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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 […]

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 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 […]

“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 […]

Garnett to Miss Two Weeks with Ankle Injury

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg and multiple media outlets are reporting that Kevin Garnett will miss approximately two weeks with what’s being deemed an “inflamed left ankle”. Garnett had an MRI on his ankle on Monday morning, and results were negative. Garnett missed the Celtics loss on Saturday to Memphis, and Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge seem to […]

Time to Rewrite The Truth About Paul Pierce?

Ever since being drafted 10th overall by the Celtics back in 1998, Paul Pierce has been “the guy” in Boston. The closer. The Captain. The Truth. Even when he wasn’t the only All-Star on the C’s, whether in his early days of sharing the floor with Antoine Walker or with the recent reincarnation of the […]

Revisiting the Jeff Green-Kendrick Perkins Trade

Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge has been much maligned for the 2011 trade-deadline deal that sent center Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, and not without reason. In a way, the trade signaled Boston’s fall from championship contention to the second tier in the Eastern Conference pecking order, behind Miami, and succeeded in upsetting […]

Ray Allen Will Be Booed in Return to Boston

A few weeks ago Ray Allen decided to take his three point shooting talents to South Beach and join The Miami Heat‘s Big Three. It was a decision that has left many Boston Celtics fans scratching their heads and has been the hot topic of discussion on Causeway Street. Allen, 36, turned down the Celtics offer […]

A Letter To Ray Allen from a Boston Fan

In light of Ray Allen’s departure from Boston, arrival in Miami, and the comments he made in his press conference, I would like to deliver a response from a devoted Boston fan. One of the comments that stood out to me the most was when Allen said, “Forever, I’ll always be a Celtic.” With all […]

Video: Danny Ainge Introduces Celtics’ Rookies to Boston Media

The Boston Celtics introduced rookies, Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Kris Joseph to the Boston media on Monday at the Jackson/Mann School in Allston. The Celtics will look to develop the young big men behind Kevin Garnett in the coming season. Garnett will be entering his 18th NBA season. Sullinger’s Ohio State Buckeyes stormed through […]

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 […]

Video: CSNNE Shows Stark Difference Between Heat, Celtics Big 3′s

Nothing sums up the differences between the Heat and the Celtics than this video posted on CSNNE.com. This Miami Heat team has always been about flash and arrogance, as opposed to being able to get your hands dirty when you needed to in order to win the big game. The latter is exactly what the […]

Celtics Almost Traded Ray Allen to Grizzlies, Paul Pierce to Nets

On March 15th, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics came ever so close to finally moving on from the Big 3. In the final hours of this season’s trade deadline, the Celtics had a trade in place to send the aging, injured Ray Allen to the Memphis Grizzlies for O.J. Mayo and a draft pick. […]

The Atlantic, Week 9: Evan Turner and Celtics Roster Continuity Trending Up

We’re in the home stretch of the NBA season, and Sports of Boston is on top of all the recent news and notes in “The Atlantic”. Will continuity help the Celtics? Is Evan Turner a budding star? Who will be on the Nets’ billboards this summer in Brooklyn? The playoffs are just weeks away for […]

What We Learned This Week: Professor Paps, Peyton’s Place?

What We Learned This Week Week of March 3 – March 10   Peyton Manning Got Cut From a 2-14 Team What a scrub! I hope the poor guy can somehow catch on with another team. It will be strange to see Peyton Manning in another uniform (or another helmet) but Johnny Unitas with the […]