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Celtics Let Game 7 Slip Away, Lose to Lakers 83-79

In a timeout near the end of Game 5, Lakers’ coach Phil Jackson told his players that the Celtics know how to lose in the forth quarter. Whether it was his Zen propaganda, the Monstars sucking the talent out of Ray Allen, or the absence of Kendrick Perkins, the Celtics proved Jackson’s theory to be […]

Kendrick Perkins Injury Update: Right Knee Sprain

UPDATE (4:30 p.m.): Perk will miss Game 7 with a torn MCL and PCL in his right knee. Celtics center Kendrick Perkins was injured 5:30 remaining in the first quarter of the Celtics’ Game 6 loss to the Lakers, and did not return to action. He was going up for an offensive rebound when he […]

Sox Change Thursday Start Time Ahead of Celtics’ Game 7

The Red Sox have announced that they have moved Thursday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks up to 6:10 p.m. instead of 7:10 p.m. so fans have a better chance of getting home in time for Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the Celtics and Lakers. The Lakers forced a Game 7 by trouncing the […]

Lakers Force Game 7, Trounce Celtics 89-67

Jeff Van Gundy noticed something early in the game. The Celtics were playing like a team that was comfortable with their one game lead in the series. Urgency must have been left behind as the Celtics fell to the Lakers 89-67, tying the series at 3 games a piece and forcing a Game 7 Thursday […]

Video: Tony Allen Blocks Pau Gasol in Game 5

For those of you that missed Game 5, first of all you missed the Celtics take a 3-2 series lead with a 92-86 win. Second, you missed a tremendous block from Tony Allen on the softening Pau Gasol. Check out the play (sorry for the poor quality) in the video below:

O Captain, My Captain: Pierce Gets Celtics Closer to 18th Banner

Despite a late run and a very huge scare by the Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics were able to hold onto to for the 92-86 win and 3-2 lead, their first series lead in the NBA Finals. The Celtics also became the first […]

Video: Paul Pierce Punches Referee During Game 4

If you were watching Game 4 of the NBA Finals, which the Celtics won 96-89, you may have remembered a particular Paul Pierce layup during the first quarter. After Pierce hit the basket and heard the whistle that sent him to the free throw line, he pumped his first in celebration. The problem was, his […]

Fisher Key in Celtics’ Defeat; Boston Down 2-1

The Boston Celtics faced off against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night at the TD Garden. Tied at one win apiece, both teams were looking to seize momentum for the rest of the series by winning the pivotal third game. In the previous 32 Finals in which the […]

Rondo and Allen Help Celtics Overcome Lakers in Game 2

The Boston Celtics did what they had to do in a Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, defeating the Lakers 103-94 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  Game 2 was all but a must-win for the Celtics, who will head back to Boston feeling pretty optimistic about their chances to take […]

Win Courtside Seats to Game 4 of the NBA Finals

RAFFLE LINK: https://www.celebritiesforcharity.org/raffles/cedric_celticsg4.cfm Just passing along information for a good cause (we love doing that here at Sports of Boston). Two fans can win courtside seats to Game 4 of the NBA Finals at the TD Garden and meet Celtics legend Cedric Maxwell by entering a raffle for a good cause. Details from the press […]

Celtics’ Lack of Execution Puts Lakers Ahead 1-0

The Celtics looked absolutely lost against the Lakers Thursday in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Los Angeles owned the Boston Celtics after only trailing 2-0 in the opening minutes, and continued to pound in the baskets left and right. The Lakers easily won 102-89 and will look to continue their momentum into Sunday’s Game […]

Phil Jackson is Feeling the Stress

I might even go out on a limb and say Phil Jackson’s rattled right now. Earlier this week, Jackson did his ceremonial passive-aggressive trash talk to one of the opposing teams better players. As reported by the Boston Globe, Jackson said Boston has “a smackdown mentality’’ and that Garnett “was smacking Howard’s arm and finally […]

NBA Playoffs 2010: Celtics-Lakers NBA Finals Series Preview

Other than Cavaliers-Lakers, it’s the matchup the NBA was hoping for, and they got it. For the second time in three seasons, the Boston Celtics will butt heads with their arch rival, the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. The Celtics come into the contest with a veteran, battle-tested group, ready to claim its […]

I Hate L.A.; Five Reasons to Loathe the Lakers

With the NBA Finals only hours away, and with Lakers reporters acting beyond childish, it is time to resurrect the Top 5 reasons for Boston Celtics fans to hate all things Los Angeles Lakers. No. 1 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant is an awesome basketball player. The NBA’s best player debate is a two-man race between […]

Celtics Return to Finals with Rout of Magic

A Bruins-like meltdown was never going to happen. It was a cute story, but the Boston Celtics are not like other sports franchises. With 17 Championship Banners and a team of ring-bearing veterans, they are no strangers to pressure-cooker playoff contests. After giving Orlando a puncher’s chance with two straight losses, the Celtics finally put […]