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Video: Paul Pierce, Rasheed Wallace Star in School Play

Flopping in the NBA takes a good amount of acting. Paul Pierce and Rasheed Wallace aren’t known to flop on the court, but after a recent trip to the Ellis Memorial After School Program in Roxbury, they both showed they indeed have acting skills. Pierce and ‘Sheed were part of an act based on the […]

Celtics Defeat Wizards, Snap Three-Game Losing Streak

The Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards faced off Monday night in Washington D.C. Coming into the game, both teams were on streaks. Washington had won two in a row, whereas Boston had lost the last three, including two tough losses against Orlando and Los Angeles (Lakers), games in which Boston held leads late in […]

Celtics Lose in the Last Second Yet Again

Once again, the Celtics got a lead and once again they failed to maintain it on the last possession of the game, falling to the hated rival Lakers 90-89. Led by Rajon Rondo, who had a double-double in the first half alone, the Celtics had a chance to put the game away but handed the […]

Rashard Lewis Breaks the Celtics’ Hearts

It was heartbreaking. Rashard Lewis got past Kevin Garnett and put up a layup that gave the Orlando Magic a two-point lead with only 1.3 seconds remaining in regulation. On the subsequent inbound pass for the Celts, Rasheed Wallace was not able to hit a three pointer as time ran out. As a result, the Celtics lost […]

Diagnosing the Ailing Celtics

The NBA regular season is almost half-way over and the Boston Celtics sit at 27-13. The record has the Celtics atop of the Atlantic Division and leading the Toronto Raptors by 7.5 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the only Eastern Conference team with more wins than the C’s. Certainly, the Celtics are right where they want […]

Poor Second Half Dooms Celtics in Detroit

The Boston Celtics traveled to Detroit to face the Pistons Wednesday night, coming off of a tough loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. In general, the Celtics have seemed mired in a mid-season quagmire as they face injuries and what is only now becoming an easier schedule. The Celtics played well in the first […]

Rasheed Wallace Fined Yet Again

The Boston Celtics’ Rasheed Wallace was hit with another fine this year, this time for $35,000 because of his comments about the officials following the Celtics’ 99-90 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. This was the second time he was hit with a fine for criticizing the officials’ calls; his last fine was for […]

Dirk, Ice-Cold Mavs Get Hot, Beat Celtics

Coming into Monday night’s game at the TD Garden, the Mavericks had lost three of four games, including a 22-point loss to the Raptors on Sunday. This should have been easy for the Celtics, right? Not so fast, as the C’s had lost two straight at home heading into Monday. Something had to give. First, […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 1-16-10

Three of the top four teams in this week’s SoB NBA Power Rankings are from the Eastern Conference, but the defending champion LA Lakers remain at No. 1 for the third consecutive poll. The Celtics slipped to No. 3 after being leap-frogged by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who sit in the second place spot just one […]

Let’s Talk Some Trash

Talk is cheap. Everyone knows that. As American citizens, we are guaranteed the right to say whatever the heck we want. (See: the First Amendment to the Constitution.) In the realm of professional sports, however, talk can be very, very expensive. (See: Doc Rivers’ $25,000 fine for criticizing referees and being ejected from Monday’s loss […]

Rasheed Wallace Foot Injury: Out a Week?

Continuing a recent trend with the Celtics, Rasheed Wallace will not sit out up to a week with a foot injury. He missed Monday night’s 102-96 loss to the Hawks, and should be out for the rest of the week. Kevin Garnett is also out of action, leaving the Celtics pretty thin at big men. […]

Fantasy Basketball Roundup: Week 11

Every Monday, I will report on the events of the past week of fantasy basketball. I will go over each position and what particular player that week stood out from all the rest. As always, I will start off with this week’s notable injuries to report on. Injuries Al Harrington (PF, C), New York Knicks […]

Rondo’s Triple-Double Leads Celtics Past Raptors

While the rest of New England was watching the beloved Patriots fall to the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the playoffs, there was a good basketball game going on. The Boston Celtics traveled to Toronto to take on the Raptors who hadn’t lost at home since December 11 against Atlanta. The Celtics never […]

Boston Turns Up The Heat on Miami

So close, yet so far. Then so close again. Then a little farther away. That’s how the Celtics/Heat game went Wednesday, as the Celtics won a 112-106 overtime thriller. The game, which featured the returns of Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce, started out close and remained that way until the 4th quarter. The First Three […]

Celtics Outpace Indiana in Boston

If it weren’t for Chicago blowing a 35 point 3rd quarter lead to Sacramento, we’d be talking more about this mini version. In a game of halves, Boston won an ugly one 103-94. With Kevin Garnett out with a thigh bruise, Indiana took advantage early and jumped out to an early lead. Indiana opened up […]