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Jared Sullinger Undergoes Successfull Back Surgery; Out for the Season

Jared Sullinger is expected to be back for next training camp after under going successful back surgery, according to The Boston Globe. The surgery was lumbar disk surgery and Sullinger is the second Celtic in six days to be lost for the season. Danny Ainge and the Celtics knew about Sullinger’s back woes before they […]

Celtics Begin Their Post-Rondo Season By Trouncing Kings

Well, that couldn’t have gotten off to a much better start. Although many expect the Celtics to play well even without Rajon Rondo, tonight’s game was encouraging in many ways, as the Celtics polished off the Sacramento Kings, 99-81. After their All-Star point guard was ruled out for the rest of the season with a […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 13

We’re now officially past the halfway point of the season, and things are still fairly close. It’s looking more and more like we’ll see the Heat and Celtics in the first round, but other than that, who knows? The top of the West remains volatile, as does a large swath of the East. Teams could […]

Celtics Edge Heat in 2OT Thriller, Lose Rondo for Season

A reeling Celtics team had quite the swing of emotions on Sunday afternoon, starting with the devastating news that point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Very little on the court could possibly compete with that huge loss, but a 100-98 double overtime win against the rival […]

Should Celtics Fans Boo Ray Allen?

On Sunday, Ray Allen will return to Boston to play his former team for the first time since he took less money to play with LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Allen’s reception at the TD Garden will be among the top story lines. Should Celtics fans boo him as a traitorous enemy? Or cheer […]

Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double Not Enough to Push Celtics Past Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

With his 27th career triple-double (20th on national television), Rajon Rondo¬†¬†tried to bring the Celtics back into Thursday’s contest with the Knicks, but his efforts weren’t enough as the Celtics dropped their fifth straight game, 89-86 . Rondo finished with 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds all while making 10-of-19 shots from the field, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 12

12 weeks into the season, we finally have two #1 teams remaining the same from the previous week. The Heat are creating a bit of space while the Thunder have some tough competition at the top. The West is also producing some additional teams fighting for the last playoff spots, while the East is pretty […]

VIDEO: Doc Rivers Press Conference Following Sunday’s Loss to Pistons

It has been a roller coaster-like season for the Boston Celtics, especially for their head coach Doc Rivers. To start 2013, the Celtics seemed to have turned it around, winning six straight games after losing four in a row. Now, they have lost three straight, unable to escape the label of being a .500 team […]

Garnett, Celtics Fall Back to .500 With Loss to Pistons

After winning six straight games, the Boston Celtics were looking to be one of the teams contending for home-court advantage in the playoffs, but three straight losses is not what the Doc ordered. Two of those three losses were to teams well below .500 and the game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night should […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 11

We’re well into January, and there’s still plenty of story-lines to follow. The Celtics and Nets are up; the Hawks are down. The race for both #1s and the West’s #8 are still very much up for grabs. Teams are jumping all over each other all the time, so let’s look at what would happen […]

Sullinger, Pierce Thrive Against Rockets as Celtics Push Win-Streak to Five

Paul Pierce put in a team-high 23 points as the Celtics cruised to the 103-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Friday marked the fifth straight game the Celtics got a solid all out team effort. Jared Sullinger came off a career night Wednesday against the Phoenix Suns when he had 12 points […]

Brandon Bass’s Role with Celtics Diminishing with Emergence of Jared Sullinger

Last season, Celtics power forward Brandon Bass had his best year as a pro, averaging over 12 points and 6 rebounds per game. By the end of the season, he was an every-game starter and one of the team’s more productive offensive players. Then the Celtics drafted Ohio State standout Jared Sullinger. So far during […]

Green, Celtics Bench Key in Fourth Straight Win

The Boston Celtics appear to be rising in the Eastern Conference after reeling off four straight wins, including a 87-79 win over the Phoenix Suns in Boston on Wednesday night. The team received a big lift from Jeff Green, whose team high 14 points were emphatically punctuated with three big dunks over the course of […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NBA Week 10

We’re a full 10 weeks into the season now, coming up on the halfway mark, and the league is as exciting as ever. The eight playoff teams in each conference are beginning to separate themselves from #9-#15 a little, but within that top group, it’s still a veritable free-for-all for positioning. Of the 16 playoff […]

Rajon Rondo is the Key to the Boston Celtics’ Success for 2013 and Beyond

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 […]