Found June 12, 2012 on Extra Pine Tar:
It wasn’t that long ago when Danny Ainge brought in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to join Paul Pierce, leading the Celtics to their first NBA Championship in 22 years. That season was as fun as they come, and the rest of the four years wasn’t four behind. That trio might have played its last game together, so take a look at this video and remember that first championship run.

Your Morning Dump… “Sources” are talking about Kevin Garnett

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. “First, he has a lot of respect for Doc (Rivers, the C’s coach),” the source said. “I’m not sure there is someone else he could play for at this point. He’s very loyal. But he’s also very proud. As...

What's the future of the Celtics?

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Report: San Antonio to recruit Kevin Garnett

Fans of the Boston Celtics better be prepared to hear stories like this for the next few months. While we await word of whether or not Kevin Garnett will return for his 18th season, we are already hearing that a team not named the Boston Celtics is interested in his services should he decide to lace up his ANTA kicks next year. The interested team is the San Antonio Spurs...

Report: Spurs could target Garnett this summer

Are the Spurs looking to pair Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on the court at the same time next season? If a report by Buck Harvey of The San Antonio Express-News has any legs to it, they just might. Harvey reports that a source in the Spurs organization told him this weekend that the team will look at all options this summer, including unrestricted free agent Kevin Garnett. While it...

Ray Allen surgery scheduled for Wednesday

Ray Allen will have ankle surgery early Wednesday morning to remove bone spurs from his ankle, according to Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald.Ray Allen vowed to take care of his problematic right ankle quickly, and the Celtics guard was as good as his word.Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from the ankle at 6 a.m. on Wednesday at New England Baptist Hospital, according...

Ray Allen's ankle surgery set for Wednesday

Boston Herald Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from the ankle at 6 a.m. on Wednesday at New England Baptist Hospital, according to a source. The problem, which first surfaced during in Los Angeles during the C’s’ eight-game road trip in mid-March, eventually forced Allen to miss 15 regular-season games as well as the first two games of the Celtics’ first-round...

Ray Allen scheduled for ankle surgery on Wednesday

One third of the Boston Celtics’ “big three” will go under the knife on Wednesday evening. Ray Allen will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle. An injury that caused Allen to miss 15 regular season games and two playoff games against the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the eastern conference playoffs. These nagging ankle issues were also the cause...

Garnett waiting on the Celtics

One of the most interesting teams to watch this offseason will be the Boston Celtics. They have to face the decision of bringing back their aging veterans or letting their stars go and starting over. They were within one win of the NBA Finals, so it would be hard to make the argument that the current team they have doesn’t work, but will the wear and tear of another year push them...

Kevin Garnett to San Antonio More Dream Than Reality for Spurs

A lot of things could happen in free agency this offseason. Kevin Garnett joining, or even replacing, Tim Duncan with the San Antonio Spurs does not seem likely to be one of them. Because offhand remarks often set off the most absurd speculation, the report that a person within the San Antonio Spurs had "tossed out" Garnett as a free agent possibility drew a lot of attention...

Did Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen play their last games in Boston this weekend?

The Boston Celtics forced the Miami Heat to the brink of elimination. Kevin Garnett channelled his inner "Big Ticket" in the process. Ray Allen and Paul Pierce looked more their age. Through 20 postseason games, KG posted playoff averages of 19.2 points and 10.3 rebounds per night. Allen and Pierce did not help things as much as Celtics Nation hoped they would. Allen averaged...

Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo didn't shake hands after game 7 (Video)

After the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics in last night's Eastern Conference Finals game seven to move onto the 2012 NBA Finals, Celtics star Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo decided to hit the showers and skip the post game pleasantries. Watch as both Rondo and Garnett leave the court without shaking hands with any member of the Miami Heat:

Mannix: Rondo and Ray didn’t get along

During an appearance this morning on WEEI, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix hinted at a riff between Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen: “There is going to be a ton of interest in Ray Allen in the offseason,” Mannix said. “He’s going to be able to pick and choose where he wants to play.” Allen conceivably could return to Boston, but Mannix said that decision might be affected...

Garnett Fined $25k For Not Talking To Media After Game 7 Loss

Kevin Garnett has been fined $25,000 for failing to make himself available to the media following Boston's 101-88 loss in Game 7.

Blame Boston? Why the Celtics helped send the Sonics packing, the Heat free agent hunting, and LeBron out of town for good and how Ray Allen may have single-handedly changed the course of NBA history

SCOTT JACOBS Lost in the subplots of one of the most highly anticipated NBA Finals in years, is a side-story that stretches from Lake Eerie to the Northwest. The Seattle SuperSonics no longer exist and the Cleveland Cavaliers were once again irrelevant in 2011-12 despite a promising rookie campaign from Kyrie Irving. None of that matters. Starting Tuesday Night each city will have...

Bucher trade idea: Pierce for Gasol

Ric Bucher was on Dennis and Callahan this morning. Bucher called himself a "big fan" of Jeff Green. It's uncertain whether Jeff Green will be willing to sign with the Celtics to come off the bench. In order to free up a starting spot for Green, Bucher floated the idea of a Paul Pierce for Pau Gasol trade, which he claims several GM's have said they'd...
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