// Leandro Barbosa

Celtics Trade Barbosa, Collins to Wizards for Jordan Crawford

It looks like the Celtics are going to stand pat with the roster they have as the NBA season cruises towards the playoffs. In a move that was simply made to acquire another healthy body, multiple media outlets are reporting that the Celtics have sent Leandro Barbosa and Jason Collins to the Washington Wizards in […]

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 […]

Garnett’s Big Night Pushes Celtics Past Raptors

Kevin Garnett scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in just 26 minutes of game play as the Celtics notched their fifth straight win by beating the Raptors in Toronto, 99-95. The Celtics trailed by 10 after three quarters, but Leandro Barbosa would not let his team fold. Barbosa scored 12 of his 14 points […]

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, […]

Celtics Bench Gathering Steam

In the seventh game of last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, the Celtics starters scored 86 points. Unfortunately, a Ryan Hollins layup accounted for all 2 points contributed by the bench, resulting in a 101-88 defeat. Boston’s bench shot 1 for 4 that evening, and four reserves logged more than twenty eight seconds of play. Danny […]

Celtics Backcourt Coming Together Key

The Boston Celtics split two games without Rajon Rondo and are now 5-5 since his return from a two-game suspension. Despite Rondo’s desire to put an end to Boston’s inconsistent play and “run off eight or nine games straight,” it is Doc Rivers’ assertion that the Celtics are “a .500 team” that has prevailed so […]

Celtics Ride Garnett to Overtime Win Against Magic

Kevin Garnett scored 26 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, and helped the Celtics erase a seven point deficit late in the fourth quarter en route to a 116-110 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic. Paul Pierce finished with 23 points and had a chance to win the game in regulation, but his fadeaway over Arron […]

What Did We Learn from the Celtics Loss to the Nets?

The Celtics dropped a tough one to the Nets in Brooklyn last night, 102-97. Paul Pierce, despite an efficient 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting, clanked two free-throws late in the fourth quarter that basically sealed the game for the Nets. Rajon Rondo missed the game due to a sprained ankle and Leandro Barbossa got the […]

Celtics Win Third in a Row Despite Rondo Injury

The Boston Celtics won their third straight, and fifth in six games, with a 98-93 win against the Utah Jazz at the TD Garden. Paul Pierce led the way for the C’s with a game-high 23 points, 15 of them in the 3rd quarter, and three field goals from beyond the arc. Celtics Bench Stepped […]

Barbosa, Celtics Can’t Out-shoot the Heat in Opening Night Loss

Leandro Barbosa scored 16 fourth quarter points in his debut in green as the Celtics rallied from 19 down only to come up short in a 120-107 opening day loss to the Miami Heat. Paul Pierce scored a team high 23 points, while Rajon Rondo got out to a hot start to the season with […]

Celtics Add Leandro Barbosa, Cut Christmas, Smith

Adrian Wojnarowski of Y!Sports reports that the Celtics have come to terms with free agent combo guard, Leandro Barbosa. The deal is for one-year at the league minimum, as that is all the Celtics had left to offer. Barbosa’s signing comes exactly one day after the Celtics cut rookie guards Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith […]

Celtics Interested in Barbosa, Fernandez

Teams, players and fans are still eagerly waiting for a significant move to be made in regards to most anticipated free agent class in NBA history. While Dwyane Wade continues his tours in New York, Chicago and New Jersey, LeBron James is set to announce where he plans to play sometime this week. For Boston, […]

Fantasy Basketball 2009-10 Draft Preview

The 2009-10 basketball season is just a couple days away and many fantasy leagues will be drafting their teams this weekend. This is why I took it upon myself to comprise a top-10 list for each position, along with likes/dislikes. In addition to the lists, I will give you the secret to finding success when […]

Celtics to Trade Rondo and Allen to Suns?

Gambo from Phoenix-area sports station KTAR, has reported that the Celtics and Suns are talking a trade that would send Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo to the Suns in exchange for Amare Stoudemire, Leandro Barbosa, and the No. 14 pick in the NBA draft. Huh…what?!?!?! As for STAT, Gambo thinks the Celtics would consider parting […]

Fantasy Basketball Review: Week 17 (2-16 – 2-22)

With just one month left in the regular fantasy season, you should start making a push for a playoff spot. If you are like me in one of my other leagues, you have no shot at making the playoffs. However, I will still be trying to the very end. I can’t stand it when someone […]