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Kevin Garnett, Doc Rivers, and Paul Pierce meet the press following the Celtics big win vs the Blazers.
Videos courtesy of Chris Forsberg and Mike Petraglia.
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Longtime college basketball coach Rick Majerus was remembered by many people Saturday night when news broke of the coach’s death.
But few were as somber as Celtics coach Doc Rivers, who actually became Doc Rivers the day he met Majerus.
“That’s a tough one for me,” Rivers said when addressing reporters before the Celtics’ loss to the Bucks in Milwaukee on Saturday.
Kevin Garnett did an interview on WEEI's Mut and Merloni show this afternoon, with last night's "brawl" obviously being the main topic of conversation. But he also gave us a nice quote to laugh at in the never ending "we don't talk to Ray Allen anymore" genre. From The Boston Globe's Gary Dzen:
In a bit of a lighter moment, Garnett was asked...
Welcome to 35, Mr. Pierce.
I cringe when the leg buckles against the Magic. Pierce is lucky he didn’t sustain a major injury.
On Wednesday the Celtics lost to the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 on their home court, and Doc Rivers refused to mince words afterwards.
In the wake of a game that saw Rajon Rondo ejected (and his double-digit assist streak end), Rivers pointedly called the team “soft” in his postgame comments. Rivers even seemed to specifically refer to Rondo’s actions, saying “that stuff’s not...
Tweet A couple of days ago Paul Pierce’s legs buckled under him courtesy of Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson. Tonight against the Brooklyn Nets the result wasn’t quite as bad, but Pierce once again found himself on floor. This time it was Joe Johnson channeling his inner Jamal Crawford with a super low [...]
KG: "It was just a hard foul... We all back each other up here... We have to protect each other. We're a family around here."
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 29, 2012
"This ain't the Girl Scouts. This ain't the Boy Scouts. This is the NBA." - Kevin Garnett on the physicality of tonight's game.
— Molly McGrath (@MollyAMcGrath) November...
BOSTON -- Doc Rivers said his Celtics were "a soft team right now" after Wednesday night's loss to the Nets. Friday night, Boston, playing the first of two games without the suspended Rajon Rondo and getting all kinds of help from a woeful Portland team that was coming off losses to 3-11 Detroit and 0-12 Washington, was anything BUT soft. "It was good. Obviously...
February 22nd, 2012 – The Boston Celtics lose to the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-104 dropping their record to 15-17. Even the most ardent members of Celtics Nation declare the “window” shut for the team. The break-up of the Big Three seems inevitable as Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and maybe even Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett [...]
Nets 95, Celtics 83 Boston Globe WEEI ESPN Boston CSNNE Yahoo (AP) Boston Herald Celts Sent to Showers - Mark Murphy examines the aftermath of the loss and “brawl.” Celts Don’t Pull Punches – Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry had some things to say about Kris Humphries. Division Crown No Longer a Layup for C’s – [...]
Rajon Rondo is not backing down from his actions in Wednesday’s loss to the Nets.
After taking offense to a hard foul by Kris Humphries on Kevin Garnett, Rondo was ejected from the game and could face a suspension from the league for his actions. However, before practice on Thursday, the Celtics point guard did not seem to show much remorse for how things had played out.
There are a lot of CSNNE reporters I like. Michael Felger in not one of them. He's openly stated he doesn't like the Celtics or the NBA, yet CSNNE gives him a major platform to discuss the NBA. Yesterday he was going off on how KG ran away from Gerald Wallace and would lose a fight to any hockey player.
"I would take, almost literally, anyone in the NHL over Kevin Garnett...
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The Celtics pasted the Portland Trailblazers at TD Garden tonight, 96-78. Courtney Lee and Jeff Green both stepped-up, and Kevin Garnett was vintage KG. He scored his 10 points on a variety of bank shots, fadeaways and sweet jumpers. Ticket also finished with 5 boards & 4 assists in 23 minutes. Jeff Green was aggressive from the jump and led the C’s with...
Kris Humphries (3/4/0 with 2 blocks) fouled Kevin Garnett (16/10/1) somewhat hard (his flopping made it look worse than it was). Rajon Rondo (6/1/3 with 2 steals) took exception to the contact, and since NBA players are mature, emotionally well-adjusted individuals, a brawl ensued, resulting in the ejection of Humpy and Rondo. Word has it a towel boy was punched in the face as the...
Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love is one of the smartest players in the league and that was on display in a game against Golden State. During the third quarter of that game Love found himself caught in midair trying to shot a jump shot. So instead of firing up a bad shot Love fired a pass off the back of teammate Greg Steimsma. Love then got the ball back and drew a foul on...
8 a.m. ET: In all likelihood, no team wants to get back on the court more than the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Blazers became the first team to fall to the Washington Wizards this season when they dropped an 84-82 decision to Nene and company on Wednesday. Once a regular playoff participant, the Blazers have missed out on the postseason the last two years and are off to a disappointing...