Found November 06, 2012 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
A couple of days ago, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge joined WEEI's "The Big Show" to talk about the team.One of the questions ended up being about former Boston Celtics member Ray Allen and it appears from Ainge's perspective that Ray didn't return his phone calls:Whether he has spoken to Ray Allen since Allen has left Boston:“I’ve tried to reach out to Ray. (Host: What’s been the reaction?) Ray doesn’t have the same number and I didn’t even realize that until recently but he hadn’t responded and I just thought he wasn’t responding.”Back in October, head coach Doc Rivers did an interview with Sports Hub 98.5 and it appears that his statement matches Ainge's story:If he tried reaching out to Allen about coming back to Boston:"I tried. I actually tried to call him. After the year we talked fine and then when free agency started Ray didn't return Danny's calls, didn't return my calls. I stopped trying. Listen if you've been with me or our team for five years or four years and I have to call you every 10 seconds in free agency then you probably don't want to be here." (Courtesy of Sports Radio Interviews and Deadspin)

Doc doesn’t want Rondo saving himself on the floor

Rajon Rondo has played a lot of minutes.  That’s probably because, as usual, there isn’t a reliable option behind him to run the Celtics offense. We knew going into this season that Rondo would play a lot of minutes.  But there have been way too many instances of Rondo slacking off.  The most egregious examples come from the Milwaukee game, where a lot of guys were coasting...

Rajon Rondo visits high school, teaches algebra

Rajon Rondo is one of the smartest basketball players in the NBA, but how does he fare in an actual classroom? Pretty well, apparently. The Celtics point guard dropped by some schools on Tuesday morning to meet with kids, and he also did a little teaching of his own. At Burke High School in Dorchester, the All-Star took to the whiteboard to teach some algebra. “Teaching freshman...

Celtics Post Game Show vs Wizards, immediately following the game

The CLNS Radio Boston Celtics Post Game series continues their season-long initiative to cover every single Boston Celtics game. Tonight the Celtics take on the Wizards in Boston. CLNS Radio has teamed up with SB Nation’s CelticsBlog to simulcast every post game show. We will also be partnering with CelticsBlog to bring you a joint video Post Game Report, following every...

Report: Keyon Dooling Accepts Player Development Position With The Boston Celtics

    During the CLNS Radio Celtics Postgame Show last night, CLNS Locker Room reporter Jared Weiss discussed the visit to the Boston Celtics locker room by the recently retired Keyon Dooling to hang out with some of his old teammates and share some wisdom prior to the game against the Washington Wizards.  Little did [...]

The Celtics miss Bradley’s full-court defense but JET doesn’t

To say the Celtics have been bad defensively this year would be an understatement. Through three games (HUGE sample size) the Celtics are 24th in defensive efficiency. Take that stat with a grain of salt (the Miami Heat are 29th in defensive efficiency ahead of only the Detroit Pistons), but if you’ve been watching this season you know that the Celtics have been pretty painful...

Celtics Get 100-94 Win in OT

The Celtics ground out their second win of the season to get to .500 as they beat the Wizards 100-94 at home in overtime. Five Celtics were in double figures and the bench finally came through for the Celtics in the win. The game went back and forth throughout with 13 ties and 14 lead changes. The Celtics built an 11 point lead at one point while the Wizards biggest lead was 7...

Celtics Injury News: Avery Bradley Still Six Weeks Away

The Boston Celtics have been without Avery Bradley for all of the preseason and the first few games of the regular season.  He underwent surgery on his right shoulder in May and missed the postseason.  The Celtics hope to get him back as soon as possible, and while there have been no setbacks, his return is still far off.According to Steve Bullpet of the Boston Herald, Coach Doc...

Boston Celtics News from Around the Web: Daily Links for Thursday, 11/8

Like us on Facebook Celtics 100, Wizards 94 (OT) The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald (AP), WEEI, CSNNE (video), ESPN Boston “Rapid Reaction” Boston Globe Celtics’ win over the Wizards not too much to be proud of – So far the C’s are not looking like the team we think they are. CSNNE Wilcox makes most of minutes [...]

Fiddlin and Diddlin Daily Links 11/5

Herald  Doc Rivers, Celtics on quest for consistency Lakers give coach a moment of respite from hot seat Magic use huge 2nd half run, upend Suns 115-94 Globe  Jeff Green of Celtics returns to native Washington for first time since his heart surgeryJared Sullinger’s NBA education is coming slowly but surely for CelticsCeltics Green  The Best of TommyBoston Celtics Weekly Recap...

Wilcox's hustle sparks Celtics in OT win over Wizards

BOSTON -- Chris Wilcox wasn't on the floor when the Celtics finally defeated the Wizards in overtime Wednesday night. Boston's backup center wasn't playing down the stretch of regulation, when Washington rallied to force OT. In fact, Wilcox, working his way back from heart surgery, logged only three minutes and 41 seconds in the game. However, he made every second...

Game #4: Boston Celtics hang on in overtime for first home win of season

Celtics – 100, Wizards – 94 On Wednesday night Boston was treated to the first snow storm of the year, making getting around the city far more difficult than it should have been. Inside the Garden, the going was equally tough for the Celtics, who were forced into overtime by a Washington Wizards team missing [...]

Celtics sneak past Wizards, Sox to make noise at winter meetings?

The Celtics snuck past the Wizards 100-94 in overtime Wednesday night at the TD Garden. It was their second win over Washington in five days. Kevin Garnett led the team with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Rajon Rondo was right behind with 18 points and 14 assists. The team returns to action Friday night when they host the 76ers. Celtics win over the Wizards not much to be proud...

History lesson - C's slow start a concern

Let's hope that the C's can replicate what the '06 Heat did There is no denying that the Celtics have looked sluggish during the first three games of the season. The chemistry has been slow to develop as the C's sit at just 1-2, with that one win a shaky 3 point victory over the Wall-less Wizards on Saturday. There is also no denying what this team's goal is...

Atleast, the Boston Celtics aren't as bad as the Los Angeles Lakers

Praise Jesus he is not our coach. Yes, we only have one win and barely beat the lowly Wiards. Yes, our offense doesn't have a flow at times. Yes, we have 9 new players learning a system. Yes, we only have 3 players since our championship team. Yes, our highly anticipated bench has not played as great as we expected. All that said though, I am so happy I am not the Los Angeles...

Caption This

Rajon Be Nimble... Rajon Be Quick...  In a "mini" return of's "Caption 3" we present this interesting photo from the Wizards game wherein Rondo seemed to be leaping his way into the endzone over Martell Webster.  Touchdown C's! As with the old Caption 3s, feel free to add your own caption in the comments section. follow E K on twitter @wilkeduhn
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