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We have all been there: the first time we lost in mini-golf or lost to an older cousin in a game of family H-O-R-S-E. You get upset, because the will to win is strong; but the mental determination does not match up to the physical abilities. In my case, I threw a full-blown hissy-fit, to which my parents would respond with a soft spoken, “it’s a learning experience”.While Avery Bradley is more mature than I when I lost my first game of putt-putt, his time away from the game has given a time to grow off the court. In an interview with Jessica Camerato Bradly stated ”It was really hard not being able to play while they were playing Miami (in the Eastern Conference Finals),” said Bradley. “I didn’t come to any games because I couldn’t handle it yet.”Bradley taking time away from the physical nature of the game of basketball allows him to have a greater appreciation for the mental aspect:“I ask Rondo so many questions now,” he said. “I watch a lot of film because of him. It’s funny because it seems like I was just a rookie yesterday and now I’m helping the rookies and sometimes I’m helping the older guys because I look at the game differently.”As the former University of Texas standout continues to improve his physical conditioning in hopes of a mid-December return, he hopes to build off of the growth he showed last year.“People do come in and out of this league but I always look at it, I say this all the time, things happen for a reason,” he said. “I got injured for a reason and that made me hungry, want to keep working. I just continued to get better and better and better, and when my time came last year, I was prepared and I just want the same thing to happen this year. I want to continue to keep working.”Bradley’s constant quest for self-improvement provides him with the opportunity to grow even when not physically able to be on the basketball court. The learning experience of double-shoulder surgery seems to have provided the Celtics with a valuable weapon moving forward.
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The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn recently tweeted that Avery Bradley is very close to returning to practice:
If it's any consolation for #celtics fans, an NBA source told the Globe that Avery Bradley is "very close" to returning to practice
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) November 29, 2012
This is good news for Celtics fans, since right now we really could...
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Earlier this week Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics got crossed up by Jameer Nelson, and it was pretty bad. Well, on Wednesday night when the Celtics played the Brooklyn Nets it happened again by Joe Johnson. Check out both of the below videos and which do you think was a better ankle breaker?
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This is just totally embarassing for Celtics' Paul Pierce and it came courtesy of Magic's Jameer Nelson.
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The scene: Orlando, FL, Amway Center
The victim: Boston's Paul Pierce
The outcome: Pierce gets decimated by a hesitation move by Nelson which causes his ankle to get shattered along with his knee to buckle.
Though Boston and Pierce would...
OfficialCelticsHD has all the assists and points for you from Rondo's near triple double in Orlando. Rondo finished with 15 points, 16 assists, 9 rebounds and 2 steals.
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At Home: 4-3
On Road: 2-3
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 3
Buckets: Pierce (20.1 ppg)
Buckets: Brook Lopez (19.2 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.4 rpg...
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The Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets got into a scuffle Wednesday night right before halftime at the Garden. The fight started after Rajon Rondo took offense to a foul by Kris Humphries on Kevin Garnett. Rondo then pushed Humphries into the stands and the fight proceeded in the lapse of the fans. Not sure what the repercussions will be but this certainly cause suspension similar...
At 6 foot 1, 186 pounds, Rajon Rondo isn’t the biggest player in the NBA, but he just might be one of the toughest. In tonight’s game vs. the Brooklyn Nets, Rondo got into a scuffle with Nets forward Kris Humphries after he Kevin Garnett in the post. The result was a bench-clearing brawl for the ages. Okay maybe it wasn’t that wild of a brawl, but if you’re the type of person...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was ejected in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Brooklyn when he shoved Kris Humphries after the Nets forward knocked Kevin Garnett to the ground with a hard foul.
Humphries was given two technical fouls and ejected. Nets forward Gerald Wallace, who joined the fray under the Boston basket, was given one technical, but...
A brawl broke out in Boston on Wednesday night during a game pitting the Celtics versus the Brooklyn Nets.The incident was sparked when Brooklyn's Kris Humphries committed a hard foul on Boston's Kevin Garnett late in the second quarter. Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo took offense and gave Humphries a spirited shove in retaliation. A brief moment of chaos ensued.Both Rondo...