Found September 29, 2012 on Celtics Life:
PLAYERS: Wyc Grousbeck
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely sat down with Boston's owners Wyc Grousbeck and Steve Pagliuca to discuss their 10 years of owning the team dating back to when they named their investment group "Banner 17, LLC.""We're going to win Banner 17 or I'm going to die trying," Grousbeck recalled saying. "That basically sums it up." You can read Blakely's full column on

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce: How Much Will the “Old Men” Play?

  BOSTON, Ma — Last year the Celtics outdid just about everyone’s expectations by coming within minutes of the NBA Finals.  But after what is widely considered to have been a fairly successful off season, most fans and media folk alike believe Boston should end up right back in the same spot this year; battling [...]

ESPN ranks Rondo NBA's 5th best point guard

First things first, no one should really care too much what ESPN thinks. Secondly, our players tend to play better with a chip on their shoulders. Rajon Rondo was the highest ranking Celtic again this year in ESPN's Player Rankings. Last year he came in at #17 overall and this year he's up to #12. Being considered the 12th best player in the NBA is nothing to sneeze at, but...

Allen responds to KG's comments

When asked about Kevin Garnett's comments about losing Ray Allen's phone number, Allen expressed disappointment in his former teammate.

Rondo the Leader

COLUMBIA, Md. – For a guy who has been nearly impossible to describe, Rajon Rondo has finally settled into a definitive role with the Boston Celtics. Their leader. GM Danny Ainge has lauded Rondo’s skill as a player publicly calling him the team’s best player. During live interviews on during the Boston Celtics’ Media [...]

CLNS Radio Boston Celtics Media Day Coverage: News & Notes

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Today the Boston Celtics moved one step closer to the start of the 2012-2013 NBA season as they unofficially kicked it off with their annual Media Day in Waltham. It was a chance for the old guard to hold court and a chance for the newbies to get a feel for what [...]

Celtics Gangnam Style

A very creative Celtics fan put together this video set to PSY’s “Gangnam Style”. It features Shaq, Big Baby, the Celtics Dancers and other Celtics-past and present. Enjoy:

Rajon Rondo Tries to Adjust Attitude Yet Stay Confident As He Emerges as Celtics' Leader

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The agony of defeat had not even had time to wear off when Rajon Rondo plopped into a seat next to Kevin Garnett on the team bus. The Celtics had just lost to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals and there were murmurs that Garnett, who was at the end of his contract, might consider retirement after 17 professional seasons. Rondo, who had never...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/29

Herald  KG says he has lost Ray’s numberTalking KG and Darko as Celts hold media dayGreen and Wilcox forge a rare bondC’s got a ‘Ticket’ to ride Rajon Rondo’s still the leader Allen exit turns up Heat on rivalry Darko Milicic sees bright days aheadRay Allen settling into new city, new role with Heat Globe  Pierce, Garnett reflect on Allen's departureChris Wilcox...

Jason Terry isn’t Ray Allen, and he’s not trying to be

Jason Terry has no intention of trying to replace Ray Allen. When asked about the inevitable comparisons between him and the former Celtics shooting guard, Terry responded  ”Who?”“No, we’re two different players and hopefully, I’ll bring something that Ray didn’t and some of the things that he did. Obviously, Ray was a great player for this franchise for years, brought...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily Links 9/29

Herald  KG says he has lost Ray’s numberTalking KG and Darko as Celts hold media dayGreen and Wilcox forge a rare bondC’s got a ‘Ticket’ to ride Rajon Rondo’s still the leader Allen exit turns up Heat on rivalry Darko Milicic sees bright days aheadRay Allen settling into new city, new role with HeatGlobe  Pierce, Garnett reflect on Allen's departureChris Wilcox,...

The importance of role players, or, we can’t all be superstars

   Anyone who has ever played a game of basketball, whether it’s a pick-up game or competitive hoops, will know that not every person on the floor, at any given time, can have the ball in his hands. This is true for most major sports like baseball (the pinch runner), American football (the kicker and special teams), even ice hockey (defenseman enforcers). In basketball...

Video: Lee, Pierce & Doc check in after Sunday's practice

Everything we're hearing is that the Celtics will be running considerably more this season, which is good both in terms of getting easy baskets, as well as being more appealing to fans. Videos courtesy of ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg.

Pierce Would Have Considered Retiring Had Garnett Not Returned

Paul Pierce would have considered retiring had Kevin Garnett decided to retire.

Garnett no longer in contact with Ray Allen

When Ray Allen left the Celtics, there was some mixed feelings on how well Ray Allen got along with Kevin Garnett. When Ray, KG, and Pierce were brought together in 2007, the relationship between the three seemed like it was almost a perfect balance of professionalism, passion, dedication and talent. Today is the first day of media day and four teams are taking...

Things I Hope To See This Season, Featuring Flip Murray

I find this hard to believe, but just six days from now the Boston Celtics will be in Istanbul to face Fenerbahce Ulker, a top European team from Turkey.  Before Kevin Garnett is given the chance to curse at some dudes who may or may not understand his dialect, I figured I ought to hit you guys with one more edition of “Things I Hope To See This Season.”  If you missed out...
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