// Courtney Lee

Grading the Celtics at the All-Star break

All-Star Weekend is upon us and the Celtics, except for East starter Kevin Garnett, have five full days of rest before embarking on a five-game west coast road trip that starts Tuesday at Denver. The Celtics enter the break in third place in the Atlantic Division at 28-24, and have won eight of their last nine games without […]

Garnett’s Big Night Pushes Celtics Past Raptors

Kevin Garnett scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in just 26 minutes of game play as the Celtics notched their fifth straight win by beating the Raptors in Toronto, 99-95. The Celtics trailed by 10 after three quarters, but Leandro Barbosa would not let his team fold. Barbosa scored 12 of his 14 points […]

Celtics Hold Off Clippers, Win Fourth Straight Without Rondo

Boston had to hold off a late surge, but they successfully defeated the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday to win their fourth in a row, all without Rajon Rondo. Boston led by as many as 19 points, but allowed the Clippers hope before putting them away for good in a 106-104 victory. Things started off quickly, […]

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 […]

Celtics Blow 27-point Lead in Double-Overtime Loss to Hawks

The Celtics led 48-21 midway through the second quarter and by 19 points at the half, but allowed the Atlanta Hawks to open the second half on a 19-0 run before collapsing in double-overtime and surrendering the game, 123-111. After two Kevin Garnett made free throws, the Celtics still held an eight point advantage with […]

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 […]

Bradley’s Return Energizes Celtics

After undergoing surgery on both shoulders last May, guard Avery Bradley returned to the Celtics’ lineup this month, and his presence has had an immediate impact on the team. After losing their first game of 2013 to Memphis, the C’s reeled off six consecutive wins before that streak came to an end Wednesday against the Hornets. […]

Celtics Bench Gathering Steam

In the seventh game of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, the Celtics starters scored 86 points. Unfortunately, a Ryan Hollins layup accounted for all 2 points contributed by the bench, resulting in a 101-88 defeat. Boston’s bench shot 1 for 4 that evening, and four reserves logged more than twenty eight seconds of play. Danny […]

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 […]

Rondo, Celtics Suffocate Pacers to Earn Much Needed Win

The Boston Celtics, losers of four in a row going into Friday night, pulled away from the Indiana Pacers for a 94-75 victory. The Celtics led by as many as 24 in what was one of their most complete efforts of the season The Celtics got 18 points each from Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, […]

Celtics Fall to the Red Hot Clippers, 106-77

The Boston Celtics continued their recent struggles last night as they fell to the 23-6 Los Angeles Clippers, 106-77, at the Staples Center. From the start of the game, the Clippers dominated the Celtics in all aspects of the game. Led by a balanced scoring attack from Blake Griffin (16), Caron Butler (14), Jamal Crawford […]

Celtics Giving Back in Big Ways for the Holidays

While the Celtics will be focused on beating the Nets on Christmas Day this year, several team members are taking time off to give back to the community just in time for the holidays. Garnett Gets in the Christmas Spirit Earlier this week, the Celtics hosted a Christmas party in Boston at the top of […]

Celtics Backcourt Coming Together Key

The Boston Celtics split two games without Rajon Rondo and are now 5-5 since his return from a two-game suspension. Despite Rondo’s desire to put an end to Boston’s inconsistent play and “run off eight or nine games straight,” it is Doc Rivers’ assertion that the Celtics are “a .500 team” that has prevailed so […]

Previewing Avery Bradley’s Return to the Celtics

Celtics guard Avery Bradley practiced Monday for the first time this season, seven months after undergoing surgery to repair torn ligaments in both of his shoulders. While Bradley has already said he feels great, he’s not expected to return to game action for about two weeks. With the Celtics currently at 13-12 and currently 1-3 […]

Rondo, Celtics Fall to .500 With Loss to Bulls

The Boston Celtics lost their third straight contest and fell to 12-12 on the season with a 100-89 loss to the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Tuesday. The Celtics made it interesting in the third quarter thanks to their point guard Rajon Rondo, who finished with 26 points and 8 rebounds, but the […]