// Nenad Krstic

How About Greg Oden to the Celtics?

In what seemed like a panic-stricken move at this past season’s trade deadline, Danny Ainge pulled the trigger in a surprising move with the Oklahoma City Thunder, sending away Kendrick Perkins and breaking up the bond between the Celtics’ starting five. The Celtics were left with uncertainty at the center position with Shaquille O’Neal, Jermaine […]

Nenad Krstic Leaving Boston To Play In Russia

The Nenad Krstic era in Boston will be short lived, because the center has signed a deal to leave the NBA and go play in Russia for CSKA Moscow. Krstic was set to be a free agent in the offseason and despite the Celtics expressing interest in resigning him, the Serbian big man has opted […]

2011 Celtics Free Agent Reports: Jeff Green, Nenad Krstic

There are a lot of difficult decisions ahead for Celtics General Manger Danny Ainge. Many of the difficult decisions surround free agency. The Celtics could have a completely new team next year, as they have a total of 10 free agents, nine of which are unrestricted. Let’s take a look at the two players the […]

Quick Reactions to the Celtics’ Elimination From 2011 NBA Playoffs

The Boston Celtics’ Game 5 loss to the Miami Heat was less than 24 hours ago. While the pain is still fresh, here are a few concluding thoughts on the playoffs and the Celtics’ future. 1) The Celtics Big Three just don’t have the athleticism anymore. Game 2: game tied 80-80 with 7:09 left in […]

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. […]

Backup Plan: Celtics Bench Must Be Better In the Playoffs

The Celtics have a commanding 3-0 series lead and won last night’s game running away, but there is still a glaring issue that will have to be fixed if they expect to win in the later rounds. The Bench. The Knicks bench has outscored the Celtics bench so far this series 98-35. The Celtics bench […]

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 […]

“The Big 4″ Sit as Celtics Close Out Season With Win Against Knicks

It was supposed to be a preview of arguably the most intriguing first round matchup of the playoffs, but with the “Big 4,” Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups all watching from the bench it was more of a glorified pickup game. The Celtics bench got to play as the starters for the second straight night. […]

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 […]

Rondo Leads Celtics To 104-88 Victory Over The Wizards

The Celtics got back to their winning ways Friday night at the Garden as they defeated the Washington Wizards 104-88. All five Celtic starters scored in double figures and three starters had double-doubles. Rajon Rondo led the way for the Celtics with 20 points and 14 assists, Paul Pierce scored 22 points and grabbed eight […]

Big Second Half Propels Celtics Past 76ers

It would not be a bad thing if Boston gets these guys in the first round. In what could have been a preview of a potential first round matchup between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night, the Celtics showed why they would be in favor of that matchup. The Celtics came away with […]

Krstic Knee Injury Update: Bone Bruise, Listed Day-To-Day

The Celtics finally received some good news on the injury front on Saturday, as center Nenad Krstic, who was injured Thursday night in the win over the Spurs, has a deep bone bruise in his right knee, but nothing worse. He’s officially listed as day-to-day. “We’re happy with the prognosis,” Krstic’s agent, Mark Cornstein said […]

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; […]

Hibbert Dominates Depleted Celtics Frontcourt, Pacers Win

After Tuesday’s game, it’s safe to say if the Celtics’ big men aren’t fully healthy, the C’s will get absolutely eaten up inside during the playoffs. Why? The proof’s in the pudding. Tuesday night against the Pacers, the Celtics were down to three healthy bigs (and I use the term “bigs” loosely) in Kevin Garnett, […]