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Reasons Why the Celtics Can Still Turn This Season Around

Despite a rocky start to their regular season, the Celtics are still doing their best to power through this season and make it successful. While the team is definitely shaping up and improving, it’s also evident that the players and Doc Rivers are working hard to find their stride as the second half of regular […]

Celtics Begin Their Post-Rondo Season By Trouncing Kings

Well, that couldn’t have gotten off to a much better start. Although many expect the Celtics to play well even without Rajon Rondo, tonight’s game was encouraging in many ways, as the Celtics polished off the Sacramento Kings, 99-81. After their All-Star point guard was ruled out for the rest of the season with a […]

Celtics Edge Heat in 2OT Thriller, Lose Rondo for Season

A reeling Celtics team had quite the swing of emotions on Sunday afternoon, starting with the devastating news that point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Very little on the court could possibly compete with that huge loss, but a 100-98 double overtime win against the rival […]

Celtics Blow 27-point Lead in Double-Overtime Loss to Hawks

The Celtics led 48-21 midway through the second quarter and by 19 points at the half, but allowed the Atlanta Hawks to open the second half on a 19-0 run before collapsing in double-overtime and surrendering the game, 123-111. After two Kevin Garnett made free throws, the Celtics still held an eight point advantage with […]

Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double Not Enough to Push Celtics Past Carmelo Anthony, Knicks

With his 27th career triple-double (20th on national television), Rajon Rondo  tried to bring the Celtics back into Thursday’s contest with the Knicks, but his efforts weren’t enough as the Celtics dropped their fifth straight game, 89-86 . Rondo finished with 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds all while making 10-of-19 shots from the field, […]

Garnett, Celtics Fall Back to .500 With Loss to Pistons

After winning six straight games, the Boston Celtics were looking to be one of the teams contending for home-court advantage in the playoffs, but three straight losses is not what the Doc ordered. Two of those three losses were to teams well below .500 and the game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night should […]

Celtics Lose Overtime Heartbreaker to Bulls

In a game that they didn’t deserve to win, the Celtics still had multiple chances to do just that, dropping an overtime thriller to the Chicago Bulls, 100-99. Trailing for most of the game, the Celtics were outplayed by an undermanned Bulls squad in their second frustrating loss in a row. They trailed for nearly […]

Rondo’s Triple-Double Eases Celtics Past Bobcats

Rajon Rondo recorded his 26th career triple-double with 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, as the Celtics outlasted the Charlotte Bobcats, 100-89, Monday at the TD Banknorth Garden on Seats for Soldiers night. Hakim Warrick and Ramon Sessions each had 16 for the struggling Bobcats who started the season 7-5 before losing 23 of […]

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 […]

Sullinger, Pierce Thrive Against Rockets as Celtics Push Win-Streak to Five

Paul Pierce put in a team-high 23 points as the Celtics cruised to the 103-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Friday marked the fifth straight game the Celtics got a solid all out team effort. Jared Sullinger came off a career night Wednesday against the Phoenix Suns when he had 12 points […]

Rajon Rondo Needs to Grow Up to Lead the Celtics

Back when the Celtics Big Three was formed in 2008, Rajon Rondo was the question mark, the kid brother who would tag along for a potential title run and hopefully not screw things up. Oh how times have changed…and how they haven’t. Now established as the Celtics best player, Rondo is a perennial all star […]

Rajon Rondo is the Key to the Boston Celtics’ Success for 2013 and Beyond

Rajon Rondo is largely considered to be the biggest star on the Boston Celtics, but recent incidents involving opposing players and referees have brought his leadership ability into question. Let’s examine the positives and negatives of Rondo being the key to the Celtics’ future. Rondo has the ability to dribble to the basket for an […]

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Waits For Garnett at Bus After Loss to Celtics

The Celtics beat the Knicks Last night at Madison Square Garden, 102-96, in a game that can be described as nothing less than an “instant classic.” Paul Pierce hit a late game dagger over the outstretched arms of Tyson Chandler and finished the game with 23 points on 10-for-18 shooting. Avery Bradley played well in […]

Pierce Leads Celtics by Hawks with Furious Third Quarter

The streaky Boston Celtics may be beginning to turn things around as they live on the fringe of the Eastern Conference top-eight. After pulling away from the Pacers on Friday to end a four-game losing streak, the Celtics topped the Atlanta Hawks, 89-81 on Saturday night. The Celtics trailed 38-53 at halftime, but outscored the Hawks […]

Rondo, Celtics Suffocate Pacers to Earn Much Needed Win

The Boston Celtics, losers of four in a row going into Friday night, pulled away from the Indiana Pacers for a 94-75 victory. The Celtics led by as many as 24 in what was one of their most complete efforts of the season The Celtics got 18 points each from Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, […]