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Pierce’s Future with Celtics in Question

With the basketball season unfortunately ending for the Celtics last month, many questions remain about the future of the team. One of the biggest questions, with perhaps the biggest impact on the team’s future, is the return of Paul Pierce. The 36 year old Captain has spent his entire 14 year career with the Boston […]

Jeff Green’s Journey

Flashback to June 2007. In a draft that saw Greg Oden and Kevin Durant go first and second respectively, the Celtics selected Jeff Green fifth overall. The Celtics’ brass appeared to be drafting for the future, acquiring a potential heir-apparent to Paul Pierce. As it turned out, Green was actually drafted for the Seattle Supersonics […]

Photo: Knicks Wear All Black Before Celtics’ Game 5 ‘Funeral’

Kenyon Martin guaranteed a Celtics “funeral” in Game 5, indicating he felt the Knicks would close out their first round series in Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Didn’t happen. The Celtics beat the Knicks 92-86 to force Game 6 Friday night in Boston. The Knicks played up the hype even more before the game, looking […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 22

The playoffs are really starting to come into the picture with a week left in the season. Five of six divisions and the Eastern Conference are locked up. 15 of 16 teams have punched their tickets, leaving the Lakers and Jazz in a dogfight for the final spot, though Dallas is still holding out hope. […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 21

Just two weeks remain in the season. The Jazz and Lakers are still in a dead heat for the final spot, while the others are pretty safe, if not mathematically clinched. Still, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to play for. Avoiding Miami in the first round will certainly be a good race. The top spot […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 20

20 weeks into the season, and things are starting to come down to the wire. There isn’t much time left at all to make a move, yet only five teams have been mathematically eliminated so far. The Heat have opened a sizable lead in the East, while even San Antonio isn’t out of the woods […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 19

The season is nearing an end, but there’s still plenty of movement afoot. The teams are just about set (though there is still some room to make it into the brackets in the West), though many teams are within a win or two (or as many losses) from changing multiple seeds at once. A pair […]

Green’s Monster Game Not Enough For Celtics as Heat Extend Win Streak

It was deja vu for the Boston Celtics. In the 2007-08 season, the Celtics beat a Houston Rockets team on March 18 to end their 22-game win streak. Monday, the Celtics could not capitalize on a career-high 43 points from Jeff Green as the Miami Heat stretched their streak to 23 in a 105-103 victory. […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 18

There’s not much time left in the season. All teams have passed 60 games, but only Miami has clinched a playoff spot so far. And nobody has clinched ping pong balls yet, but will next game, in all likelihood. The biggest race by far is for the lowest seeds in the West; #7-#9 are separated […]

Celtics Outlast Hawks in OT Thriller

The Boston Celtics improved to a miraculous 14-4 record since the season-ending injury to Rajon Rondo after a dramatic comeback by the visiting Atlanta Hawks was spoiled by a tie-breaking three-point shot by Jason Terry in overtime that led to a 107-102 win. The Celtics improved to 34-27, an identical record to their Eastern Conference […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 17

Now a week into March, the brackets are pretty set. The East is definitely set, with 7.5 games separating #8 from #9. The Lakers are still making a case in the West, but 2.5 games back may be too much when you have a poor road record in a powerful conference. Right now, Miami is […]

Celtics Need to Play for Rest Rather Than Playoff Seeding

After winning three straight games, the Boston Celtics have just 23 games left before the playoffs are upon them. The Celtics still have a lot to prove on the road before the seeding is completed after the 82-game season. The Celtics stand just two games below the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and that […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 16

We’re coming up on 60 games played in the season, and there’s still a lot to play for. Miami and San Antonio are still the teams to beat, but it’s a lot closer amid the rest. In particular, the race to avoid the worst West seeds is getting very heated, especially with San Antonio and […]

Pierce Leads Celtics to Exciting Overtime Win Over Jazz

The Boston Celtics’ players showed a ton of heart on the second game of a back-to-back against the Utah Jazz on Monday night and came away with the 110 -107 overtime win. Paul Pierce came alive with seven of the 13 points in the overtime period. Pierce flirted with a triple-double with 26 points, seven rebounds […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 15

The All Star Game is this weekend, and the playoff teams are starting to come into the picture. Miami is rebuilding a lead in the East, as San Antonio is starting to do out West. The teams in the middle are still fighting for position, which is extra important in order to avoid the hardest […]