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The D-League Blog lists the top performers from last night's opening night games. Kris Joseph was listed as one of the top performers in the Eastern Division. Melo, not so much.
2. Kris Joseph, Maine
Fresh off his assignment from the Boston Celtics, Kris Joseph had an impressive night for the Red Claws with a game high of 28 points that complimented his eight rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals nicely. The same could not be said about the Celtics' other assignment Fab Melo, who fizzled with 2 points and 4 blocks in his NBA D-League debut.
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What Rondo has done so far this season has been nothing short of incredible
By now it's pretty well known that Rajon Rondo is on a historic run in the assist department. In fact, if Rondo can pick up ten helpers tonight, it will mark the 37th consecutive game he has done so, tying him with John Stockton for the 2nd longest streak in NBA history. Impressive, but also not breaking...
Jason Terry wore a pair of retro Rebook Iverson Answer IV’s last night in the Celtics win over the Thunder. The Answer IV is the same model AI wore while stepping over Celtic’s coach Tyronn Lue in the 2001 playoffs. Terry has been doing a lot to bring “Reebok Back” in Boston. This colorway of the Answer IV release a few months back and sold out quickly. You can still...
Here's a nice video to warm your heart this holiday weekend. EK just shared it with me and I thought you all would like it. While I can't personally vouch for the charity (Just saw the video and haven't done any research, but appears pretty legit to me) I feel I should share their story that they attached to the video: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/bNnE3 More then...
After having his best night of the season and helping the Celtics beat the Thunder 108-100, Jeff Green said he was not motivated by the fact that he used to play for the Thunder. Jason Terry was another Celtic who had a big night, scoring 16 points wich included a huge three-pointer with 36 seconds [...]
Just thought I'd share a bit of nostalgia. Above is the 1995 All American High School Slam Dunk Contest featuring Paul Pierce, Kris Clack and Vince Carter. Carter eventually won but The Captain had some impressive dunks as well and made it to the Finals. After the Jump you'll see some of the highlights from the 1995 McDonalds All American game.
This was one of the...
So I may have reached a bit with my headline, but I needed that win.
Fueled by Paul Pierce and Jeff Green, the Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-100. While Pierce and Green deserve credit for strong individual performances, this truly was a team effort. The Celtics had 8 offensive rebounds. The bench cranked out 35 points. The defense came alive (in the 2nd and 3rd quarters...
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 [...]
Follow Mike Macchi on Twitter The answer quite simply is NO! This is by no means a knock on Gortat and his game. Gortat is a very good complimentary player who has played very well in the role he has been asked to play in over the years, first with the Magic and now with [...]
If Michael Jordan can do it, why can't Michael Finley? There are far too many reasons for me to name here. However, that doesn't keep Finley from wanting to make a comeback. The former Dallas Mavericks forward has been working with Mark Cuban in the team's front office, but he's been staying in shape and wants to play again. According to Marc Stein of ESPN...
Paul Pierce talking about finding a way to win, the adjustments the Celtics made to contain the Magic three point shooters, and closing the game.
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Paul Pierce has done this a million times. Early in games, late in games, in the middle, it does not matter when. Pierce knows exactly how to finish things off and how to brush off any failures. When he stepped into a wide-open 3-pointer with 2:10 left in overtime to break a 108-108 tie, it was old hat for him.
For the Magic, it is not quite second nature to win these close games...
Mickael Pietrus remains a free agent, but is receiving interest from a number of teams.
Last week it was Juan Dixon.
Now Michael Finley wants to call it a comeback.
Apparently age is nothing but a number to guys like Dixon (34 years old) and Finley (39 years old) as they still feel like they have something to offer to NBA teams around the league besides a chance to increase a teams’ average age.
ESPN.com’s Marc Stein is reporting Finley -- the former...
Tip: 6 PM Court: Amway Center Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Dick Bavetta, Michael Smith and Josh Tiven
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On road: 3-3
At home: 4-2
Streak: Won 1
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (19.8 ppg)
Buckets: Aaron Afflalo (15.8 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.2...
Sasha McHale, 22, dies after long battle with lupus The Houston Chronicle has reported this morning that the daughter of former Boston Celtics Hall of Famer, and current Houston Rockets head coach, Kevin McHale, has passed away. Alexander “Sasha” McHale was 22 years old, and had long been battling lupus. She was hospitalized this [...]