Found November 17, 2012 on
Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.:
Paul Pierce has heard it for a couple of years now. He's getting older. He's not as explosive. He's a step slower. Paul disagrees, and Raptors Rookie, Jonas Valanciunas would have to disagree as well after being posterized by Pierce in the Celtics 107-89 win over the Raptors.
[Discuss on CG Forums!]
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
"It's a little sore," said Pierce, who had just 13 points on 5-for-13 shooting. "I turned it on one of the last plays of the game. But I think it'll be all right, a couple days rest."
Paul Pierce has always been a warrior, playing through plenty of injuries in his career. With the Celtics off until Wednesday when they play the Spurs, it should...
It was a frustrating final minute in Brooklyn for The Truth
Put this in the "here's something you don't see everyday" file. Paul Pierce missing two crucial free throws with 43 seconds left, sealing the Celtics loss to the Nets.
With the Celtics in dire need of points, they did what they've done many times before - turned to their captain. Pierce got into the...
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Brooklyn.
“Did you see Paul Pierce hit that pull-up 3-pointer (with 24 seconds left to get them within two)?” Johnson asked reporters. “I had in my mind that he was probably gonna do it again, so I played the foul game. It’s a coaching...
Last nights choke job from Paul Pierce made me reminence about why I can't stand this guy. Check out this epic video of Paul winning the academy award for rolling around in "pain" before beign carted off in a wheel chair.
This week’s “Fan Friday” features a loyal reader and good friend of Red’s Army, Glory. Some of you may know her by her Twitter handle, “FickWalker”.
Glory is a 30-something Celtic fan who hails from Sidney, Australia-which has a huge Celtics fan base. Like most Celtics fans, she is devoted, outspoken and stands by her team through ups and downs. She’s been an NBA fan...
8 a.m. ET: Anybody watching the last couple of Celtics games might come away assuming point guard is the most hazardous job in sports. Rajon Rondo is questionable for Saturday’s game against the Raptors, who are also missing their own point guard in Kyle Lowry, who is out for at least another week with a bruised ankle.
To top it off, Nets point guard Deron Williams came up lame...
Two things are certain from the comments. Nets fans hate Courtney Lee. They don't like having more Celtics fans at their games than Nets fans. And, they couldn't deny the fact that they caught several breaks from the refs. They also realize that they lucked out with Rondo's absence. Enjoy today's Comments...
No Rondo. Celtics playing the second half of a...
Rajon Rondo returned from a 1-game injury absence to lead the Celtics past the Raptors 107-89 with 20 assists. Jason Terry (20) and Paul Pierce (19) paced the Celtics balanced scoring effort as the C’s finally put together a wire-to-wire shellacking this season. The green looked a bit green in the second quarter when they allowed Toronto to trim a quick 16-point lead to 5,...
Time for another t-shirt giveaway on our facebook page tonight. Simple contest: First person to leave a comment on the T-Shirt Giveaway facebook post with the correct guess wins a "Got Threes?" shirt.
Contest: Who will hit the most 3-pointers tonight for the Celtics, and how many total points will he finish the game with?
All we need...
Tip: 7:30 PM Court: The Palace of Auburn Hills Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Scott Foster, Mark Ayotte, Gary Zielinski
Get your tickets here: Boston Celtics Tickets
On Road: 3-2
At Home: 0-3
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Lost 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.9 ppg)
Buckets: Greg Monroe (16.5 ppg)
After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Offense: Defense: Overall:
The man had a great game… it’s that simple. There’s some debate over the validity of some of the 20 assists he had, but that doesn’t change the fact that a majority of them were very pretty passes...
Boston Celtics (6-4) @ Detroit Pistons (1-9) 7:30 PM EST on CSN/WEEI Celtics Probable Starters PG – Rajon Rondo (13.4 APG + 13.3 PPG) SG – Jason Terry (11.6 PPG + 42.9 3FG%) SF – Paul Pierce (19.9 PPG + 6.2 RPG) PF – Brandon Bass (9.5 PPG) C – Kevin Garnett (15.1 PPG + 7.7 RPG) [...]
The Celtics battled hard but came up short in their first regular season visit to the Barclays Center. Without Rondo, the Celtics started Leandro Barbosa, who played very well, scoring 17 points to go with 2 assists and 2 rebounds. At one point he was put in a choke hold by Keith Bogans that was clearly a flagrant foul, but the refs ruled it just a regular foul.
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.
Garnett is averaging 30.1 minutes per game through nine contests, his lowest average since coming back from knee surgery during the 2009-10 campaign (29.9 minutes per game).
Oh sure, Rivers cheats every now and...
In a Saturday matinee at the Garden, the Boston Celtics defeated the Toronto Raptors 107 to 89 in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Green were up 16 early and shot 74% in the first quarter but the Raptors hung around and ended up making it a closer contest, but the game never really felt like it was in any doubt. Rajon Rondo returned from his twisted ankle that kept him out of Thursday...