Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen each played their first games in the TD BankNorth Garden for their new teams, helping the Celtics (3-0) defeat the Knicks (2-1) 101-61 last night in Boston. Captain Paul Pierce had a game-high 22 points, while Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett contributed 14 and 13 points, respectively. The game was […]
The Celtics are off to a good start to the preseason, going 2-0 while playing their games in Europe. They defeated the defending-Atlantic Division Champion Toronto Raptors 89-85 in Rome earlier in the month, and defeated a familiar foe in the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-81 in London last week. Now the C’s head back home for […]
According to the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy, Doc Rivers is going to be trimming down the roster of 17 by Wednesday’s preseason game against the Knicks. I expect to see Jackie Manuel and Brandon Wallace cut as they are the players with the least amount of experience. They may spend some time in the NBDL […]
The Celtics defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in London’s 02 Arena 92-81 in Kevin Garnett’s first game against his former team. The C’s are now a perfect 2-0 in preseason play, while the Timberwolves fell to 1-1. Garnett contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 blocked shots in 29 minutes, but the real story of the […]
The Celtics, fresh off a win in their first preseason contest of the 2007-2008 season, will head West from Rome to London, England, to take on a familiar foe in the Minnesota Timberwolves. Why familiar? Well, the T-Wolves’ roster carries seven former Celtics players (Theo Ratliff, Ryan Gomes, Al Jefferson, Gerald Green, Sebastian Telfair, Mark […]
Paul Pierce led all scorers with 21 points (8-14) and Kevin Garnett added 16 rebounds in his Celtics debut as the C’s beat the Toronto Raptors 89-85 in the first 2007 preseason contest for both teams. The Celtics are now 1-0 in the preseason, while the loss brings the Raptors’ record to 0-1. Pierce and […]
The Celtics arrived in Rome yesterday, and the following pics are from Yahoo.com (thanks to P2 over at the celticsblog.com forums).
Formerly the Millennium Dome, the O2 Arena (above) will play host to the Oct. 10 game between the Celtics and the T-Wolves (Photo Courtesy of stadiumhotels.com) The Celtics preseason schedule was released yesterday, with the C’s opening up action across the Atlantic against the Toronto Raptors in Rome, Italy on Oct. 6. Four days later […]