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Pistons and Mavericks Interested in Acquiring Rajon Rondo

According to CBS Sports, the Mavericks and Pistons are two teams that have expressed interest in acquiring Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo.  With the Celtics rebuilding process well under way, teams are beginning to think Rondo can be had for the right price. Danny Ainge has repeatedly told teams that he does not intend to trade […]

Celtics Get Blown Out By Lakers as Trade Deadline Approaches

Amidst rumors at last season’s trade deadline, the Celtics were also on an epic west coast road trip, but they had just won two games in a row. Many viewed the Celtics strong play after last season’s All-Star break as an emphatic statement that Paul Pierce and crew wanted to keep the band together for […]

Pierce, Garnett Lead Charge as Celtics Rout Lakers

Paul Pierce put up 24 points, dished out six assists and grabbed seven rebounds in a huge blowout win against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night, 116-95. Six of the Boston Celtics’ scored in double figures while only three did for the Lakers. This is the Celtics’ sixth straight win even though the Lakers came […]

BREAKING: Lakers Fire Mike Brown

All it took was a 1-4 start for the Lakers to part ways with their Head Coach. USA Today reports that the Lakers have fired Mike Brown. The team has been without Steve Nash for the past two games, and Dwight Howard, though playing, is still working his way back into shape after having offseason […]

The Celtics Quest For Banner 18 Begins Tonight

They said they were too old; They said they didn’t have an answer for the athleticism of the rest of the league; They questioned their heart, their talent and their drive, yet somehow the Celtics managed to take the indestructible Miami Heat to seven games in last season’s Eastern Conference Finals. Now one of their […]

Celtics Lose Stiemsma to Timberwolves, Sign Collins and Christmas

Greg Stiemsma is pulling a reverse Kevin Garnett and leaving the Boston Celtics to join the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team Garnett spent the first 12 seasons of his career with. Stiemsma signed a one year $3 million offer sheet from the Timberwolves. Since the Celtics don’t own Stiemsma’s Birds rights and are over the NBA’s […]

Pierce and Bradley Carry Celtics Past Magic, Clinch Fifth Straight Atlantic Title

Paul Pierce might be nearing the finish line of a career that will end in the Hall of Fame and a spot in the TD Garden rafters. But if these are Pierce’s last games, The Truth wants to go out in style. Pierce scored a game-high 29 points and recorded a career-best 14 assists, carrying […]

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 […]

Despite the Attention, Rondo Not the Centerpiece of a Champion

On Wednesday, SoB’s very own Bobby Doherty made the case that the Boston Celtics could rebuild around Rajon Rondo, referencing the 2007-2008 championship team as a model for Rondo as the team’s centerpiece. Agree to disagree. Is Rondo a starting point guard on a contender? Absolutely. He’s proven that with his championship ring, multiple playoff […]

The Atlantic, Week 8: The Trade Deadline Approaches

Welcome to a special NBA trade deadline edition of “The Atlantic!” Let’s “trend up” and “trend down” the latest rumors. Will the Big Three be broken up? Can Philly land a superstar to put next to Andre Iguodala? Will the Nets trade Deron Williams? The trade deadline is a week away: what are the teams […]

Celtics Twice Nearly Claimed Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Off Waivers

Apparently, some dude on the Knicks is having a decent season. Jerry something-or-other. Played for Yale, I think. Were he a Celtic, I might show more enthusiasm for point guard Jeremy Lin and the seven consecutive wins his team has rattled off since his move into the starting spot. And it appears I nearly got […]

The Atlantic, Week 4: Celtics’ Confidence and Andrea Bargnani Trending Up

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are no longer the most disappointing team in the Atlantic Division – the Knicks are. Is Andrea Bargnani a top-10 power forward? Can the New Jersey Nets still make the […]

Bass, Celtics Make Magic Disappear for Second Win In a Row

Brandon Bass and Paul Pierce had 19 points apiece as the Boston Celtics swept the TD Banknorth Garden floor with the Orlando Magic Monday night, 87-56. Dwight Howard scored 18 points and had 14 rebounds but was the lone member of the Magic to score in double figures. Depleted Celtics Set Franchise Records The contest […]

The Atlantic, Week 3: Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard and More

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The rumblings of Kevin Garnett’s decline are getting louder. Are the 76ers or the Nets in a better position to land Dwight Howard? Is there anything to be excited about in Toronto? What’s […]

The Atlantic, Week 2: Ray Allen & No One Else in Great Shape

Welcome to “The Atlantic,” a weekly column where we ‘trend up’ and ‘trend down’ news and notes from the NBA’s Atlantic Division. The Boston Celtics are riding Ray Allen’s hot hand. The Philadelphia 76ers are emerging as a powerhouse. Have the New Jersey Nets found their backcourt of the future? What’s going on this week […]