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Celtics (26-7) vs. Spurs (17-16)
December 21, 1979
The Celtics continued their hot streak as they hosted the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at the Garden. The C’s hit the glass, ran the break, and moved the ball exceptionally well in a lopsided 133-114 victory. The win marked the 27th victory for the Celtics, and improved their winning streak to seven games.
Larry Bird led the Celtics with 26 points and 14 rebounds. He added 6 assists as the C’s cruised past George Gervin’s Spurs despite the Ice Man’s 36 point performance. Bird improved to 2-1 against Gervin and the depth of the Green Team proved too much as at least nine Celtics scored eight or more points.
The Celtics held the team Christmas party the day before the game with the Spurs. Afterward, the C’s prepared to depart for a six game, two week road trip that wouldn’t have Boston back at the Garden until January 9.
“To me,” Tiny Archibald said in the preview of the Spurs game to the Globe’s Larry Whitesi...
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The Boston Celtics have released a press release to the media informing them that they have recalled Kris Joseph from the Maine Red Claws. BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled forward Kris Joseph from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. Joseph, a 6’7 forward, has appeared in seven [...]
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled F Kris Joseph from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 21, 2012
The Celtics have once again recalled Kris Joseph from their D-League affiliate Red Claws. They certainly are using the new unlimited recall rules this year to their advantage. Since I haven'...
Thumb Injury Could Sideline Boston Celtics’ Chris Wilcox ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg tweeted that Doc Rivers said the Boston Celtics are expected to announced that Chris Wilcox will be sidelined with a thumb injury that could keep him out three to four weeks. Forsberg also tweeted that it is a ulnar collateral sprain, and [...]
Fab Melo Blocks 14 Shots for Red Claws Boston Celtics rookie center Fab Melo, who was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, broke an NBA Developmental League record Saturday night by tallying 14 blocks in a single game. Melo also scored 15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, completing a [...]
Doc Rivers gave Chris Forsberg & the rest of the media the bad news at today’s practice in Waltham:
Wilcox hurt the thumb in Tuesday’s game vs the Bulls. It’s being called an “ulnar collateral sprain” of his right thumb. Doc says he’s been told Wilcox should be out somewhere from 3 to 4 weeks. Obviously this is not good for a team that is already struggling with...
From the press release:
The Boston Celtics mobile app features free live streaming audio of WEEI-FM’s radio broadcast as well as an innovative #CelticsTalk twitter function that gives fans in TD Garden the chance to join the conversation in the arena. By tweeting from the app, fans will have a chance to see their tweets displayed on the 360 LED balcony ring in real time, taking...
Rajon Rondo spent the early part of this season stalking Magic Johnson‘s record of 46 straight games with double-digit assists. Rondo took the streak so seriously he allowed himself to be kept in the game into the final minute of a loss in Detroit just to notch that decisive 10th assist to keep his run alive.
Rondo’s streak eventually ended at 37 games, which tied John Stockton...
I know it's part of the NBA collective bargaining agreement for players to do a lot of this charity stuff, but I still love seeing it. Nice to see this side of Kevin Garnett as well.
Celtics' center had his best game as a pro, putting up a monster triple double of 15 points, 16 rebounds and 14 blocks to earn him Player of the Game honors. But it wasn't enough as the Red Claws (7-4) lost to the Bayhawks (6-4) 85-78. Fab's triple double is just the 3rd in Red Claws history and his 14 blocks set a new D-League record.
Fellow Celtic, Kris Joseph...
Despite another huge game from Paul Pierce, the C’s could not put away the Bucks last night. Milwaukee wins the season series 3-1 after their 99-94 win.
The Celtics are off until Christmas Day when they have a rematch with the Brooklyn Nets. Tip-off is at Noon EST. Here are some pics & GIFs via HoopChina from last night’s game. Also added some KG singing/playing Connect Four...
Photo by Elisa Pacini
According to multiple reports, the Boston Celtics have signed center Jarvis Varnado of the Sioux Falls NBA D-League team.
The Boston Celtics are signing forward Jarvis Varnado of Sioux Falls in the D-League, league source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)
Varnado has made his presence known in the NBA D-League averaging 14 points, 10 rebounds...
As NESN Daily‘s Jamison Coyle points out, if the Milwaukee Bucks played the Celtics 82 times, they’d be NBA champions.
Fortunately for Boston that’s not how the league works. The Bucks definitely have the Celtics’ number, however, beating them for the third time on the season Friday. Paul Pierce was the lone bright spot for Boston, going for 35 points in the overtime loss...
The Celtics will sign Jarvis Varnado of the NBA D-League.
It's been a while since we checked up on San Antonio Spurs draftee guard Adam Hanga and from the looks of the highlight package below, he is doing just fine.
Hanga, drafted by the Spurs in 2011, is currently playing overseas with Spanish club Bàsquet Manresa in the Liga ACB and is tearing up the competition. He is currently averaging 8.8 points, 1.1 steals, 2 assists, 4...
Milwaukee Bucks (13-11, 6-6 Road) @ Boston Celtics (13-12, 9-4 Home) TD Garden, 7:30 pm on CSNNE/WEEI Officials: Ken Mauer, Brent Barnaky, and Sean Wright Line: Boston by 5½ Click Here For Tickets to Tonight’s Contest at the Garden PROBABLE STARTERS: Milwaukee Bucks PG: Brandon Jennings SG: Monte Ellis SF: Marquis Daniel PF: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute C: Larry [...]