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The Boston Celtics find a way to survive to close down the 15-point run from the Los Angeles Clippers late in the fourth quarter 106-103 Sunday.
Doc Rivers’ team played outstanding. With that, let’s not waste any time and get down to the nitty and gritty of this contest.
No Rondo? No problem:
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The Celtics may be playing without their All-Star point guard, who ended his 2012-13 season with a torn ACL, but their fourth straight win shows the resiliency of Rondo’s absence.
Boston’s guards have been tremendous to say the least. Many would say Boston is better without Rondo. And it is becoming a verity by the minute with the way Doc Rivers’ team is playing.
Led by Avery Bradley, Courtney Lee, Jason Terry and Leandro Barbosa, the Celtics are embracing the run-heavy offensive sets. Despite the low production Sunday, Bradley has averaged 8.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in the past 10 games. Courtney Lee’s presence was known with Rondo, but now he shines wit...
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The Clippers are reportedly interested in making a trade for Kevin Garnett. See who is rumored to be part of the proposed deal.
Jason Terry hasn’t been shy about mentioning how much he loves the new spread offense the Celtics are running. You can say that’s a shot at Rondo for how he had been playing or at Doc for the offense he’d installed… but the fact remains, Terry is thriving.
And in this wild week of “We’re better off without Rondo” vs. “We’re not better off without him,” Terry...
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The story of Paul Pierce is one that's been well documented over the years, between cliche monikers or the storybook redemption he was able to attain we've heard it all. It's been chopped up and fed to us again and again, every big game analysts read off the amazing path Pierce took to be at the grand stage he'...
Kevin Garnett discusses trade rumors. He says he's aware that it's a business and that Danny Ainge will do what's best for the Celtics. Worth a watch.
Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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As a friendly reminder, Kevin Garnett still has a no-trade clause.
This is not a complicated situation, really, which makes it rare in the world of NBA transactions — or in this case, non-transactions. As several reports noted last summer, Garnett secured his no-trade clause while taking a sizable pay cut, keeping him among a small minority of respected stars who cannot be dealt...
Sources tell Sporting News that the #Clippers have contacted the #Celtics about Kevin Garnett. Offer would include Caron Butler and Beldsoe.about 1 hour ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@SeanDeveneySean DeveneyObviously, any team can inquire about any player (“Hey Pat Riley, we’d like to inquire about the availability of LeBron James in exchange for Jason Terry?”), so this...
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Ever wondered what it’d be like to get demolished in a game of H-O-R-S-E by a current NBA star? Well, if you live in Massachusetts, you have a chance — a slim one, but still, a chance. The state lottery has teamed with the Celtics to allow one lucky fan the chance to go toe-to-toe with Celtics star Paul Pierce for what could be the quickest game of H-O-R-S-E in basketball history...
12:35: Welcome to Super Bowl Sunday CG readers. Unlike most people, I'll be more interested in the NBA action today rather than the game tonight. We all know that neither the Patriots nor my Packers made it, so it's tough to get motivated. Besides, this game'll probably be more exciting anyway. The Clippers are 34-14, the Celtics are 23-23. Boston is 16-9 at home while...
The Celtics may have lost both Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger for the season due to injuries, but the team’s recent play wouldn’t suggest any problems.
Boston has won four in a row since Rondo went down, and the team appears to be rolling right along despite whatever injury troubles pop up.
While Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce‘s names swirl in trade rumors, however, the Celtics...
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According to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, the Celtics and Oden met to discuss both his health and where he may be able to fit in on the roster.
“We wanted to talk to Greg to see where he is...
The Celtics are feeling pretty good about their recent success without two of their key players and are looking to continue building on it. They are feeling more comfortable with the run and gun style and have found it has made them more aggressive with their attacks.
They have managed to beat the Miami Heat during this revival of grit and balls; but since the Heat are a natural...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Paul Pierce scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics held off a late comeback to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104 on Sunday and improve to 4-0 since losing Rajon Rondo for the season.
The Clippers had pulled within 103-101 on a 3-pointer by Eric Bledsoe with 56 seconds remaining. But Avery Bradley drew an offensive foul on Los Angeles' Jamal Crawford...
According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in trading for Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett. Apparently, the Clippers are offering Caron Butler and [...]
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Celtics forward Jeff Green has been a resurgent fantasy option over his last five games. Despite playing time remaining relatively static, the embattled wing has averaged 14 points on 55% shooting and one 3PT make per over that period. With Rondo sidelined the C’s have returned to a more conventional offensive...