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Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Shane Larkin

Name: Shane Larkin College: Miami Position: Point guard Age: 20 Stats: 6’0″, 170 lbs. Background The son of Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, Shane originally committed to DePaul but transferred to Miami just before the start of his freshman year. By the end of his freshman season, he had earned the starting point guard spot. This […]

Remembering Celtics Legend Red Auerbach During the NBA Finals

Red Auerbach was an NBA coach for the Boston Celtics, Washington Capitals and the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to two Russian immigrants. Red also served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-47. It was not until Walter Brown, owner of the Boston Celtics, asked Red in 1950 to coach his failing […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Rudy Gobert

For the first isntalment of our Draft preview, on Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng, click here. For part 2, on German PG Dennis Schröder, click here. Name: Rudy Gobert Club: Cholet Basket (France) Position: Center Age: 20 Stats: 7’2″, 240 lbs. Background Gobert will enter the NBA largely on the strength of his physique, much more than […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Dennis Schröder

Today we continue our look at potential Celtics Draft selections. Read the first instalment, on Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng, here. Name: Dennis Schröder Club: Phantoms Braunschweig (Germany) Position: Point guard Age: 19 Stats: 6’2″, 165 lbs. Background One of several European players projected to go in the first round, Schröder is often compared to Rajon Rondo, […]

Celtics 2013 Draft Targets: Gorgui Dieng

The 2013 NBA Draft is a month away and while three teams still remain in the hunt for the Championship, the Celtics are already looking at prospects they could target on June 27th. Boston has only one pick in this year’s Draft, the 16th of the first round, and two clear positions of need: a true point guard […]

Celtics Facing Plenty of Offseason Questions

The Celtics’ 2012-13 season came to a close on Friday, as the New York Knicks came away from TD Garden with an 88-80 win in game 6 of their first-round playoff series. It was the end of a rollercoaster season for the Celtics: they got off to a bad 14-17 start but won six straight […]

Former Celtics Center Jason Collins is Gay

“I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.” Former Celtics center Jason Collins revealed he is gay, in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated. With the announcement Collins is now the first active openly gay male athlete from the four major pro sports in America. In other words, this is a pretty big […]

Early Celtics’ Playoff Preview

Following a pair of road losses at New York and Minnesota, the Celtics’ chances of improving their playoff seeding faded to the point that they may find themselves in a battle for seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Boston leads eighth-place Milwaukee by just 2.5 games, and the Bucks own the tie-breaker by virtue of […]

“Shut the F— Up”: Riley, Ainge Exchange Pleasantries over LeBron’s Officiating Complaints

On Wednesday, the Chicago Bulls ended the Miami Heat’s franchise-record winning streak at 27 games with a 101-97 win, a game in which LeBron James recorded 32 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. James, however, was not about to graciously accept the end of the second-longest win streak in NBA history, instead choosing to go […]

Jeff Green Finally Fulfilling Potential with Celtics

When the Celtics acquired Jeff Green at the 2011 deadline in the controversial trade that sent Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, the reaction from the Boston faithful (and some players) was generally negative. Some, however, saw Green as a potential replacement for Paul Pierce once the captain decides to retire. Green, after all, posted solid […]

Celtics Extend White, Randolph

Wednesday morning the Celtics officially signed power forward D. J. White to a multi-year contract. White was first signed to a 10-day contract on February 28, and again on March 10. According to NBA rules, a team can only sign any given player to two such deals, and then has the option to re-sign him […]

Garnett, Pierce Reach Milestones in Celtics’ Win

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce both made history on Wednesday during the Celtics’ 112-88 home victory over the Toronto Raptors, passing two Hall of Famers on the NBA’s career scoring list. Garnett passed former Laker Jerry West for 15th, while Pierce knocked Charles Barkley out of the top 20. The milestones further solidified the two […]

Rough 4th Quarter Loses Game for Celtics in Oklahoma City

It wasn’t always pretty, but Boston managed to stay close enough for much of their game in Oklahoma City. However, the Thunder finally stifled the Celtics in the 4th quarter and pulled ahead for the 91-79 victory. The back-and-forth started early, with Boston taking an 8-4 lead (their biggest of the day) 2:40 in. However, […]

Video: Bill Russell Jumps Over Defender From Free Throw Line

In case you missed this…we had to share video of Celtics legend Bill Russell jumping from the free-throw line, over a defender, to finish a lay-up way back in the 1950′s. It’s a shame there isn’t more video of him playing.

Celtics Trade Rumors: Nets Offer Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks for Paul Pierce

According to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets have offered the Celtics forward Kris Humphries, guard MarShon Brooks and a first-round pick in exchange for Celtics forward Paul Pierce. The Celtics reportedly declined the trade, but the two teams have been in talks about a deal for Pierce. The Celtics want forward Mirza Teletovic and […]