Found February 21, 2012 on
State Of The Celtics:
With the Boston Celtics losing six of their last seven games and falling back under .500 comes the inevitable call from anyone with an opinion to get rid of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, the team trainer and the head of the public relations department.
The "blow the team up" rallies, which disappeared when the Celtics were on their winning streak last month, have coincidentally started up once again with the trade deadline less than a month away. Danny Ainge, however, is not riding the emotional wave that every fan is getting swept up in. (Boston Herald)Danny Ainge, perhaps even more than most NBA general managers, never will say never when it comes to moving the furniture. He did it last year by trading Kendrick Perkins for Jeff Green, and now that the Celtics have pitched into a tailspin — they have just one win in their past six games after last night's 89-73 loss to the Mavericks — there's no reason he won't throw the switch agai...
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Many people felt Rajon Rondo was snubbed when he was left off the All-Star team, but rest assured, all is well in the world. He made it.
The Celtics started Sunday's game against the Pistons without Kevin Garnett, and they'll finish it without Rajon Rondo as well. Rondo was ejected late in the third quarter after receiving a double technical. The point guard appeared to argue for a foul call after crashing to the floor. Then, after not receiving a call, he appeared to flip the ball at referee Sean Wright,...
Through the first 32 games of this abridged campaign in the Association, the Boston Celtics could truly be nicknamed “Team Streak” after losing their fifth straight game Wednesday night to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a final margin of 119-104, giving them a disappointing record of 15-17 as they head into the All-Star weekend break. It is the second time this season that the...
Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett will be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.Garnett missed the team's last two games due to personal reasons.The forward is averaging 14.1 points and 7.8 rebounds in 28 games this season for a Celtics team that has lost four straight.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for two games for throwing a ball at an official and striking him in the chest during Sunday's loss in Detroit, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced Monday.
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If you're a Celtics fan and you were able to sit through this entire game from start to finish, you deserve a gold star. Or an added two and a half hours on your life to make up for this hot mess that you endured.
Saying that the Celtics lost might be the greatest understatement in the history of life as we know it. It was more like they walked into the Mavericks'...
Greg Monroe had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Rodney Stuckey added 16 points to lead the surging Detroit Pistons over the Boston Celtics 96-81 on Sunday night. Detroit has now won seven of its last nine games, including two victories in five days over the Celtics, who were missing Kevin Garnett (personal reasons) and Brandon Bass (left knee).
The injured Joe Johnson will be replaced by Rajon Rondo and Kevin Durant for All-Star Weekend events. Durant will take Johnson’s spot in the long-distance shootout. From the Oklahoman: “Thunder forward Kevin Durant will replace Atlanta’s Joe Johnson (injured left knee) in the Three-Point Contest on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando, Fla. NBA commissioner...
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