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Louis Corbett and the Tupac Doppelganger: The Highlight of the 2013-14 Celtics Season

Other than the merciful end of the season, there isn’t much to look forward to as a Boston Celtics fan. The Celtics are 20-41, good (bad?) for the fourth worst record in the league. Even if you fully support tanking for the 2014 NBA draft, it’s hard to revel in each additional loss that brings […]

The Never-Ending BirthdayGate: Rondo Ignored Ainge, Consequences by Skipping Flight

In the never-ending saga of BirthdayGate, when Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo skipping the team flight to Sacramento in order to celebrate his birthday with family in L.A., Boston continues to hold a clinic on how not to run a PR department. Seemingly over and done with once Rondo and Celtics GM Danny Ainge held […]

Gerald Wallace Out Indefinitely with Torn Meniscus

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters on Friday that an MRI on small forward Gerald Wallace‘s knee revealed a torn meniscus, knocking him out indefinitely. Wallace had missed just one game all season, averaging 5.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals while shooting 50.4% from the field. The 6’7″ Wallace is in his […]

Reviewing the Celtics’ Inactivity at NBA Trade Deadline

The deadline day for trades was Thursday and the Boston Celtics were in the middle of speculation for different trade rumors that were surrounding different players in the NBA for the past few weeks; starting with Rajon Rondo, but there was nothing certain. You can find more details about this rumor at Sportsbook Review. Brad […]

Celtics Sign Chris Johnson to Multi-Year Deal

Prior to their 99-89 home win over Sacramento on Friday, the Celtics officially signed 23-year-old swingman Chris Johnson to a multi-year deal, the terms of which were not disclosed per team policy. The 6’6″ Johnson had been with Boston on two ten-day contracts, which is the most a team can sign a player for before […]

David Ortiz Deserves Contract Extension From Red Sox

Big Papi wants a little more of Boston before his career is over. Last week David Ortiz said it may be “time to move on” to spur talks about a contract extension with the Boston Red Sox.  Some reporters thought this move by Papi was outrageous. I think it is a pretty shrewd business move […]

Olynyk, Sullinger Selected to Rising Stars Challenge

The participants in the NBA All-Star Weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge were announced on Wednesday, and big men Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger will represent the Celtics at the game, which will take place on February 14 at the Pelicans’ New Orleans Arena. The 2014 edition will be the third since the game’s format was changed. […]

Video: Celtics Honor Pierce, Garnett in Return to Boston

“Anything is possiblllllllllleeeeee!!!!!” These, of course, are the immortal words of Kevin Garnett after the former Celtic won his first NBA championship in his first season in Boston. At the time, Garnett was referring to, well, I don’t know what. Coming from a man who has talked about tortillas and microwaves as a metaphor for […]

Celtics Players Might Not Care about Pierce, Garnett Returning to Boston, But Fans Do

For the first time since the megadeal with the Brooklyn Nets that hit the reset button on the Boston Celtics franchise, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will return to their old stomping grounds at the TD Garden. For the current Celtics players, this means nothing. A majority of the roster (10) never played alongside the two […]

Celtics Acquire Joel Anthony, Picks in Three-Team Trade

On Wednesday, the Celtics completed their second trade in less than ten days, sending shooting guards MarShon Brooks and Jordan Crawford to Golden State. While the Warriors traded point guard Toney Douglas to the Heat, Boston received former Miami center Joel Anthony, a conditional first-round draft pick, a 2016 second-rounder and cash considerations. The move […]

Rajon Rondo Aiming for Friday Return to Action

On Monday night, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo sent out the following message via Twitter: 29,233,380 secs — Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) January 14, 2014 Of course it didn’t take long for someone to decipher that number: it amounts to approximately 338 days, the time that will have elapsed on Friday since last February 13, the […]

MarShon Brooks Returns to Celtics After Successful D-League Stint

The Celtics called up shooting guard MarShon Brooks on Thursday following a weeklong stint with the Maine Red Claws in the NBA Development League. Brooks was assigned to Maine after appearing in just nine games through December, and now returns to a revamped backcourt rotation after the trade that sent Courtney Lee to Memphis in […]

Trade Complete: Celtics Acquire Jerryd Bayless in Three-Team Deal

Confirming earlier reports, the Celtics finalized a three-team trade on Tuesday with the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder by which they acquired point guard Jerryd Bayless from the Grizzlies in exchange for shooting guard Courtney Lee and a 2016 second-round draft pick. Boston also received small forward Ryan Gomes from the Thunder, but he […]

Connelly’s Top Ten: Get Out the 2001 Playoff Playbook, Run and Brady Manage

1. Patriots: Tom Brady * Not one completion of Brady’s was thrown more than ten yards * Yet another bad QB with a better QB rating than Brady – 95.0 to 68.4 * Last two games COMBINED (yes, they won both): 28-50 – 56% / 294 yards / 2 TD to 1 INT * Passes […]

Knicks Still Looking to Trade for Rehabbing Rondo

At 9-19 and currently out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks are looking to boost their postseason prospects by landing rehabbing Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. It’s hard to take such rumors seriously coming out of New York because the Knicks labeled this year’s team championship […]