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"I'm coming for you Magic Johnson"
The Celtics defeated the Magic 116 to 110, in a game that the Celtics looked to be in control of early with a 12 point lead in the first half. The second half was however a different story when the Magic worked their magic from beyond the arc as Arron Afflalo, JJ Redick and Jameer Nelson all had threes leading to a 34 point third quarter. The game went to overtime when Paul Pierce missed a field goal at the buzzer. In OT the Celtics clamped down on D to grind out a tough win.
Rajon Rondo set the tone by running and forcing the tempo almost finishing with a triple double while still notching his 37th consecutive game with 10+ assists, tying him with John Stockton for the 2nd longest streak in NBA history, he finished with 16 helpers. He is now only 9 more 10+ dime games away from tying Magic Johnson’s all time consecutive game record.
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett led the Green with 23 points and 24 points. Leandro Barbosa had a sol...
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By now it's pretty well known that Rajon Rondo is on a historic run in the assist department. In fact, if Rondo can pick up ten helpers tonight, it will mark the 37th consecutive game he has done so, tying him with John Stockton for the 2nd longest streak in NBA history. Impressive, but also not breaking...
Ouch Paul, very ouch. One of the worst crossover broken ankles I've seen in a very long time. Jameer Nelson made a little head fake on Paul last night and Pierce bit hard, really hard. He fell strait backwards and his right leg bent behind him and got trapped under his body. Pierce would stay in the game and end up dropping 23 points (Jameer had 20.) The Celtics also...
Jason Terry wore a pair of retro Rebook Iverson Answer IV’s last night in the Celtics win over the Thunder. The Answer IV is the same model AI wore while stepping over Celtic’s coach Tyronn Lue in the 2001 playoffs. Terry has been doing a lot to bring “Reebok Back” in Boston. This colorway of the Answer IV release a few months back and sold out quickly. You can still...
Here's a nice video to warm your heart this holiday weekend. EK just shared it with me and I thought you all would like it. While I can't personally vouch for the charity (Just saw the video and haven't done any research, but appears pretty legit to me) I feel I should share their story that they attached to the video: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/bNnE3 More then...
After having his best night of the season and helping the Celtics beat the Thunder 108-100, Jeff Green said he was not motivated by the fact that he used to play for the Thunder. Jason Terry was another Celtic who had a big night, scoring 16 points wich included a huge three-pointer with 36 seconds [...]
Follow Mike Macchi on Twitter The answer quite simply is NO! This is by no means a knock on Gortat and his game. Gortat is a very good complimentary player who has played very well in the role he has been asked to play in over the years, first with the Magic and now with [...]
Like us on Facebook Boston Celtics – 116, Orlando Magic 110: Bettor.com Boston Globe NBC Sports SB Nation CLNS Radio CLNS Radio’s Daniel Baker presents the updayed NBA Power Rankings, uncluding the reasoning behind their ranks. The C’s are currently at number 12, which is a leap from their spot last week, which was number [...]
If Michael Jordan can do it, why can't Michael Finley? There are far too many reasons for me to name here. However, that doesn't keep Finley from wanting to make a comeback. The former Dallas Mavericks forward has been working with Mark Cuban in the team's front office, but he's been staying in shape and wants to play again. According to Marc Stein of ESPN...
The Celtics got an overtime win in Orlando last night, 116-110 over the Magic. Boston has two days off now to rest and get ready for the Brooklyn Nets. Tip-off at TD Garden is set for 7:30pm EST on Wednesday.
Enjoy some photos & GIFs from last night via HoopChina & Sina…
Paul Pierce talking about finding a way to win, the adjustments the Celtics made to contain the Magic three point shooters, and closing the game.
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Paul Pierce has done this a million times. Early in games, late in games, in the middle, it does not matter when. Pierce knows exactly how to finish things off and how to brush off any failures. When he stepped into a wide-open 3-pointer with 2:10 left in overtime to break a 108-108 tie, it was old hat for him.
For the Magic, it is not quite second nature to win these close games...
Mickael Pietrus remains a free agent, but is receiving interest from a number of teams.
Tip: 6 PM Court: Amway Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Dick Bavetta, Michael Smith and Josh Tiven
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On road: 3-3
At home: 4-2
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (19.8 ppg)
Buckets: Aaron Afflalo (15.8 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.2...
Sasha McHale, 22, dies after long battle with lupus The Houston Chronicle has reported this morning that the daughter of former Boston Celtics Hall of Famer, and current Houston Rockets head coach, Kevin McHale, has passed away. Alexander “Sasha” McHale was 22 years old, and had long been battling lupus. She was hospitalized this [...]