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The Boston Celtics met with Greg Oden on Saturday, according to the Boston Herald. Oden is attempting to come back next season after knee problems derailed the 7-foot center's career. "We wanted to talk to Greg to see where he is physically," Celtics executive Danny Ainge said. Oden was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2007 by the Portland Trail Blazers, but missed his entire rookie season because of multiple knee surgeries. He played in 82 games before playing his last game on Dec. 5, 2009. "We're just finding out as much as we can and letting Greg know what we have here," Ainge said. "He's not ready to play now, but he's someone who's very interesting. The Celtics have lost point guard Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger to season-ending injuries in the past week. Oden has also drawn interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat.
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Jason Terry is drawing interest from several teams. According to CBS Sports' Ken Berger, teams have been calling Boston GM Danny Ainge and "inquiring whether Boston is willing to trade Jason Terry to get
under luxury tax."
However, the Celtics "remain in wait-and-see mode and have not indicated a strong appetite to deal," Berger reported. Of course...
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“We have two open roster spots, which we will use when it’s all said and done,” said Ainge. “So three weeks from now, we will have 13 contracts. But we’re not in a rush yet. We have trade possibilities...
The Celtics, now 23-23, will play their toughest game this week tomorrow afternoon against the Clippers. The Clippers are a terrific 34-14 and third place in the western conference. Personally, I think they are the favorite to win the title. Remember, there's no Jared Sullinger, so it'll be tough. Here are tomorrow's five things:
5. KEEP BARBOSA HOT:
Back in mid-2011 when the Boston Celtics (infamously) traded for Jeff Green, many C's fans had different views on what he could bring to the Green. Personally, I was pretty optimistic about Green, as he was averaging 13 PPG & 5 RPG, in 32 minutes per contest, of course as a starter in Oklahoma City. Jeff Green had appeared to be a fixture for the future of OKC along with...
Not even a week after losing their All-Star point guard, Rajon Rondo to an ACL injury, the Celtics have now lost their promising rookie forward to a season-ending back injury. Sullinger underwent successful lumbar disc surgery Friday and is expected back at the start of next year’s training camp.
According to ESPN Boston:
Boston Celtics rookie forward Jared Sullinger underwent...
According to a press release by the Celtics Sully has undergone successful back surgery.
The Boston Celtics announced forward Jared Sullinger underwent successful lumbar disc surgery today at the New England Baptist Hospital. Surgery was performed by the medical staff at the New England Baptist Hospital which is under the direction of Celtics Team Physician, Dr. Brian McKeon....
Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green has been making his name this season with his huge dunks. He didn't let us down last night against the Orlando Magic either. He threw down two huge dunks and both of them landed on the SportsCenter top 10. Check them out below.
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Jared Sullinger's rookie season has come to an abrupt end. The Boston Celtics rookie will miss the rest of the season due to a back injury.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Sullinger's back will require surgery. Sully had experienced back pain for a few weeks and finally was forced to leave Wednesday's game with the injury. Brandon Bass should pick...
The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-104
CelticsLife Game Recap
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Kevin Garnett: 12 Points, 5 Rebounds
Garnett's impact in this game cannot be measured by his points or rebounds. He didn't do too much in those department but his defense was stupendous. He completely did his best to take away a major weapon...
BOSTON — Courtney Lee is the same place before every game. The Celtics shooting guard sits at his locker, surrounded by empty stalls, having gotten in all the practice shots he needed earlier in the day. After each game, he dresses quietly, pausing to answer questions from the few reporters who break away from the scrums around Paul Pierce or Kevin Garnett.
Lee, in other words...
On the road again
The Portland Trail Blazers just wrapped up a home-and-home series with the Utah Jazz, which means it’s time to pack their bags and head on out for a seven-game road trip.
Matchup: Portland Trail Blazers (24-23) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (18-26)
Venue: Target Center
Time: 5:00 PM PT
Date: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Game one of the trip puts the team in Minnesota to take...
Paul Pierce came up big late against the ClippersI know two things to be true about the 2013 Celtics. The first: If something is too good to be true (ie. a first half offensive explosion and lockdown defense), it likely is. The second: No lead is safe, specifically no lead under 20.Boston tried VERY hard to lose the game in the fourth quarter this afternoon, blowing all but two points...
Leading all rookies in scoring (18.3 per game), assists (6.5 per game) and 3-pointers made (105), Blazers point guard Damian Lillard earned his 3rd straight Rookie of the Month award on Friday – so it’s comes as no surprise that the rookie standout has been invited participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge in Houston this month:
According to Chris Haynes, CSNNW...
The Celtics are feeling pretty good about their recent success without two of their key players and are looking to continue building on it. They are feeling more comfortable with the run and gun style and have found it has made them more aggressive with their attacks.
They have managed to beat the Miami Heat during this revival of grit and balls; but since the Heat are a natural...