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The Boston Celtics lost to the Denver Nuggets 97-90
Celticslife Game Recap
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Kevin Garnett: 12 Points, 9 Rebounds
KG had a good game tonight, marred by several missed baskets late. He rebounded decently, passed well, and gave the team efficiency, if not volume. But late in the game he missed some layups, although whether or not he was fouled on those plays is questionable. Despite all that, Garnett put in a very acceptable performance tonight, counting all of the external factors.
Brandon Bass: 6 Points, 9 Rebounds
Bass made a very good effort tonight on the glass, which was crucial in keeping the rebounding differential less than it would have ended up otherwise. He didn't do much offensively, but it was a solid effort for the limited big man.
Paul Pierce: 10 Points, 6 Rebounds, 6 Assists
Pierce was a no-show offensively, as he was pitiful from the field. He settled far too much on taking jumpers, and did not venture m...
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NBA players have very stressful lives on and off the court from the physicality to the mental awareness of the game. They need an outlet, a way to bring them back to center. Kevin Garnett, of the Boston Celtics, has found his calm and that’s yoga. Just watch the tenacious Garnett get his downward dog [...]The post Kevin Garnett Does Yoga. Yeah, Yoga. (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Jason Whitney The intense Kevin Garnett is usually the one getting under the opposing team’s skin while on the basketball hardwood. However, last night against the Lakers in Los Angeles, the script was flipped as a crazy fan went berserk screaming Garnett’s first name at least 20 times in one minute.
Although KG kept his composure, it’s hard not to break a smile listening...
Kevin Garnett always seemed like a “downward dog” guy.
The Celtics center gave a look inside the preparation that makes him amazingly durable at the age of 36 in a series of advertisements for ZICO coconut water. Garnett’s work includes 5:30 a.m. runs on the beach and some calming yoga, which helps keep him from picking up those “dumb fouls” he was susceptible to early...
Someone really, really wanted Kevin Garnett’s attention at Staples Center last night. In the second quarter of Wednesday night’s game against the Lakers, a persistent fan began yelling, “Kevin…Kevin…Keeevviinnnn…KEVIN!!” He did not respond.
Kevin Garnett didn’t exactly make the dramatic All-Star game exit many Celtics fans had been hoping for when he cryptically leaked last week that this would be his last appearance in the event. He did take the floor as the starting center for the Eastern Conference, however, fulfilling his due diligence in the lineup and saluting the fans.
The big man does, after all, have a surging...
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski brings us up to date on the Celtics and Clippers trade talk:
For now, the Los Angeles Clippers have terminated talks with the Boston Celtics on a Kevin Garnett forEric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Celtics have been eager to continue the conversation on the deal, but league sources said the talks will...
The NBA trade deadline is Thursday at 3 p.m., and so far nearly every member of the Celtics has been rumored in some sort of trade talks.
That list included Paul Pierce, who was reportedly mentioned in a deal that would send Pierce to Brooklyn in exchange for Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks and a first-round pick.
Pierce, now 35 years old, has spent his entire 14-year NBA career in...
With the NBA trade deadline knocking on the doorstep, the Boston Celtics have a ton of decisions to weigh in, which could essentially make this the toughest deadline in Celtics history.
Currently, the Celtics sit in utter silence after storming rumors consisting of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce this past week, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t talking trading places with players...
Last time these teams met, KG and Pierce's clutch shots helped the C's to a victory.
Though the trade deadline hoopla is the current hot topic of the NBA, there is still games to be played. Tonight the Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets meet in the mile-high city for their second and final meeting this season.
The last time these teams met, they were holding the longest...
The Herald’s Mark Murphy offers this update on the Celtics need for a guard:
The Celtics are reportedly on the verge of signing a guard to a 10-day contract — a hedge in case a more desirable player is available in another two weeks — though management was still sifting through possibilities.
Shelvin Mack, the Maine Red Claws point guard, remained with his team on its road...
The Nets are offering Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks and a first round pick for Paul Pierce.
A Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade for Kevin Garnett will remain shelved unless Chris Paul pushes the idea with the Clippers' management.
Paul Pierce still seems likely to stay put in Boston, but that is not stopping other teams from trying. The Brooklyn Nets, who reportedly were close to acquiring Pierce in a trade last season when the team was in New Jersey, have made another offer for the Celtics captain.
The Nets offered Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks and a first-round draft pick to the Celtics for Pierce, Yahoo...
The Nets have offered Marshon Brooks and Kris Humphries along with a first round pick for Paul Pierce. Celtics politely declined. This according to Wojo.
He has more about the KG to the Clippers rumor in that article as well. Sounds like it'd have to be a domino thing where Pierce gets dealt and then KG waives his no-trade clause and accepts the deal.
That article also...
You knew that the Lakers and their fans would be emotional tonight, and that L.A. would feed off of it, but the Celtics showed little resistance. Call it “tired legs”, second night of a back-to-back, blah blah. Boston just did not play defense tonight. Period. They fall 113-99 on L.A.
As Doc told his troops at halftime, “they’re getting whatever they want..” Couldn’t...