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LeBron James Inks Deal For Liverpool With Fenway Sports Group

Earlier this week it was reported that NBA mega (douche) star LeBron James has joined forces with John Henry and his massive sports ownership/marketing firm, Fenway Sports Group (FSG), of which Tom Werner is also a principle owner. Its well known LeBron is a huge Yankees fan and it’s also possible he could play a […]

Rondo Out-Duels Parker in San Antonio, Celtics Win

Rajon Rondo has been in the NBA sine 2006; San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has been in the league since 1999. Rondo was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team; Parker was named to the First Team. Rondo is a two-time All-Star; Parker is a three-time All-Star. Rondo has one NBA Finals ring; […]

Celtics Blow 25-Point Lead to Timberwolves, Hang on in Minnesota

The Boston Celtics are a cruel bunch of dudes. First, they quickly built a lead against the Minnesota Timberwolves so huge that it silenced the Target Center and sent fans scurrying to their phones for updates on the Twins. Then, they proceeded to blow that very lead, even giving the last-place Timberwolves the lead for […]

Eleven Nets Three-Pointers Snap Celtics 9-Game Win Streak at New Jersey

The only time the Boston Celtics don’t dominate is on the second night of back-to-back games. This has been the pattern throughout the season, and it continued Monday night in New Jersey, where the Nets beat the Celtics, 88-79. With the loss, the Celtics fell into a tie with the Chicago Bulls for first place […]

Williams’ 28 Too Much For Celtics; Win Streak Snapped at Five

An optimist would say that the Boston Celtics, down 23 points with less than a half left against the Los Angeles Clippers, showed a lot of heart, never gave in, and put forth a monumental effort in nearly coming all the way back to tie the game. A pessimist would say that, had they not […]

Pierce’s and Allen’s 27 Each Lead Celtics over Warriors and Ellis’ 41

The old song goes, “make new friends, but keep the old.” The Boston Celtics got contributions from players both new and old Friday night against the Golden State Warriors, winning 107-103. Newcomers Show Their Games Nenad Krstic started at center Friday, making his presence known almost immediately. With the game tied 4-4, Krstic overpowered Warriors […]

New-Look Celtics Shut Out of Final Six Minutes; Lose in Denver

When asked about the many trades the Boston Celtics made right before Thursday’s 3 pm trade deadline, many of the players said they were shocked. Thursday night in Denver, they played like it, too. The Boston Celtics did not score in the final six minutes of the fourth quarter, allowing the Denver Nuggets to go […]

All-Star MVP Bryant’s Double-Double Leads West Over East

On his home court and on the cusp of history, Kobe Bryant could not be denied. Bryant scored 37 while grabbing 14 boards, powering the Western Conference to its 24th victory at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, beating the Eastern Conference All-Stars 148-143. Bryant, who collected three assists and three steals […]

The NBA All-Star Game: Who Belongs Now, Who Belongs in the Future?

This weekend, the NBA’s most talented players will convene for the 2011 All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. A pointless exhibition, the honor of achieving All-Star status is likely more important to many players than the actual game itself. The game acts as a showcase for the league, stretched out over a three-day […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celtics Beat Pistons 86-82 Behind Pierce, Allen

Paul Pierce’s 22 points set the tone for the Celtics winning their fourth game in a row, beating the Detroit Pistons 86-82 as a disgruntled Richard Hamilton rode the bench for the visitors. Kevin Garnett totaled 11 points and six rebounds in only his second game back from a leg injury that forced him out […]

Triple Play: Twelve Three Pointers Helps End Celtics’ Losing Streak

For the first half of the game, Paul Pierce was the Celtics’ primary offensive weapon, scoring 21 points to keep Boston ahead of the Sacramento Kings. Pierce didn’t play much in the second half (he finished with 25 points), but he didn’t have to. A 33-18 third quarter built an insurmountable Celtics lead, powering Boston […]

Pierce and Allen Lead Fourth-Quarter Comeback as Celtics Win at Home

The Boston Celtics had not had a lead since just under four minutes remaining in the second quarter. The Minnesota Timberwolves led by eight points with just over seven minutes left in the game. But the Timberwolves had already lost seven games in which they’d led by at least 10 points this season, and the […]

Kevin Garnett Injury An Opportunity in Disguise

Celtics fans, breathe easy: Kevin Garnett did not re-injure his right knee Wednesday night in Detroit. X-rays on Wednesday showed no sign of fracture, and an MRI on Thursday revealed no ligament damage to the knee. The news isn’t all good however: Garnett strained his right calf muscle and will likely miss two weeks (or […]