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ATLANTA -- The Boston Celtics rammed it down the throats of the Atlanta Hawks in the first quarter Friday night at Philips Arena, but the Hawks reeled off a 31-point third quarter, and Kyle Korver hit five fourth-quarter 3-point shots as the Hawks won 123-111 in double overtime. The Celtics have lost six straight games. Korver, who had only three points on free throws in the first half, found his 3-point stroke in the third quarter. Then at 8:53 in the fourth quarter, his 24-foot jumper briefly put the Hawks ahead 80-77, their first lead since shortly after the opening tip. Korver finished with a season-high 27 points, including eight 3-point baskets. Al Horford had 24 points and 13 rebounds and Jeff Teague had 23 points. Josh Smith had two points, five rebounds and one technical foul in the first quarter, but finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Kevin Garnett led the Celtics with 24 points and 10 rebounds, fouling out in the second overtime. Rajon Rondo had 14 point...
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Much has been made of Josh Smith being a free agent after this season and whether the Atlanta Hawks will trade him before the deadline. The Los Angeles Lakers have been a popular ending point for Smith, as the team clearly needs to infuse some athleticism into their roster.
It’s unsure what kind of contract Smith will yield on the open market, as someone who can look like the best...
The Celtics couldn’t buy a bucket from outside during their loss to the Knicks on Thursday, and outside shooting is something the C’s could stand to improve. Danny Ainge just might have a solution in mind. ESPN’s Marc Stein tweeted on Friday morning that he’s hearing the Celtics are “ramping up their interest” in Magic guard J.J. Redick. Stein reports that he heard this...
The Celtics have recently suffered from a lack of hustle, but that wasn’t what was plaguing them Thursday night.
After the 89-86 loss to the Knicks, Doc Rivers took to the podium and actually praised his team’s overall effort, noting that if he see the same going forward the team should be alright. The comments were in stark contrast to the coach’s statements after Boston lost...
The Boston Celtics reportedly instructed security guards not to allow Honey Nut Cheerios boxes or signs into the TD Bank Garden for the team’s game against the New York Knicks on Thursday.
The last time the teams played, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Celtics forward Kevin Garnett got into a fight that resulted in double-technical fouls. Melo was so upset with KG he confronted...
BOSTON — The last time Paul Pierce stayed home for NBA All-Star Weekend, the Celtics’ record made it difficult to whine about the snub. The Celtics went 24-58 in the last year of the pre-”New Big Three” era while Pierce, for the first time in his career, spent more than a month watching with major injury as his team give away game after game.
There is no serious injury this...
The Celtics, according to Marc Stein of ESPN, are interested in persuing J.J. Redick who currently plays for the Orlando Magic.Hearing Celts, even before season-worst 7-for-32 shooting from 15+ feet in NYK loss, have ramped up their interest in Magic's J.J. Redickabout 3 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerryReplyRetweetFavorite@ESPNSteinLineMarc Stein Size obviously Celts&...
Melo isn’t taking any chances with Celtics fans in Beantown who might think about crossing the line. Anthony is taking a bodyguard with him for tonight’s nationally-televised rematch. Per the NY Daily News: “Carmelo Anthony has become public enemy No. 1 in Celtics Nation, which would explain the Knicks All-Star forward being accompanied by his own personal...
Wannabe tough guy Carmelo Anthony is so afraid of what Celtics fans might do to him tonight… he’s brought his bodyguard to Boston:
Carmelo Anthony has become public enemy No. 1 in Celtics Nation, which would explain the Knicks All-Star forward being accompanied by his own personal bodyguard as he ventured into hostile territory for Thursday’s game against Kevin Garnett and...
8:00: The Celtics, coming off their tough loss to the Cavs, will host the Knicks tonight at the Garden. The C's currently sit at just 20-21 with a lack of hope in the fan base. If they win tonight, then I'll feel confident again. But I doubt that that will happen. As always, updates will be available here after every quarter. Enjoy the game.
Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck commented on possible trades on NECN’s This Week in Business.
“There’s a likelihood of moves,” said Grousbeck. “[Coach] Doc [Rivers] hinted at thinking about it. [President of basketball operations Danny Ainge's] phone rings all day long. I think February will be a busy month, but can’t predict yet.” (Video)
Tip: 8PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSNNE Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Joe Crawford, Dick Bavetta and Marat Kogut
Spread: NY – 1.5
Boston Celtics Tickets
At home: 13-8
On road: 11-8
Streak: Lost 4
Streak: Lost 1
Buckets: Pierce (18.9 ppg)
Buckets: Carmelo Anthony (29.2 ppg)
January 25th, 2013 the Hawks took on the Boston Celtics at home. In the last meeting between the 2 teams the Hawks took an early 1st half lead. They allowed the Celtics to come back and take the game. This game was the other way around the Celtics came out with a hot start in the first quarter. At the end of one it was Boston 29, Atlanta 10. Wasn't looking to good for the Hawks...
There are a couple of points I would like to hit on before I dive into this glorious trade you see above. Over the past few days many Celtics’ bloggers have written various articles saying that Jeff Green needs to be inserted into the starting lineup over Paul Pierce. That it would allow Green to run with Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley while allowing Pierce to a primary scorer...
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Wondering what not to do when leading by 27 points in a basketball? Play like your the Boston Celtics because the results can be deadly. Only the Celtics would be able to revive a fanbase's hopes in a single half only to destroy it with a thud ending like the one tonight in Atlanta. Besides Garnett no one on the Celtics wanted to...
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