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BOSTON — Doc Rivers has been asked several times over the past few weeks about how closely he is following his team’s position in the standings. When the query was posed again Friday after the Celtics’ loss to the Cavaliers, Rivers jokingly rolled his eyes.
“How many times do I have to answer this?” he asked, putting up his hands and looking around the interview room at TD Garden.
Every time he has been asked, Rivers has given some variation of the same clichéd response: He is not paying attention to the standings. He does not care what the Celtics’ seed is, as long as they are in the top eight. He has no preference for a first-round opponent. And so on.
Rivers started to give the same sort of answer on Friday when he was asked once again whether he has checked the playoff picture, but he gave away a little wrinkle at the end.
“I do, but I really don’t,” Rivers said. “I know we’re in the seventh spot. I know we want to stay out of the eighth spot.”
For weeks, outside observers have st
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BOSTON — After the Celtics had finished taking their official team photo on Friday, their captain called every player back as they dispersed.
Paul Pierce insisted his teammates return to the risers set up at halfcourt of the parquet for a second team photo, this one including the team’s ball boys. The smiling Celtics joined the guys who rebound and shag balls from them during...
Celtics fans can relax a bit before playoffs start the last week of this month as they know their team will be one of the contenders. The only question left is who they will face in the first round!Coach Doc Rivers stated that he would rather not play Miami in the first round but that his team will be prepared to face anyone! Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett re-affirmed this by saying...
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Celtics got past the Pistons last night at the Garden 98-93. Jeff Green was once again fantastic, notching 34 points and hitting key buckets down the stretch. Boston is off until tomorrow when they face the Cavs at TD Garden. Tip-off is set for 7:30pm EST.
Check out some pics/GIFs from last night’s game via HoopChina. I also included bonus video of Green’s 34 point performance..
In a show of bitterness, the Boston Celtics Jordan Crawford gave the Boston Globe a really hard time when Baxter Holmes attempted to interview him about facing his previous team the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
When the subject was brought up to Crawford after practice on Saturday he responded by saying ‘who?’
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Jeff Green scored 23 points and Shavlik Randolph contributed with a carrer-high 16 points, but it wasn't enough as theCavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 97-91. Jared Weiss from CLNS Radio recaps the game in tonight's Three at the Buzzer.
8:12: The Celtics had a very decent first quarter. They currently are ahead 28-26, but they should be doing better. They gotta beat these weak teams. Technically, they're doing that, but they need to do it better. This is getting ridiculous.
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Tristan Thompson finished with a career high 29 points and 17 boards.
Everyone take a deep breath. The losing streak is over. We can all relax. Well, at least a little bit.
Cavaliers bounced back from (possibly) their worst loss of the season, beating the Boston Celtics 97-91 and snapping their season-long 10-game losing streak. Tristan Thompson led everyone with 29 points and 17...
The Boston Celtics could be getting back their two top scorers at the same time.
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Cleveland Cavaliers (22-52, 9-28 Away) @ Boston Celtics (39-36, 26-11 Home) TD Garden, 7:30 PM EST Officials: Michael Smith, Karl Lane, Mark Lindsay Line: Boston -6.5, Over/Under = 201.5 Get Tickets to Tonight’s Game at the TD Garden …