Found January 26, 2013 on
Forgive me for the lame pun in the title, but I have to sugarcoat my frustration with the latest developments, i.e. losses. We're losing by not showing up, we're losing by blowing up huge leads, we're losing by making terrible decisions, we're losing by losing composure... Yes, most of this is on the players' lack of effort and concentration and, if you want to maintain your optimism, luck, but some of this is on Doc.
There are a couple of issues that this team has run into this season, and I don't want to be unfair, but I don't see Doc trying to take any action towards settling those issues. I have written about the Terry question multiple times, so I'm not going to bore you any more, but that's still item #1. What has bothered me even more recently, though, is the Pierce question. Doc has always been reluctant to change his star players' roles, and this reluctance might be costing us again.
Let's rewind a little bit. Case #1: Doc want...
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Paul Pierce had a triple-double against the Miami Heat today, notching 17 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. Enjoy some of the highlights of his great performance.
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Danny Ainge is saying he hasn't decided what he's going to do with the Celtics. It was looking unlikely that the Celtics would be able to contend this season without a major trade. Now with Rajon Rondo out for the year Ainge has to decide whether adding a band aid for the season and hoping to make the 2nd round of the playoffs is the best strategy or if the team should go...
Paul Piece found out about Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL in a postgame interview following the Celtics double-overtime 100-98 win over the Miami Heat, and he was taken aback. Check out the hilarious bewildered expression which Paul dropped after hearing the news. It should also be noted that Pierce got his seventh career triple-double with 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.
Paul Pierce hit a go-ahead jumper with 31 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime Sunday after learning that All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo was out for the season with a knee injury.
Rondo will have surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He was hurt late in Boston's 123-112 loss, also in two overtimes, to...
Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce talk after Thursday night's loss to the Knicks at home.
Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
Much better effort from the Celtics even if the result wasn't different. There is definitely something going on with Paul Pierce - just not playing well at all. The Knick fans weren't quite as bad as they usually are but as always, the stabbing jokes are disgusting. At least there weren't as many death and injury wishes as usual. And surprisingly, some Knicks...
Rajon Rondo is out for the season with a torn ACL suffered during the Boston Celtics’ loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Rondo never collapsed, fell to the floor, or needed to be taken off the court as if he had suffered a major knee injury Friday, so the news was surprising to many. ESPN believes it identified the play where Rondo got hurt. They showed it during the telecast...
Behind a triple double from Paul Pierce, the Boston Celtics came away victorious against the Miami Heat on Sunday in double OT.Paul Pierce, not knowing Rajon Rondo had been diagnosed with a torn ACL earlier in the game with the news being broken by Doris, Pierce was a bit shocked about the injury to the Celtics point guard.Video @jose3030
The Boston Celtics lost to the Atlanta Hawks 123-111
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Kevin Garnett: 24 Points, 10 Rebounds
Kevin Garnett gave us a great performance tonight, and it was unfortunately wasted. He rebounded well, shot well, and was only slowed down by fouls/minutes. He got gassed at the end, and his last two fouls were stupid...
I can’t even get my head wrapped around all of this. I’m still in a glass case of emotion. Paul Pierce’s face sums it up well.
But despite the depressing news of Rajon Rondo having a torn ACL hanging over fans like a dark cloud, the Celtics played one of the best games of the year, beating the Miami Heat in double overtime, 100-98.
The Green: Just the overall team effort was...
Tip: 7:30PM Court:Philips Arena Watch it:CSNNE Hear it: WEEI
Spread: ATL -5.0, O/U: 185.5
Boston Celtics Tickets
On road: 7-13
At home: 14-7
Streak: Lost 5
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (18.9 ppg)
Buckets: Josh Smith (16.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.1 rpg)
Boards: Al Horford ...
Well, that wasn't fun. It's becoming clear that the bench is finally coming around but now the starters are slumping. The second unit gave us that big lead in the second quarter and then it went away when the starters came back in. But there's progress. We at least got one great half of basketball. One thing that always strikes me is all the complaints...
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)
Shortly before the Celtics faced off against the Miami Heat on Sunday, point guard Rajon Rondo was scratched from the game and having an MRI. He hyper extended his knee on Friday during a game against the Hawks during a double-overtime. It was a game that marked his second consecutive triple-double. The news that came out was bleek. Rondo has torn the ACL in his right knee and...