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Courtney Lee's time in Boston has been brief, but also disappointing. We were promised elite 3-point shooting, but he has shot a career-worst 24%. He was supposed to be a good, athletic finisher but he has shot a career-worst 52.9% at the rim. Some over the summer were even predicting that Lee would keep the starting job over Avery Bradley, but instead he lost it to Jason Terry before the schedule even hit double-digit games. But if you look past some of his offensive struggles, Lee has really shown an all-around game that has helped him be a nice role-player, even when his 3s are not falling.
Lee was praised for his defense when we first got him, and he has not disappointed. Showing off his defensive versatility, Lee has shown his ability to apply ball-pressure, be stout in the post, and close out well. Even when his footwork and rotations are not perfect, his boundless energy always gives headaches to the opposition.
And it is not just the eye-test, the stats back it up too...
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“He’s a pro. He’s been in the league for so long that nothing rattles him,” Rivers said of Terry. “I think he would still rather come off the bench, but he wants to do what we need. He never asks questions...
Jason Terry leads a group of varied and sundry players in an impromptu shooting contest. Fun ensues.
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BOSTON — Jason Terry has had difficulty finding his niche so far in Boston, but no matter how inconsistent his scoring totals have been, the veteran guard has already made an impression on his new coach.
Terry dropped 17 points to lead all Celtics starters in Boston’s 96-78 victory over Portland on Friday. That came just one week after he was held to five points against Oklahoma...
Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry all had the day off from practice today. Leandro Barbosa was also not present due to illness.about 1 hour ago via TwitterrificReplyRetweetFavorite@celticsBoston CelticsThe Celtics don’t play until Wednesday’s tilt with Garnett’s alma mater, so applaud Doc for a good decision. No reason to make the elderly folks run unnecessarily, especially...
Herald Jason Terry is team builderLeBron James chosen as SI’s Sportsman of the Year Orlando beats Dwight Howard’s Lakers in reunion Celtics put a spur in Stern’s sideDoc mourns man who gave moniker Globe Danny Ainge said he’s confident that Rajon Rondo will learn from his latest suspension Adjustments with Celtics no problem for veteran Jason Terry Celtics coach Doc Rivers...
The Celtics were hungry. Hungry for a home victory after an emotional loss to the Nets on Wednesday night. A game that was filled of intense aggression. Rajon Rondo was suspended for two games for being too aggressive and intense, and knocking Kris Humphries literally into the stands. The C's wanted to come out and show their fans they're not going to lie down. That'...
Bleacher Report’s Jared Wade researched the NBA’s best shooters from each area on the court.
Three Celtics make the Top 10 in the mid-range category (10 – 23 feet); Jason Terry (not surprised), Courtney Lee (mildly suprised considering his rough start to season) and… Rajon Rondo.
The Mid-Range (minimum 20 makes)
1. Chris Bosh, 48-for-85 (56.5 percent)
2. Beno Udrih, 28-for...
Over the off-season, the big talk surrounding the Celtics was the revamped second unit. While certainly more capable than last season's, this year's bench has struggled to hit the ground running. With 16 games in the books, here are some observations.
The Jet: Jason Terry was the Celtics biggest offseason acquisition, and he has built serious hype over his bold predictions...
The Celtics barely missed Rondo as they routed the Trailblazers 96-78. Strong performances by Jeff Green, Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett gave Celtics fans hope that they can play without their floor general. Jared Weiss of CLNS Radio recaps the game in tonight’s edition of “Three at the Buzzer”. Filmed and [...]
ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg reports from Celtics practice in Waltham today:
WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers gave members of the 35+ club — Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry — an extra day off and a respite from Monday’s practice, then tossed his clipboard to veteran assistant Armond Hill to run the skeleton session.
Leandro Barbosa also sat out...
Portland Trail Blazers 78, Boston Celtics 96 - FINAL - November 30, 2012
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5 p.m. ET: The Celtics were lucky to have back-to-back games on their schedule with their star point guard, Rajon Rondo, suspended for two games after fighting with Nets forward Kris Humphries. Boston is able to get the games out of the way against lesser opponents before Rondo can come back.
The 9-7 Celtics will take on the 7-7 Bucks for the third time this season, after splitting...
Boston Globe Celtics coach Doc Rivers knows life is more important than basketball - The death of Rick Majerus struck the Celtics coach very personally, writes Gary Washburn. NESN Doc Rivers Lauds Rick Majerus, Recalls When Memorable College Basketball Coach ‘Gave Me My Name’ Boston Herald Jason Terry is a team builder - Mark Murphy looks at what Terry [...]
Boston and Portland are scenic ports of call, but their basketball arenas are no bed and breakfasts for the NBA's gentlemen callers.
Courtney Lee replaced Rajon Rondo in the starting lineup and the Celtics got off to a quick start. Jeff Green played well with 19 points and Jason Terry had 17.
Dee Brown converted two free throws with 16.5 seconds remaining and the Celtics...