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Celtics (20-6) vs. Cavaliers (14-16)
December 8, 1979
The Cavaliers were thrilled to find the Celtics on the second night of a back-to-back and took it to former coach Bill Fitch, 116-100.
An exquisite performance from Larry Bird went to waste. Bird set a new high by compiling 32 points, 18 rebounds, and five assists. Cedric Maxwell added 11 boards and 18 points off 50 percent shooting, and Tiny Archibald was stellar at the point with 16 points and 9 assists. M.L. Carr gave the Celts a little punch off the bench with 10 points, but Dave Cowens endured his worst performance of the season, playing 39 minutes but only shooting 1-of-9 from the field. With no true backup center on the roster, Cowens’ two points and three rebounds left the Celtics in a weak spot in the middle.
The Celtics did not provide the result that Coach Fitch desired in his second trip back to Cleveland
Turnovers contributed to the Celtics’ offensive woes. They gave the ball away 25 times, a...
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BOSTON, MA — The Boston Celtics have put out a press release to inform the media that the team has recalled their 2012 first round draft selection, Fab Melo. The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled center Fab Melo from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. Melo, a 7’0” center, [...]
Per WEEI, Stu Jackson, NBA Vice President of basketball operations made the announcement today that Celtics’ Chris Wilcox has been hit with a quarter of a million dollar fine for an obscene gesture toward fans in Philadelphia Friday night. Wilcox’s actions occurred during a timeout with 8:47 remaining in the 4th period of the Celtics 95-94 overtime [...]
The Boston Celtics continue to struggle in the middle of the Eastern Conference.
A recent series of missteps by temperamental point guard Rajon Rondo has done nothing to elevate their cause.
In their 95-94 overtime loss to Philadelphia on Friday, Rondo flubbed what should have been a game-winning scenario.
Please Click Here To Watch A Video Of Rondo's Key Mistake.
Here's the latest installment of Boston Celtics rookie Jared Sullinger's video blog.
Paul Pierce and the Celtics were losers on Friday night
Rajon Rondo had a triple-double by the time the third quarter was over, but you would not have been able to tell from his post-game comments.
“I should have took the layup,” said Rondo after he missed a game-winning opportunity slipping while taking a jump-shot. “I tried to make a plant and just slipped.”
As an aside...
The NBA announced today that Chris Wilcox was fined $25,000 for making an obscene gesture toward fans during Friday's loss in Philadelphia. From ESPN:
During a fourth-quarter timeout, Wilcox gave an in-house television camera broadcasting on the video board the middle finger when a "Kiss Cam" segment ended with a shot of him and teammate Jared Sullinger sitting...
Kevin Garnett has been one of the NBA’s best rebounders his entire career. In fact, he had a streak of recording at least one rebound in every game he played since January 21, 1997. But on Saturday, that streak came to an end when he failed to grab a rebound in the Boston Celtics’ 92-79 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Celtics may have won the game, but Garnett was not happy...
It's Monday, so that means ESPN's weekly Marc Stein NBA power rankings are out. In this edition the 11-9 Celtics find themselves at #14. Despite two easy wins, and just a single one-point OT loss on the road, Boston falls a spot from #13 last week. I still don't understand Stein's infatuation with the 10-9 Bucks, who again rank several places ahead of the C...
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Boston Celtics power forward Chris Wilcox flipped off the “Kiss Cam” in Friday’s 95-94 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers. In result, Wilcox was fined $25,000 due to his actions.
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Apparently the #sixers Kiss Cam zeroed in on Wilcox and Jared Sullinger and Wilcox put up his hand to block the camera. Some claim...
The Hawks Josh Smith took home the East's "Player of the Week" honors (Blake Griffin won for the Western Conference) by putting up 21 points and 12 rebounds per game, while also leading Atlanta to a 3-0 record. Rajon Rondo was nominated for the award after averaging 13.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 12 assists over 3 games, as well as posting one historic triple double...
It's time for the best Tweets from Tommy Heinsohn during the rematch with the Sixers and Tommy was on his game tonight! As Jeff Green was called for traveling, Tommy was counting his steps and Mike wasn't too thrilled with his counting skills.
Green called for traveling. Counting steps: "One-two! One-two!" Mike: "I don't want you counting my change...
Celtics fell to the Sixers in Philly last night, 95-94 in OT. Very frustrating loss for the team, and it’s fans. Tonight, the two Eastern Conference foes will get back in the ring for Round 2. The 2nd game of the home and home tips-off at TD Garden at 7:30pm EST.
Check out some pics/GIFs from last night’s contest in the meantime…
76ers – 95, Celtics – 94 Boston Globe Chicago Tribune Courier Post Detroit News Columbus Dispatch Mainline Media News SB Nation Boston The Sixer Sense The 700 Level SF Gate NBA roundup, Dec. 8 - A roundup of all the NBA games that took place last night. CSNNE Rivers: Final shot was for Garnett - A. Sherrod Blakely reports [...]
Herald Kevin Garnett, C’s get most of their time KG blanked on boards C’s look to Kevin Garnett as usual Collins says C’s on right track Lakers’ fate up to Nash After Knicks’ debacle, Heat realizes it has issuesClippers’ Lamar Odom says his body is catching up to this mind Globe Final, Celtics 92-76ers 79 -Celtics blog.Tough turnaround for Doc Rivers after Rick Majerus...
Rajon Rondo was also on the sideline wearing a Wes Welker jersey. A pretty awesome way for some of the Celtics to spend their day off. For more on the Patriots, visit nePatriotsLife.com