% from the field in a 94-82 loss Wednesday evening. Oklahoma City’s electrifying effort was led by explosive 2nd year point guard, Russel Westbrook. The Celts couldn’t find an answer for Westbrook, who finished the game with 26 points and five assists. For the second day in […]