Found March 16, 2012 on Celtics Town:
Just as the Boston Celtics desperately search for interior help, Chris Johnson — who you might remember from his short stint in Boston last season — hit the free agent market after being bought by the Portland Trail Blazers.ESPN’s Chris Forsberg mentions that the Celtics might want to go after Johnson:Would the Celtics be interested in Johnson? There’s certainly a value in a 26-year-old with some familiarity of your system, particularly when you’re just looking for someone to eat minutes over the next 45 days. But both coach Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge preached patience in the process of adding another big man, suggesting they’ll likely take some time to see who emerges in the buyout market as teams shuffle their rosters before next Friday’s playoff eligibility waiver deadline.If the Celtics end up with multiple open spots on their roster — depending on how they proceed with both Chris Wilcox and Jermaine O’Neal — it seems reasonable that Boston could eye Johnson. But it would also...

NBA trade rumors: Ainge says ’50-50′ whether Celtics make a deal by NBA trade deadline

Danny Ainge said it’s ’50-50′ whether the Celtics make a deal by the trade deadline. But if they do make a deal, it might not be a blockbuster. (ESPN via WEEI)“I think it’s 50-50, but it may be a small deal,” he said in an interview Thursday morning on Boston sports radio station WEEI. “It may be not as exciting as people may expect. But we’re working hard, we...

Boston Celtics stand pat as 3 PM trade deadline goes by

After all the rumors that constantly swirled around Celtics Nation over the past few months, the Boston Celtics were unable to pull of any sort of deal before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. Ray Allen’s name was mentioned, team’s were interested in Paul Pierce but not interested enough to give up what the Celtics wanted in [...]

Photo Gallery: Celtics-Warriors

Enjoy some pics from last night's wild game. Bonus GIFS after the jump.. pics/GIFS via HoopChina & HTT

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Larry Bird is not walking through that door. Jeff Green is not walking through that door. Hell, Jermaine O'neal and Chris Wilcox are not either for the rest of this season. Chris Kaman? Nope, not him either. The point? There will be no saviors coming to Boston this season. (excuse the overused door references) Yes, Danny Ainge made calls and took calls to get help for the...

Enemy Chatter: Celtics looked cemented to the floor

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Sacramento. Thornton was absolutely scorching. So many of his baskets came on catch-and-shoot opportunities where the ball was barely in his hands. But as soon as he let go, you felt like it was money. ...

CLNS Pre Game Show: Boston Celtics vs Denver Nuggets, 8 pm, EST

Sponsored by Rich Altman’s Boston Sports Show CLNS Radio’s season-long initiative to cover every Boston Celtics game, continues tonight. CLNS is shifting to PRE game coverage for the Celtics west coast trip. Tonight, Boston will take on the Denver Nuggets at 9 pm, EST. CLNS PRE Game coverage will start tonight at 8 pm, EST [...]

Celtics aren't lucky on St Patrick's Day losing to the Nuggets 98-91

Early season first half woes have seemed come back.  Struggling to score in the first half has led to awful results for Boston, as of late, as they lost another game tonight.  This time the Denver Nuggets walked away with a 98-91 victory at the Pepsi Center. Trying to play a different style of basketball never works.  This is what happened in Sacramento and is continuing...

Celtics looking to bounce back against Nuggets

  at  Boston Celtics (23-20) at Denver Nuggets (24-20) Saturday, March 17 9:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #44  Road Game #20 TV:  CSNNE, SNET1, ASE,  LP 757-758 (DTV) Radio:  WEEI,  KRWZ Pepsi Center Referees:  Scott Foster,  JT Orr,  Gary Zielinski  This is the only time these two teams will meet this season.  While the Celtics stood pat at the trade deadline and...

Ainge Explored Trades As Both Buyer, Seller

Danny Ainge worked on a variety of trade scenarios both big and small, but was unable to execute a deal.

With NBA Trade Deadline Today, Do The Celtics Make A Move?

The Celtics pulled out a second win on their West coast road swing, beating the Golden State Warriors 105-103 on a Kevin Garnett jumper with 5.1 seconds remaining. Talk about trading one of the Celtics four stars has changed into talk about what the Celtic can do to add a big body to help out Garnett and Brandon Bass. Danny Ainge was on WEEI with Dale Arnold and Kirk Minihane (A...

Would you rather watch Gasol or Rondo?

There has been a lot of trade talk recently and quite frankly I'm tired of it. From a business decision maybe some of these crazy ideas Ainge has in his head make sense. From a real person with a heart, it doesn't. Do the Celtics need a big man? Of course they do. But I'd rather see us go out in the second round with Rondo then go out in the second round with Gasol...

Celtics-Kings Preview

Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics had been playing well even with the distraction of the trade deadline looming. Now that it's come and gone with his team still intact, Garnett will try to lead the Celtics to another win over the struggling Sacramento Kings on Friday night. After scoring 21 points in a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, Garnett had a team-leading...

Royal Thrashing- Celtics Crushed By Kings

The Kings started this one off hot, building up a big lead early on against a road weary Celtics, utilizing their youth and athleticism, taking a 26-20 lead after one quarter. The Kings were able to force the ball to Demarcus Cousins while Marcus Thornton and Jason Thompson packed a scoring punch.  Behind their captain [...]
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