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We got a look at the future tonight and it was fun. Doc sat KG, Pierce to rest them since they have another game tomorrow night and the young guys got a lot of run in this game.
Doc started Rondo, Lee, Green, Sully and Collins with Melo, Terry, Kurz, Downs, and Joseph playing off the bench. The Knicks also sat their stars with Melo, Amare and Chandler all sitting this one out.
Boston Celtics' Jeff Green, left, is squeezed by New York Knicks' Mychel
Thompson (20) during the second half of an NBA preseason game in
Albany, N.Y. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Tim Roske)
After falling behind by 20 at one point, the Celtics ended the first half on a 24-9 run to pull to within 5. Kris Joseph's consecutive three-point plays to open the fourth quarter, part of a 24-4 stretch, gave Boston its first lead since the the score was 9-8 at the 7:34 mark of the first quarter. They completely outplayed the Knicks down the stretch for the 109-98 win.
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We all expect Courtney Lee to be a big part of the team's success this season. So far, in the preseason, his shoot has been short much of the time as he has hit just 4 of 15 shots from beyond the arc. For a player who has shot almost 40% from beyond the arc over his career, his inability to hit from deep this season so far has been a bit puzzling. But the Herald posted a...
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“I just think he’s more aggressive, obviously,” Rivers said. “He’s comfortable in his game. He understands how to score, how he can score through our offense. The other part is he’s happy. The guys like...
76ers 88 – Celtics 79 The Boston Celtics drop their last preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Boston. This preseason, Jeff Green has gone above and beyond the call of duty and proved just why he deserves his contract after sitting out the entirety of last season. Green’s trend did not stop tonight in [...]
Celtics fans finally got to see some great hoops last night as the C’s outlasted the Nets 115-85 in Brooklyn. One of the hot topics on Twitter was Jeff Green’s choice of kicks. He wore the Volt/Gorge Green Nike Hyperfuse 2012 seen in Jose3030′s pic above. If so inclined, you can cop a pair now on Eastbay. Enjoy some pics & GIFs from the game courtesy of Hoop China &...
Welcome to the first edition of the Celtics Green Weekly Recap. In
this first installment, we will examine the highs and lows of the previous week
and summarize the overall state of Celtics Nation. We will also take a quick
look at news around our favorite league, and maybe throw in a bit of fun stuff
Let’s get started:
Preseason blues: The start...
Jeff Green and Jason Terry Lead the Celtics’ rally from a 20-point deficit to a 109 – 98 Preseason Win Over the New York Knicks. If Jeff Green can keep up his efficient scoring pace, he might not have to ask James Worthy for permission to use his nickname. Too soon? Probably, but as the [...]
What I have enjoyed the most this preseason is watching the Celtics fast breaks. For the first time, Rondo has multiple options on the break instead of getting the ball up court quickly and then having to dribble around while he waits for the rest of the team to get in place. The play above has Paul Pierce running ahead and getting the hoop. More than likely, he won't be...
BOSTON -- There sat Jeff Green, feet plunged in ice,
plotting the demise of the Boston Celtics from his cubby in the corner of the
locker room. He was so nefarious, cracking jokes with teammates as though it
were the most innocent thing in the world, all the while hiding his role in the
downfall of the winningest organization in the NBA.
If Green comes across as just some 26...
Herald Melo is Fab 5 of C’s future Doc gives positive prognosis Not a starry night in AlbanyGreen gets defensive in Celtic comeback winRay Allen gets a chance to write final chapter with Heat Globe Pressure on these old-look New York Knicks to make strides this season Final: Celtics 109, Knicks 98Rookie Jared Sullinger grabs good notices with Celtics
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In the final game of the preseason, the Celtics lose to the Philadelphia 76ers 88-79 (box score), as the Celtics take the next nine days to prepare for opening night against the Miami Heat. Here are some notes from the game:Celtics brought out an interesting starting lineup in Rondo, Pierce, Green, Bass and Garnett. Bass and Pierce both play despite their small physical ailments...
It's interesting how each fan base is different as far as which
Celtics they dislike the most. Chicago, it's Rondo. The Nets, it's
Courtney Lee. Knicks fans seem to hate Jason Terry. But they all hate
the Celtics, so there's that. I think my favorite comment this time was
the guy whose phone auto-corrected Amare to Amateur, and they agreed
that it was...
Herald Melo is Fab 5 of C’s future Doc gives positive prognosis Not a starry night in AlbanyGreen gets defensive in Celtic comeback winRay Allen gets a chance to write final chapter with Heat Globe Pressure on these old-look New York Knicks to make strides this season Final: Celtics 109, Knicks 98Rookie Jared Sullinger grabs good notices with CelticsCeltics Green Comments...
BOSTON -- Throughout training camp and the preseason, the Celtics saluted
Jason Terry, Courtney Lee and others for sacrificing minutes and shots for the
shot at a championship. When Terry signed, he assumed he would split time at
shooting guard with Ray Allen and Avery Bradley. When Lee agreed to a
sign-and-trade from Houston, he was aware of players ahead of him in Boston'...
Sixers fans seem to have a lot of hate for Tommy Heinsohn. I
wonder if they realize that Tommy has 10 championship rings and
therefore is entitled to say whatever he wants about basketball. There
was also some KG hate in this game. My favorite comment was the one
stating that Celtics games should be R Rated because of what the
on-court microphones pick up. He may have...
The Celtics ended their preseason tonight with an 88-79 home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers got the sweep, winning both games against the Celtics this preseason. However, if I were them, I wouldn't be counting the Celtics out yet.
The Celtics gave Jason Terry and Darko the night off tonight. Leandro Barbosa was also a spectator as he is still waiting on...