Found June 07, 2012 on
Mayor Thomas Menino seems like a good enough guy, so this is all in good fun, of course. Plus, he's got a lot of power in this city, so it wouldn't be too smart to openly mock him. That being said, he does struggle from time to time with pronouncing words, especially names and especially names of Boston athletes. The mayor was at it again Wednesday when he referred to Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo as "KJ" and "Hondo," respectively. Those blunders just get added to the long line of flubs, along with the likes of Varitek splitting the uprights...

Garnett Leads the Celtics to victory

Kevin Garnett may be 36 years old but he still plays with the same fire and passion that he did as a rookie. Garnett was unstoppable in the Boston Celtics game 5 win over the Miami Heat 94 to 90. There is no question that Garnett is the leader of this team. Garnett finished the game with 26 points and made a pair of free throws with 8 seconds left to seal the victory...

QuickVid: Doc & Rondo Praise Fans While LeBron Reviews 45 Point Game 6

Doc Rivers told his Celtics to pack suits for the rest of the week, implying his team is not considering any other outcome but winning Saturday’s Game 7. Rajon Rondo told CLNS that the Celtics fans are the best in all of sports after losing Game 6. Dwyane Wade talked to CLNS about staying ready [...]

Kevin Garnett is everything the Heat are not

KG is everything Miami lacks. He's tough, he's a leader, he's big and strong, he takes no prisoners.

Rajon Rondo's Tip Pass to Mickael Pietrus Could Be Most Important Play of Series Thus Far (Video)

Rajon Rondo has had much flashier passes in the Eastern Conference Finals, but a fourth-quarter tip to Mickael Pietrus in Game 5 is his most important assist of the series thus far. The Celtics built a five-point lead a couple of minutes into the final frame on Tuesday night, but the Heat came roaring back to seize the lead and briefly control of the game. That momentum only seemed...

Kevin Garnett pulls Mickael Pietrus into Celtics huddle (Video)

Nearing the end of last night's game five victory, Boston Celtics guard Mickael Pietrus wasn't exactly excited to go into a team huddle with under ten seconds to play.Watch as teammate Kevin Garnett pulls him into the huddle, not once but twice:

Wally Szczerbiak backtracks on criticism: Kevin Garnett proved me completely wrong

When Wally Szczerbiak took a shot at Kevin Garnett last week and tweeted about him not being a clutch player, many people chalked it up to jealousy and fired back at Szczerbiak by reminding him that Garnett is a Hall of Famer and Wally was nothing more than an above-average role player. As an NBA analyst, Wally simply thought he was doing his job in being objective. However, his...

VIDEO: Game 5 GreenLights Celtics @ Heat

Tonight the Celtics have an amazing opportunity to eliminate the Miami Heat on the parquet floor and advance to the NBA Finals for the third time in the New Big Three Era.  It will be by no means an easy game but if the Celtics continue their inspired play from Game 5 with an out of control Garden crowd behind them, I like their chances.  So to help you get pumped for the game...

Vote: How Will the Celtics-Heat Eastern Conference Finals End?

The Boston Celtics are now one win away from the NBA Finals. After a 94-90 Game 5 win over the Miami Heat. The Celtics now have a 3-2 series lead. The Celtics were able to win on the road, led by Kevin Garnett's 26 points and 11 rebounds, Rajon Rondo's 13 assists, and a clutch 3-point dagger by Paul Pierce in the final minute. But the Heat boasted strong performances as well...

Halftime Report: Heat Lead 55-42 as LeBron Scores 30

LeBron James leads the way with 30 points in the first half as the Miami Heat hang on to a 53-44 lead in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Rajon Rondo has an astounding 19 points and five assists, but LeBron is en route to a historic performance with his back against the wall. [...]

Celtics' Veteran Advantage, Experience Together Allows Squad to 'Stay With It' (Video)

The Boston Celtics have been together in, more or less, their current form since 2007. That's the kind of experience that allows a team to know where everyone is going to be on the floor without even looking. It may also be the kind of experience that's the reason the Celts currently hold a 3-2 series advantage over the Miami Heat, one game away from the NBA Finals. As a...

Celtics key plays down the Stretch

Who would have thought that after losing the first two games that the Boston Celtics would be beat the Miami Heat in three games straight? That is exactly what happened with the Celtics 94 to 90 victory in game 5 at Miami. Now, the Thunder have a chance to close out the Heat in game 6 at Boston. Leading the Celtics was Kevin Garnett he was just a man among boys. He finished...

I still don’t understand why Chris Bosh didn’t play at the end of Game 5

Chris Bosh said he had more to contribute, but coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t think it was fair to reinsert the seven-time All-Star into the fourth quarter of Game 5. And so it was that Bosh watched as his teammates failed to close out the Boston Celtics, as the Celtics yanked Game 5 from Miami’s blistering fingers and moved within one win of the NBA Finals.Bosh said he had no...
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