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The Boston Celtics won their third-straight game without Rajon Rondo on the floor. With a 97-84 trouncing of the Orlando Magic, Boston is back at .500. Their 23-23 record has them holding tight for the eight-seed in the Eastern Conference. The Magic fans seem fairly reserved to their fate as a cellar team in the East right now, and could definitely use some sort of pick-me-up.
1: 146 days until draft day.
2: Turk is shooting 4% from three this year. Four.....four....FOUR.
3: Pierce is 3 assists away from a triple-double... Huh?
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Boston getting a lot of sympathy for their injuries: I liked him, but I’m glad that we got Nicholson over Sullinger. Mostly the same player, one has a back problem and the other doesn’t though
well at least we're pissing Doc Rivers off with this late run
Top five Eastern Point Guard Leaders in points created (combo of their points and points on assists)
1. Holiday 41.4
2. Irving 3...
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Back in mid-2011 when the Boston Celtics (infamously) traded for Jeff Green, many C's fans had different views on what he could bring to the Green. Personally, I was pretty optimistic about Green, as he was averaging 13 PPG & 5 RPG, in 32 minutes per contest, of course as a starter in Oklahoma City. Jeff Green had appeared to be a fixture for the future of OKC along with...
Depleted as the Celtics currently are they still have enough in their tank to demolish an equally-depleted Magic squad tonight, 97-84. One of the heroes of tonight's contest was Jeff Green who was absolutely electric with three (or was it four?) emphatic slams en route to registering 17 points, 4 boards, 4 dimes and 3 blocks in 29 minutes off the bench. And I like how he...
On Wednesday night the Celtics faced the Kings in what might have be the last time a Sacramento team comes to the TD Garden. The Celtics looked to begin the first chapter of their season without Rajon Rondo who was diagnosed with a torn ACL after pregame warm-ups Sunday. The Kings came to town amidst a potential relocation to Seattle and looked to get their second win over the Celtics...
On WEEI's Dennis & Callahan Show this morning, Boston's head coach Doc Rivers was asked if he thought his team might be better without it's star point guard. Here's Doc's response:
That’s silly. The bottom line is that you’d rather have him. But we do have other guys that can do different things. Having Courtney Lee and Avery [Bradley] gives you size...
Looking for the slam dunk of Friday night in the NBA? We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it for you.Check out Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green throwing down a nasty one-handed slam dunk on Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic:If you like that, here's another bonus dunk from Green in the same game:
For much of the 2012-13 season, it appeared as though the Boston Celtics might be able to hang on to their spot among the Eastern Conference’s elite, that no longer seems to be the case. Not on the NBA moneyline, at least, where their odds of winning the NBA championship have dipped to 30-1.
This, we’ll remind you, is a team whose been a mainstay within the NBA futures’ top...
8 a.m. ET: So far, so good for the Celtics without their All-Star point guard. They are 2-0 since Rajon Rondo went down for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, although just 1-0 since they actually learned of the injury. (Aside from Doc Rivers and a few people on the medical staff, nobody knew of Rondo’s diagnosis until after Sunday’s win over the Heat.)
The Boston Celtics beat the Sacramento Kings 99-81
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Kevin Garnett: 13 Points, 9 Rebounds, 5 Assists
KG did an excellent job tonight. He scored efficiently, he moved the ball around, and rebounded well. His defense was good, especially against the Sacramento bigs. Great game from Garnett in limited...
The Boston Celtics finished off their four-game homestand Sunday afternoon with a win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The 106-104 victory was the Celtics' fourth-straight, and they have now won each game following Rajon Rondo's ACL injury. Paul Pierce's 22 points led the way for the Celtics, who withstood a furious fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Clippers. Let's...
Many people thought Lopez should have been an All Star to begin with.
As soon as Rajon Rondo was declared to have torn his ACL, every fan was wondering who would take his place in the All-Star game and everyone was jockeying for their own favorite player to get into the game. However there is only one player who deserved the spot, the Brooklyn Nets’ center, Brook Lopez and David Stern made the right call, putting him into the game.
Brook Lopez is...
Not even a week after losing their All-Star point guard, Rajon Rondo to an ACL injury, the Celtics have now lost their promising rookie forward to a season-ending back injury. Sullinger underwent successful lumbar disc surgery Friday and is expected back at the start of next year’s training camp.
According to ESPN Boston:
Boston Celtics rookie forward Jared Sullinger underwent...
By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- The short-handed Celtics won their third straight game Friday night, cruising to a 97-84 victory over the woeful Magic. Five days after he and his team learned Rajon Rondo would be lost for the season, rookie Jared Sullinger underwent back surgery and also will be lost for the year. But after beating Miami in double overtime Sunday...