Found January 24, 2012 on State Of The Celtics:

This shouldn't come as a huge surprise as the Celtics will make sure that Ray's as close to 100 percent as possible before bringing him back. We knew going into the season that, for the vast majority of the C's, it will take a little longer for them to recover from these types of bumps and bruises. In addition, A. Sherrod Blakely informed us that Ray and his wife are "expecting a new addition" any day now, so a quick congratulations goes out to the Allen family.

On a positive note in regards to Celtics injuries, the Boston Globe is reporting that Rajon Rondo is expected to return for Thursday's game against the Magic and Keyon Dooling may return for the game as well. Those two injuries was the reason why Avery Bradley has been given a ton of minutes over the last few games and some chances to show what he can really do. He did just that by giving Jameer Nelson fits all game last night. Expect Bradley to see some more minutes on Thursday regardless of the statuses of Rondo and Dooling, just for defensive purposes alone.

Celtics G Allen exits with ankle injury

Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen left Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with an ankle injury. Allen was hurt in the second quarter when he collided with Wizards rookie Jan Vesely. He did not return. X-rays were negative on Allen, who said he felt tightness and pain in the ankle but would attempt to play in Monday's game against Orlando. The 36-year-old Allen entered...

Short handed Celtics dominate Magic: BOS 87 ORL 56

Despite missing five players due to injury - including Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen and Mickael Pietrus - the Celtics played arguably their greatest game of the entire season, manhandling the Orlando Magic at the TD Garden 87-56. The Magic drop to 11-5 as the Celtics improve to 7-9. It is the first time all season the Celtics have beaten an opponent with a winning record. The Magic held...

Luck of the Irish Not on Wizards Side

Without Rajon Rondo in the line up and Ray Allen being sidelined in the first half due to injury, today's game was there for Washington's taking. Instead, the only thing the Wiz Kids got was a steady dose of Paul Pierce. The future hall of famer had a game high 34 points and 10 assists in his best game this season for the C's and lead his team to a 100-94 victory over...

Celtics without Allen, Rondo, 3 reserves (AP)

The Boston Celtics will be without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Boston coach Doc Rivers delivered the news about an hour before the game. Allen jammed his left ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's win at Washington and didn't return.

Allen, Rondo among five Celtics out vs. Magic

Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo are among five Celtics out for Monday's game against the Magic.

Celtics destroy Magic 87-56

Let me begin by apologizing for not recapping the Celtics' win over Washington on Sunday. In fact, let me do that now. Paul Pierce was good. The Wizards are the craptastic. End of summary. On to tonight, where the Celtics strutted out a lineup that I'm pretty sure included Huey, Duey and Louie. They then proceeded to absolutely embarrass the bejesus out of the Orlando...

Comments From the Other Side - Wizards 1/22

 Out of 6 wins, 3 of those are against the Wizards.  When do we get to play them again???  Good discussion of Pierce's value.  Some love him and some hate him but none can deny his talent.  I love that they find solace in not being Toronto :)  Enjoy today's Comments from the Other Side.  They are definitely more fun when we win! (And a Hat Tip to DH for the new graphic...

Celtics minus Allen and Rondo; 3 bench players

The Boston Celtics were without starters Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo and three bench players, severely depleting their roster for Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic.

No Bull in East as Celtics Collapse

Boston Celtics’ Ray Allen grimaces on the court in the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, January 22, 2012 in Washington. Allen did not return to the game. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL) Everyone who knows that NBA betting is the place to look for odds is stunned by the sudden and epic collapse of the...

Rondo sits out again

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with a sprained right wrist.

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 1/23

Herald    Truth can’t be silenced Doc: We weren’t ready Paul Pierce has best game of the season in Celtics win Globe  Globe 10.0 - Globe 10.0 Are the Celtics really this bad? FInal: Celtics 100, Wizards 94 Ray Allen has 'jammed' ankle, X-rays negative (updated) Celtics PG Rondo misses 2nd straight game Ray Allen nursing an ankle injury Pierce (34) leads Celtics...

Various trade purposals

Beasley for McGee Any chance we could get in on a Paul Pierce or Ray Allen deal? Supposedly Ainge is interested in creating cap space to retool next season. Randolph, Pekovic, Johnson, Malcolm Lee. I'm curious to see what happens at the trade deadline this year. I feels like their could be quite a bit of movement with Dwight, Celtics, Rockets, whoever.

Rondo out again today

Twitter / @SherrodbCSN: #Celtics Doc Rivers confir ... via kwout The challenge is a little different here for Avery Bradley.  I'll have more shortly in the game preview

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 1/24

Herald    Tonight’s scratches: Rondo, Allen, Pietrus, Dooling, Wilcox Bradley pleased with his defense on Magic’s Nelson Dwight Howard tips hat to C’s after ugly loss Celtics work Magic Baby’s back in old crib Reliving all the Magic Kevin McHale chooses to leave the memories at the door Globe    Celtics shut down Magic, 87-56 Video: Pierce praises Celtics defense...

How we see it goin' down: Celtics - Magic

Tip: 7:30pm    Court: TD Garden    Watch it: CSN/NBA TV    Hear it: WEEI                            Referees:  Tom Washington, Leroy Richardson, Scott Twardoski  Get your tickets here The Matchup Record: 6-9 (3rd Atlantic, 7th East) Record: 11-4 (1st Southeast, 2nd East) At Home: 4-5 On road: 5-2 ...
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