Found October 05, 2012 on Red's Army:
Led by Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger, the Celtics revamped second unit scored 44 points in today’s 97-91 exhibition loss to Fenerbahce Ulker. Let’s get the negatives out of the way. The Celtics played horrific pick-and-roll defense (especially in the 1st quarter) and committed 25 turnovers. Chalk it up to rust, jet lag, bad hotel food, whatever. Starting in place of Avery Bradley, Courtney Lee scored 7 points in 27 ineffective minutes. He committed 5 fouls in the first half. Lee did not start the second half. Green (16 points, 4 rebounds, 7-10 FG) and Sullinger (16 points, 8 reb, 7-11 FG) looked very comfortable. Green’s offense was quite diverse; feeds from Rondo, put-back slams, drives to the hoop and jumpers. Sullinger looked very crafty around the rim. I’ll leave the hyperbole to John:  If that’s what the C’s get from Green & Sullinger all year long, I’m parking a chair on the corner of Tremont & Boylston for a parade now The Celtics other big bench asset – Jason Terry ...

Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger is never in a hurry

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “That’s a great example, when you go into games, from our standpoint, we want to look at different guys, and we got a great look at him,” head coach Doc Rivers said of Sullinger afterward. “He was terrific...

Jeff Green asserting himself in camp

After a disappointing debut for the Celtics at the end of the 2010-2011 season, many were critical of the rather large contract the Celtics signed Jeff Green to this offseason. However, Doc Rivers remained confident in Jeff Green despite his struggles during his brief time with the Celtics:“Trying to do that on the run, with 25 games left, is nearly impossible,” Rivers said...

Jeff Green Shows Ability to Lead Second Unit and Other Impressions from Celtics' Loss in Istanbul

These Turkish teams are not to be taken lightly. Despite a warning from Dionte Christmas, an alumnus of the Turkish Basketball League, that Fenerbahce Ulker would be no pushover, the Celtics never seemed able to get in rhythm on Friday. Boston's first exhibition foe of the 2012-13 season controlled the pace of the game, got to the free throw line more effectively and protected...

Rondo, Darko, Sullinger stand out in win in Milan

The Celtics weren’t about to become the first NBA team to drop both games in an NBA Europe trip.  Rajon Rondo dominated the first quarter, the second unit pulled away in the second quarter, and then it was all a breeze from there in a 105-75 win. Here’s what stood out: Rondo, obviously, off the top.  He had a perfect first quarter, shooting 7-7, including his 1 three and two...

Celtics lose to Turkish team

The Boston Celtics lost the first game of the NBA's preseason Friday, 97-91 to Turkish team Fenerbahce Ulker. First-round draft pick Jared Sullinger and Jeff Green scored 16 points each, but the Celtics paid the price for a weak second quarter, getting outscored 29-18. Rajon Rondo had 13 points and nine assists, while Jason Terry, one of a handful of new players on the roster...

Video: Rajon Rondo throws a touchdown pass to Jeff Green

 We read previously that Rajon Rondo organized practices for the Celtics in LA and the guys played some football. Looks like some of that is carrying over to Turkey now. Check out the video above of Rondo throwing a touchdown pass to Jeff Green. Hopefully we will see some crazy court-long alley oops from Rondo to Green this season. Thanks to ThunWest from the shoutbox for sharing the video

Today's Boston Celtics Links 10/7

Herald  Green means go Pierce faces his world audience Doc trying not to paint Sullinger into box Globe  Celtics coach Doc Rivers works on mental game with Darko Milicic, Rajon Rondo Sports Log Celtics Green  Preview: Celtics at EA7 Emporio Armani Milano 10/7 Some Fun Odds and Ends from the Celtics I Told You It Was the Play of the Game Confidence Key for Another Celtic...

Celtics Odds and Ends from Today

In the above video we find out that there were a couple of fiery exchanges at the end of a very good practice today. That tells me that they are really competing in practice and that it will be a relief when they finally get a chance to play against another team. We also learn that Jeff Green is playing very well and gives the team a lot of versatility. The point guard for the...

Boston Celtics News from Around the Web: Daily Links for Thursday, 10/4

Like us on Facebook CLNS Radio Jared Sullinger Ready to Prove He Belongs – An in depth look at the Celtics first round draft pick, including his college numbers and what he could bring to Boston. Celtics Blog Fab Melo Passes First Test – The C’s second first round pick has been watching and learning from Kevin [...]

Celtics Cruise to Easy Win in Milan

  Boston 105, Milano 75 - After dropping their first preseason game in Istanbul on Friday, the Celtics coasted to a runaway victory over Milano in the conclusion of their European tour. For the second straight game Jeff Green was the C’s leading scorer, posting 17 points (as did Rajon Rondo) in 25 minutes of action [...]

Celtics face off vs Fenerbahce Ulker for first Preseason game

at     Boston Celtics at Fenerbahce UlkerFriday, October 5, 20122:00 PM ET 9:00 PM Istanbul Time TV:  NBA-TV, CSNNE  Pregame on CSNNE  1:30 PM ETUlker Sports Arena Istanbul, Turkey   After 6 days of practice and very competitive scrimmaging between green and white teams, the Celtics finally get to play against some new blood.  Fenerbahce is a tough team and should...

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are having intense scrimmages

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Today’s practice just wrapped up. Quite a bit of live scrimmaging today, a good prep for tomorrow’s first preseason game here in Istanbul. Doc Rivers said that most of training camp thus far has been used to...

Celtics Close Out Europe Trip With Big 105-75 Win

The Celtics closed out their European camp with a big win over EA7 Emporio Armani Milano. The play of starters and bench alike had Celtics fans feeling very good about the upcoming season. The turnovers that plagued their first game were gone and the defense was tighter and players seem to be getting more used to playing with each other. Sully, Darko and Green all impressed...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 10/4

Herald   Green sight for sore eyes Doc Rivers delivers tough workout Ray Allen cheered at Heat scrimmage Globe  Roster focus: Jared SullingerKevin Garnett in middle of Celtics’ scrum Darko Milicic looking for fresh start with Celtics Celtics Green More on the NBA Flopping Policy Memory Lane - Sheed's Back in the NBA Happy Birthday Courtney Lee!!Much Ado About FloppingCeltics...
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