Found January 23, 2012 on Red's Army:
Tip: 7:30pm    Court: TD Garden    Watch it: CSN/NBA TV    Hear it: WEEI                            Referees:  Tom Washington, Leroy Richardson, Scott Twardoski  Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 6-9 (3rd Atlantic, 7th East) Record: 11-4 (1st Southeast, 2nd East) At Home: 4-5 On road: 5-2 Streak: Won 1 Streak: Won 1     Leaders  Leaders Buckets: Pierce (16.3 ppg) Buckets: Dwight Howard (20.2 ppg) Boards: Garnett (7.1 rpg) Boards: Howard (16.1 rpg) Dimes: Rondo (9.4 apg) Dimes: Jameer Nelson (5.6 apg) For the Stat Geeks: For the Stat Geeks:  Offensive Rating: 100.7 (20th NBA) Offensive Rating: 107.6 (2nd NBA) Defensive Rating: 101.6 (14th NBA) Defensive Rating: 101.6 (12th NBA) Pace: 88.9 (28th NBA) Pace: 89.5 (25th NBA) Last time Celtics won last year's season series 2-1, winning both games at home.  Kevin Garne

Celtics could decide to clean house

A recent report indicates the Celtics have given Danny Ainge the go-ahead to trade any member of the team. It could be time for Boston fans to move on.

Your Morning Dump... Dwight Howard is asking about the Boston culture

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I have no idea what he’s thinking about that,” said Glen Davis. “All I know is that he’s still here with us, and he’s still fighting, and he still wants to win. He hasn’t given us any indication...

Dwight Howard's Rough Night Against Celtics Began Before He Even Touched the Basketball

Kevin Garnett and Jermaine O'Neal aren't getting any younger, as Celtics fans have been reminded since last season. Boston's seasoned frontcourt pair are posting statistics well below their career marks, which once placed them among MVP-caliber talent. Beyond the obvious drops in scoring output, though, the veteran big men have been as effective as a 35-year-old who has...

Offense struggles as Magic routed by Celtics

BOSTON (AP) -- Paul Pierce and former Magic forward Brandon Bass each scored 19 points to carry the injury-riddled Boston Celtics to an 87-56 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night. The Magic set franchise lows for points and field goals (16). Boston was minus starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, drastically reducing its roster. Bass and Pierce carried...

Ryan Anderson Could Be Dwight Howard’s Ticket Out Of Miami

The Orlando Magic are playing stellar basketball right now. At 12-5 they sit a half game back of the Atlanta Hawks in the Southeast division. Even with this success Orlando’s star player, Dwight Howard still wants to be traded, and the emergence of one of his teammates might help fulfill his wish. That person is Ryan Anderson. A guy in his fourth year out of California who hadn’t...

Celtics 100, Wizards 94

Paul Pierce had season highs with 34 points and 10 assists and tied his season-best mark with eight rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-94 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. The Celtics won for the second time in three games despite playing most of the game without a pair of starting guards. Point guard Rajon Rondo was out for the second straight game with a...

Celtics' Rondo (wrist) out for 2nd game in row

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with a sprained right wrist.

Report: Boston’s prepared to “move on” from Big 3

Recently Danny Aing out and out told reporters that he’s willing to hear offers for members of the Big 3. Now comes a report from the New York Daily News that takes it a step further. But with Paul Pierce dealing with heel issues, Kevin Garnett fading, Ray Allen still effective shooting threes but headed…

Knicks get too Choose either Keep Two Big Men or get Dwight Howard

In Stephen A. Smith's voice, here is some miraculous, exclusive, NBA scoopage by me. (I guess he is still employed by ESPN as a reporter?) S.A.S. is reporting that he has "sources" that say the Magic are curious about a trade with the New York Knicks for their big man, in which the Knicks give up 2 big men for Dwight Howard. According to Stephen A. Smith from...

Phoenix Suns 79, Boston Celtics 71

The Celtics were outrebounded 44-32 last Friday Night and it cost them this game.  Ray Allen (14 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals) and Paul Pierce (12 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocked shots) led the way for the Celtics in this game.  Brandon Bass (11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 blocked shot in 24 minutes), Kevin Garnett (10 points, 5 rebounds...

Game Notes: Lakers at Magic

by Nick Wilke / @Njwilke The Los Angeles Lakers had an abysmal shooting night on Friday against the Magic, and ended their road trip to Florida with a 92-80 loss. On the other end of the floor, the Magic (11-4) were unstoppable on this night. They executed the inside-out game plan perfectly. It started with feeding the ball to Dwight Howard on every possession. When the Lakers doubled...

Jameer Nelson Blames Dwight Howard Saga for Struggles

Both Jameer Nelson and Orlando Magic GM Otis Smith placed some of the blame for Nelson’s struggles this season on Dwight Howard’s massive shoulders, which doesn’t seem like the most brilliant of tactics. Per the Orlando Sentinel: “Jameer Nelson admitted that Dwight Howard’s mention of playing with other point guards affected him. A slumping Nelson said Howard’s talking...

Orlando Magic (11-4) at Boston Celtics (6-9), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Despite persistent trade rumors surrounding superstar center Dwight Howard the Orlando Magic continue to play well and will shoot for their fifth consecutive road win tonight when they visit a banged-up Boston team.
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