// Lester Hudson

What If? A Look At Celtics’ Recent Draft History

A day after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Draft Lottery and will pick first in the 2011 NBA Draft, it’s time to look back on how the Celtics have done/not done this past decade in the draft. Of course, it’s natural for the Boston Celtics to flop on the draft lottery night. Historically, the […]

Diagnosing the Ailing Celtics

The NBA regular season is almost half-way over and the Boston Celtics sit at 27-13. The record has the Celtics atop of the Atlantic Division and leading the Toronto Raptors by 7.5 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the only Eastern Conference team with more wins than the C’s. Certainly, the Celtics are right where they want […]

Maine Red Claws Blow By Bakersfield 105-82

Portland, ME – It turns out the hectic journey for Celtics rookie Lester Hudson wasn’t so important. The Maine Red Claws used a big first half run and high percentage shooting in the first half to run away from the Bakersfield Jam, 105-82. It was a balanced attack from the Red Claws, who had five […]

Grading the Celtics Backup Point Guard Options

It should not be a secret to any Celtics fan that the team is without a true backup point guard. In the 2007-2008 campaign, the team picked up Sam Cassell in March, and he helped guide the team towards their 17th NBA Championship. Last season, the Celtics again entered the campaign without a true backup […]

Celtics Roll in Preseason Finale

No KG, no Ray, no Big Baby — no problem. The Celtics dominated in their final preseason tune-up against the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night, coasting to a 96-82 win in front of a sellout crowd at Value City Arena on the campus of Ohio State University. With newcomers Rasheed Wallace, Marquis Daniels, Shelden Williams, and […]

Celtics 2009-2010 Season Preview: Guards

It’s been a quiet coupe of months in Celtics Nation, but with October upon us, the Celtics season will soon begin. Sports of Boston will preview the team from all sorts of angles, giving you everything you need to get ready for the upcoming season. In this edition, we will explore the team’s guards. One […]

Dickau Chooses Suns Camp, News Bodes Well for Hudson

Former Celtics guard Dan Dickau officially declined an invitation to Celtics training camp, opting instead to join camp with the Phoenix Suns. According to the Globe, this news bodes well for second round pick Lester Hudson, who still remains unsigned. Dickau, who has been traded eight times in his careeer, played 19 games for the […]

Celtics Update: Davis to Return, the Schedule, and more

Davis to Return To Celtics Multiple sources are reporting that Glen Davis has agreed to return to the Celtics on a two-year contract. It is believed that the re-signing will become official early next week. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. If I had to guess, given the lack of available […]

Wild Shootout Ends in Celtics’ Loss to Orlando

The Celtics’ summer league team stormed back, blew a lead, and couldn’t complete a second comeback on their way to a 85-82 loss to the Orlando Magic Monday afternoon. The Celtics were down by as many as 13 in the first quarter before they sped up to a nine-point lead in the 3rd. However, with […]

Celtics Open Summer League Play With Rout of Jazz

As players are trying to make statements about their worth in the NBA, the Celtics’ Orlando Summer League team made a collective statement in their opening game Monday night, crushing the Utah Jazz 87-56. Bill Walker led the summer squad with 14 points, while big man Nick Fazekas added 13, including 9 straight in the […]

2009 Celtics Summer League Team Preview

The Celtics announced their Orlando Summer League roster a few days ago. The roster contains four players we’re all familiar with: Gabe Pruitt, Bill Walker, J.R. Giddens and newly drafted rookie Lester Hudson. The C’s should get a good look at Hudson as he will be going up against pretty tough competition at either guard […]

Introducing Lester Hudson

The NBA draft came and went. We saw the Minnesota Timberwolves draft three point guards, two brothers going in the same draft, and a trade involving Vince Carter. What we did not see was a trade of any sort for the Boston Celtics. Rajon Rondo still remains the starting PG and Ray Allen still occupies […]

2009 NBA Draft: Round 2 Pick Analysis

Let’s go pick-by-pick through the second round (picks 31-60), including the Celtics only pick of the draft at No. 58. Round 2 — 31. Sacramento Kings: Jeff Pendergraph – F – Arizona State Solid overall player who has a ton of experience. Good offensive player, could develop into a Carlos Boozer-type player. (Trade to Portland) […]