Found November 19, 2012 on
Only kind words may be said about Uncle Jeff
Remember how this was supposed to be the year that Jeff Green flipped the switch? He had a year off and a full training camp to learn the system. He had a new $36 million dollar contract and actually played well in the preseason. 8 points and 3 rebounds a game. That's what we've gotten so far. His per 36 numbers are even down from his lackluster 2011 stint with the Celtics. He's been clueless on defense, missing rotations on the regular. On offense, after showing aggression in the preseason, he's back to being the Invisible Man out on the court.
I'm not trying to be mean here. I'm just being honest. Green has said he was disappointed in his play after being traded to the Celtics. Well he's been worse this season, so what's worse than "disappointed?" Green vowed to focus on rebounding this season, but he continues to be putrid on the boards. Green has all the athletic tools to be a great player,...
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There has been an air of negativity around the Celtics recently, due to their high expectations and slow start. The Celtics are currently 6-5, and 4th in the Atlantic Division, which we have ruled since the start of the Kevin Garnett era. We are ranked 22nd in defense, 30th in OREB%, and simply just look bad right now. But here is something I want to say: Do not forget we are missing...
The Celtics took a long, hot piss on my preview optimism tonight. They had an early 6 point lead, but they relaxed late in the quarter to let Detroit cut the lead to 2, and then they took the rest of the night off. C’s fall to Detroit… DETROIT!!!!…. 103-83
The Green: Rondo got his 10th assists with less than a minute to go in the game. If there was any question as...
Rajon Rondo continued his double-digit assist streak on Sunday
If you are like me and play way too much NBA 2k, you will quickly learn what color commentator Clark Kellogg’s favorite thing to describe Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondois. At least once a game, the announcers will discuss Rajon Rondo and some of his signature stat-lines that he has had throughout his career. Clark...
For all the Celtics fans hoping to keep up with Fab Melo and Kris Joseph as they play with the Red Claws, according to ESPN, the NBA will broadcast almost all of its D-League games this season live on YouTube.
They will be broadcasting 350 of 400 total regular-season games in high definition on the D-League YouTube channel and through a YouTube video player on NBA.com.
You learn something new every day. Jason Terry learned his shooting technique from George "Ice Man" Gervin. Wow!
And here is Iceman explaining how he got his nickname and the origin of his famous finger roll.
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WALTHAM, Mass. — Doc Rivers saw a change in Darko Milicic a few weeks ago, almost as soon as the veteran center found out that his mother was ill. It was one thing for Milicic to deal with some professional setbacks with the Celtics, having played a grand total of five minutes all season. Adding personal angst made it even tougher.
“His mom’s sick, he’s not playing, the homesickness...
Pistons 103, Celtics 83 After an impressive 18 point win over the Raptors at the Garden on Saturday, Boston had the tables turned on them in Detroit Sunday. Despite entering the game winless at home and just 1-9 overall, the Pistons (2-9) cruised to a 20 point win over the Celtics (6-5). It was [...]
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Doc talks "Dead Man Walking" Celtics following their loss Sunday night in Detroit. More videos still to come.
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Unable to truly grab traction at the start of the 2012-13 campaign, the Boston Celtics will get an early-season test against the reigning Western Conference champion, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Friday.
Although the veterans of Beantown have lost a handful of games they probably shouldn’t have, they aren’t ruled out as contenders on the NBA futures.
With 25-1 odds of winning...
Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers gave his take on the Lakers' coaching change to Chris Russo (SirusXM's Mad Dog Radio) on Tuesday, criticizing the organization for their handling of Phil Jackson.
"I didn't like the way it was done," said Rivers. "I don't think you embarrass anybody."
After relieving Mike Brown of his coaching duties, the Lakers...
Talk about ironic. In the top 10 assists of the week, there isn't one assist from the league's assist leader. However, #2 belongs to Kevin Garnett. Good stuff and fun to watch.
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posted by Romy AquinoPOUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night.FINAL SCORE: CELTICS 107, RAPTORS 89 SEASON RECORD: 2W-7LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOHN LUCAS...
I wish I was a Lakers fan so I could be as cool as these guys. I never thought of wearing my sunglasses inside and constantly taking them on and off while holding my crotch. I'm gonna have to start doing that. We Celtics fans really need to start upping our swag factor so we can be as cool as fans like this.
After several grind-it-out style games in a row, Boston desperately needed an easy win. We can debate whether or not a game that was close until the final minutes of the third quarter counts as “easy,” but I think we can all agree that any game in which Pierce and Garnett can comfortably sit the entire fourth quarter is a roaring success.Once you’ve stopped Gino-dancing around...