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Tip: 7:30 PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Derrick Stafford, Eric Lewis and Derek Richardson
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At Home: 3-3
On Road: 3-1
Streak: Lost 2
Streak: Won 3
Buckets: Pierce (19.3 ppg)
Buckets: Kevin Durant (25.4 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.0 rpg)
Boards: Durant (10.1 rpg)
Dimes: Rondo (13.3 apg)
Dimes: Russell Westbrook (8.4 apg)
For the Stat Geeks:
For the Stat Geeks:
Offensive Rating: 105.0 (12th NBA)
Offensive Rating: 110.1 (3rd NBA)
Defensive Rating: 107.2 (26th NBA)
Defensive Rating: 103.2 (14th NBA)
Pace: 91.8 (21st NBA)
Pace: 92.7 (11th NBA)
The Thunder swept the season series (2-0) last year. Russell Westbrook averaged 28.5 points against the Celtics in those games. Rajon Rondo missed one of the games due to a suspension for throwing a ball at an official.
Get it to: Whomever Kendrick Perkins is guardi...
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The fine folks at Dime Magazine sent me this video of their interview with Rajon Rondo as he talks sneakers. If it looks like Rondo has a new pair of kicks on almost every game it's because he does. He says he wears his shoes a max of two games (and then gives them to fans).
Kevin Durant was handing out free kisses on Wednesday night. Let me explain.Seen here is the Oklahoma City Thunder forward laying a big fat one on an elderly woman after accidentally hitting her in the face with an errant pass. The play occurred during the third quarter of OKC's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.The Thunder went on to win the game, 117-111, in overtime...
For those who like watching records fall or just enjoy following stats, their eyes are surely following the box scores of Rajon Rondo as he approaches the all-time record for consecutive games with 10 or more assists.
Rondo logged 15 assists against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, giving him 35 games in a row with double-digit dimes, just two behind John Stockton...
Trading places: Green played well against his former team
Saying "best win of the season" is cliche. But so far, this was absolutely the best win of the season. The Celtics beat the Thunder 108-100, in a game that was hardly in doubt in the final quarter. The Celtics were led by Paul Pierce who was absolutely on fire, putting up 27 points on 8-16 shooting, and of course...
On Thanksgiving eve, the Thunder faced off against the Clippers. The game went into overtime resulting in a win for the Thunder 117-110, stopping the Clippers six-game win streak and ending their perfect road record. It was ABSOLUTELY like a playoff game in November. There was one play where an older woman suffered the hazards [...]
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-109 in overtime Saturday night.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points for the defending Western Conference champions, who've won nine of 11 to go to 10-4.
Thad Young had a season-high 29 points and career-high 15 rebounds, and Evan Turner scored 26...
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Rajon Rondo resumes his spectacular point guard play recording his 35th consecutive game with 10 or more assists–two shy of John Stockton and 11 shy of Magic Johnson for the NBA all-time assist record. Aside from Rondo’s quest, the Celtics struggle to gain momentum early in the 2012-13 season losing back-to-back contests to the Detroit Pistons...
Sharp passes aren’t the only things Celtics players Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger were dishing out this Thanksgiving. The pair made their way to the Jordan Boys & Girls Club in Chelsea, Mass., to celebrate a holiday treat. The Boston Celtics’ charity, the Shamrock Foundation, made a gift of musical resources to the local children. Rondo and Sullinger jumped right in and...
Rajon Rondo and Doc Rivers meet the press following the Celtics Wednesday night loss to the Spurs.
Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
On Friday night the Celtics matched up against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team brought their three time scoring champion, Kevin Durant and old Celtic fan favorite Kendrick Perkins. The Celtics looked to battle to stay above .500 and did just that, finishing the week on a strong point with a win 108-100.
The team opened up strong in the first half shooting 52.4% from the field...
8 a.m. ET: ‘Tis the season for giving, and the NBA schedule-makers gave the Celtics a challenging slate for the holidays.
Two days after taking on the NBA’s most well-coached unit in the Spurs, the Celtics host arguably the league’s most talented roster when the Oklahoma City Thunder pay a post-Thanksgiving visit. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will lead the Thunder (9...
I just got back from an 8-hour drive this Saturday with only one thing on my mind…except for a couple X-rated things. I just wanted to sit on my couch, watch the Celtics play the not so exciting Raptors. Why would I be so enthralled over one lousy regular season game? The answer has two words. RAJON RONDOOOOOOO. Man, I haven’t been so excited over a player on the Celtics since...
Boston Celtics (7-6) @ Detroit Pistons (5-7) Line: Celtics by 5.5 Celtics Probable Starters PG – Rajon Rondo (13.5 APG + 13.3 PPG) SG – Jason Terry (11.5 PPG + 42.6 3FG%) SF – Paul Pierce (19.8 PPG + 5.4 RPG) PF – Brandon Bass (9.5 PPG + 5.2 RPG) C – Kevin Garnett (15.2 PPG + 7.2 [...]
You’ve seen the internet meme: 1. Step one. 2. Step two. 3. ???? 4. PROFIT!!! Well, I’m happy to report that the Celtics discovered the variable represented by the ????. Pay close attention.Step 1: Establish a comfortable lead with plenty of time to blow it (or “Set the table”).It all began with this play.The Celtics had kept pace with the Thunder for most of the game, even...