Found February 26, 2013 on
Golden State Warriors
The Boston Celtics beat the Utah Jazz 110-107 in overtime
Celticslife Game Recap
Players are graded on a curve
I apologize for the somewhat inconsistent release of these grades
Kevin Garnett: 13 Points, 10 Rebounds
KG had a solid game on the second half of a back-to-back, managing to give some good production. He didn't get many shots but he made the most of them, and he was good on the boards. The highlight of his night was his intelligent decision to foul Paul Millsap while the Celtics were winning by 3, while shaving as much time as possible off the clock and not allowing another Jazz player to hoist up a 3-pointer. Harder than it sounds.
Brandon Bass: 15 Points, 3 Rebounds
The offensive production was good, but the rebounding was pretty mediocre for 42 minutes of play. His jumper was off tonight, but he compensated by drawing free throws. Still he was lacking on the other side of the ball, so his contributions are a bit muddied...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jeff Green has started one game this year…he racked up 31 pts, 4 asts, 7 rebs, 5 blks, and 2 stls. The Celtics won handily at Phoenix 113-88. Since his lone start, Green is averaging 8.5 pts a game. Green clearly does not like being a bench player, scratch that, Green doesn’t like not having a role in the Boston Celtics offense. Now one game does not make a good sample...
photo credit: Boston Herald
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
But the way the 25-year-old has played in two games thus far for the Celtics — averaging 5.5 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists in 18.5 minutes — he is making a strong case to stay...
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump
“These are guys that I can’t imagine giving those numbers out to anybody else,” Grousbeck said on WEEI. Grousbeck called Pierce the “linchpin” of the Celtics’ success during his tenure, which predates...
Kevin Garnett will play tonight in Portland, the plan is for him to go tomorrow night at Utah as well. DJ White is here but will not play.
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) February 25, 2013
Doc says that with 3 days off after trip, he won't have vets on court for 3 straight days but young guys, new additions may have "mini-camp"
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February...
In case the eye-test alone wasn’t enough to convince you that Jeff Green and Brandon Bass should never share a basketball court, Zach Lowe said this about the Green-Bass lineup at the end of his Grantland column yesterday:This just hasn’t worked well, regardless of whether Boston pairs these two in big lineups or small ones. Boston’s opponents have outscored the Celtics by...
Tip: 9PM Court: Rose Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Monty McCutchen, Tony Brown and Eric Dalen
Spread: POR -2.0
Boston Celtics Tickets
On road: 9-17
At home: 17-9
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Lost 7
Buckets: Pierce (18.3 ppg)
Buckets: LaMarcus Aldridge (20.8 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.6 rpg)
The Boston Celtics have retired more jersey numbers than any other professional sports team in the USA with a count of 21. And according to co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, it looks like both #34 and #5 will be added to the rafters when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett retire in the near future.
In an interview with WEEI.com, Grousbeck said this about Pierce:
“We’re going to retire...
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were not the only people who came away disgruntled after the Eastern Conference Finals last spring. Beer-drinkers could not have been happy, either, after taking a hit in the wallet whenever they wanted to get lubed up.
The Celtics have the second-most expensive beer prices in the NBA at $8 a cup, according to Business Insider, matching the Heat and...
As if there were really any doubt, Celtics fans can rest assured that No. 34 and No. 5 will indeed hang from the rafters of the TD Garden one day, along with the numbers worn by rest of the Celtics’ all-time greats.
Wyc Grousbeck, managing partner and co-owner of the Celtics, confirmed Tuesday that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, future Hall of Famers who helped bring a 17th NBA...
The Blazers had lost seven straight going into tonight’s game, but Wesley freakin’ Matthews made sure that’s where the streak would end. The C’s got big games out of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, but those two didn’t get a ton of help. They drop a very winnable game 92-86.
The Truth came to play. After early foul trouble, Pierce carried the Celtics and...
Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck joined Mut and Merloni on WEEI 93.7 FM for an hour long interview this Tuesday. When asked about the legacy of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, and whether they would have their numbers retired in the rafters with the other legends, Grousbeck said that he didn’t really want to think about that while these guys were still playing. However, later he said...
Tweet New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been a little on edge lately. Earlier this season ‘Melo got into a skirmish with Kevin Garnett allegedly over some Garnett trash talk involving Anthony’s wife Lala that led to Anthony waiting at the Celtics bus to confront Garnett. Sunday, Anthony was at it again, this time smacking Philadelphia [...]
Not getting easier
The Portland Trail Blazers have lost seven straight games, and while the Boston Celtics aren’t what they used to be, they’re still a tough opponent for a young Rip City squad.
Matchup: Portland (25-30) vs. Boston Celtics (29-26)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 6:00 PM PT
Date: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
The playoffs are becoming less and less likely with each grueling...
Zach Randolph does not have a reputation for being a nice guy on the court. He is especially unkind to opposing big men who stand between him and the hoop.
The Grizzlies forward does have respect for a select few true low-post players, which he thinks are a dying breed in the NBA. Randolph joined Bill Simmons of Grantland for an interview that touched on many topics, including which...
Many Celtics fans have been wondering whether newly-signed big DJ White will be available for tonight's game against the Portland Trailblazers.
According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett, White is in Portland with the team, but is currently unable to talk to the media until his paperwork goes through. CSNNE's Sherrod Blakely confirmed that White's paperwork...