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Photos: Celtics 2012 Media Day

The Celtics held their annual media day on Friday to announce the beginning of training camp and their campaign for the 2012-2013 NBA Season. Among the excitement, some interesting things were said. Kevin Garnett apparently lost Ray Allen’s phone number. Paul Pierce says he’ll retire when Garnett retires. Chris Wilcox and Jeff Green now share […]

Celtics Acquire Courtney Lee in Sign-and-Trade

The Boston Celtics are finalizing a deal that would send JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Sean Williams and a 2nd round draft pick to the Rockets in a sign-and-trade for Courtney Lee. The contracts the Celtics would send out in this deal would allow the team to pay Lee a starting salary of $4.25 million. The […]

Jeff Green, Celtics Agree to 4-Year Contract

Jeff Green’s agent, David Falk, is reporting that his client and the Celtics have agreed to the framework of deal that would put Green back in green next season. Green sat out the entirety of the 2011-2012 NBA season after having surgery to correct a heart problem. This move comes less than 24 hours after […]

Celtics, Brandon Bass Agree on 3-Year Contract

The Celtics are continuing to bring last year’s band back together. First it was Kevin Garnett, and now it’s forward Brandon Bass. The C’s and Bass reached agreement on a three-year deal, according to several reports. Bass declined a player option for $4.25 million to return to the team, but had hoped to re-sign on […]

Boston Celtics 2012 Draft Targets: Jared Sullinger

Jared Sullinger: 20 years old; 6’9″; 268 lbs School: Ohio State Position: Power Forward Background:  Sullinger led Ohio State to the NCAA Final Four this past winter as a Sophmore. In his freshman season Sullinger turned heads by branding himself as a hard nosed forward capable of rebounding against anyone. Sullinger energetic post-game is aided by his […]

How Much is Brandon Bass Worth to the Celtics?

With the news that Brandon Bass will opt out of the remainder of his contract, the Boston Celtics now face the question of whether or not to sign him and for how much. In order to figure out if the Celtics should re-sign the 27 year old power forward, let’s take a look back at Bass’s […]

Celtics’ Big Three Retrospective: Valiant Effort in 2012

This is part two of a three part series as Sports of Boston looks back at what was an incredible and challenging run with the Celtics’ New Big Three. Look for part three on Friday. Part One here. Celtics Grind Out Injury Plagued Regular Season From day one, the 2011-2012 Celtics were never given a […]

Celtics Fall in OT Despite Rondo’s 44

The Boston Celtics threw everything they had at the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday night. They overcame two second-half Heat leads, played their Big 4 for 43-plus minutes each, and even got a career-best 44 points from Rajon Rondo, who played the entire game. They did all that, and […]

Eastern Conference Finals Preview: Epilogue to a Celtics Era?

How did we get here? The Celtics started the season 15-17, and the Big Three era looked finished by the All-Star Break. Three months later, the Celtics have become just the fourth team in NBA history to make a Conference Finals after having a losing record at the All-Star Break. The Miami Heat are making […]

Celtics Win Ugly Defensive Battle Against 76ers to Advance to Miami

Tough defense and poor shooting on both sides kept the scoring low, but in the end, Boston turned things on to crush Philly’s hope late. As a result of an 85-75 victory, Boston moves on to face the Miami Heat in the Conference Finals, a series that will begin Monday at 8:30pm EST. Boston started […]

Brandon Bass Scores Playoff-High 27, Boosts Celtics Past Sixers

Brandon Bass set a playoff-high and tied his career-high with 27 points, as the Boston Celtics cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers, 101-85, in Game 5 Monday night at TD Garden.  The Celtics now hold a crucial 3-2 over the Sixers in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Semi-final series. Rajon Rondo recorded 14 assists and 13 points, […]

Celtics Implode in Second Half of Game 4; Series Tied 2-2

The Boston Celtics built a big lead Friday night in Philadelphia, then quit. The Philadelphia 76ers, on the other hand, never quit. And once they pulled back into the game, that sustained effort translated into unstoppable momentum, a 92-83 victory over the Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, and a 2-2 series […]

Can the Celtics Carry Momentum Into Game 4?

With a stunning 82-81 loss Monday night to the upstart eight-seed, the Boston Celtics found themselves knee-deep in questions. What happened to the Celtics’ advantage in big-game experience and late-game execution? Would Paul Pierce‘s knee injury kill the Celtics’ enough offense? And why was Brandon Bass shooting more than anyone on Boston’s roster, considering Kevin […]

Celtics Miss Shots, Opportunity and Fall to Sixers in Game 2

Evan Turner hit two go-ahead buckets and a pair of free throws late in the fourth quarter to lift the Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics, 82-81. Turner finished the game with 10 points and 6 rebounds and was aided by teammate, Jrue Holiday’s 18 points as the Sixers pulled even with the Celtics in […]

Celtics-76ers Round 2 Preview: Can Ray Allen Contribute?

The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are no strangers to each other. Along with sharing the same division and the rivalry that goes along with it, the Celtics and Sixers have had stretches in history where the two have had to battle each other in the playoffs for Eastern Conference supremacy year after year. Historical […]