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Following the Boston Celtics win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday evening, Brandon Bass and Keyon Dooling both pointed to the Celtics “grind it out” mentality as the reason they’re able to win basketball games. Bass tells a story about a tattoo and Dooling discusses how he’s starting to turn it around after a rough [...]
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Dooling is confident he can aid this team's playoff quest and he's trying to prove it with his recent play.
"Obviously when you come back from injury and don't feel great, you have to earn the trust of the coach," he said. "I think Doc is really starting to trust me, and I'm starting to kinda feel what he wants from...
Boston – Brandon Bass’ arms are a canvas that sports many tattoos, but after the Boston Celtics held on for a gritty 94-82 victory against the Utah Jazz Wednesday night at the TD Garden, he pointed at just one. “See that?” he prompted. “See that?” The tattoo read “grind,” which Bass said has been his [...]
Sherrod Blakely has an update on Ray Allen's ankle:
"It feels good; it feels fine," Allen said. "I'll know a little better later on."
Allen, who has missed the Celtics' last four games with the injury, will go through his usual pre-game routine which involves getting to the arena early and get up some shots.
He did that prior to the C's win...
Doc Rivers is one of the most highly respected coaches in the NBA. So when he talks about a player's potential or league rules, people usually listen. In speaking with reporters before Wednesday night's game against the Utah Jazz, Rivers spent a few minutes discussing his son and NBA hopeful Austin Rivers. Doc reflected a bit on the process and ultimately put his full support...
The Celtics got another all important win coming down the homestretch of the regular season. The Jazz gave the Celtics all they could handle in the 1st and 3rd quarters, but strong 2nd and 4th quarters allowed the C’s to win 94-82 over Utah. Kevin Garnett played an integral part in the big win as he posted yet another double-double (23 points, 10 rebounds). His 10 points in the...
BOSTON -- One of these days, Kevin Garnett may have to sit out a game. Garnett won't like it -- he has played in 47 out of a possible 50 games this season, after all, and has appeared in more than 90 percent of his team's games in 12 separate seasons -- but eventually Celtics coach Doc Rivers is going to have to break the bad news to his veteran non-center. If it becomes...
Boston Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal had season-ending surgery on his left wrist Friday.
O'Neal appeared in 25 games for the Celtics this season, averaging five points and 5.4 rebounds in 22.8 minutes.
The arthroscopic surgery was performed by team doctor Brian McKeon and Dr. Drew Terrono at New England Baptist Hospital.
A first-round draft pick by Portland in 1996, O...
In these mano a mano battles between the aging, all-time great and the budding star, there is often a moment that illustrates the whole story. Either the grizzled vet makes some savvy move to prove he's not finished yet, or the young buck leaves the legend in his wake in a resounding declaration that the future has arrived. There was really no moment like that on Friday, though...
Danny Ainge has done a fine job this season walking a tight rope between maintaining competitiveness this year and keeping the Boston Celtics poised to rebuild (or reload, hopefully) once the summer hits. Not every move he made this offseason worked (see: Dooling, Keyon) but enough worked that Boston, despite aging another year and losing three players to season-ending maladies...
Follow me on Twitter @CLNS_Sean The Boston Celtics dropped to a half game of the Philadelphia 76ers again in the Atlantic Division as they were idle last night and the Sixers destroying the Cavaliers. They’ll look to tie things up again tonight as they face the Utah Jazz and old friend Al Jefferson at the [...]
The Boston Celtics have a lengthy win streak over the Minnesota Timberwolves in small part because they've limited Kevin Love's scoring when he's been healthy enough to play.
The Celtics might have a more difficult time containing the Timberwolves' All-Star as they attempt to take control of the Atlantic Division on Friday night at the Target Center.
Utah Jazz (27-23) at Boston Celtics (27-22)
Friday, March 28
7:30 PM ET
Regular Season Game #50, Home Game #26
TV: CSN-NE, ROOT, NBA-LP 756(UTA)/757(BOS)
Radio: WEEI, KFNZ
TD Garden Referees: Eddie F. Rush, Bennie Adams, James Williams
This is the first and only game between these two teams this season. Both teams are playing in their 3rd game in 4 nights...
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