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Warriors trying to add All-Star F?

The Warriors are looking to add some players and reportedly are interested in several top forwards that could be available.


LeBron James blocks Paul Pierce's shot

This big-time rejection came with 1:40 left in the 3rd quarter of Wednesday night’s game two, overtime battle between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics. Paul Pierce drives baseline for the routine layup when LeBron James springs up like a jack-in-the-box for the “not in my house” type denial that led to a Dwyane Wade and-one bucket at the other end of the floor. This...

POTD 5/30/12: Paul Pierce on Shane Battier

Isn’t Paul Pierce supposed to be playing through a sprained knee or some sh!t?  Tell me then, why has he been dunking so regularly over the past few weeks?  I mean, Pierce has always been a pretty good sneaky dunker, but this is his second POTD in his last four or five games.  That’s an unusual degree of frequency from P Double. That’s on Duke University’s all-time leading...

Paul Pierce Has Tough Job Against LeBron James, But Somebody Has to Do It for Celtics

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Paul Pierce has never had the opportunity to face LeBron James with both players at the height of their powers. More than seven years James' elder, Pierce was an established star when James was just breaking into the NBA out of Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. Now that James is widely regarded as the top basketball player on the planet, Pierce...

Heat - Celtics Game Three Top 30 Takeaways

30) Paul Pierce's defense on LeBron James with two minutes in, where no foul was called on hard transition defense, was your first clue of the great get-even ref work29) Miami started 1 for 5 from the line, which is what we call a leading indicator28) When Greg Stiesma leads with a straight arm at home, he gets to the line27) I'm not prepared to live in a world where Mario...

Doc Rivers Plays It Safe, Smart With Celtics' Lack of Practice in Playoffs

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Paul Pierce was in street clothes, while Rajon Rondo shuffled around in flip-flops. On their one-day break between Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Celtics were not about to be mistaken for the Richmond High School boys basketball team engaging in one of the grueling practices from Coach Carter. Days off are almost precisely that for the Celtics...

Get Your Tim Donaghy Masks Here!

You can download your Tim Donaghy mask here. Whether it’s the the league owned Hornets getting the number 1 pick right before they transfer to a new owner.  The fact that a guy Tim Donaghy called hundreds of times from his betting phone is reffing the Celtics game tonight. All of the technical fouls and no calls, or the way Lebron can basically do whatever he wants while Paul...

Does the pick-and-pop game return for KG and the Celtics tonight?

Doc Rivers has been stressing the post game so much that I wouldn't be surprised if the team put a shock collar on him and set it to go off 5 feet from the rim.  And as you can see from one Jay's videos from the Greenlights earlier today, it really paid off. But the playoffs are all about matchup and adjustments.  KG is taller than all of the Heat, and the C's...

Which Celtics Bench Player Will Have the Biggest Impact on Game 4?

The Big Four can only take the Celtics so far. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen aren't getting any younger, and Game 2 proved that even when Rajon Rondo takes over, a Celtics win is not guaranteed. In order to take down the Miami Heat and advance to the NBA Finals, the Celtics need to get contributions off the bench. In Game 3, Marquis Daniels stepped up, providing energy...

The Celts Gave Everything They Had – And Still,They Came Up Short

The scariest part of the Celtics loss to the Miami Heat on Wednesday in the second game of their Eastern Conference Final wasn’t that the Celts blew a 15-point lead or that Paul Pierce fouled out for the second time in three games. It was how well the Celtics played. Rajon Rondo may never have had a better game in his six-year career. He probably isn’t going to have a better...

Celtics Still Have A Pulse, Win Game 3

That ole Celtic magic remains. After falling 2-0 to the mighty Miami Heat in their NBA Eastern Conference Finals series the Celtics roared back with a 101-91 win over the Heat in Game 3. This time Rajon Rondo didn’t have to do it all. Oh Rondo contributed big time scoring 21 points with 10 assists and six rebounds but Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett pick it up. Garnett...

A Brief Message To Boston Fan

Let me get this straight...You have an aging team, filled with jump shooters. Your bench is comprised of hacktacular players like Mikael Pietrus, Greg Stiesma and Ryan Hollins. You played your first two games on the road, against an overwhelming favorite, and the reigning MVP of the league. Your opponent's second best player earned a ring in a Finals series where he shot more...

Eastern Conference Finals: Game 3 Recap

The Celtics, a team that had given everything they had, just two nights earlier, the Celtics sacrificed everything by playing their top 4 played all 40 minutes or more. They threw the kitchen sink at game 2 and it was worth wondering, did they have anything left? As they leave the T.D. Gardens floor Friday night my mind wanders to decide, who was their most valuable asset tonight...

A valiant, stinging loss

It was by far their most devastating loss of the season, yet the Boston Celtics were every bit the champions they had been in winning the 2008 title. They were pesky and courageous and they desperately attempted to defy defeat. They were outmatched and on the road and down to one player with enough gas and skill to make a difference, and yes, they were a little inconsistent, yet...
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