Found May 17, 2012 on
The NBA Playoffs are in full swing and continue to inch closer to the Conference Finals. The Celtics are well within striking distance of another Conference Finals berth, while the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacer battle out their own series to set up the other half of the bracket. Meanwhile, the Thunder and Spurs seem to be the favorites out west. Four-time NBA champion and former Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Kurt Rambis will join The Dennis and Callahan Show at 7:30 a.m. on Friday to break down the playoff action so far. Former NBA All-Star Dennis Scott will also be...

From the GreenLab: Engineering Offense for Pierce

Paul Pierce put on a performance for the ages in Game 2 at Philips Arena in Atlanta to lead the Celtics to a huge victory to tie up the series at 1-1.  The Celtics are once again tied at 1-1 but this time they will be on the road in Philadelphia.  Pierce has struggled ever since his mysterious knee injury during a shoot around before a game against the Hawks.  He's hurt, and...

Garnett, Pierce, Rondo lead Celts' win

Kevin Garnett scored 27 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and used a dominant second quarter to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Whistled for a costly illegal pick late in a Game 2 loss, Garnett crushed the Sixers early and never let them think about a fourth-quarter rally. Garnett...

Recap: The Celtics refused to win this game

Eighteen point leads are never safe in the NBA, especially when held by the Celtics. Aided by a 76ers team that couldn't shoot straight, the Celtics led by 15 in the 1st quarter, 15 at the half, and 18 early in the 3rd quarter. But in typical Celtics fashion, the C's eased up and gave it all away. Three stats tell the story: 17 turnovers. 28 personal fouls. 17 offensive...

Where did Marquis Daniels and Keyon Dooling’s “flexing” come from?

I can’t remember which one of the first round games it was, but I remember when it happened. Actually, I think it might have been Game 6, but that doesn’t really matter. Anyway, Sully and myself are watching the Boston Celtics take on the Atlanta Hawks when someone on the Celtics took and made a huge shot in the game. The camera panned to the bench where Marquis Daniels and Keyon...

Celtics Need More of Game 1 Kevin Garnett As Series With 76ers Shifts to Philadelphia

Kevin Garnett turns 36 on Saturday, the latest evidence that he's no longer the dominating force in the prime of his career that ensured he'll have a post-retirement home in Springfield. If you watched Garnett in Game 1 of the Celtics' series with the 76ers, though, you'd swear that Garnett was on the verge of turning 36, not 26. He turned in 29 points of 12-of-20...

On the Boston Celtics’ two potential Eastern Conference Finals opponents

“Not five, not six, not seven.” Those were the words spoken by the self-proclaimed “King James” during the summer of 2010 after joining forces with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. At the time, James was referring to the amount of championships that he believed this new team of superstars would win together. Almost [...]

KG an The Celtics Look To Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead In Philly Friday Night

  BOSTON CELTICS SECOND ROUND PLAYOFF GAME FOUR PREVIEW VERSUS  PHILADELPHIA 76ers No. 8 Philadelphia 76ers (40-35)   vs.  No. 4 Boston Celtics (45-30) Eastern Conference Playoffs– Second Round, Best-of-7 series (Series 2-1 Celtics lead) Game 4: Friday, 8:00 p.m. EST, Game is on ESPN Smack Fact: The Boston Celtics have won 22 consecutive games when outrebounding [...]

Photo Gallery: Celtics-Sixers G3

Enjoy some pics from last night's big win in Game 3. Top play GIFs and some flexin' after the jump.... Pics via Sina & GIFs via HTT                                                                                                                                          ...

Kevin Garnett Playing Like MVP of Playoffs, But Heat, Thunder Remain Likely Finals Favorites

PHILADELPHIA -- Keyon Dooling and the rest of the Celtics are running out of superlatives to describe Kevin Garnett. The proud, ageless big man has attracted all sorts of praise for his play in these playoffs, and there is little anyone can add at this point that will do Garnett's performances justice. So Dooling kept it simple. "He's playing the best ball in the NBA...

Dunk of the night: Paul Pierce turns back the clock and soars over the 76ers. Twice

Paul Pierce is a sure fire future Hall of Famer.  I started somewhat of a riot on Twitter a week or so ago when I claimed I wold take Paul Pierce over Scottie Pippen. But that is for another article all together.  You knew the Celtics, sensing this is their last best chance at a title, would come out more [...]

Nobody Likes You, Boston!

In case any fans haven't noticed yet, the Boston Celtics are far from the darlings of the NBA this year. Go ahead and squint your eyes into that rear-view mirror for me and see if you can make out five years ago. Remember that? We were all much younger and less jaded. Remember this? Remember how it felt to be beloved? The Big Ticket, The Truth and Jesus Shuttlesworth all...
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