// Rajon Rondo

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 […]

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 […]

Green, Celtics Bench Key in Fourth Straight Win

The Boston Celtics appear to be rising in the Eastern Conference after reeling off four straight wins, including a 87-79 win over the Phoenix Suns in Boston on Wednesday night. The team received a big lift from Jeff Green, whose team high 14 points were emphatically punctuated with three big dunks over the course of […]

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 […]

SoB Crystal Ball: Predicting 2013 More Successfully than the Mayans

Now that it’s finally clear the Mayans didn’t bring about the end of the world, SoB can get down to business making some predictions for the new year. What sort of predictions, you ask? Fearless ones. Bold ones. Zero regard for possible Patriots playoff jinxes. Projected presidential candidates running on the Papa John’s platform. Celtics […]

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 […]

The Realities of a DeMarcus Cousins to the Celtics Trade

The NBA trade deadline is still a month away, but general managers across the league are putting out their feelers to gauge the market value of various trade chips. Despite Rudy Gay  and Pau Gasol rumors swirling, it’s quite possible the NBA’s trade deadline could be fairly quiet. One marquee player that might be moving […]

Rajon Rondo Suspended One Game, Won’t Play Against Knicks

Rajon Rondo was suspended one game without pay this afternoon by the NBA for, “making contact with an official and failure to cooperate with a league investigation.” Rondo bumped into an official after a controversial offensive foul call during the second half of Saturday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. At the time of the […]

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, […]

The Faceless Boston Celtics: A Team in Identity Crisis

On Christmas morning the Celtics dismantled the Brooklyn Nets with such ease that owner Mikhail Prokhorov fired head coach Avery Johnson. Not only did the Celtics play their most complete game of the season, but did so under testy road conditions. The victory allowed Boston to keep their heads above .500 and gave fans hope […]

Celtics New Year’s Resolutions

New Years’ resolutions are surely swirling inside everyone’s minds, and the Celtics should definitely be thinking of their own resolutions to rectify their, thus far, lackluster season. As the halfway point of the NBA regular season fast approaches, the Celtics are undoubtedly in dire need of some improvements. Paul Pierce’s Resolution: Keep up a High […]