Found April 21, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
Photo credit: Debbie Wong/USA Today Sports Turnovers And Poor Offense Cost Celtics After a traumatic week for the people of Boston, it was understandable that they would turn to their beloved sports teams for comfort and inspiration. The Boston Celtics nearly provided it. They were so close. So damn close. On Saturday night, the Celts found themselves in a situation they had been in way too many times before. A situation that endlessly infuriates C's fans. The Celtics were winning at the start of the fourth quarter against the New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs, and blew it. Talk about deja vu. It all started out so well. Carmelo Anthony had a strong start, but after some tough defensive work from the likes of Brandon Bass, Melo was smothered out of most of the game. Even Tyson Chandler, who was returning from injury, failed to make an impact during the early stages. He couldn't even manage a field goal attempt. Boston took advantage. Sure, they were forced i...

Pierce & Melo address MSG crowd to pay tribute to city of Boston, Knicks fans boo Pierce

Classy moment by Paul Pierce and Carmelo Anthony ruined by booing. 'Melo to his credit admonishes the booing. Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.

A Celtic received a Sixth Man of the Year Award, you'll never guess who

One of the Boston Celtics received a Sixth Man of the Year Award and you may be surprised who it was. Either somebody really likes Jordan Crawford's game or they meant his older brother Jamal, but one of the newest Celtics was voted the best player off the bench in the NBA. Nothing against Jordan Crawford, but it's hard to say a guy who didn't spend the whole year on...

Video: 2012-2013 Boston Celtics Season Mix

Thanks to huff99 for sending us his Celtics season mix. Anyone ready to take down the Knicks? Check out our Video Vault for more Celtics mixes and movies. Celtic vs. Knicks tickets for less

Reasons for optimism

The Celtics managed only 8 points in the 4th quarter last night, and just 25 total in the second half. For the game Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce combined to shoot 10-27 from the field, 37%. The bench scored just 4 points without making a field goal (0-7), including 0-4 3PT from Jason Terry. Boston's reserves also failed to register a single assist. The Celtics turned the ball...

Amar’e Stoudemire underestimates Boston Celtics, says not to underestimate Celtics

Amar'e Stoudemire is pretty sure the Knicks are going to win this one.Amar’e Stoudemire had a bold statement to make about the upcoming series between the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks. Via ESPN New York:“We’re going to win that first round for sure,” [Stoudemire] said on Thursday night in New York City during a screening of his upcoming EPIX documentary, ...

Celtics To Wear ‘Boston Stands As One’ Patch

The Boston Celtics will wear this commemorative ‘Boston Stands As One’ uniform patch during the playoffs to honor the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston this past week.

Video: Ride Till I Die - Celtics 2013 Playoffs hype mix

New video mix by GeeZeeCeltics just in time for Game 1. Check out our Video Vault for more Celtics mixes and movies. Celtics vs. Knicks tickets for less

Rondo Playing De Facto Coach Role With Celtics

Doc Rivers has always spoken highly of Rajon Rondo's basketball intelligence.

How we see it goin down: The Celtics-Knicks series

Schedule:  Game 1: Saturday, April 20 – Celtics at Knicks – 3 p.m. (ABC) Game 2: Tuesday, April 23 – Celtics at Knicks – 8 p.m. (TNT) Game 3: Friday, April 26 – Knicks at Celtics – 8 p.m. (ESPN) Game 4: Sunday, April 28 – Knicks at Celtics – 1 p.m. (ABC) Game 5*: Wednesday, May 1 – Celtics at Knicks – TBD Game 6*: Friday, May 3 – Knicks at Celtics – TBD Game...

Boston Celtics News from Around the Web: Daily Links for Monday, 4/22

Boston Globe Knicks' Carmelo Anthony will never win it all - Dan Shaughnessy is not impressed by the New York superstar's game. Celtics go back to drawing board after loss to Knicks - Baxter Holmes sites their lack of teamwork down the stretch as the deciding factor in Game 1. Boston Herald Celtics hope to get Kevin Garnett more involved - Mark Murphy discusses Garnett'...

Update on the Celtics/Knicks ticket auction - Over $500 raised!

Last week after the marathon bombings, CelticsLife (plus PatriotsLife, Red Sox Life and BruinsLife) shared a link to the Children's Hospital Boston wish list (the list is still up and worth a look). Children's was caring for nine kids that got injured in the bombings, and the wish list was for toys and games that the kids can use during their time there. A friend of mine...

Knicks JR Smith dunks on Celtics Jeff Green in game 1 of playoffs

The NBA post season is underway and we have already witnessed our first amazing dunk in the first game. “Sixth Man of the Year” candidate, JR Smith came off the bench in the first half to score 11 points in 10 minutes during the first half. One of those baskets was this dunk where JR bangs on Celtics Jeff Green.   When JR goes inside, the Knicks are hard to beat. JR ended the...

Turnovers cost Celtics chance to win Game 1

Rajon Rondo was unable to join his team Friday as planned, stuck in Boston while the city was in lockdown. He arrived in New York on Saturday, even offering his teammates some tips from the scouting report. Unfortunately for the Celtics, he still can't play. The Celtics badly missed their injured point guard Saturday, costing themselves a chance to win their playoff opener...

Celtics vs Knicks: Preview

Playoff Schedule Celtics Players and What to Watch For: Today at 3pm the New York Knicks will begin their journey on a road to a hopeful Championship run. The first obstacle for the Knicks is the dreaded Boston Celtics who are not as good as the old Celtics, but still playoff tested and dangerous. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jeff Green are now the Celtics nucleus. Pierce is not...

Knicks Secure Game One Over the Celtics 85-78, Melo Registers for 36 Points

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images A wild matinee took place in Madison Square Garden as the New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 85-78 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. The first clash between the two Atlantic division squads did not disappoint, especially from a New York state of mind. In the first half of play both teams, respectively,...
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