Found March 16, 2012 on Beantown Banter:
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and all the same guys are still here.  I’d like to that Danny Ainge for listening to me.  Everybody’s main concern now about the Celtics is their lack of big men; Greg Stiemsma is the only active true center on the roster.  But recent numbers show it might not be as great a problem as people think.  Since the All-Star break Boston is 8-2, and in each of those ten games they’ve started Brandon Bass at power forward and Kevin Garnett at center.  The Celtics are a better team now that KG is the center.  Yeah they struggle to rebound, but that’s been a problem all season anyway.  Garnett forces other team’s centers to cover him on the perimeter, which opens up offense under the basket for Boston.  The C’s are averaging 91.3 point per game this season, but 97.5 ppg in the last ten with KG in the middle. Their only two losses with the new smaller lineup were on the second night of back to backs in Philly (after consecutive overtime games no less),...

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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...

What in the world is going on with Jermaine O’Neal?

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