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Back in June 2011, Celtics Life started a segment called "Green Target," where we discussed players the Celtics could target. We have't done one in a while, but with today being a key date in the NBA trading season (1st day guys signed/traded in the offseason can be dealt), figured we'd kick things off again. Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears mentioned Mozgov as a top trade candidate yesterday:
Timofey Mozgov: Denver Nuggets, 26, C
Contract status: Making $3.1 million in last year of contract. Will be a restricted free agent at end of the season.
Buzz: Of their three centers, the Nuggets are most willing to part with Mozgov, who has proven in his short NBA career and Olympic play that he is a serviceable big man. The Nuggets probably won't try to re-sign him with two other free agents on the horizon: guard Andre Iguodala and reserve swingman Corey Brewer.
"It's logical because they have three centers and it's hard for [coach George] Karl to play th...
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Danilo Gallinari goes glass for the self assist and alley-oop slam through the Memphis defense:
You hear about how team leaders do everything for their teams? Well, the Celtics' leader is scoring, passing, rebounding, defending... and now... it looks as if he's even driving his teammates to and from work.
Or so it seems.
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Celtics drop the 2nd game of their current road trip last night, falling 103-88 to the Spurs. Celts have a couple of days off before facing the Bulls in Chicago on Tuesday night.
Check out some photos & GIFs from last night’s game via HoopChina/Sina:
Everyone has their opinions on Kevin Garnett whether you are with or against him. A lot of people say he is a fake tough guy and a phony. I will tell you one thing from my view is that Kevin Garnett is a serious person. He means what he says and says what he means. This small moment in sports during a time like today is proof of many things - Kevin's (both) emotions,...
Never seen this before in the NBA. Always just thought it was something people did in dunk contests. Check out the video below of Danilo Gallinari throwing a self alley-oop off the backboard last night against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Honestly didn't think Gallinari had anything like that in him. Usually I hate on Euro basketballers (mainly for their bad hair cuts...
at Boston Celtics (12-10) at San Antonio Spurs (18-6) Saturday, December 15, 20128:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #23 Road Game #11TV: NBA-TV, NBAC, CSN-NE, KENS Radio: WOAI, WEEI AT&T Center
Referees: Rodney Mott, Tony Brown, Kevin Fehr The Celtics continue their road trip with a stop in San Antonio to face
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COLUMBIA, Md. — Days after returning to the sidelines, Kevin McHale got a lift from the player he drafted in Minnesota and forward who brought championship basketball back to Boston. The Celtics legend spent nearly a month away from the Rockets’ bench following the death of his daughter. On a night when the scoreboard seemed [...]
Listen from your mobile device Call in: 347-215-7771 | Listen Live | Join CelticsBlog chat The CLNS Radio Boston Celtics Post Game series continues their season-long initiative to cover every single Boston Celtics game. Tonight, the Celtics square off against the The San Antonio Spurs. Your hosts will be Chris McCarthy, Mike Munger and Calvin [...]
Boston Celtics (12-9) at Houston Rockets (10-11)Friday, December 14, 20128:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #22, Road Game #10TV: ESPN, CSN-NE, CSN-HRadio: WEEI, KBMEToyota Center Referees: Tom Washington, David Jones, Haywoode Workman
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Tonight the Spurs and Celtics will clash in San Antonio and Celtics blogger John Karalis of Red's Army weighs in on the matchup. In a nutshell, John is expecting the Celtics to shock the Spurs tonight and escape San Antonio with the win. Here is what he had to say on tonight's Spurs-Celtics game.
So the Celtics have played a double overtime game where Paul Pierce...
Jeff Green is one of the bright younger pieces of an aging Boston Celtics team. He showed that last night with this high flying dunk on Houston Rockets player Carlos Delfino in the second quarter of their game. Green would go on to drop 9 points in their 101-89 loss to the Rockets. Check out the monster throw down in the video below.
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