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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NBA Experts Forecast “End of Era” For Celtics (Again)

Wednesday morning, the NBA.com Blogtable posed a question to five basketball experts: Have we seen the last of these Celtics as a title contender? The answer, on all five counts, was a resounding, confident yes. That’s right, the same Boston Celtics team that rode three starters and Ray Allen’s bum ankles to the seventh game […]

Celtics Backcourt Coming Together Key

The Boston Celtics split two games without Rajon Rondo and are now 5-5 since his return from a two-game suspension. Despite Rondo’s desire to put an end to Boston’s inconsistent play and “run off eight or nine games straight,” it is Doc Rivers’ assertion that the Celtics are “a .500 team” that has prevailed so […]

Looking Ahead at the Celtics December 2012 Schedule

With the first full month of the Celtic’s 2012-2013 season behind them, Boston holds a middling 11-9 record. At this point the Celtics are still — to put it lightly — a work in progress. A busy December schedule will be a pivotal step in Boston’s march toward a top playoff seed. The Story So […]