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As the Celtics continue to make their push towards banner 18, a long lasting debate has been rekindled with the newfound hope that this current Celtics team can muster up enough to win one last title and ride off into the sunset of retirement. In the Celtics organization two things are important to the team and its fanbase; winning and history.
The Celtics are both the most successful team in NBA history as well as the team with the most relevent history. One of the most important traditions in Celtics history is the retirement of players numbers (or in some cases, names) into the rafters of the Garden. No team has retired more numbers than the Celtics, but no team has had as many Hall of Fame caliber players either.
That said, there has been a heated debate for the past season or two a...
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Kevin Garnett ripped the media from some of their lousy analysis, but he was actually thankful for it. Find out why that was the case.
Scorers get the glory, but a lockdown defender is crucial to any team with championship aspirations. With points at a premium this season, the true defensive specialists have emerged from the fold. It is not easy to muster the energy to shut down the other team's best player three times in four nights -- or even three times in three nights, on occasion. But a chosen few have...
Kevin Garnett has a lot of great things to say about Avery Bradley, you can tell he's proud of how he has developed and emerged as, really, one of the most important members of this Celtics team. Plus, he hints he needs to be "rewarded". Agree?
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Veteran power forward Kevin Garnett has beenabsolutely dominant for the Boston Celtics since moving to center almost a month ago.The Boston Celtics have been steamrolling their opponents for the better part of the last month or so – and maybe it should come as no surprise – seeing as how future Hall of Fame forward Kevin Garnett has raised the level of his play following...
The Celtics are mounting a late-season surge up the standings, but are doing it with Ray Allen not having the best morale. Allen was almost dealt at the trade deadline to the Grizzlies for O.J. Mayo, but with the deal falling through, Allen’s relationship with the Celtics’ front office has become damaged. With that and being demoted to the bench recently, a “slighted” Allen’s...
Doc Rivers on the failed Ray Allen for O.J. Mayo & a pick trade: "It was a scary moment, for all of us. If you lose Ray that's a scary moment. He's pretty good... I wouldn't want to see Ray, Paul or Kevin ever moved... Even if you got the best deal in the world you're still losing guys you have an attachment with. That would be scary for me or any of us...
Since tonight’s game in Atlanta could very well decide who receives home court advantage in the first round, it’s safe to say Doc Rivers has officially entered “I’m really banking on the fact that we can beat Atlanta or Orlando on the road” mode. Either that or he’s banking on Avery Bradley scoring 45 points, Sean Williams and Greg Stiemsma combining for 17 blocked...
Ray Allen has privately felt slighted by the Celtics over the past few weeks.
Six days of rest may have been the charm for Ray Allen. The Celtics shooting guard, who missed the last four games with swelling in his right ankle, will be back in uniform Tuesday in New York, coach Doc Rivers told reporters Tuesday morning. Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe was the first to tweet the news. Allen has had nagging soreness in his ankle for the better part of a month...
In what might shock most people outside of Boston, especially after the Celtics went into the All-Star Break with a 15-17 record, the C’s clinched the Atlantic Division title tonight with a 102-98 win over the Orlando Magic. Going into the 2011/12 NBA season, it was generally accepted that the Carmelo Anthony-led New York Knicks would cruise to the division crown over a pretty...
The Boston Celtics have been playing some great basketball since the All-Star break. Kevin Garnett found the Fountain of Youth, Paul Pierce doesn't seem to be slowed by age, Brandon Bass has been playing well in the paint and Avery Bradley defense and offensive input has been one of the bigger surprises for Boston this season.
However, one player who has been quietly been relegated...
Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and Mickael Pietrus will all miss tonight’s game against the Orlando Magic, according to Doc Rivers. I’m currently covering the game from the TD Garden for CLNS Radio, so go check out my injury story there.The biggest takeaway is that Rondo and Pietrus’ injuries don’t seem to concern Rivers (though they could both miss Friday’s contest with the...
Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Ray Allen was a member of the Memphis Grizzlies for 20 minutes:
As the NBA trade deadline lurched into its final hour a month ago, league sources say the call Ray Allen long feared had come: Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was on the line, telling him he had been traded. Allen had been sent to the Memphis Grizzlies for a package including O.J. Mayo...
You MUST read this article by Holly MacKenzie of Ball Don't Lie. MacKenzie provides fantastic insight into Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett and the dynamics of Celtics lockerroom, courtesy of Keyon Dooling.
Here's what Dooling said about the perception of Rajon Rondo's grumpy personality:
"It's funny because there were a lot of people who didn't necessarily...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski the Celtics were close to pulling off two major deals at the trade deadline back in March. One deal would have sent Ray to Memphis for O.J. Mayo and a pick. The other would have sent Pierce to New Jersey for Mehmet Okur and the Nets 1st rd pick this year. Following from Yahoo.com.
NEW YORK – As the NBA trade deadline lurched into its final hour...