Found April 06, 2012 on Celtics Town:
First half, good. Second half, not good. Rebounding, never good.

Ray approached Doc about coming off the bench

Boston Herald The NBA had a small tremor last night. Avery Bradley started, which is no longer news. But the player who came off the bench in his stead, Ray Allen, was a sub for only the fifth time in his career — with last night the 1,145th game of the Celtics [team stats] guard’s career. As it turns out, Allen approached Doc Rivers about making the change. The Celtics veteran...

The NBA finally recognizes Rajon Rondo on their MVP candidates list

I believe this is the first time this season that Rondo has been listed among the top 10 MVP candidates by Today he got recognized by's Sekou Smith as "the best player on the hottest team in the league since the All-Star break." Although he is only ranked #9 on the list, it's nice to see Rondo finally getting some credit for his efforts...

Mickael Pietrus could start concussion tests today

It appears that Mickael Pietrus has progressed to the point where he can start taking the league’s mandatory concussion tests, which are required before a concussed player returns to the court.Meanwhile, Celtics coach Doc Rivers dropped this nugget of good news for Mickael Pietrus, who may begin his concussion testing today. Pietrus has a Grade 3 concussion but was able to watch...

Your Morning Dump... Where Ray Allen is the ultimate professional

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. “The way it’s been, that first six or seven minutes I’m kind of floating a little bit, and that’s how I’ve been for the last few months,” said Allen. “The second unit gives me the ability to...

Avery Bradley and his Masque of the Green Death

THE "Red Death" had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and its seal -- the redness and the horror of blood. There were sharp pains, and sudden dizziness, and then profuse bleeding at the pores, with dissolution. The scarlet stains upon the body and especially upon the face of the victim, were the pest ban...

Report: Mickael Pietrus Cleared to Begin Concussion Testing, Could Return to Celtics Sooner Than Expected

Since Mickael Pietrus went down with an apparent head injury against Philadelphia almost two weeks ago, the Celtics have been dipping deep into their depth chart to find a serviceable replacement. Luckily for the C's, it appears Pietrus could be working his way back to the Boston lineup soon enough. Celtics coach Doc Rivers dropped some intel on reporters before Thursday night...

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics lost their legs

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Chicago. There's a basketball axiom that you use your energy on defense and rest on offense, but the five offensive rebounds in the third quarter were elongating so many possessions that Boston couldn...

Ray is a go tonight

Twitter / @SherrodbCSN: #CelticsTalk: #Celtics coa ... via kwout I know Doc said Ray would start tonight if he played... but I'm waiting until official word before making that declaration.  Regardless... Ray Allen will be in uniform and playing.  We'll update this post once we hear more.

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Listen to internet radio with CLNSRadio on Blog Talk Radio Call in TOLL FREE: 855-CLNS-NOW | Join the Chat CLNS Radio’s season-long initiative, to cover every Boston Celtics game, continues tonight. As the Celtics are entering their final stretch of the regular season, San Antonio comes to town. CLNS will have all your post game [...]

Video: Doc Rivers rips Celtics after Bulls loss

Read my thoughts on Doc’s rare outburst here.

Ray Allen: ‘I don’t ever want to come off the bench’

Avery Bradley has started at shooting guard during Ray Allen’s absence with an injured ankle. Bradley filled in, more than admirably, averaging 12.6 points per game. The hysteria over who will start hit the New England area, as Ray was preparing to return to action, on Wednesday versus the San Antonio Spurs. Doc opted for [...]

Celtics begin ridiculous 15-day stretch tonight against San Antonio Spurs

A monster has loomed just behind the Boston Celtics all season with its fangs bared, ready to attack and mangle the Celtics beyond repair, once and for all. After a 5-9 start, the Celtics lost Rajon Rondo for eight games. The wheels could have tumbled off, but the Celtics went 6-2 with Avery Bradley as a starting point guard.  The Celtics later lost five straight games entering...

Rivers Rips Celtics For Lack Of Intensity In Loss To Bulls Thursday

  The Boston Celtics entered the third quarter of their game against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center Thursday night with an 11 point advantage, however they watched their lead evaporate and the two teams went into the final period of play with the Bulls on top 67-66. Boston never recovered and Chicago went onto win the contest 93-86, the second loss in consecutive nights...

Man Who Died 8 Times Set To Run Boston Marathon

Bionic Brian Boyle Brian Boyle had it all. He was a young, handsome athlete about to start college in 2004. But in a split second, on July 6, 2004, his life was turned upside down. Boyle was 18 years old and on his way home from swim practice when he got into a horrific car accident just one month after graduating high school in Maryland. A speeding dump truck...

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