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Breaking news: The Celtics are shockingly looking for big men to fill the two roster spots they have! (Yes, I'm having fun with those who thought the Celtics made a mistake by not trading for a big yesterday as if the league abounds with them.)
Steve Bulpett has reported a shortlist of five names:
From today's Herald, big man names C's have discussed: Jerome Jordan, Tim Ohlbrecht, Shavlik Randolph, Louis Amundson, D.J. White.
— Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) February 22, 2013
Who is the most likely player to sign with us? DJ White, apparently:
Hearing that Celtics have former Charlotte big man D.J. White in their sights for 10-day deal now that White's season in China is over
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 22, 2013
This post will include a brief review of these candidates, and because DJ White looks like the prior target, I'll start with him. Those who like size will be a bit disappointed to learn that he's only 6-9. The 29th pick of 2008 NBA Draft ...
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Should Pierce get traded, the 27 point comeback vs. the Nets in 2002 will always be my favorite Truth moment
Accoring to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, the Celtics are shopping Captain Paul Pierce, but a move remains unlikely because of what they are looking for.
Boston shopping Pierce, but not just looking to offload him. Asking for expiring contracts and draft picks. Move...
Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett was heckled at Wednesday night's game at the Staples Center by a Los Angeles Lakers fan who simply shouted "Kevin!" over and over again.
ESPN microphones picked up the fan very clearly heckling Garnett at one point during the second quarter as Dwight Howard was shooting free throws.
Although not very creative on the fan'...
Wizards/Celts deal sending Jordan Crawford to Boston will not be for C Fab Melo, per source. Teams still working.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 21, 2013
Source: Wizards guard Jordan Crawford will be traded to the Celtics.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 21, 2013Jordan Crawford desperately wanted trade from Wizards, Celtics taking a flyer, NBA.com reports...
The Boston Celtics currently sit with a roster of 13 bodies, but two — Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger — will miss the rest of the 2013 season.
The Celtics may be looking to add a big man to their core, and one name that has popped up is DJ White. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Boston Celtics will look to sign the former Charlotte Bobcat to a 10-day contract.
As the NBA trade deadline nears, the Washington Wizards traded guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for Leandro Barbosa, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Latest word out of Boston: Celtics making deadline-day run at player they've pursued before ... Tyreke Evans
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 21, 2013
Kings, until today, have been rejecting all interest in Tyreke. But @mr_jasonjones of Sacramento Bee reports Kings revisiting that stance— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 21, 2013
Milwaukee, Phoenix emerging as frontrunners...
I’m so excited about the Bobcats trading Hakim Warrick to the Magic for Josh McRoberts! Not because I think the trade will matter much—seriously, Weird Al Yankovic albums have more significance than this deal—but because it frees me up from having to think about last night’s loss to the Pistons. Against Detroit, the Bobcats sandwiched [...]
The Celtics marched into Laker-land with dead feet and tired minds. You could see from the get go that the momentum they had built prior to the all-star break was drying up faster than Kevin Garnett's resolve.
We could argue and beat a dead horse about the lack of point guard play, but no one hardly speaks about the elephant in the room. The very real need for a rugged big...
Hearing that Celtics have former Charlotte big man D.J. White in their sights for 10-day deal now that White’s season in China is over
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 22, 2013
White’s yet another under-sized big (6’9″)… but at this point, under-sized bigs are better than no bigs.
White has had success at every level besides the NBA, really. His last D-League...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It wasn't hard to figure out Friday night why the Charlotte Bobcats have the worst record in the NBA.
You didn't even have to look at the scoreboard, the one reading 105-75 in favor of the Chicago Bulls.
Forget their league-worst 42 percent field-goal shooting, too. Forget that Charlotte likely didn't start a single player that would have started...
The Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns 113-88
CelticsLife Game Recap
Players are graded on a curve
Brandon Bass: 6 Points, 6 Rebounds
He didn't blow up offensively like most of the other players on the team, but he did put in some effort on the boards. It was a quiet game compared to everyone else tonight.
Jeff Green: 31 Points...
No KG? No problem! This game wasn’t fun to watch if you are a Suns fan, and the forums showed. Jeff Green started at center for the C’s and had his way with them. The Suns fans were out in full quirkiness with their unabashed sorrow for their awful team. The only thing they got jacked up for was when the Morris’s bro and Garrett got some PT…. oh the good ‘ol days of getting...
Led by Jeff Green's 31 points, the Boston Celtics cruised to a 25 point victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Highlights above, box score below.
Boston Celtics 113, Phoenix Suns 88 - FINAL - February 22, 2013
Boston Celtics (29-26)
The greatest rivalry in all of basketball usually doesn't need any extra story lines to enhance the game but on a tragic night like yesterday there wasn't any way to ignore them. This was the Lakers first game without Dr.Buss and it clearly was an emotional one. The architect of many great Laker teams wasn't there to support his franchise any longer but the players seemed...