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"It's a little sore," said Pierce, who had just 13 points on 5-for-13 shooting. "I turned it on one of the last plays of the game. But I think it'll be all right, a couple days rest."
Paul Pierce has always been a warrior, playing through plenty of injuries in his career. With the Celtics off until Wednesday when they play the Spurs, it should be enough time for him to recoup his injury. Pierce also talked after the game about the combination of mental and physical toughness needed for playing games with little time off in between:
"The physical is more (of a challenge)," Pierce said. "Mentally, guys want to do the right thing, want to challenge themselves. I just think physically, sometimes it's tough on some of the guys with the travel and back-to-back nights. Like I said, (Sunday's loss is) the type of game you just throw away and move on, get ready for these two big games (San Antonio and Oklahoma City) at home.&qu...
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There has been an air of negativity around the Celtics recently, due to their high expectations and slow start. The Celtics are currently 6-5, and 4th in the Atlantic Division, which we have ruled since the start of the Kevin Garnett era. We are ranked 22nd in defense, 30th in OREB%, and simply just look bad right now. But here is something I want to say: Do not forget we are missing...
Rajon Rondo continued his double-digit assist streak on Sunday
If you are like me and play way too much NBA 2k, you will quickly learn what color commentator Clark Kellogg’s favorite thing to describe Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondois. At least once a game, the announcers will discuss Rajon Rondo and some of his signature stat-lines that he has had throughout his career. Clark...
For all the Celtics fans hoping to keep up with Fab Melo and Kris Joseph as they play with the Red Claws, according to ESPN, the NBA will broadcast almost all of its D-League games this season live on YouTube.
They will be broadcasting 350 of 400 total regular-season games in high definition on the D-League YouTube channel and through a YouTube video player on NBA.com.
The Celtics took a long, hot piss on my preview optimism tonight. They had an early 6 point lead, but they relaxed late in the quarter to let Detroit cut the lead to 2, and then they took the rest of the night off. C’s fall to Detroit… DETROIT!!!!…. 103-83
The Green: Rondo got his 10th assists with less than a minute to go in the game. If there was any question as...
You learn something new every day. Jason Terry learned his shooting technique from George "Ice Man" Gervin. Wow!
And here is Iceman explaining how he got his nickname and the origin of his famous finger roll.
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WALTHAM, Mass. — Doc Rivers saw a change in Darko Milicic a few weeks ago, almost as soon as the veteran center found out that his mother was ill. It was one thing for Milicic to deal with some professional setbacks with the Celtics, having played a grand total of five minutes all season. Adding personal angst made it even tougher.
“His mom’s sick, he’s not playing, the homesickness...
Pistons 103, Celtics 83 After an impressive 18 point win over the Raptors at the Garden on Saturday, Boston had the tables turned on them in Detroit Sunday. Despite entering the game winless at home and just 1-9 overall, the Pistons (2-9) cruised to a 20 point win over the Celtics (6-5). It was [...]
8 a.m. ET: Two teams coming off discouraging losses will meet at the TD Garden for what could be an ill-tempered matchup.
The Celtics return home fresh off an embarrassing loss to the Pistons on Sunday, while the Spurs visit after suffering a loss to the Clippers that left coach Gregg Popovish embarrassed and enraged. Few teams pride themselves on consistent, professional effort...
Unable to truly grab traction at the start of the 2012-13 campaign, the Boston Celtics will get an early-season test against the reigning Western Conference champion, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Friday.
Although the veterans of Beantown have lost a handful of games they probably shouldn’t have, they aren’t ruled out as contenders on the NBA futures.
With 25-1 odds of winning...
Doc talks "Dead Man Walking" Celtics following their loss Sunday night in Detroit. More videos still to come.
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Talk about ironic. In the top 10 assists of the week, there isn't one assist from the league's assist leader. However, #2 belongs to Kevin Garnett. Good stuff and fun to watch.
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posted by Romy AquinoPOUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night.FINAL SCORE: CELTICS 107, RAPTORS 89 SEASON RECORD: 2W-7LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOHN LUCAS...
I wish I was a Lakers fan so I could be as cool as these guys. I never thought of wearing my sunglasses inside and constantly taking them on and off while holding my crotch. I'm gonna have to start doing that. We Celtics fans really need to start upping our swag factor so we can be as cool as fans like this.
Toronto Raptors (2-6) @ Boston Celtics (5-4) 12:30 PM EST: CSN/WEEI Starters: Boston Celtics PG – Rajon Rondo / Leandro Barbosa SG – Jason Terry SF - Paul Pierce PF – Brandon Bass C – Kevin Garnett Injuries: Avery Bradley (shoulders) Rajon Rondo (sprained right ankle) Toronto Raptors PG – Jose Calderon SG – DeMar DeRozan SF – Dominic McGuire [...]