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UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Is First Openly Gay Player in D-I

University of Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon has come out as gay, becoming the first player in Division I men’s basketball ever to do so. Gordon made the public announcement in a conversation with ESPN’s Kate Fagan, where he said that he told his teammates on April 2, a few days after coming out to his […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Pierce, Celtics Rebound From Road Trip with Rout of Cavs

Paul Pierce scored a season-high 40 points on a staggeringly efficient 13-for-16 from the field as the Celtics ended their three-game losing streak with a 103-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Pierce also had 8 rebounds and 5 assists, and Rajon Rondo added 20 point and 8 assists for a Celtics’ team that didn’t arrive […]

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 […]