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The Celtics players can exhale now that the trade deadline has past with barely a blip on the radar screen. Boston has made some minor moves to add to their guard core, but still failed to address the donut hole in the middle. The one thing that makes me wander what the "#@#$", Doc Rivers and Danny have in mind for the race to the playoffs was the trade of Jason Collins.
Collins has become a part of the long line of 'bigs' who had lost their athleticism and ability to contribute that have donned the green in the past few years. It first started with P.J. Brown, but he did provide his two minutes of fame to contribute to banner 17. The Celtics thought they could duplicate that effort with Rasheed Wallace, who promptly showed that "ball did lie" when it came to him. He is currently on injured reserve for the Knicks after attempting a comeback.
Then there was the other O'Neal, Jermaine, whose hands kept getting cold because he didn't get the tou...
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It’s been a quiet trade deadline, but the Celtics are finally showing some life on Thursday.
Jordan Crawford was traded to the Celtics for Leandro Barbosa and Jason Collins, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Crawford is averaging 13.2 points, 3.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game this season. He has been benched since playing six minutes on Feb. 6 against the...
Doc Rivers talks prior to tonight's game versus the Suns. Doc says he really should have sit KG out the other night versus the Lakers. Jeff Green will start tonight in KG's place and D.J. White should join the team soon. Doc also says he'd still like to add one more big man with the final roster spot.
Video courtesy of Chris Forsberg.
What Jeff Green did to the Suns tonight wasn’t nice at all. Let’s just say Doc picked the right game to rest KG and start Jeff. The Suns had NO answers for Green as he dropped 31 on 11 of 14 shooting in a 113-88 win. And that was just the start. Let’s get to it…
Never before has this section been more appropriately named. Jeff Green **** on the Suns tonight...
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Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he could tell that the 36-year-old Garnett hasn’t been the same since a triple-overtime victory over Denver on Feb. 10. Garnett played 47 minutes in that game.
The Celtics played...
Led by Jeff Green's 31 points, the Boston Celtics cruised to a 25 point victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Highlights above, box score below.
Boston Celtics 113, Phoenix Suns 88 - FINAL - February 22, 2013
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The Boston Celtics sat Kevin Garnett Saturday and still easily defeated the Phoenix Suns -- thanks to Jeff Green.
The fifth-year forward dominated, making 11-of-14 shots, including three 3-pointers, for 31 points. He added a full stat line of seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and five blocks in 39 minutes. It was a dominant performance, but one that we've come to expect...
As the NBA trade deadline nears, the Washington Wizards traded guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for Leandro Barbosa, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jeff Green gave Boston a sensational performance in his first start in nearly two years.
Green scored a season-high 31 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the short-handed Celtics routed the Phoenix Suns 113-88 on Friday night.
"I didn't have a different mindset," said Green, who missed last season following heart surgery to correct an aortic aneurysm...
Kevin Garnett sat out Friday night (DNP – old and tired) and Jeff Green finally got his chance to start. Doing the best KG impression he could muster, he tore up Los Suns with a season-high 31 points and added 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 5 blocks. Oh, hello there! What did you say your name was? I don’t believe we’ve met. They traded you for who–Kendrick Perkins...
According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, Terrence Williams is expected to make his debut for the Boston Celtics tonight as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers. Williams signed a 10-day contract with Boston on Monday. Washburn reports that the Celtics received Williams’ letter of clearance last night and he will be eligible to play on Wednesday night. There is no guarantee...
Folks, we have a true legend in our midst in this installment of “Celebrity Fan Friday”. Her name is Susan Sykes, but most know her as “Busty Heart”. Susan busted-out onto the scene during an appearance on CBS during the 1986 NBA Playoffs. This video is pure gold. You get to watch Danny Ainge tackle Tree Rollins, a young Doc Rivers shoot free-throws and listen as Brent Musburger...
It's hard to say where these guys are heading.
I have no idea what to make of this team at the moment. Through the first half of the season Boston lost a lot of games to opponents with inferior talent. I remember thinking on many occasions that the C's couldn't beat any quick young teams, regardless of how bad their players were. However, my outlook remained positive...
You knew that the Lakers and their fans would be emotional tonight, and that L.A. would feed off of it, but the Celtics showed little resistance. Call it “tired legs”, second night of a back-to-back, blah blah. Boston just did not play defense tonight. Period. They fall 113-99 on L.A.
As Doc told his troops at halftime, “they’re getting whatever they want..” Couldn’t...
We’re less than 24 hours from the NBA trade deadline, and the Celtics are in middle of just about every trade rumor out there. So here’s a quick reset of where we stand with everyone on the roster. We’ll run it down by order of roster number:
Teams are asking about him, but he’s not being actively shopped. The Timberwolves have interest, but Danny isn’t giving him...
Tip: 10:30PM Court: Staples Center Watch it: CSNNE Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Scott Foster, Mark Ayotte and Gary Zielinski
Spread: LAL – 7.0
Boston Celtics Tickets
On road: 8-16
At home: 16-11
Streak: Lost 1
Streak: Lost 1
Buckets: Pierce (18.3 ppg)
Buckets: Kobe Bryant (26.8 ppg)