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Exactly, what motivates a player from the Association, to leave everything out on the floor for at least 82 games in the regular season and far more if their team advances deep into the Post Season? If you posed that question to ten different NBA players, most likely you would receive ten different responses in return. Some of those players, may not have given you their real answer; ashamed to admit it is fame and fortune that is their driving force. There are others who have such a love for the game; they don’t fully feel alive unless they are on the hardwood.
Over the years, we have witnessed men who have dedicated their career to someone special that they had lost; sometimes family or a very close friend. While some pushed by the desire to show his parents; that the faith they placed in him paid off. Some enter the Association, vowing to themselves that they will not be satisfied until they win an NBA Finals series. Still others get a buzz from winning, that they can not replicat...
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Two years ago on this day, Rajon Rondo got 23 assists along with 12 points and 10 rebounds for a triple-double. In a game on 01/05/11, the Celtics beat the Spurs 105-103 to get to 27-7. These were the days when we were still a pre-christmas juggernaut. Great statline from Rondo, and a fun memory to look back upon.
Assist highlight video courtesy of OfficialCeltics...
Rondo had a great game last night, in the win over the Indiana Pacers. He had 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists over 30 minutes of play. Here is the video of his play, courtesy of OfficialCeltics.
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Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 93-83
Still looking affected by his hip injury, Rondo was unable to penetrate as well as he normally would. Played great help defense, but with Bradley off the floor he was unable to keep up with Conley's speed due to his hip. Jumper was completely off today, and made...
The Boston Celtics came away with a much-needed victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. Boston improved its record to 15-17, but has still lost eight out of its last 11 games. The return of Avery Bradley should help the Celtics get back on track — particularly on defense — but they need to improve on both sides of the ball. According...
Rajon Rondo might not be ready to return to action for the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, but fellow guard Avery Bradley expects to play for the first time this season. Bradley underwent offseason surgery on both shoulders. Rondo bruised his right hip Thursday, didn't play Saturday, then struggled through 36 minutes Sunday, scoring two points. "I'm excited, the team...
Tommy is such a treasure. The man has been a Celtic for over 50 years. He loves the Celtics and I love that about him. Other teams' fans may bemoan the fact that they get the Celtics feed, but I hate listening to anyone else. Tommy started out with this gem:
On Rondo's importance to the Celtics "He has to be, in an essence, the rabbit for the greyhounds.Let'...
Rajon Rondo led the Celtics to a 94-75 win over the Pacers
Kevin Garnett: KG bounced back from a slightly poor game by dominating an overmatched Pacers frontcourt. He put up a typical 36-year old Garnett statline: 18 points on 50% shooting, with 7 rebounds and excellent defense. You cannot ask for much more. Also he set the tone physically, and...
BOSTON — The Celtics started Friday’s game like every other since their post-Christmas hangover began. They missed makeable shots, fired up 3-pointers early in the shot clock and looked all-around lost on offense.
A funny thing happened when they looked up at the scoreboard at the end of the first quarter, though. Despite shooting 29 percent from the field and committing as many...
Photo by Brian Babineau/Getty Images
Led by Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, the Boston Celtics (15-17) dominate the Indiana Pacers (19-14) in startling fashion on Friday night, 94-75.
Here were a couple keys to the victory:
Rajon Rondo sprints around the Pacers:
When Rajon Rondo steps onto the court night in and night out many Celtics fans don’t know which point guard will show...
Tweet Tony Allen of the Memphis Grizzlies is one of the NBA’s better defenders. He was a member of the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2011 and First Team last year. Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is one of the more crafty players in the league with the ball in his hands, known [...]
The Boston Celtics lost three straight games after beating the Brooklyn Nets on Christmas Day. All three losses came on the West Coast and they were all by double digits. The Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, and Sacramento Kings easily handled the Celtics. While the defeats to the Clippers and Warriors were understandable because those are two of the hottest teams in...
Donald, 17, is this week’s featured fan. He lives in Colombia and has been a Celtics fan for most of his young life. Some of you may know him from his Twitter account, @boceltics18.
As is the case with most Celtics fans who are not in North America, Donald must depend on the internet to get his daily dose of Celtics. That has not deterred him however from following the team he...
The Celtics, the frustrating Boston Celtics, finally won a game last night when they blew out the Pacers, 94-75. Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett each put up 18, while Paul Pierce and Courtney Lee had 13. The Celtics finally started rebounding, and overcame a first quarter deficit. They dominated to the point where they could jog for the last few minutes. There were plenty of stats...
Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and Avery Bradley talk after the Celtics big win Friday night vs. the Pacers.
Videos courtesy of Chris Forsberg and Mike Petraglia.
Oddly enough, Bradley's return didn't solve every single problem ever for the Celtics.Welcome back, Avery. Not welcome back, same Celtics team we’ve seen for the past several weeks. Please go away forever.Doc claimed that Bradley would be without a minutes-limit before the game, but it’s difficult to believe that Bradley will only get 20 minutes per game as the season...