Found June 06, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
PLAYERS: Bill Russell
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
There have been many classic stories about legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell but this one tracked down by the fine folks over at Sports Grid is an instant classic. The story is being told by ex-basketball-coach Johnny Bach as he delivers a speech to Sweden’s Sundsvall Dragons back in 2010. To summarize it in under eight words, “Don’t Mess With Bill Russell, Bad Hands”: *** Bill Russell, “11 Championship Rings…Mother F***er” [Sports Grid]  

Shaq takes on 2-year-old in shooting contest

You might remember two-year old shooting phenom Titus Ashby, he had this amazing trick shot video go viral a few months ago. Titus returned to make an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s pre-NBA Finals special last night to take on Shaquille O’Neal in a shooting contest. Despite a slow start, Titus was able to dominate Shaq in impressive fashion on national television. Check out the...

Jared Sullinger - On the Road to Recovery put out a great video following Jared Sullinger through his recovery from the back surgery that ended his season. We all know the story about the red flags that caused Sully to slip out of the lottery and down to the Celtics at #21. He seemed healthy and it seemed that the back problems that bothered him in college and that caused that draft slide could be managed...

Your Morning Dump… Where ownership thinks having Ainge is a competitive advantage

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Q: Are you at all worried this team is going to fall deep into a rebuilding phase? GROUSBECK: Wow, that sounds appealing (laughs). PAGLIUCA: We’ve rebuilt before, and we have a lot of good players on this roster...

Exorcist director once offered ownership stake in Celtics: Must read interview for Celtics fans

With the release of his new memoir, The Friedkin Connection, William Friedkin, the director of The French Connection, The Exorcist, and Blue Chips, among others, recently spoke with Grantland's James Hughes and reveals a treasure trove of interesting anecdotes. The interview is a must-read for Celtics fans. Two quick highlights: Friedkin was once offered a 1/3 ownership stake...

Celtics’ Jason Terry has knee scoped

Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry was playing on an ailing knee toward the end of the season and into the playoffs. Following the end of the Celtics’ campaign, Terry underwent an arthroscopic procedure to remove plica from his left knee, according to Mark Murphy of The Boston Herald.Plica is described as an extension of the protective synovial capsule of the knee, and can become...

Video: Jared Sullinger: The Road to Recovery

New behind the scenes video uploaded by the Boston Celtics chronicling Jared Sullinger's injury and rehab.

Spain bleeds Green Two: Special edition of your Celtics podcast in Spanish

I´m back!! The staff at the CelticsSpa office was filled with excitement. As if a week full of news, our desks covered with CelticsLife articles and tidbits on information around the web wasn´t enough to keep you awake on a Monday night, the staff was thrilled by the prospect of a special program coming right after. Our boss and Celtics brain Aless had promised us a fun podcast...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links - 6/5

Herald  Northeastern's Lee gets second look from CelticsCeltics have all the answers Surgery for C’s Jason Terry Globe  Northeastern guard Jonathan Lee works out again for Celtics Northeastern guard Jonathan Lee works out again for CelticsHeat's Wade has 2nd chance at back-to-back titles Celtics Green   Celtics Working Their Way Back to Health Ford's Mock Draft...

LeBron James Says Paul Pierce Is Biggest Rival ‘If I Had to Name Just One Guy’

Paul Pierce better not be going anywhere. This rivalry is just getting started. As LeBron James pursues a second title after a season and playoff run in which he’s further solidified his place atop the game, one of the few questions remaining is whether the king has a true rival in the game. While a few individual stars or lone teams have held their own against James and the Heat...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 6/7

Herald  Vets aren’t Danny Ainge’s only decisions Pistons eyeing Maurice Cheeks as coach Clippers eyeing Hollins, Shaw, Karl as top candidates to fill coaching positionGlobe   Final: Spurs 92, Heat 88 Celtics Green  Orlando Sentinel: Doc Still Mulling OptionsTaking a Spin Around the Mock Drafts Comments from the Other Side - Miami Meltdown Game 1Dee Browns Legendary 1991...

Dee Browns Legendary 1991 Slam Dunk "Pumps" Re-Released

Officially (re)released om the 14th of this month, Reebok puts the pump back in its shoes with a throwback to its legendary "Pump Omni Lite", or as we Celtics fans call them, the Dee Browns. Some legends bring the crowd to their feet, but the legendary Dee Brown brought the crowd to his. Literally...In the 1991 Slam Dunk Contest, Dee paused to pump up his Reebok Pump...

Video: NBA Finals Animation

Very cool art created by Richard Swarbrick from London. Any other Celtics Finals you would have liked to see included? Check out our Video Vault for more videos and mixes.

NBA Finals Trivia: Which Finals featured 5 former Finals MVPs?

The 2013 NBA Finals feature four players who have been named MVP of the NBA Finals, now known as the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award: Tim Duncan (1999, 2003, 2005) Dwyane Wade (2006) Tony Parker (2007) LeBron James (2012) Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year’s Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links - 6/6

Herald   Spurs capable of dethroning favored HeatAllen now 1 round away from a Miami ring Popovich gives Riley credit for building 'Big 3' Globe Ray Allen, back in NBA Finals, has no regrets about leaving Celtics Ray Allen said there's vindication in signing with Heat Celtics Green  Celtics Summer Cooler with Grande and Max Larry Bird on Top of List for President of...
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