Following a pair of road losses at New York and Minnesota, the Celtics’ chances of improving their playoff seeding faded to the point that they may find themselves in a battle for seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Boston leads eighth-place Milwaukee by just 2.5 games, and the Bucks own the tie-breaker by virtue of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
‘Twas Christmas at the Garden, and there was plenty of mirth. But someone was missing: Jesus Shuttlesworth. While the Celtics were happily giving each other gifts, Ray Allen’s in Miami, playing on the Heat’s second shift. Ray-ray left the Celtics; some found that uncouth. Players like Kevin Garnett, and of course The Truth!
Leandro Barbosa scored 16 fourth quarter points in his debut in green as the Celtics rallied from 19 down only to come up short in a 120-107 opening day loss to the Miami Heat. Paul Pierce scored a team high 23 points, while Rajon Rondo got out to a hot start to the season with [...]
How can you not love Kevin Garnett for giving Ray Allen the cold shoulder at the Celtics-Heat NBA opener Tuesday night?
They said they were too old; They said they didn’t have an answer for the athleticism of the rest of the league; They questioned their heart, their talent and their drive, yet somehow the Celtics managed to take the indestructible Miami Heat to seven games in last season’s Eastern Conference Finals. Now one of their [...]
Boston Celtics head coach, Doc Rivers, told Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski in an interview on Wednesday that it was his decisions over the years that may have led to Ray Allen‘s departure from the Boston Celtics. Rivers told Yahoo! that giving point guard Rajon Rondo control of the offense and substituting Avery Bradley into the [...]
A few weeks ago Ray Allen decided to take his three point shooting talents to South Beach and join The Miami Heat‘s Big Three. It was a decision that has left many Boston Celtics fans scratching their heads and has been the hot topic of discussion on Causeway Street. Allen, 36, turned down the Celtics offer [...]
Following the Celtics Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat, one of the questions raised entering the offseason of the team was the future of Ray Allen. It seemed clear that between possible conflict between himself and Rajon Rondo, as well as his demotion to the bench in favor of Avery Bradley that Allen would [...]
The Boston Celtics are finalizing a deal that would send JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Sean Williams and a 2nd round draft pick to the Rockets in a sign-and-trade for Courtney Lee. The contracts the Celtics would send out in this deal would allow the team to pay Lee a starting salary of $4.25 million. The [...]
In light of Ray Allen’s departure from Boston, arrival in Miami, and the comments he made in his press conference, I would like to deliver a response from a devoted Boston fan. One of the comments that stood out to me the most was when Allen said, “Forever, I’ll always be a Celtic.” With all [...]
Ray Allen was introduced as the newest member of the Miami Heat this afternoon. Allen took the stage after new teammate Rashard Lewis was introduced to the Miami media. Allen spurned the Celtics last week when he decided to sign a three year $11 million deal with the Heat instead of taking the two year [...]