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To paraphrase Allen Iverson “Preseason... we talkin bout preseason... not a real game but preseason.” That is what we are relegated to; fawning about the preseason because of last year's shortened season and even shorter preseason. It affected the Celtics the most, leaving them running on fumes and little to no help from their bench. A bench who found itself persona non grata the deeper Boston got into the playoffs. Doc was saddled with rookies who didn't have a clue in the beginning of the season and showed regression toward the end. Therefore, it was imperative that Danny Ainge brought in players who understood the game below the rim and not just play above it.This is the only time of the year you will see the veterans not really care about minutes or being on the floor. It is a time for fringe players to make a case for mop up duty. To cheer their fellow Celtics on to victory. The Celtics face an onslaught of games beginning with a back-to-back tonight in Philadelphi...
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Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith cut from the Celtics roster according to NBA source. #celticstalk PGL at 7p
— Gary Tanguay (@Gary_Tanguay) October 16, 2012Sources tell me Kris Josepf has made #Celtics They have waived Smith and Christmas @alexkennedynba @ericpincus @zachlowe_nba @stevekylernba— Peter Yannopoulos (@PeteYannopoulos) October 16, 2012My guess is this was done to...
Not much to say about this one except to learn from it and move on. The Celtics stayed within 2 in the first quarter but after that, it wasn't even close. Once again, one of the culprits was turnovers as the Celtics gave the ball away 21 times. Another problem was once again their pick and roll defense. That's one thing they have to solve before the season starts because...
Jason Terry will be posting an online diary up on ESPN Boston. Here's a snippet from his first entry:
The funniest moment on the trip was we were attracting a lot of attention because of KG's [Kevin Garnett] size. He's so tall that they recognized him easily. We were getting bombarded by pictures. So all of sudden, KG takes the camera from one lady and started taking...
The NOC has been doing behind-the-scenes videos with new Celtic Jason Terry. In the most recent edition just released, JET and Dionte Christmas play a game of pick-up basketball against 5 female basketball players. Hopefully this wasn't the reason Christmas got waived from the team!
This one just in from Jason Terry is a Celtic...Terry and Christmas play 2 on 5 vs the Roxbury womens team and lose! Thanks to Tom Reed at thenoctv.com
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Well, that was unpleasant to watch. Hopefully the Celtics got that all out of their system and hopefully Doc can start defining roles a bit more so that they can get into a groove before the start of the season. Sixers fans aren't all that bad a bunch. They don't seem to have the vitriol that say Knicks fans or Heat fans or Lakers fans have. My favorite comment was the...
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The Boston Celtics have waived guards Jamar Smith and Dionte Christmas.
Video courtesy of Chris Forsberg.
The new look Nets came to town to face-up against the Boston Celtic’s at home in the TD Garden. Brooklyn entered the Garden as one of the most improved teams in the Atlantic Division and hope to compete for a division title. The Nets were able to hold onto their franchise player, Deron Williams by bringing in six time NBA All-Star Joe Johnson. The Celtics and their fans have gotten...
Paul Pierce interview via Mike Petraglia. Courtney Lee and KG interviews via Chris Forsberg.
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 107-75 during exhibition play Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The Celtics slogged their way to their third preseason loss in four outings. Paul Pierce scored a team-high 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting, but also had four turnovers. For the Sixers, Spencer Hawes put up 17 points and eight rebounds in 17:36 off the pine, while...
8 a.m. ET: Any Bostonians with a diehard craving for live
preseason basketball can finally get their fill when the Celtics host the
Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Afterward, hopefully those fans can also get
Kevin Garnett presumably will be back in the starting lineup
after getting the night off Monday in the first game of a back-to-back set.
Whatever other machinations...
1st time all star? Comeback player of the year? Top 25 player in the NBA? How about all three. Jeff Green is back and his resurgence is as important to the Celtic's future as is Rondo's steady climb to become and maintain the title of the league's best playmaker. What is even more important is their connection and how they are able to make eachother better. The duo of...