Found April 10, 2012 on Celtics Life:
E'Twaun Moore was back home in Indiana this weekend, which gave a local newspaper the opportunity to interview the former Hoosier state star, and Moore was very honest talking about his frustrations:"Of course I want to play. Of course I'm not happy about not playing. Of course I'm a little angry," Moore said. "But I'm still confident in my game, confident I can come in and hit the big shot when needed. I like the desire in Moore, but slightly surprised he dropped the "angry" adjective in there. He's a late 2nd round pick, and most late 2nd rounders don't even make a NBA roster. Being a star in college doesn't guarantee a roster spot or playing time in the NBA. Doc Rivers has pointed out on several occasions that the condensed NBA schedule this season with barely any practices has held back rookies on veteran teams. "They're working every day but I think it's a tough year for those guys or any other young guys,"...

Ray Allen's graceful entrance into the next chapter of his career

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Rajon Rondo Says He Is Still Fastest Player on Celtics, Faster Than Avery Bradley

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Celtics 115, Heat 107: That was a little bit of fun, no?

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Rajon Rondo doesn't ever want to play in the Olympics

I'd say this pretty definitively sums up Rajon Rondo's desire to play for Team USA "I'm not focusing at all on the Olympics. At all. At all," Rondo said before handing out 15 assists in Boston's 115-107 win over Miami, his 18th straight game with 10 or more, the NBA's longest streak in 20 years. Rondo, who still would be young enough to play in...

Kevin Garnett Keys Celtics' Second Unit With Shutdown Defense Against Sixers

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Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley Give Celtics Frontcourt Edge Over East Guards Not Named Derrick Rose Celtics reporter Ben Watanabe answered questions of all shapes and sizes from Celtics fans Tuesday. The questions ranged from potential playoff matchups, all the way to potential draft picks in 2022 (not a typo). With 10 games left in the regular season, the Celtics are gearing up for what they hope will be a deep playoff run. Check out the Twitter chat below to catch up...

Mickael Pietrus Takes First Test, Begins Road to Recovery After Concussion

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Rejuvenated Celtics Hoping To Make Some Noise In The Playoffs

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Recap: Celtics prove Heat "ain't so bad"

I was wrong. After getting embarrassed last week in Boston, I thought the Heat were going to pound the Celtics tonight. Wrong, wrong, wrong. The Celtics walked into Miami and *****-slapped the Heat, 115-107. What's even more shocking, they did it with offense. They shot 60% and 63% from three. This was a tough win. After the Celtics raced out to an 18-point 2nd quarter...

Join Celtics Reporter Ben Watanabe for Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at Noon

The Celtics have won seven of their last nine games and sit in the driver's seat in the Atlantic Division. Still, there's some who question whether the C's could hang with the likes of the Heat and the Bulls in a seven-game playoff series. You can bet that Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and the rest of the Boston cast love playing the role of underdogs, though. But do the...

Celtics 115, Heat 107 highlights

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Celtics Make a Big Statement in Miami Tonight

In one of the big statements of the season, the Boston Celtics took it to the Miami Heat in Miami and came away with a 115-107 victory. This was no April Fool’s Blowout. Miami had its chances to take a hold of this game and just when you thought they would, the Celtics tightened their [...]

VIDEO: Lebron James blocks Greg Stiemsma from behind.

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Celtics-Heat Preview

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