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Jason Terry hugs his former coach, Rick Carlisle
The storyline in this one was Jason Terry playing his first game against his former team. Terry didn't play great with just 10 points but far more importantly, the C's were able to beat his former club, although it took a long time.
The first half was the story of Paul Pierce absolutely finding his scoring touch. Over his past six games, The Truth was shooting just 38.3% from the field while averaging 17.3 points per game. In the first half tonight he went for 16 points on 6-9 shooting. Rajon Rondo paced the C's with 7 assists. The Celtics led 48-43 at the break, their strong defensive effort was mostly due to forcing 11 turnovers in the first 24 minutes. Chris Kaman aka the Unfrozen caveman was tough for the Celts to guard, going 5-6 from the field with 10 points.
The 3rd quarter was a tale of two teams really. The Celtics came out of the halftime break on fire, outscoring the Mavs 20-11 over the first seven minutes of...
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Another look behind the scenes of the NOC's Jason Terry videos. Here we see what went into the making of The Shootout, the Jason Terry is a Shooter, and the Pranked videos. These are such fun videos. Jason Terry will be front and center on Wednesday as his current team takes on his former team at the Garden.
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Might be an emotional night tomorrow as Jason Terry faces his former long time teammates for the first time. For his part he's downplaying the game based on the fact that a lot of the guys he went to war with over there will not be playing tomorrow. Most likely the Celtics lone visit to Dallas will be the tougher night.
Below is the video to compliment Mike Dyer's recent...
BOSTON — Jason Terry was incapable of recalling even the most crucial late-game possessions. His mind was so fogged over with 58 minutes of basketball, he could only try — but fail — to recall specific plays from the Celtics’ double-overtime slog against the Mavericks.
“I don’t know,” Terry said. “I don’t even remember. It all happened so fast.”
Actually, it happened...
My eyes are bleeding. In a primetime matchup with Jason Terry’s old team the Celtics treated us to a delightful double-overtime period where both teams forgot how to play basketball, but the Celtics eventually remembered enough to get by. The Celtics had a five point lead at the half after giving up an 11-6 Mavericks run to end the second quarter. Then the Celtics did exactly what...
On Wednesday night the Celtics hosted the Dallas Mavericks. Coming into the game the big storyline featured Jason Terry as he matched up against his former team for the first time since joining the Celtics this off season. Although Terry said it was just another game it's been well documented he wasn't pleased when the call never came for him to resign with the Mavs. In...
Maybe Jason Terry's play last season for the Dallas Mavericks against the Boston Celtics is a big reason why he's wearing green and white now.
Terry will face the Mavericks for the first time since joining the Celtics in Wednesday night's matchup in Boston.
Dallas (11-10) has won four straight over Boston (11-9), with Dirk Nowitzki leading the way with 24.0 points per...
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“I don’t have a timetable on (when it’s all going to come together) because I don’t know what the time is going to be,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “Some teams I’ve had get it like that, some take...
Last season a trade that would have brought O.J. Mayo to Boston for Judas Shuttlesworth was basically squashed because Mayo claimed that he “doesn’t care about Boston’s banners.” After last night’s double overtime loss Mayo backpedaled faster than Rondo getting back on D, claiming that the accusation wasn’t true and he had no say in the matter due to lack of veto power...
The Celtics captain sent out this tweet yesterday evening:
Any good Tatoo artist n Boston I wanna geta Luckythe leprachan tat if so send me sum of ur work
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) December 10, 2012
Clearly Jason Terry's presence is having an effect on Pierce. Terry had this done shortly after signing with Boston:
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Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry give their thoughts after the Celtics' double overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Videos courtesy of ESPN and Chris Forsberg.
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Dallas.
Carlisle couldn’t resist having a little fun at the media’s expense before Wednesday’s game.
He was asked about the 1986 Boston team that he was part of and won the NBA championship.
“I know my number is going to be retired...
DeMarcus Cousins has issues. We’ve known that. Last night he escalated s**t with OJ Mayo AND Coach Rick Carlisle. OJ pretty much shut down the kid Cousins in his post game interview on what happened during the game:
“Man, I was so pissed. It’s just, where does that come in in the game, you know what I mean? He’s a talented player, has a chance to be an All-Star. But you do...
Dallas Mavericks (11-10) at Boston Celtics (11-9) Wednesday, December 12, 20128:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #21 – Home Game #12TV: ESPN, CSN-NE, FSSW-DARadio: WEEI, KESN TD Garden Referees: Joey Crawford, Derrick Collins, Mark Lindsay
The Mavericks make their only visit to the Garden in the Celtics last
home game before taking a 3 game road trip through...
Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle had glowing praise for an old pal turned opponent. He wasn't as kind when it came to his own team.
Linas Kleiza scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, rookie Terrence Ross had 18 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Mavericks 95-74 on Friday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
''We played poorly and they played...