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At age 36, Kevin Garnett has reached the tail end of his career with the Boston Celtics. Retirement is right around the corner for The Big Ticket, and he said when he is done with basketball, he’s done with basketball. By that, K.G. means that he isn’t planning to get into coaching and is unlikely to become a television analyst. However, he did seize the opportunity to blast the media when Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports recently asked him about life after the NBA. “Commentary is an opinion,” Garnett explained. “I don’t think people take the initiative to learn the player that they are speaking on. Everybody has something to say. Everybody was ‘great’ when they played. Ha. That’s not the case. Everybody has tough nights. You kind of hold athletes to a perfect standard at times. “Sometimes when I hear commentating, it’s sickening. People who never played the game, people who never played in the league have an opinion, and that’s all it is. You are here to educate the watcher or the vie
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An under .500 record through 29 games, it is safe to say the 2012-13 Boston Celtics have been a disappointment thus far. But why is this team struggling so much? What exactly are its problems? Let us take a closer look at the areas of struggle so far this season.
One of the main problems is just how bad the Celtics offense is. Currently sitting at an OTRG of 102.5 (ranked 23rd...
This is about all Collins can do.
Six games ago Celtics head coach Doc Rivers decided to take the last guy on the end of his bench, veteran big man Jason Collins, and insert him into the starting lineup at center. While Doc insists that Collins contributes in ways that don’t show up in the box score, it’s comical how bad his stat lines have been. Through 6 games as a starter...
Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo talk after the Celtics third straight blowout loss.
Video courtesy of CSNNE.
Nothing Earth shattering here, considering January 2nd has been the rumored date all along, but still, good to see this coming out of today's practice, from Scott Souza and A. Sherrod Blakely.
#Celtics guard Avery Bradley said he expects to play tomorrow night.
— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) January 1, 2013
#Celticstalk: #Celtics Avery Bradley reiterates he will play tomorrow...
AP Photo: Steve Yeater
One thing that is apparent after the last three games: The Celtics don’t yet trust each other. That’s not to say that Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Rajon Rondo don’t trust each other; they do. They don’t trust some of the newcomers, and Garnett made that clear after Sunday’s 118-96 loss in Sacramento.
The Celtics are not on the same page. Some...
ESPN Box Score
Wow. What is there to say? The Kings outplayed the Celtics the whole game, except for the second quarter which the Celtics won 31-30. The defense did not show up, allowing the Kings to shoot 53.7% from the field and 50% from 3. DeMarcus Cousins got his first triple-double. Jason Thompson, Isiah Thomas, and John Salmons scored over 20 points for the...
WALTHAM, Mass. — Avery Bradley may be making his return at just the right time for the Celtics, who must be wondering if their backcourt will ever be whole.
Rajon Rondo did not practice on Tuesday, and Celtics coach Doc Rivers said earlier in the day that the point guard is questionable for Wednesday’s game against the Grizzlies. Rondo has a bruised right thigh and hip as a result...
The Celtics need a big man. But so do a bunch of other teams, so acquiring one could be problematic.
Enter DeMarcus Cousins.
The beleaguered Kings forward has been ticking people off recently, but his talent level is undeniable. And according to Kentucky Sports Radio, the Celtics are one of the teams looking to acquire Cousins.
The C’s, Mavericks, Magic and Bobcats are reportedly...
We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from northern California.
Though the Warriors were the team playing a back-to-back, Boston was the one that looked old and tired.
Especially when compared to the 20-year-old Barnes, whose fresh legs and athleticism bothered Pierce all night. Pierce...
During practice Tuesday, Celtics coach Doc Rivers said the team will be graced with the return of Avery Bradley, who hasn’t played in seven months and is coming off surgery on both his shoulders, for Wednesday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Bradley said he hasn’t felt any pressure, he’s just happy to be back.
“Just like any other day, I’m going to prepare today...
3-7 in their last 10 games.
“These are dog days. This is really where you really see who’s with you. Ain’t nobody cheering, ain’t no lights on us and I love this right now. Because this is where all the plastic people melt right here…We gotta play better….We gotta have some self pride in ourselves. Gave up 100 and something points three games in a row, and it ain’t...
The Celtics have struggled for much of the 2012 season, but the caveat has always been: wait until Avery Bradley returns.
Well, that time has come. As NESN.com’s Ben Watanabe reports, the Celtics guard confirmed on Tuesday that he will play in the team’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Bradley confirms that he'll play vs Griz, but Sullinger says team will not put ton...
The DeMarcus Cousins rumors continue to swirl, and it's getting to the point where the old "where there's smoke - there's fire" adage is coming into play. One name that is consistently popping up as a possible trade chip for the Celts is Avery Bradley. Bradley is ready to return from shoulder surgery (double shoulder surgery at that) as soon as Wednesday night...