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Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers is feeling a little uneasy about tonight's game at the Garden against the New Orleans Hornets.
Rivers is a little uneasy because he's not looking forward to facing his son Austin Rivers, who's a rookie guard on New Orleans.
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Here's Doc Rivers pregame interview prior to tonight's match-up.
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Doc Rivers Not Looking Forward Towards Match-Up Against Son
From Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald:
“I’m actually not,” said Rivers, whose club will take a six-game win streak onto the parquet. “I still don’t know how to feel about it. “I’ve always thought he had...
It was just announced that Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett were voted in by the fans to start in the 2012-13 NBA All-Star game. Rondo and Kevin Garnett led the fan voting for a while, so this comes at no surprise. This is Garnett's 15th all-star game, and Rondo's 4th. Whether or not they deserve it is up to your discretion. They will be starting next to Dwyane Wade, Lebron...
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has had a rough week. He almost came to blows with Celtics forward Kevin Garnett during and after the ball game.
Then reports came out that Garnett told Anthony that his wife LaLa, tasted like Honey Nut Cheerios. Anthony in the past few days revealed that he’s been fasting the past few weeks to gain clarity in his life.
Now we understand...
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Would be funnier if it was the real Carmelo Anthony, but it's pretty wild nonetheless. If you don't speak Twitter, basically a Knicks fan by the name of Matthew Shin, aka @Melo4MVP, put out a tweet saying if if Knicks fans retweeted it 2000 times he'd smack Jeff Green in the face at the next Celtics/Knicks game. Jeff Green responded (as he often does to people who say...
The Celtics don’t blow bad teams away.We know this by now. It has been the case since 2008 when the Hawks inexplicably took the Celtics to seven games in the first round of the playoffs. For whatever reason, whether it be motivation or something else, Boston just doesn’t blow out very many teams. Instead, they grind things out, lose a few games that they shouldn’t lose, and...
On Thursday TNT announced the starters of the NBA Eastern and Western Conference All-Star starters. Since we are an Atlantic Division based website, the main starters representing the respected division are Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett, as well as New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony.
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The Boston Celtics (20-18) must feel a bit reluctant...
It can't be easy for Doc Rivers to see his son struggle as a 20-year-old rookie in the NBA, but Austin Rivers' recent woes may make Wednesday night a bit less confusing for the Boston Celtics coach.
The New Orleans Hornets guard has been seeing limited minutes heading into his first matchup with his father's team, which is going for its seventh consecutive victory.
New York Knicks owner James Dolan is one crazy guy. After Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett got in their heated on court argument, Anthony waited for Garnett at the team bus trying to straiten things out. Apparently Garnett said his wife La La “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios.” The verbal fight resulted in technical fouls against each player, and a suspension for Carmelo for...
Congratulations to Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett for being voted in by the fans as starters. Between KG and Melo in the frontcourt and Dwyane Wade and Rondo in the back court, this may be one...
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Referees: Ken Mauer, Derrick Collins and Kevin Cutler
Spread: Boston -7.5
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At Home: 13-6
On road: 6-13
Streak: Won 6
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (19.6 ppg)
Buckets: Eric Gordon (16.9 ppg)
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