// Kevin Durant

Rondo’s Big Night Can’t Save Celtics in Loss to Spurs

Rajon Rondo scored 23 points to go with 15 assists, but it wasn’t enough to push a listless Celtics defense past the Spurs, 112-100. Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, while Tony Parker added 26 points and 6 assists for a Spurs team that shot 58 percent from the field and 50 percent […]

Celtics’ News Roundup, 6/18-6/23: 2013 Title Odds, Garnett’s Future, Royce White

Rondo and Garnett among NBA’s most popular jerseys internationally The NBA released it’s top-10 internationally sold jerseys on Thursday. Kevin Garnett was the fourth most popular jersey, while Rajon Rondo’s #9 sold the seventh most. Both Celtics’ players ranked above the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant.  Arch-rival, Kobe Bryant, was the […]

Miami Heat Win NBA Finals, Set Up Potential Dynasty

The Miami Heat crushed the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-106, to win the NBA Finals Thursday. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all played great, but it was Mike Miller who sparked the Heat’s fire in Game 5. Miller came off the Heat bench for 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting in 23 minutes of playing […]

Five Reasons Not to Worry About Celtics-Heat Game 7

So much for my Saturday night. As much as the Boston fan in me wanted the Celtics to win Game 6 and advance to the NBA Finals, I also had vain hopes of doing fun things in New York City on a Saturday besides sitting on the couch at my apartment pulling my hair out […]

Video: CSNNE Shows Stark Difference Between Heat, Celtics Big 3’s

Nothing sums up the differences between the Heat and the Celtics than this video posted on CSNNE.com. This Miami Heat team has always been about flash and arrogance, as opposed to being able to get your hands dirty when you needed to in order to win the big game. The latter is exactly what the […]

Has the Novelty Worn Off for NBA All-Star Saturday?

All-Star Weekend is supposed to be for the fans, and this year most fans didn’t find Saturday’s events very good. We got to see the game’s biggest stars in street clothes cheering for most of the night. Back in the 80s, the dunk contest was bigger than the All Star Game; this year, it was […]

Nowitzki, Mavericks Crush Shorthanded Celtics

Hmm… let’s see. The Celtics struggled badly with rebounds Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks. They also couldn’t move the ball offensively, find open shots or accomplish anything in the paint. The Celtics played the Mavericks without Kevin Garnett (family matter), Brandon Bass (knee) and Rajon Rondo (two-game suspension). They lost to the Mavericks, 89-73. […]

Celtics Can’t Overcome Westbrook’s Hot Shooting, Lose to Thunder in Perkins Return

Russell Westbrook hit a pair of key three-pointers in the game’s final two minutes, part of a 26-point night that lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Boston Celtics, 97-88. Kevin Durant added clutch moments of his own, and leading everyone with 28. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 24 points. Kevin Garnett and Jermaine […]

Celtics Get Out Hustled, Blown Out by Pacers

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce scored 21 a piece, but that wasn’t enough to lift the sluggish Celtics over the Indiana Pacers, as they fell 97-83 Saturday night in Indianapolis. Danny Granger scored 21 for the Pacers, while Darren Collison and Paul George each had 17. The Celtics shooting woes continued as they shot 38 percent […]

Celtics’ Schedule Released, Play Heat, Bulls Four Times

With the theatrics of the lockout finally over, basketball fans are ready for the games to be played. Well, it’s now time to break out your calenders and circle the marquee games. The Celtics announced their 2011-12 schedule Tuesday night, a compacted 66-game schedule that will span from Christmas Day against the Knicks until the […]

NBA Players Head Abroad: The Effects on International Basketball and the Future of the NBA

The NBA lockout will soon reach the two month mark, and with union leaders and NBA officials declining to meet with one another in the past few weeks, it appears the problems causing the lockout will not be resolved before the start of the new season. Many players, from star Deron Williams to rookie Kyle Singler, […]

All-Star MVP Bryant’s Double-Double Leads West Over East

On his home court and on the cusp of history, Kobe Bryant could not be denied. Bryant scored 37 while grabbing 14 boards, powering the Western Conference to its 24th victory at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, beating the Eastern Conference All-Stars 148-143. Bryant, who collected three assists and three steals […]

Durant-less Thunder Roll Through Celtics 89-84

After a letdown loss like Friday night’s 89-84 drubbing at the hands of a depleted Thunder squad, the Celtics are no doubt reminding themselves that this is an 82-game season and titles don’t get passed out in November. Oklahoma City came to town as it was announced earlier in the evening that superstar Kevin Durant […]

Celtics Hold off Durant, Thunder

Coming into this game, everyone knew that Kevin Durant was going to score a lot, and he did, but with a strong play from the Celtics defense and bench, Boston was able to come away with the 92-83 victory. The Oklahoma City Thunder came back in the third quarter to erase a 22-point deficit down […]

The Couch Potato Report: Supersized Edition

Nobody likes a whiner. So I won’t start off this week’s “Couch Potato Report” whining about why there wasn’t a “C.P.R.” last week. I won’t tell you that my awkwardly big feet kicked the switch of my surge protector underneath my computer, powering down my PC and leaving my unsaved, nearly completed article left as […]