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After losing a few winnable games to bad teams, the Celtics will play an actual good team tonight when they visit the Grizzlies. This Boston team has just looked terrible recently. A win tonight would definitely give them some much-needed momentum. Let's hope they get it. Here are tonight's five things:
5. STOP LETTING BRADLEY SHOOT:
In Dallas, Avery Bradley shot just 4/12 from the field. I don't know why they keep giving him shots. He clearly can't shoot they way he once could. Please stop giving him 10+ shots a game.
4. BETTER 3-POINT SHOOTING:
Last night, the Celtics shot a horrible, 5/17 from three-point land. This is really bad. If they could've made a few more of those open shots, they would've easily won. Practice this in shootaround.
3. KEEP GETTING BASS INVOLVED:
Finally, Brandon Bass is coming out of his shell and playing very well for the Celtics. Last night, he scored a team-high 16 points on 4/9 shooting and 8/8 free throw shooting. Keep this up.
2. GET TERRY MORE THREES:
If there's one thing that Jason Terry is actually good at, it's three-point shooting. But in his return to Dallas, he only got two threes, missing both of them. Give him more or just don't play him.
1. TRY TO FOUL LESS:
This one's gonna be really hard to do, because most fouls are accidental. But if you can, attempt to foul less. In Dallas, the C's fouled 26 times. They need to lower that number.
Tip-off for tonight's game will be at 8:00 pm ET. You can see it on CSN-NE.
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Tweet With All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo out for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury a collective effort by the Boston Celtics will be needed to make up for the loss. Third-year player Avery Bradley, who missed time early in the season with injuries himself, returned in early January and [...]
Jason Terry will play his first game in Dallas tonight since leaving the Mavericks to join Boston in the offseason.
Terry was the second best player on the Mavericks squad that beat Miami for the 2011 championship. While the Dallas native wanted to stay with the Mavericks and even offered the team the chance to match the offer the Celtics made to the Jet, Mark Cuban and his management...
Jason Terry has returned to Dallas, eagerly anticipating what figures to be a happy one-night reunion for the Mavericks and a longtime fan favorite.
Terry and his new team, the Boston Celtics, were set to play Friday night in the arena Terry called home for eight years. He played a critical role in the first NBA title for Dallas two years ago.
The veteran guard was known as much...
The fans posting on the Hornets' boards have become very few, but I guess you can't blame them. It's pretty funny to see fans who are set on tanking and getting the best draft pick suddenly want to win just because it's the Celtics. The Celtics should not have lost this game. They pretty much beat themselves. There is something very wrong when the bench...
Remember, LeBron James’ big dunk on Jason Terry? You know the one that had people asking if that dunk or the Deandre Jordan-Brandon Knight facial was the better of the two? Well that dunk has been transposed into a BIG commercial and I must say it’s even more impressive in slo-mo with the added fixtures. The post Remember LeBron’s Dunk On Jason Terry? Well, It’s A BIG...
DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points, Shawn Marion had a double-double in his return from a calf injury and the Mavericks spoiled Jason Terry's return to Dallas with a 104-94 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
Terry scored eight in his first game in Dallas since leaving for Boston in free agency. He was the latest key piece the Mavericks decided not to...
The Mavs spoiled Jason Terry's homecoming.
The Celtics had no answer for Brandan Wright in the post, and his season high 23 points paced the Mavs 104-94 wire to wire victory over Boston. Wright shot 11-16 from the field, including a number of uncontested dunks. Dirk Nowitzki also scored 22 for Dallas, and Vince Carter chipped in 17 off the bench. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett...
The LeBron James demolition of Jason Terry was turned into a ballin' new promotional video by a fan with some slick computer skills.
The Boston Celtics-Miami Heat matchup had it all.
One team came in boasting a historical winning streak, while the other continued to defy the odds with every passing week.
One team sat atop the Eastern Conference, while the other was busy fighting and clawing its way up the standings.
One team featured arguably the best player in the NBA right now, while the other featured a former...
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