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Team USA survived a scare on Saturday, outlasting Lithuania 99-94. A win is a win, but Kevin Love thought an apology was is order. Shortly after Team USA, which actually trailed in the fourth quarter, overcame Lithuania's upset bid, Love sent out the following tweet. Shaq on the free throw line today!!! My bad USA. Good win for us. Needed a game like that. On to the next. â€...
With the dust settling on an active offseason for the Boston Celtics a clearer picture of the final roster heading into the 2012-13 season is coming into view. Several key role players have left the team, either via free agency or trade, but the additions to the roster have left the team younger, more athletic, [...]
"Ray made the best decision for him," Pierce told the team's official website Thursday in his first public offseason comments. "That's what it's all about: You get in these situations, you become a free agent, and you make a decision based on what's best for you and your family. Ray will always be a brother for me. If it wasn't for...
Former Celtics 1st round pick and current Rocket JaJuan Johnson issued his first public comments about the multi-player trade that sent him to Houston for Courtney Lee:
â€śIt was a good opportunity the first year, and it was fun,â€ť Johnson said of playing for the Celtics. â€śBut thatâ€™s what it is. Itâ€™s part of the business. Thatâ€™s something that you learn early on.
Derrick Williamscredit: nba.com
The Minnesota Timberwolves have made their fair share of noise this offseason after showing they could possibly contend for a playoff spot. They had solid play from the point guard position, as well as their bigs. Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and Nikola Pekovic had their team playing very well until various injuries led to a late season skid.
Late last year we got a tip from one of our readers in Rome that Kevin Garnett was part of an investment group purchasing AS Roma Soccer Club. The Boston Globe later confirmed the report (didn't give us any credit, but whatever), but today the Globe is reporting that the NBA blocked KG's ownership bid.Kevin Garnett has a strong rooting interest in soccer, Chelsea and AC Milan...
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Paul Pierce gave his first interview of the offseason to Molly McGrath over at Celtics.com where he offered his thoughts on a multitude of topics, including the departure of former Celtic Ray Allen:â€śItâ€™s going to be a little weird. Ray made the best decision for him. Thatâ€™s what it is all about. When you are a free agent you make the best decision for you. Heâ€™ll always...
Hall of Fame center Arnie Risen died Saturday morning in Beachwood, Ohio. He was 87 years old. Risen had suffered from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His lung cancer had been in remission.
He is mostly a forgotten figure to most Celtics fans today, but in the early fifties, he was a very recognizable player to NBA fans of that generation. He played 13...
The NBA blocked Kevin Garnett's bid to purchase a minority stake in Italian soccer club AS Roma.
Anytime the Celtics lose, the season is not successful, and it (pondering retirement) was very tough to think of leaving on an unsuccessful note.- M.L. Carr after losing in the 1985 Finals to the Lakers. This week in WTHHT, we remember the career of the energectic and proud M.L. Carr.Â As I've done in the past, as often as the opportunity presents itself, I read M.L.'s autobiography...
Few players in Celtics history retain as much love and respect as Larry Joe Bird. In spite of the fact that Larry has been coach, GM and President of the Indiana Pacers since 1997, Celtics fans still see him as a forever Celtic. I've been thinking a lot about Larry lately between Lex's articles from the 1980 season over on Lex Nihil Novi and re-watching several of the...
I've written a couple articles lately about how Red put character first in choosing his players and how important signing players with good character is to developing chemistry on a team. I said in one article that I thought Danny did a good job in bringing in that type of player for this year's Celtics.
Today, in the Sun News, there is evidence of this very thing. We...
The Celtics have a team option on Paul Pierce's contract for the 13-14 season.