Found February 28, 2012 on Basketball ]
The Boston Celtics hope to put a disappointing first half of the season behind them this evening when they begin their post All-Star schedule against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.

Your Morning Dump... Rondo, Pierce do very little in All-Star game

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Not even the All-Star Game's lack of defensive intensity could shake Pierce from his season-long shooting slump. He missed seven of the eight shots he put up, connecting on a first-half 3-pointer for his...

Broussard: Celtics aggressively shopping Rondo

ESPN's Chris Broussard has a bunch of "inside information" on several stars on the alleged trading block: Boston is aggressively shopping Rondo, according to sources. The Celtics find Rondo's personality to be too high-maintenance and his clashes with coach Doc Rivers continue. With the Celtics having realized they are no longer title contenders, they don'...

Trade Rumors Running Rampant In Celtics Nation-Rondo,Curry,Beasley

As March 1st and the beginning of the trade season looms large, the Celtics have been littered with potential trade rumors, some leaving Celtics fans with visions of a young athletic team dancing in their heads. Today’s rumors breaking out in Celtic Nation: Rajon Rondo “aggressively being shopped” by Boston, from ESPN Boston: Boston is [...]

Recap: A vintage nothing-comes-easy win for the Celtics

Blow-outs are boring. Who needs 'em? As we (and our Twitter followers) were applauding the stat lines of Rajon Rondo (15 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists) and Chris Wilcox (13 rebounds, 2 steals) from the comfort of a 15-point lead with 2:27 remaining in this game, the Bucks slapped us back to reality with a 13-0 run. Suddenly, a game that appeared locked-up required four...

Which Celtics Player is Most Likely to Be Traded?

The shine of the All-Star Break is still bright, but the NBA's trade deadline is merely a little more than two weeks away. By March 15, some of the league's biggest names might be headed elsewhere. Most of the trade talk around the league has focused on Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, but the Celtics have dealt with their share of trade rumors since the lockout was lifted...

Cavaliers G Irving bruises elbow, returns to game

Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving has started the second half after sustaining a bruised right elbow in the second quarter against Boston. Irving left Tuesday night's game with 3:41 remaining in the period after taking a charge from Paul Pierce. Irving was taken to the locker room and returned to the bench with about two minutes to go, but didn't play the rest of...

Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving is the clear cut choice for Rookie of the Year

Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving had to be one of the more “meh” choices as the top pick in the past draft. He only played in 11 games while at Duke. While his sample size is minuscule, the world of basketball knew his potential. In a draft that had quite a few sprinklings of stardom in the second round, Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving was more or less the...

Shaquille O’Neal on the Boston Celtics: ‘They Miss Me’

Even though he never really was a factor for the Boston Celtics during a 37-game misadventure in his last NBA season, Shaquille O’Neal claims that the team misses his presence in the paint. From the Boston Herald: “Shaquille O’Neal didn’t exactly deliver a ringing endorsement for his last NBA employer. He clearly doesn’t see the Celtics [team stats] in the same class with...

Celtics get back to winning

Ray Allen scored 22 points, Kevin Garnett added 18 and the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 86-83 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Allen, Garnett lead Celtics past Cavaliers 86-83

Ray Allen scored 22 points, Kevin Garnett added 18 and the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 86-83 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

CavsHQ Running Thoughts - Cavs v. Celtics 2/28/12

The Cavs return after the All-Star break tonight to host the Boston Celtics.  Check in for live updates and analysis from Quicken Loans Arena starting at 7:00 p.m....
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