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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 northern California.
The second reason Curry impressed me is what he did to Avery Bradley. It can’t be overstated how great an on-ball defender Bradley is. He has achieved near-legendary status in Beantown already, in parts of 2 injury-riddled seasons. And since Rondo went down, he has stepped into the breach and helped this Celtics team go on an amazing run.
Curry destroyed him. I’m not joking. His shot clearly wasn’t available, as tightly as Bradley was covering him, but Curry took the challenge and got the better of Bradley. How? By making him pay for his overplays with clever lean-ins, on dribble drives, on three point shots, and simply bringing the ball up the court. Curry put 5 fouls on Bradley by early in the third quarter, and went to the free throw line 10 times as a result. On other nights, with a team coming along for the ride, Curr...
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Avery Bradley had played a little more than half Curry’s 42 minutes, but it seemed like he was still guarding the Golden State shootist after the clubs left the parquet floor.
“He’s tough,” said Curry, a...
Good win for the Celtics. They looked a bit rusty at times but did what it took to win the game. It's refreshing to see fans admit that they are getting the benefit of the calls. A fun game and some fun comments. I've highlighted my favorites in bold. Enjoy......
Back to back 50 point nights for curry. Book it.
Celtics can't hang with us...this is a...
As John wrote earlier today, Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Jet & KG were all absent from today’s workout. So who kept things organized while the vets & head coach were away? As Chris Forsberg tells us, it was none other than “Zero Tolerance”:
Rajon Rondo is off rehabbing an ACL injury and the practice floor featured nearly as many newcomers (4) as guys who started the season...
Curry Cooks MSG
The Knicks prevailed against the Golden State Warriors 109-105 last night at MSG. Over the years, the Mecca of Basketball, nestled in Gotham City on 7th avenue between 33rd and 32nd Streets–a bounce pass away from Macy’s and the Empire State Building, has witnessed command performances by NBA royalty. Stephen Curry dropped 54 points, while conjuring up images...
Stephen Curry‘s 54-point explosion at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night earned the Warriors guard a lot of new fans. Already widely considered one of the greatest shooters ever, Curry drew praise from many as the best shooter in the game today. At least, that was how Celtics coach Doc Rivers sees it.
If Curry is the clear-cut choice as the best pure shooter in the game,...
Stephen Curry cemented himself in Madison Square Garden history with his 54 point, 11-13 from behind the arc game on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The performance marked the Garden’s third highest point total in it’s long, decorated history, behind Jordan’s famous 55 in 1995, and Kobe’s incredible 61 in 2009. Curry may have proved no one in the game has as pure of a shot as he recently...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Warriors: 105 Knicks: 109
The matchup between the Knicks and Warriors lived up to the hype as one of the more exciting games of the NBA season took place at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. It was a high scoring affair with three pointers raining down from all over the court, mostly from one
Stephen Curry. The Knicks faithful got to see Kenyon...
Stephen Curry is coming off a performance in which he did everything except deliver the Golden State Warriors a victory.
That task may not be much easier in the next stop on a challenging trip.
Golden State's sharpshooting guard should get some help from David Lee on Friday night when the Warriors seek to snap the Boston Celtics' seven-game home winning streak.
If the Celtics were looking for another storyline as the Golden State Warriors come to TD Garden on Friday night, they have one: It’s the 54-point scorer versus the … pit bull?
That’s what Avery Bradley and Courtney Lee have taken to calling themselves, apparently, and that pit bull mentality will be out in full force on Friday night, when Stephen Curry plays his first game...
BOSTON — It was not a rhetorical question, though it may have seemed like one. As the Celtics prepared Friday morning to face the Golden State Warriors that night, coach Doc Rivers wondered aloud, “How many times have they been zoned?”
The answer was about what one would expect against a squad like the Warriors, who have arguably the league’s top shooting backcourt in Stephen...
Thanks to some aggressive defense by Avery Bradley and some creative defensive zones, the Celtics put the clamps on Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors tonight. Boston held Curry to 6-22 FGs and the Warriors to just 34% shooting for the game. The 94-86 win is Boston’s 8th straight at the Garden.
The Green: As I predicted in the game preview, Paul Pierce (26 points, 9...
Tip: 7:30PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Mike Callahan, Sean Corbin and Tre Maddox
Spread: BOS -4.0
Boston Celtics Tickets
At home: 20-9
On road: 15-18
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Lost 2
Buckets: Pierce (18.5 ppg)
Buckets: Stephen Curry (21.9 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.7 rpg)
The Boston Celtics got revenge for the last game against the Warriors, beating them 94-86 and limiting Stephen Curry to 27% shooting
Celticslife Game Recap
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Kevin Garnett: 7 Points, 13 Rebounds
KG had a game that was good on one end and bad on the other. He did a good job defensively in terms of protecting...
The longest homestand of their season might be exactly what the Golden State Warriors need.
After playing 10 of their last 13 on the road - and winning just once away from home in that stretch - they'll host the Toronto Raptors on Monday night in the first of seven straight at home. It's a series Golden State has dominated lately with six wins in seven meetings and seven...