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Following the elimination of our Boston Celtics last Friday you may have found your TL in twitter filled with articles of the main reporters out there citing the likeliness of the end of the Garnett era in Boston. That, coupled with the logical sadness after falling to the Knicks may have colored your basketball dreams in black gloom.
First, and before entering into an analysis of what the Celtics may look like next season keep in mind this:
The team has a high quality group of players in Rajon Rondo (NBA superstar), Jeff Green (the best player for the Celtics in the second part of the season), Jared Sullinger (one of the best rookies this year) and Avery Bradley (one of the best perimeter defenders in the league). The prospect of having these four players locked for our roster next season should be enough to make you smile.
But there is more: the team has also some good players that can contribute to the team either from the bench or in future trades to reload this team this ...
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In his 18th season in the NBA, Kevin Garnett is still an incredibly valuable player.
You can see some of that value in his stats (14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in just 29.7 minutes), you can see it on the scoreboard (the Celtics were 6 points better per 100 possessions this season with KG on the court, compared to when he sat), and you can see it in the MVP voting.
The offseason is here for the Boston Celtics, and in just a couple of months, they will begin the process of putting next year’s team together. We will take a look at the current Celtics and try to figure out what to do with each of them. We continue today with Kevin Garnett.
Kevin Garnett finds himself in a significantly better position than Paul Pierce (profiled at great...
Last season, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he was positive Kevin Garnett was coming back for another year. Now, with rumors circulating that the big man could be mulling retirement, the coach isn’t sure, according to Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston."I have no clue," Doc admitted. "I was positive last year [he was coming back]. I'm not as sure this year...
Photo credit: David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Damn it. As always, it ended too soon. They should have gone further. They should have done better. They had so much more to say. The writers here at CLNS Radio had so much more to say. Instead, the Boston Celtics have canceled their plans for heading back to Madison Square Garden for Game 7. Instead Kevin Garnett and co. will be...
Kevin Garnett stayed true to his competitive form to the very end. After the Boston Celtics lost to the New York Knicks 88-80 in a series-ending Game 6 at TD Garden on Friday, Garnett walked off the court without appearing to shake hands with his opponents. Teammates Paul Pierce and Jason Terry were right in front of him as they walked off the court and into the locker room.
With the Celtics having been unceremoniously booted from the first round of the NBA playoffs, there are major questions whether the team’s two longtime stars, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, will return to lead Boston for at least one more year.
Both Garnett and Pierce are under contract next season — and Garnett one more beyond that — but the Celtics also hold a $5 million...
The New York Knicks sent the Boston Celtics packing in Game 6.
Iman Shumpert was a co-star of the game scoring 15 of his 17 points in the second period.
Watch Shumpert’s definitive play from Game 6.
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Rich Conte will take over the Beat today on CLNS Radio. Conte will be joined by CLNS Co-Founder, Nick Gelso. The guys will be breaking down what went wrong in the Celtics - Kicks first round series, their best & worst moments of 2012-13. Will Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce be returning next season OR was Friday night our last opportunity to see these legends on the parquet? The...
This offseason will be a lot like the last one for the Boston Celtics.
Except they're another year older.
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce could be heading for retirement. Coach Doc Rivers also wouldn't commit to another season with the Celtics after they were eliminated from the playoffs Friday night with an 88-80 loss to the New York Knicks in Game 6 of their first-round...
Poor Carmelo Anthony.
He's taken so much abuse this season.
First Kevin Garnett told him his wife tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios. Or maybe he didn't.
Anyway, then Jordan Crawford most certainly said something else not so nice about Melo's wife.
Now, on top of all that. Melo's arm hurts.
"He yanked my arm out," Anthony said of Garnett. "It...
Losing, and the act of being a loser is often one of the most shameful and disappointing feelings one can feel, both as a player and a fan of that losing team. As competitors, whether it be baseball, basketball, or in the form of racing that I do myself, losing is one of the worst feelings one can endure. As the great Ricky Bobby once said, “if you ain’t first your last”. We...
Back in January, Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett made the term “Honey Nut Cheerios” into a whole new thing after he spent some time trash-talking Carmelo Anthony about his wife, La La Vazquez.
Flash-forward to today, Celtics fans decided to serenade Carmelo with those exact words as he made his way to the Knicks bench area during game six of their first-round playoff series...
Paul Pierce (left) and Kevin Garnett (right) may have played their last game in a Celtics uniform.
As the Boston Celtics head into the off-season, they have many questions to answer. The first is whether they should retain captain Paul Pierce?
Pierce could make $15.3 million this season unless the Celtics buy out Pierce for $5 million. If the Celtics choose to buy out Pierce,...
With the Celtics season ending tonight the immediate focus becomes the future of the next two Celtics to get their numbers retired, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. KG seems to imply that his future could very well depend on whether or not Danny retains Pierce.
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