Found June 08, 2012 on Celtics Life:

Doc Rivers: "We have one home game left"

CelticsLife participated in a conference call with Doc Rivers earlier today. Due to some technical issues we don't have a recording for you, however, here is the full transcript via ASAP Sports Q. I was just wondering how close did the Celtics come to being broken up at the trade deadline? And how glad are you that they weren't? COACH DOC RIVERS: Well, I'm obviously...

Boston's Mayor: "KJ" & "Hondo" critical to C's recent success

  That there is good ol' Mayah of Boston, Thomas M. "Mumbles" Menino, talking about two of the keys to the Celtics' success.... "KJ" and "Hondo" Yup... I keep marveling at those Hondo to KJ alley oops.  Miami really has no answer for that. You know, some people might look at this as a facepalm moment that is leading to national embarrassment...

Celtics Fans: Boston Social Guide for Before/After Game 6 …Party w Aztec Gino, the CLNS Crew!

Frequent listeners to CLNS – Boston Celtics Post Game Show know that we are always looking to celebrate a win or commiserate a loss with our listeners/readers visiting the TD Garden on game day. For game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, frequent caller to Post Game Shows, Sam from San Diego, reached out to [...]

Ray Allen: It would be hard to walk away from such a solid locker room

The Oklahoma City Thunder are already waiting where the Boston Celtics want to go. The NBA Finals isn’t the final destination the Celtics plugged into their GPS — no, they don’t want to stop after one more win against the Heat. But first they must make the Finals before they make any moves to claim the Larry O’Brien Trophy.If the Celtics do succeed against the Miami Heat...

The biggest difference between Doc Rivers and Erik Spoelstra

NBA coaching is about x’s and o’s, sure, but it’s also about psychology. It’s about encouraging a group of 15 players that the system works, and will work, even if it just failed. It’s about walking into a deflated locker room and becoming a dragon that breathes hope. It’s about walking into a joyous locker room and letting everyone know there’s still plenty more...

The Basketball Gods smite Miami with block-to-3-pointer comeuppance

This play was all kinds of amazing in a very short time:   The block by Wade on the Bass dunk attempt?  Nasty?  Rondo recognizing in the span of less than two seconds, that Mickael Pietrus is in the corner and then slapping it to him while getting fouled (how big was THAT no-call??) was ridiculous.  Pietrus hitting the 3... well... that was probably just luck the way he was...

Boston mayor Tom Menino says ‘K.J.’ and ‘Hondo’ really drive the Celtics (Video)

Throughout history we have seen numerous examples of why sports and politics are better off remaining in their own domains. Barack Obama may know a thing or two about college basketball and be a big Chicago Bulls fan, but typically politicians have too much on their plate to pay close attention to sports. Either that, or it just doesn’t interest them. Whatever the...

Looking ahead at a potential Boston Celtics – OKC Thunder NBA Finals

*** WARNING: If you are superstitious, do not watch this video! *** Boston Celtics fans are pretty superstitious. I think most sports fans are. So, it’s hard to take even a quick sneak peak ahead at a potential NBA Finals match-up without jinxing our beloved Celtics. I wouldn’t dare do it. However, our friend Alex [...]

As A Group, The Celtics Have Re-Opened The Window

When playoff time comes around here, this site tends to get a little “homery” if that’s a word. I dont think there’s anything wrong with that. One of the best things about sports is getting caught up in a great run by your favorite team. Well, the Celtics are on one hell of a run. Have they gotten a little lucky with Derek Rose going down and Bosh being dinged up? Sure. But...

Patience is a Heavenly Green Virtue

Athletic competition has become almost devoid of true patience. Basketball, in particular is generally a rampage of emotion and speed that can be quite overwhelming. Patience has become a lost art in the world of sports. It is the most important of the seven heavenly virtues. Patience is said to specifically oppose the vice of wrath. However, this is not something that is an exact...

Celtics looking to close out Heat

Time To Play Like It's 1969! Miami Heat (10-6, 2-3) at Boston Celtics (11-7, 3-2) Thursday, June 7, 2012 8:30 PM ET Playoff Game #19,  Home Game #10 TV:  ESPN Radio:  WEEI, ESPN Radio TD Garden Referees:   Danny Crawford,  Tony Brothers,  Tom Washington As the series shifts back to Boston,  the Celtics will attempt to finish the task of coming back from an 0...

A construction worker is probably going to get in some trouble for this sign

This sign was spotted on a Boston highway and you can guess what the missing letter is supposed to be. The sign reads “FCK LBJ”. LBJ is short for Lebron James. The Miami Heat and Lebron James will be eliminated from the playoffs if they lose Game 6 tonight. It doesn’t help their cause that the game is in Boston. You can bet that “The Jungle” will be rocking tonight at...

Celtics Live Blog: Kevin Garnett, C's Go for Knockout Blow of Heat in Game 7 in Miami

11:30 a.m. ET: This is it. The Celtics' season will either continue on to the NBA Finals, or end abruptly just five wins short of the organization's 18th championship. In what could be their final time on the court together as teammates, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen will lead the Celtics into the American Airlines Arena for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals...

Enemy Chatter: Wade kept Rondo away from the rim

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 Miami. "Certain shots hopefully I make that I missed. If not, I'll still make an impact on the game. I'm not a one-dimensional player." He proved that with his defense against Rondo, who closed with a playoff...
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