// Jeff Green

State of the Celtics Roster: Backcourt

The schedule for the upcoming NBA season has been released, most of the top free agents are off the market, and the Celtics haven’t done much at all since the blockbuster trade that sent Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn. The lack of activity further suggests that Danny Ainge is looking to […]

Celtics Off-Season Questions: Trade Rondo? Sign Smith?

Welcome to the most exciting part of the NBA off-season Celtics fans: Free Agency! Unfortunately for Boston, the Celtics rebuilding phase has taken over the spotlight, so the expectations of signing any big-time free-agents this summer are abnormally low. After trading Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn, the Celtics have officially begun to take […]

Report: Celtics and Clippers Revive Trade Talks

Multiple sources have reported that trade talks between the Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers have resumed after previously being called off because of Boston’s steep asking price. The Clippers contacted the Celtics Thursday afternoon to revive negotiations. Discussions reportedly ended yesterday after news of a potential mega-deal emerged over the weekend. Ultimately the two sides could not […]

Jeff Green’s Journey

Flashback to June 2007. In a draft that saw Greg Oden and Kevin Durant go first and second respectively, the Celtics selected Jeff Green fifth overall. The Celtics’ brass appeared to be drafting for the future, acquiring a potential heir-apparent to Paul Pierce. As it turned out, Green was actually drafted for the Seattle Supersonics […]

Celtics Erase Fourth Quarter Deficit, Fall Short in Loss to Knicks

The Celtics season is over, and another off-season of uncertainty now faces the team. The Knicks led by as many as 26 points early in the fourth quarter, but the Celtics, led by Avery Bradley rattled off a 20-0 run and got the lead all the way down to four before the offense disappeared again […]

Celtics Refuse to Die, Force Game 6 Against Knicks

There was no funeral like the Knicks hoped. Led by Kevin Garnett’s 16 points and 18 rebounds, five Celtics contributed double figures in a 92-86 win over the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Carmelo Anthony once again struggled on offense going against Jeff Green and Brandon Bass. Anthony finished with 22 […]

Celtics vs Knicks: What We Learned From Game 1

The Celtics dropped game 1 of their best-of-seven first round playoff series to the New York Knicks, 85-78. The Celtics’ led by as many as seven points late in the third quarter, but couldn’t hang on. Game 2 is set for Tuesday night back at Madison Square Garden. What did the Celtics and their fans […]

Pekovic, Wolves Blow By Pierce-less Celtics

Nikola Pekovic erupted for 29 points and five rebounds, as the Timberwolves beat the Celtics, 110-100. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, a night after scoring just two points and fouling out in a losing effort to the Knicks. Paul Pierce sat out Monday with what the team deemed, “Personal reasons.” The key […]

Green Beats Buzzer to Lift Celtics Over Cavs

Jeff Green struggled to hit shots and get calls all night for the Celtics, but that didn’t keep him from making the most important play of the game on Wednesday. Trailing 92-91 with 2.1 seconds remaining, Green took the inbounds pass from Avery Bradley, drove hard to the hoop, and scored as time expired to […]

JR Smith, Knicks Send Celtics to Fifth Straight Loss

The ‘good’ JR Smith showed up at the TD Banknorth Garden for the Knicks and erupted for 32 points and seven rebounds in a 100-85 win over the Garnett-less Celtics. Not only was Kevin Garnett sidelined for the Celtics, but Courtney Lee also missed his second straight game with an ankle injury. One has to […]

Jeff Green Finally Fulfilling Potential with Celtics

When the Celtics acquired Jeff Green at the 2011 deadline in the controversial trade that sent Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City, the reaction from the Boston faithful (and some players) was generally negative. Some, however, saw Green as a potential replacement for Paul Pierce once the captain decides to retire. Green, after all, posted solid […]

Davis Tips in Game Winner as Hornets Sink Celtics

Anthony Davis tipped in an Eric Gordon missed layup with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the New Orleans Hornets over the Boston Celtics, 87-86 on Wednesday night. The Celtics led 55-45 at the half, but mustered just 12 points in the third quarter as the Hornets tied it up at 67 all as they headed […]

Green’s Monster Game Not Enough For Celtics as Heat Extend Win Streak

It was deja vu for the Boston Celtics. In the 2007-08 season, the Celtics beat a Houston Rockets team on March 18 to end their 22-game win streak. Monday, the Celtics could not capitalize on a career-high 43 points from Jeff Green as the Miami Heat stretched their streak to 23 in a 105-103 victory. […]

Pierce Rests, Celtics Lose Laugher to Bobcats, 100-74

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers decided to rest aging star Paul Pierce for tonight’s contest against the Charlotte Bobcats. Turns out he probably didn’t have to. None of Boston’s starters played more than 30 minutes as the Bobcats ran away with this one in the second half, outscoring the Celtics by 23 points en route […]

Celtics Outlast Hawks in OT Thriller

The Boston Celtics improved to a miraculous 14-4 record since the season-ending injury to Rajon Rondo after a dramatic comeback by the visiting Atlanta Hawks was spoiled by a tie-breaking three-point shot by Jason Terry in overtime that led to a 107-102 win. The Celtics improved to 34-27, an identical record to their Eastern Conference […]