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For our final Olympics/Champions gallery, we feature Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. They were both in their athletic primes back in 2000 for the Sydney Olympics. The other member of the now defunct new Big 3, Paul Pierce, wasn't named to the 2000 team, but was on the 2002 World Championships roster, which was much less star studded and was the first time the U.S. sent pros and didn't win an international tournament. The U.S. would again come up short in the 2004 Olympics, which then led to a greater commitment from USA basketball to send the very best players for international competition. Well minus Rajon Rondo, who seems to have no interest in spending his Summers going for gold.
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The Boston Celtics have a huge soccer fan on their roster by the name of Kevin Garnett. KG has shown his love for the game for some time now and it kind of makes sense that as he ages and matures that he would want to invest in the world’s most popular sport. Perhaps following [...]
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When Ray Allen signed with the Miami Heat during free agency this summer it presented a few questions with the biggest one being if he was upset with his reduced role in Boston, why sign for less for a similar reduced role in Miami? As a sidenote, we all know the real answer to [...]
The second matchup of the tournament will have Paul Pierce and Mickael Pietrus facing off. Both plays were significant in their own way, and both symbolized things to come… or so we thought. Check out the descriptions of the matchups below.
#2 Seed: Paul Pierce’s Cold-Blooded Three: The Celtics dropped the first two games in Miami during the Eastern Conference Finals, the...
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Paul Pierce seems to be one of the guys who "gets it" when it comes to playing in Boston. That might mean different things to different people, but the Celtics faithful have formed a special connection with the team's 1998 first-round draft pick over the course of his 14-year career. So it came as a bit of a jolt when Pierce recently discussed the possibility of testing...
Date: April 11, 2012Location: TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, MAFinal Score: 88-86 (OT)Key Players: Rajon Rondo (triple double, 10-10-20), Kevin Garnett (22 points, 12 rebounds)Top Plays: 0:16 (Rondo comes up with a tough steal, dishes to Pierce for 3), 1:12 (Garnett reverse layup and fouled by Pachulia)Rundown/What it meant: I’m combining these sections because, in this game...
Avery Bradley is no Ray Allen, but in the study of how Bradley went from a defensive specialist to a key part of the Celtics' all-around game, Allen's name is there. With Allen gone to the Miami Heat and Bradley preparing to take more of the shooting guard load next season once he fully recovers from shoulder surgery, Bradley was giving praise to his former teammate on Tuesday...
The first two matchups have been blowouts thus far with you, the voters. Rondo’s pass at Golden State as well as Pierce’s bomb during Game 5 against Miami took well over 90% of the vote, earning both plays a trip to the sweet 16. Today’s matchup features one of Rondo’s most amazing clutch plays not only against Miami but in all of the playoffs. It goes against what...
Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo are teaming up with Michael Jordan to help President Obama raise some campaign cash:
The Hall of Famer will headline a celebrity basketball game on Aug. 22 in New York that will double as a fund-raiser for President Obama, the Obama campaign said Tuesday.
Other high-profile participants in the Obama Classic will include Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce of...
OVO Fest 2012 took place last weekend in Toronto. It’s the third year that rapper, Drake has put the event on. Taking in the festivities were Boston Celtics Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo. They even flicked it up with Snoop Dogg – yup, I know he’s changed his name to “Snoop Lion” for an alleged [...]
Ugh.From the good people at WEEI, we now have this quote from Dwyane Wade:“When you get a chance to add one of the best shooters in history, the best 3-point shooter in history, and you’re adding him and making your team better while at the same time hurting one of your biggest rivals, you’re pretty happy when it works out.”A few comments. First, congratulations to the...
Avery Bradley expressed his gratitude to Ray Allen in how he helped tutor him offensively during their two seasons together with the Celtics.
Another poll, another win for Rondo’s kicks. This time it’s his Nike Hyperfuse 2011 away p.e. It wasn’t even close as RR’s pair beat Marquis’ U.A. Micro G “Juke” 234 votes to 100 votes. Without further ado, here is our next poll:
13) KG Anta KGII alternate green/black colorway
These are my favorite colorway of the Anta KGII. Garnett first busted these out in January...