Found January 09, 2012 on Celtics Life:
PLAYERS: Doc Rivers
Unlike Pietrus' definitive statement to the Globe, Doc doesn't sound as sure that Pietrus will play Wednesday, but he seems to indicate that it's Danny's decision and he hasn't discussed it with Ainge yet. But Doc indicates that Pietrus' 3 pointers seem to be on point in practice and he can contribute on the defensive end, and Pietrus is anxious to get in the game.Also, Marquis is sick and probably caught Ray's flu.

Doc Rivers talks about Mickael Pietrus, Marquis Daniels at practice

Mickael Pietrus stated earlier in the day that he'll be ready for Wednesday's game, but Doc won't commit to playing him just yet. There's no doubt that Pietrus is dying to get on the floor, but the Celtics need to make sure that his knee is 100 percent before they throw him out there. It's great to hear that he was able to find his stroke from deep. Maybe the...

Report: Doc Rivers Runs Celtics Hard in Practice, Wants Players in Better Shape

The veteran Celtics planned to use the current four-day stretch without a game as a chance to get a rare amount of rest in this condensed 2011-12 season. After a weary-looking loss to the Pacers on Friday, coach Doc Rivers wanted to make sure the players didn't get too much rest. "It was long and it was a ton of running," Rivers said of Monday's practice, according...

Your Morning Dump... Where Doc ran the guys out of the gym

Getty Images Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump The Celtics finished a spirited two-hour session by running no-dribble, three-man weaves up and down the court, players sprinting from one end to the other -- tagging a coach's hand -- then...

Doc Rivers Says Jeff Green's Surgery to Repair Aortic Aneurysm 'Went Great'

Celtics forward Jeff Green underwent surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm on Monday, and head coach Doc Rivers said he was told that the surgery "went great." "Surgery went well, he had surgery today -- they're saying it went great," Rivers said. "Obviously our thoughts, our prayers and every part of our being is with Jeff right now." Rivers then...

Your Morning Dump... Dribble penetration killing the Celtics

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Coach Doc Rivers talked about the Celtics becoming frustrated by the Pacers’ penetration. Inside players were forced to provide help on guards, allowing a Pacer room to follow up. “It was not...

Rivers Wants Celtics To Improve Toughness

Doc Rivers wants the Celtics to be a "hit-first" team.

Doc Rivers: C's need to improve toughness

WALTHAM - The Celtics don't have a bevy of beasts. They don't possess the kind of size that makes opponents call...

On Boston’s bench production

Fielding a team bereft of knuckleheads is great — at least for camaraderie, teamwork, the willingness to sacrifice one’s own statistical output for the benefit of something more important, wins, and Doc Rivers’ sanity — but it really means squaw-douche in the NBA without talent. Put the ten NBA players in the late-1990s and early-2000s who got along the best on the court...

Mickael Pietrus will likely have no minutes restriction tomorrow in debut

New Boston Celtics wing Mickael Pietrus won’t just play tomorrow against the Dallas Mavericks. He also looked healthy enough during practice that he will not have any minutes restriction. (ESPN)Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he expects swingman Mickael Pietrus to be in the lineup on Wednesday after a “sensational” day of practice on Tuesday. “He looked great,” said Rivers...

Doc Rivers: Jeff Green's surgery 'went great'

Celtics coach Doc Rivers: Jeff Green's surgery 'went great.'

Jeff Green's Surgery A Success

Jeff Green's surgery to correct an aortic aneurysm was deemed a success today, according to Celtics coach Doc Rivers.  "Surgery went well, he had surgery today -- they’re saying it went great," said Rivers. "Obviously, our thoughts, our prayers, and every part of being is with Jeff right now. "The second news we want to hear is that he’ll be able to...

Jeff Green has successful heart surgery

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said the team was informed Monday afternoon that Jeff Green’s surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm “went great” and that he hopes the process will allow Green to return to an NBA court at some point. “Surgery went well, he had surgery today — they’re saying it went great,” Rivers said. [...]

Celtics: Jeff Green Had Successful Heart Surgery

According to Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, Jeff Green’s surgery was a success. From the Boston Globe: “Forward Jeff Green had successful surgery Monday at the Cleveland Clinic to repair an aeortic aneurysm, discovered by the Celtics medical staff during a routine entrance physical in December. Coach Doc Rivers received the news following practice on Monday from team president...
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