Found March 12, 2012 on CLNS Radio:
It’s been quite a while since I last composed an opinionated article on our Boston Celtics. Most of my opinions are now left for the listeners of CLNS Post/Pre Game Shows and The Celtics Late Night Show. I think our listeners receive ample share of my soap box ranting on the internet airwaves. It now [...]

Report: Celtics & Lakers talked Rondo trade last week

Mike Bresnahan of the LA Times has the story: The teams talked last week about a trade for Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, though nothing was close to accomplished and discussions dried up.The Lakers are unwilling to trade Pau Gasol for Rondo, making a deal with Boston unlikely before the trade deadline Thursday."Unless they give up Gasol, they're not going to get a top...

Stiemsma's suffers foot injury

Chris Forsberg via ESPN Boston As if the Celtics needed anything else to worry about with their bigs, rookie center Greg Stiemsma, who did not play the final 13 minutes on Sunday, left the Staples Center with a walking boot on his right foot, apparently a precautionary measure as he moved around the locker room without issue immediately after the game. Stiemsma endured right foot...

Your Morning Dump... The Celtics didn't make shots

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. Yet when it counted, nobody could produce. Allen missed a 3-pointer and a jumper. Kevin Garnett missed an open jumper. Brandon Bass missed one of his customary midrange jumpers after hitting seven of his previous...

Boston’s New Ray Allen: A High School Girl Named Nicole Nicole Boudreau Week continues today here in The Eagle-Tribune sports pages, several hours away from her sixth career game on the famed TD Garden parquet floor. Win or lose tonight — the Andover High girls basketball team is the favorite against Braintree in the Eastern Mass. final — my educated guess is this won’t be the last time you see her picture or...

Enemy Chatter: Doc Rivers out coached Del Negro

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Los Angeles. Who says coaches don’t matter? Doc Rivers thoroughly outcoached Vinny Del Negro in this one by going to a stable of simple yet effective plays to create the mismatches the Clippers’ defense...

Danny Ainge On Rondo, Gasol Deal: "Wouldn't Even Consider That"

Celtics survive Clippers late, BOS: 94 LAC: 85

It was a back and forth game, but in the end the Celtics came out on top after a late run helped them seal the 94-85 victory. It was the Celtics second night of a back to back, and their second straight game in the Staples Center. Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 25 points, Kevin Garnett added 21 points. Rajon Rondo had a double double with 12 points and 10 assists. Ray Allen was...

Celtics start road trip short-handed against rival Lakers

  Follow me on Twitter @CLNS_Sean There are stretches in an NBA season that determine the outcome of a team’s journey to the second season. For the 2012 season, this upcoming week is that stretch for the Boston Celtics. After an up and down week with a comeback victory over the Rockets, an embarrassing blowout [...]

Photo Gallery: Celtics-Clippers

Check-out some pics from last-night's barfight with the Clippers. And if you weren't able to stay-up, don't worry- CSNNE is replaying the game tonight @8pm EST. Top play GIFs after the jump...   Pics via HoopChina & as always props to HTT for the awesome GIFS below.

Aging Celtics fading from list of contenders

LOS ANGELES Paul Pierce opened the door at the far corner of the visitors' locker room, surveyed the phalanx of reporters camped in front of his locker and receded behind the gray metal door. It was easy to understand why, after the Celtics handed a 97-94 victory to the Lakers, Pierce wasn't yet in much of a mood to face the uncomfortable questions that follow the decaying...

Celtics eyeing Eric Bledsoe in return for Ray Allen?

ESPN LA"We're willing to do anything we can to move needle this year," Olshey said. "But unless it's piece for the future that also gives us to win a championship this year, we're not going to give up our longterm flexibility and assets to do that." The price for the top shooting guards being mentioned in trade talks this spring -- Boston's Ray...

Celtics Get Good Road Win Against Poser Clipper Team

The Celtics played their second game in two nights out in Los Angeles, as they fought off a young athletic Lob City Clippers team who seemed more interested in posing after shots and trying to get tough with the older Celtics. The 94-85 win was paced by Paul Pierce’s 25 points. This is the first west coast road swing I can remember that I think actually makes sense from a scheduling...

It’s time for the Celtics and Lakers to Consider Taking a Huge Risk

Let’s do the Dwight Howard math for a moment.  At some point tomorrow, the Magic organization will realize it can’t trade enough of their spare parts to find a roster that makes Howard happy.  Then he will be quickly shopped by the team in an effort to get the best deal they possibly can before [...]

Stiemsma To Continue Receiving Heavy Minutes

With Chris Wilcox and Jermaine O'Neal out, the Celtics will continue to rely heavily upon Greg Stiemsma.

Celtics star Rajon Rondo eats sushi before game (Video)

Before the start of last night's Clippers/Celtics affair, ESPN did their usual look-in to the locker room and caught Celtics guard Rajon Rondo chowing down on a pregame meal. Rondo's food of choice happened to sushi and that amused the ESPN broadcast team of Hubie Brown and Mike Tirico:
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