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While yesterdays segment focused primarily on the effects it will have on the league as a business and the Celtics specifically, we will now take a look at what we can expect to see on the floor for the 2011-12 NBA Season: 1. Will the Grizzlies be able to continue their upward trend? The [...]
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Though I assume he spent a number of hours this fall practicing his lion’s roar, every indication we have says that Kevin Garnett also stayed in good shape during the NBA lockout. Rajon Rondo noted multiple times that Garnett was keeping active, and that the Big Three would all be ready for a season if and when the season ever came.Now, after a long boxing match between David...
According to a story by Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald this morning, Big Baby is already prepped for December 9th. Which is, of course, when free agency is scheduled to begin. Fans shouldn't be surprised if he's no longer a Celtic after that date either. Murphy cites sources that list New Jersey, Orlando, Denver, Atlanta, Detroit and New Orleans as places Baby's camp...
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Shortly after the season-ending loss in Miami last May, a conversation with a ranking Celtics [team stats] official turned toward the 2011-12 season.
Having just watched the club stagger down the stretch...
Every NBA fan may receive an extra gift this Christmas, when games are expected to resume after nearly six months without professional basketball. With a tentative agreement reached early Saturday morning, the focus immediately turned to the schedule. Among the big matchups scheduled for Christmas Day is the Celtics facing the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Other marquee matchups...
Call-in to Speak with the Celtics Late Night Show Crew! 347-215-7771 Listen to internet radio with CLNSRadio on Blog Talk Radio The NBA is back!And with that, Nick and B-Paul return to the air pumped up for the start of the 2011-2012 NBA season. There’s so many questions to be answered in such little time [...]
The Celtics and Leo Papile have parted ways after more than 14 years.
The team has made no official announcement, but sources confirmed he is no longer with the club.
Papile had no comment when reached last night, but other people close to the situation said it was time for both to move on.
Since coming aboard in [...]
I’ll be honest, I have not paid that much attention to the proceedings in the past 140-something days of the NBA Lockout. As huge of a fan as I am of my Boston Celtics and the NBA in general, it’s been very low in my sports priority list as far as watching coverage [...]
The NBA is back!And with that, Nick and B-Paul return to the air pumped up for the start of the 2011-2012 NBA season. There’s so many questions to be answered in such little time before the start of the NBA season on Christmas Day. How do they Celtics fill out their roster? What should we [...]
As it turns out, the NBA’s new amnesty clause was designed for the poor to get (slightly) richer, or more specifically, for the dregs of the NBA to have an opportunity to sign Brandon Roy’s old knees, Baron Davis’ beard or Rashard Lewis’ decaying offensive repertoire before anyone else does.Teams under the salary cap will have the first crack at signing any players released...
The NBA lockout is done, people. The league came to a tentative agreement early Saturday morning. Rejoice.We’re going to see Paul Pierce’s step back jumper. We’re going to see Rajon Rondo in transition, deciding whether to loft an alley-oop for Kevin Garnett or sling a left-handed scoop pass into Ray Allen’s shooting pocket. We’re going to see Jermaine O’Neal, sliding...
Nenad Krstic won the same award received by Andrei Kirilenko in October.
The Celtics have just six players under guaranteed contract. How they stand, including 2011-12 salaries: