Found January 18, 2013 on
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After an embarassing loss at the hands of the lowly New Orleans Hornets, Boston came in with more focus against a strong Chicago Bulls team. The Bulls started strong and led most of the way, but Boston made a late game charge force a thrilling finale. The Celtics were far more aggressive on defense, but they still allowed to many easy put-backs and open jump-shots. After a dizzying back and forth, Marco Belinelli won the game on an off-balance shot with 3 seconds left.
Carlos Boozer dominated the first half, but cooled off as the game went on and Joakim Noah was solid with a double-double (13 points, 11 rebounds). Richard Hamilton nailed a bevy of tough jumpers to finish with 20 points.
After going down 8, Boston opened the fourth quarter with a strong 6-0 run, coming within 2 after a couple sweet jumpers from KG and a nice drive by the Jet. They finally tied it at the 7 minute mark after a tasty finger-roll from Rondo. The game was back on forth from then on, but Rondo hit a 20...
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According to CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely, Avery Bradley is not expected to play tonight against Chicago.
#Celticstalk: #Celtics guard Avery Bradley not expected to play tonight.
— A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) January 18, 2013
Apparently the rib injury he was dealing with yesterday didn't heal quick enough. The Celtics are 14-16 this season without Bradley and give...
According to CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely, Celtics guard Avery Bradley is dealing with a rib injury and will not practice today. He's also questionable for tomorrow night's home game with the Bulls. From the article (link).
According to coach Doc Rivers, the 6-foot-2 defensive star, has a rib injury that will keep him from practicing today.
"He's OK; not great...
Rajon Rondo talks about his first ever All-Star start and Molly previews tonights Celtics/Bulls game.
Noah and Kevin Garnett, whom Noah once called “a dirty player,” battled throughout, drawing double technicals at one point.
“He’s a helluva competitor,” Noah said. “He’s always on some bull(crap), just trying to throw elbows, cheap shots, trying to get you off your game. He has been doing this a long time. But it’s all right.
“When we lose, I feel like he crosses...
The Celtics, after their tough loss to the Hornets, will play the final game of their current home stand tonight against the Bulls. The Bulls currently sit at 22-15. Despite their loss to New Orleans, the Celtics have still looked good recently. With a 20-18 record, the Celtics are tied for seventh place in the conference with the Bucks. The Celtics could use a victory tonight to...
There has become a possibility that the Boston Celtics may take a shot at the No.1 overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.
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According to Celtics general manager Danny Ainge on WEEI, Boston is keeping an eye on Greg Oden in hope of a possible signing.
Currently, Doc Rivers’ team is ranked 30th in NBA rebounding with 38.7 boards per game. Kevin Garnett, Brandon...
On Thursday TNT announced the starters of the NBA Eastern and Western Conference All-Star starters. Since we are an Atlantic Division based website, the main starters representing the respected division are Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, as well as New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony.
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The Boston Celtics (20-18) must feel a bit reluctant...
Leandro Barbosa was a last-minute signing, joining the team after they already had a full stable of guards.
Predictably, Barbosa has been relegated to mostly a bench role, which, despite the glut of guards on the roster, he didn’t quite see coming and apparently has made him unhappy.
This comes from ESPN Brazil. For those of you Portuguese speakers, Barbosa says
By now it is no secret that Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett likes to talk on the court. Whether it is an attempt to gain a mental edge over an opponent or KG genuinely not liking his adversary, he has been known to let his opponent know how he feels.
Typically opposing players won’t elaborate on on the court trash talk, but Bulls center Joakim Noah had some interesting...
Embattled linebacker Manti Te’o has been getting it from all fronts, whether it be news, meme’s, or social media jokes. No one had bothered to touch on sports television until last night.
Last night the Celtics lost a tough overtime game to the Bulls, and during that game, Boston forward Jeff Green did another one of his inconsistent disappearing acts, only accounting for 2...
8 a.m. ET: Two straight losses have given the Celtics reason to worry, so it may help to get away for a while. A two-game road trip against teams mired near the bottom of the standings therefore could be the perfect antidote.
Of course, an opponent that was overmatched on paper managed to halt the Celtics’ six-game winning streak, so the Pistons (14-25) should not be taken lightly...
The Boston Celtics' current homestand was going well before a seemingly inferior opponent ended their season-best winning streak.
Getting back on track requires overcoming a tough challenge from one of the league's best road squads.
Boston looks to end the Chicago Bulls' four-game road winning streak when it concludes a stretch of five straight at home Friday night...
APNewsNow. With AP Photos. Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng will miss Saturday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with a sore right hamstring.
Deng, averaging a team-high 17.4 points, tried to play through the injury Friday at Boston but scored a season-low three points on 1-of-6 shooting before aggravating the injury and exiting late in the third quarter. Bulls coach...
CHICAGO -- Marc Gasol scored 19 points, teammate Zach Randolph grabbed 19 rebounds and the Memphis low-post tandem helped lead the Grizzlies to an 85-82 overtime victory over Chicago at the United Center. Randolph and Gasol started the overtime with one putback basket each and the Bulls couldn't recover. Carlos Boozer came up short on a corner 3-point attempt at the buzzer...
The Toronto Raptors have now dropped 3 games in a row after losing 107-105 in overtime to the Chicago Bulls at the Air Canada Centre. The Bulls' Luol Deng hit the go-ahead shot with 3 seconds to go to steal one for the Bulls.
Check out our friend Duane Watson's complete game recap at NBA.com for the story behind the numbers.
Raptors' Coach Dwane Casey addressed...