// Kendrick Perkins

Celtics Sweep Knicks Without Perk, But Post-Trade Struggles Linger

For the first time in the Big Three era, the Celtics have won a playoff series without Kendrick Perkins wearing their signature green. Yet, it remained challenging for fans and analysts alike to watch Boston struggle at times in their first round match-up against the long playoff-deprived Knicks and not bring up the “P” word. […]

Sports Media Musings: Jack Edwards, Sports Hub, WEEI, ESPN

Excuse me, while I channel my inner Richard Deitsch… While watching Game 2 of the Spurs/Grizzlies series on NBA TV Wednesday night, I noticed the announcers were based in San Antonio. This was made apparent right from the moment Matt Bonner hit a 3-point shot and the call was something along the lines of, “Red-Rocket for three…Yes!” […]

2010-2011 Celtics Regular Season Wrap-Up

The Celtics finished the 2009-10 regular season 50-32. This season, they finished 56-26. The 2010 Celtics finished fourth in the Eastern Conference, beating the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic before losing in seven games to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. The 2011 Celtics finished third, and will face the New […]

O’Neal Appeal: Jermaine O’Neal’s Role With the Celtics Moving Forward

It’s clear to anyone who’s seen one of Shaquille O’Neal’s 37 games that if “The Big Shamrock” is healthy come playoff time, he’ll be a huge asset to the Celtics. The problem with that is will he actually be healthy? With Shaq’s health and playoff availability in question, the spotlight is going to have to […]

The Perkins-Green-Krstic Trade: Was It Worth It?

Another regular season has come and gone, and the Celtics will be the No. 3 seed In the Eastern Conference come playoff time. Not too shabby, especially considering Danny Ainge took a mammoth risk by trading the defensive rock of the team, Kendrick Perkins, to the Thunder for someone that the average basketball fan probably […]

Were We Wrong to Hate Danny Ainge at the Trade Deadline?

With newly acquired Thunder guard Nate Robinson having knee surgery that will cause him to miss 4-6 weeks, and with Kendrick Perkins out for Oklahoma City as well since February 22 with knee problems of his own, Celtics Nation has to wonder: is it possible Boston got the better end of the recent trade? Did […]

Poll Of The Week: What Do You Think Of The Celtics’ Trades?

At the NBA trading deadline, the Celtics surprised everyone by trading off 5 players, including Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson in exchange for Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic, a draft pick, and cash. They also dealt away Luke Harangody, Semih Erden and the injured Marquis Daniels. Just for reference: The other Kendrick Perkins.

Kendrick Perkins Signs Contract Extension With Thunder

For those of you hoping center Kendrick Perkins would return to the Celtics via free agency this summer, your hopes are now dashed. The Thunder have reportedly reached agreement with Perk on a 4-year, $34.8 million contract extension beyond this season. “We had a unique opportunity to enter into discussions with Kendrick to solidify his […]

Perk-olations on the Celtics Trade

We saw Kendrick Perkins transform from a ham-handed, pudgy and angry teenager into the main player in the Celtics’ championship ensemble of toughness. Kevin Garnett brought the fire. Paul Pierce brought the balls. Ray Allen brought the smooth. Kendrick Perkins brought the tough. A sudden and austere move by Danny Ainge, Perk’s disappearance was Keyser […]

Celtics Trade Perkins, Robinson to Thunder for Green, Krstic

In a deal made just in time for the 3:00pm EST trade deadline, the Celtics have traded Kendrick Perkins and Nate Robinson for Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic. In this deal, the Celtics have let go a center who has questionable durability. They also get red of a guard who isn’t always used much, thanks […]

Kendrick Perkins Likely Out For Rest of Road Trip

According to sources, Kendrick Perkins is expected to be out for the remainder of the Celtics’ west-coast road trip. After injuring himself against the Warriors, Perk is expected to miss the games in Denver, L.A. (Clippers) and Utah. If that’s all he misses, Perkins would return March 2 at home against the Suns. With Perkins […]

Celtics Power Past Warriors Out West

The Celtics had lost six games in a row in Oakland. They were injured quite badly. And at times, it looked like the streak would become seven. But not to be deterred, the Celtics exploded in the second half to defeat the Golden State Warriors 115-93. Delonte West and Semih Erden returned, but Kendrick Perkins […]

Beat the Heat: Celtics’ 35-Point Third Quarter Powers Them to Top Spot in East

Coaches always stress that to win games in the NBA, you have to “play all four quarters.” But sometimes, all you need to do is play one quarter really well. The Celtics shot 83.3 percent in the third quarter of Sunday’s home game against the Miami Heat, scoring 35 points and building up a lead […]

Ray Allen Sets Record; Celtics Fall Apart Against Lakers

It didn’t take long in Thursday night’s game for Ray Allen to put his name into the NBA record book. After missing his first long range attempt, Allen came through on his next two to both tie and pass Reggie Miller for the all-time three point record in NBA history. Allen hit the 2,560th and […]

Season-High Points for Rondo Lead Celtics Past Magic

All season long, Rajon Rondo has been more than happy to pass the ball to the Boston Celtics’ many strong shooters. Against the Orlando Magic on Sunday at home, he was a strong Celtics shooter. Rondo’s 26 points complimented a Celtics defense that held the Magic to just 34.4 percent shooting, including 3-24 shooting from […]