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Boston Celtics Tickets
At home: 14-9
On road: 5-17
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 1
Buckets: Pierce (18.7 ppg)
Buckets: DeMarcus Cousins (17.4 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.3 rpg)
Boards: Cousins (10.2 rpg)
Dimes: Rondo (11.1 apg)
Dimes: Isaiah Thomas (3.2 apg)
For the Stat Geeks:
For the Stat Geeks:
Offensive Rating: 101.7 (28th NBA)
Offensive Rating: 104.4 (16th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 103.2 (7th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 111.1 (30th NBA)
Pace: 91.1 (19th NBA)
Pace: 92.2 (10th NBA)
I buried the Celtics in a fancy casket following a 118-96 loss last month. It was the first time we hit rock bottom this season. The mediocre Isaish Thomas torched the defenseless Celtics for 27 points and DeMarcus Cousins dropped at triple-double. On the bright side, the...
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A torn ACL is a death sentence to any athlete. When a star in the league suffers that gruesome injury, all you can do is feel for them. It is a helpless feeling being that player, especially when they believe it is only a minor injury. That was the case for Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, after he thought he had only hyperextended his knee during Boston’s double overtime loss...
My exact face when I found out Rajon Rondo was out for the season.
It is time my friends, time to say good-bye to this current Celtics group, and start to realize that the quest for 18 this season is over. Possibly, even out for a while.
After Rajon Rondo tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament, I realized, we just aren't that good, and heck, we should have realized that after...
The Celtics scored one of their biggest wins of the season on Sunday, a double-overtime victory over the Miami Heat, but all talk in Boston since then has been about an even bigger loss.
All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo sought medical attention prior to Sunday’s game and was diagnosed with a torn ACL, bringing his season to an end. Now head coach Doc Rivers is faced with a tough...
The Boston Celtics return to practice Tuesday without All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo.
He's out for the season with a right knee injury that requires surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Doc Rivers must decide who will bring the ball upcourt from a group that includes Courtney Lee, Jason Terry and Leandro Barbosa.
The Celtics had Monday off after their...
The Celtics are now 2-0 since losing Rajon Rondo for the season with an ACL tear in his right knee. A vocal minority have speculated that perhaps this team might be better off without the services of the All-Star point guard, a notion the coach dismissed quickly on Thursday.
“That’s silly,” Rivers said. “The bottom line is that you’d rather have him. But we...
Danny Ainge said he would never fall into the same trap that plunged the Celtics into NBA purgatory for fifteen long years.
“ I sat with Red (Auerbach) during a Christmas party (in the 1990s),” Ainge, the Celtics general manager, told the Boston Globe in a January interview a year ago. “ Red was talking to Larry, Kevin, and myself and there was a lot of discussion at the time...
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says he's not expecting his team to play point guard by committee.
Rivers says, ''It's just basketball by committee.''
The Celtics are trying to figure out how to replace point guard Rajon Rondo, who tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the season. Rivers says different players will bring the ball up, but little else will...
BOSTON — Kevin Garnett was trying to offer consolation. He wanted to calm everyone in the wake of the devastating news that Rajon Rondo would miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, and reassure anyone who would listen that the Celtics are not about to panic.
In doing so, however, he offered up imagery from one of the darkest eras of Celtics basketball. The...
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will replace injured Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo on the Eastern Conference roster for the All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday. This will be Lopez's first All-Star Game, and he will be the only representative from the Nets, who are 27-18. Rondo was named an All-Star starter based on the fans' vote, but he is out for the rest...
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been named by NBA Commissioner David Stern to replace injured East All-Star Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston. Lopez, who will make his first All-Star Game appearance, is averaging 18.6 points and 7.3 rebounds in 38 games for the Nets who stand in second place in the Atlantic Division with a 27-18 record.
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Boston has always had a history of having at least one future hall-of-fame player on their roster. Now that Pierce and Garnett are at the end of their NBA career, the Celtics as a franchise are looking to remain relevant. The loss of Rajon Rondo makes it that much more difficult to see who on the roster will stand-up and say "I am a Celtic."
Following their longest losing streak in six seasons, the Boston Celtics are unbeaten since their star point guard went down.
The Orlando Magic, meanwhile, can't seem to stop their losing ways. Now they could be without two key starters.
The Celtics will try to get back to the .500 mark and win their third straight without Rajon Rondo on Friday night when they host the reeling...
– The term “Royal Rumble” was the second most searched term on Google on Sunday night and into Monday morning. It was only behind the SAG Awards which aired live and ahead of Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics due to a torn ACL injury.
– Dos Caras, the legendary wrestler and father of current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio, was in attendance at the Royal Rumble...
Sacramento Kings (17-29) at Boston Celtics (21-23) Wednesday, January 30, 20137:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #45, Home Game #24TV: CSNNE, CSNCA, NBA-LP 754/755Radio: WEEI, CBS Sports TD Garden Referees: Bennett Salvatore, Violet Palmer, Derek Richardson The Celtics will host the Sacramento Kings in their first game after
learning they will be without...