Found January 23, 2012 on Celtics Town:
The lockout is supposed to hunt down veterans like Shawn Kemp — those older players who like to dabble in cocaine, alcohol, out-of-wedlock children and Taco Bell’s famed Fourth Meal — rather than championship-tested veterans known for their maniacal workout sessions running in the sands of Malibu Beach. Knowing the lockout would end at some point, understanding that Boston’s Big Three might have one last shot at a ring (if the stars aligned perfectly, perhaps including an injury to one of Miami’s Talented Trio), I figured the Celtics would return to camp in better shape than most teams due to a rare level of professionalism in the Boston locker room.Instead, Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo were the only two starters who returned post-lockout ready to compete at their highest levels (and, luck would have it, they’re both now injured). Jermaine O’Neal claims to have spent the offseason participating in rookie-like workouts, but has often played like a pregnant lady pushing her third trime...

Celtics G Allen exits with ankle injury

Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen left Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with an ankle injury. Allen was hurt in the second quarter when he collided with Wizards rookie Jan Vesely. He did not return. X-rays were negative on Allen, who said he felt tightness and pain in the ankle but would attempt to play in Monday's game against Orlando. The 36-year-old Allen entered...

Celtics could decide to clean house

A recent report indicates the Celtics have given Danny Ainge the go-ahead to trade any member of the team. It could be time for Boston fans to move on.

Short handed Celtics dominate Magic: BOS 87 ORL 56

Despite missing five players due to injury - including Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus - the Celtics played arguably their greatest game of the entire season, manhandling the Orlando Magic at the TD Garden 87-56. The Magic drop to 11-5 as the Celtics improve to 7-9. It is the first time all season the Celtics have beaten an opponent with a winning record. The Magic held...

Luck of the Irish Not on Wizards Side

Without Rajon Rondo in the line up and Ray Allen being sidelined in the first half due to injury, today's game was there for Washington's taking. Instead, the only thing the Wiz Kids got was a steady dose of Paul Pierce. The future hall of famer had a game high 34 points and 10 assists in his best game this season for the C's and lead his team to a 100-94 victory over...

Allen, Rondo among five Celtics out vs. Magic

Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo are among five Celtics out for Monday's game against the Magic.

Celtics without Allen, Rondo, 3 reserves (AP)

The Boston Celtics will be without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Boston coach Doc Rivers delivered the news about an hour before the game. Allen jammed his left ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's win at Washington and didn't return.

Celtics minus Allen and Rondo; 3 bench players

The Boston Celtics were without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic.

Rondo sits out again

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with a sprained right wrist.

Rondo out again today

Twitter / @SherrodbCSN: #Celtics Doc Rivers confir ... via kwout The challenge is a little different here for Avery Bradley.  I'll have more shortly in the game preview

Various trade purposals

Beasley for McGee Any chance we could get in on a Paul Pierce or Ray Allen deal? Supposedly Ainge is interested in creating cap space to retool next season. Randolph, Pekovic, Johnson, Malcolm Lee. I'm curious to see what happens at the trade deadline this year. I feels like their could be quite a bit of movement with Dwight, Celtics, Rockets, whoever.

Comments From the Other Side - Wizards 1/22

 Out of 6 wins, 3 of those are against the Wizards.  When do we get to play them again???  Good discussion of Pierce's value.  Some love him and some hate him but none can deny his talent.  I love that they find solace in not being Toronto :)  Enjoy today's Comments from the Other Side.  They are definitely more fun when we win! (And a Hat Tip to DH for the new graphic...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 1/23

Herald    Truth can’t be silenced Doc: We weren’t ready Paul Pierce has best game of the season in Celtics win Globe  Globe 10.0 - Globe 10.0 Are the Celtics really this bad? FInal: Celtics 100, Wizards 94 Ray Allen has 'jammed' ankle, X-rays negative (updated) Celtics PG Rondo misses 2nd straight game Ray Allen nursing an ankle injury Pierce (34) leads Celtics...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 1/24

Herald    Tonight’s scratches: Rondo, Allen, Pietrus, Dooling, Wilcox Bradley pleased with his defense on Magic’s Nelson Dwight Howard tips hat to C’s after ugly loss Celtics work Magic Baby’s back in old crib Reliving all the Magic Kevin McHale chooses to leave the memories at the door Globe    Celtics shut down Magic, 87-56 Video: Pierce praises Celtics defense...

Celtics Look for 2nd Road Win Same Place They Got the First

  at  Boston Celtics (5-9) at Wizards (2-13) Sunday, January 22 1:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #15,  Road Game #6 TV:  CSN-NE, Comcast Sportsnet, NBA-TV,  Radio:  WEEI,  KTAR Verizon Center  Referees:  Joey Crawford,  Kevin Fehr,  Violet Palmer  This is the 3rd meeting between these two teams this season.  The Celtics have already won a home and home series earlier...

How we see it goin' down: Celtics - Magic

Tip: 7:30pm    Court: TD Garden    Watch it: CSN/NBA TV    Hear it: WEEI                            Referees:  Tom Washington, Leroy Richardson, Scott Twardoski  Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 6-9 (3rd Atlantic, 7th East) Record: 11-4 (1st Southeast, 2nd East) At Home: 4-5 On road: 5-2 ...
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