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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 […]

Rajon Rondo Torn ACL – Out for Season

Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has a torn ACL in his right knee and will be out for the remainder of the season. Rondo had been diagnosed with a hyperextended right knee, an injury he suffered in Friday’s game against the Hawks, but had knee pain during morning shootaround Sunday before the game against the […]

Should Celtics Fans Boo Ray Allen?

On Sunday, Ray Allen will return to Boston to play his former team for the first time since he took less money to play with LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Allen’s reception at the TD Garden will be among the top story lines. Should Celtics fans boo him as a traitorous enemy? Or cheer […]

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 […]

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 […]