Found January 03, 2012 on
The Celtics outscored the Wizards 31-22 in the 4th quarter last night, surging to a nice home win. Ray Allen (27 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal) and Paul Pierce (21 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal) led the way for the Celtics in this game. Brandon Bass (14 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist in 31 minutes), Greg Stiemsma (13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocked in 21 minutes) and Kevin Garnett (10 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 blocked shot) also pitched in for the Celtics. The Celtics are now 3-3 on the year.
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Ray Allen is in the final year of his deal. Then again, it has been well documented that just about everyone on the Celtics roster is in the final year of their deals. Allen will turn 37 years old this summer and while most superstars his age would have started to fizzle out three or four years ago, Ray has continued to build his case as the greatest shooter the sport has ever...
If Ray Allen ever has an infomercial touting his workout secrets, it wouldn't be a surprise if LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are quickly on the phone to those operators standing by.
The Miami stars have been observing Allen for years, and they're continually amazed at what they've seen. The Boston shooting guard is 36 but hardly seems to have lost anything.
According to Kyle Draper of Comcast Sports New New England, Ray Allen will not be playing tonight against the Nets and Keyon Dooling will play in his place.
NESN speculates that it's a lingering illness, as Ray stated Monday night that he was playing with a bad cold.
Ray Allen will be a free agent next summer.
Ray Allen scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics won for the second straight night over Washington, beating the winless Wizards 100-92 on Monday night.
Ray Allen scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics kept the Wizards winless with a 100-92 victory in the back end of a home-and-home series.
After each game, we'll be taking stock in each players... and maybe coach's... performance. If we like what we see, we're buyin'. If we don't, we're sellin'. Or maybe we'll just hold onto our stock until we see more next game
Rajon Rondo: He's here so much I'm going to make him part of the template. The triple-double in game 1...
(Editor's note: My apologies for the lack of updates or recaps on Sunday and Monday. It was a holiday weekend. You understand, don't you? Don't you?)
I'm dying to give the Celtics all of the credit in the world. I really am. I just can't bring myself to do it.
It has nothing to do with what the Celtics have or haven't done over the last two nights. There...
After watching Greg Stiemsma block three more shots Sunday night in Washington, Paul Pierce began offering an unsolicited...
One of the staple offensive sets that the Celtics run is called "Floppy." We covered it quite extensively last season, but essentially the main play is to set a back screen (or two, or ten) on the baseline for Ray to curl or "flop" around and get open for a jumper. But it also has several options on it as well, including a new wrinkle this season that I'...
Herald Battle on at the point
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For those of you looking for the NBA poster dunk of the night, we have this impressive slam by Washington Wizards guard John Wall on Boston Celtics center Greg Stiemsma:
The Celtics shook off a lackluster first half blowing out the Nets 89-70 in Boston . New Jersey was without Brook Lopez and Deron Williams yet hung with the Celtics in the first half. Boston took control in the 3rd quarter and never looked back in a blow out win.
Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 24 points. In Ray Allen's absence Avery Bradley stepped in nicely with 11 points...
Celtics rookie Greg Stiemsma has blocked everything in sight so far this season. But every shot blocker knows the risk that comes with swatting shots…sometimes you get dunked on. Bad. And John Wall caught Stiemsma with a nasty one last night. Do you think Wall deserved the technical? We don’t. Follow Josh on Twitter at [...]