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After the Celtic's second week of play they sit with a record of 3-3. The team has continued to struggle to find their identity, a proper bench rotation, and consistent effort on both offense and defense. In this Rookie Report we'll cover the newcomers contributions this past week, how bench rotation will alter minutes, and what to look for this week.
(Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics takes a jump shot against Thaddeus Young#21 of the Philadelphia 76ers on November 9, 2012 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Jared Sullinger - In the Celtics second week of action the team faced familiar foes matched up against their division rival Philadelphia 76ers and two teams played in week one; the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks.
In week one we saw Jared Sullinger's minutes steadily increase. Interestingly enough the opposite occurred in week two even though the Celtics faced the same te...
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Jeff Green Cannot Play, And It Has Crippled the Boston Celtics Remember that vaunted Boston Celtics bench? The one that was going to carry the Celts at the very least back to the Eastern Conference Finals, with a chance to bring home Banner 18? The Celtics bench had the quintessential microwave in Jason Terry. [...]
The Celtics started out the new season with two straight losses, but they’ve bounced back and won four of their last five ahead of Wednesday’s home game against the Utah Jazz.
Who have been the key contributors to the cause so far?
You’ve got to start with Paul Pierce, who’s really taken over and become the nightly scoring threat we were accustomed to seeing. Pierce is averaging...
The one (slight?) concern that Celtics fans had in the beginning of the season was the lack of a pure backup PG. There were two sides to that: Yes, it is very important to cut Rondo's minutes efficiently, yet there are no backup PGs available who can do that at a satisfactory level. Celtics' experiments with veteran PGs have not been the best as we all know (save for Dooling...
Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Brandon Bass talk after the Celtics Monday night win in Chicago.
Videos courtesy of CSNNE.
Rondo got robbed of an assist when Garnett got hit.
Rajon Rondo's spectacular streak of 30 games with 10+ assists has led me to keep a very close eye on his ball distribution of late. As he continues to climb his way up the charts towards the all-time record, I watch each game intently keeping track of his assist count.
While at the Garden last Wednesday I noticed three...
In an NBA.com article this morning by David Aldridge (scroll down past the Laker talk), Keyon Dooling tells the story of a nervous breakdown he sustained this summer, and his subsequent week long stay in a mental institution. He details the experiences that led to his decision to retire from the Celtics, which all stem from sexual abuse he suffered as a child.
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we've posted some pretty solid clips from the folks over at Network of Champions.As part of their series with Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry, they allowed Jason to show off his shooting stroke.Check out this clip where he makes 50 out of 55 straight jump shots:
After every game, we’ll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player’s overall value.
Offense: 20 points on a very efficient 10-16 shooting. He hit 5 of 6 shots at the rim, and 5 of 8 from everywhere else inside the 3-point line. A few of his turnovers were sloppy, but a few of his passes were spectacular.
Defense: He played the passing lanes...
C’s come away with a big road win in Milwaukee last night, beating the Bucks 106-100. Boston is now in Chicago preparing for their Monday night game with the Bulls. Tip-off at the United Center is at 8pm EST.
Enjoy some photos/GIFs from last night’s win courtesy of Sina & HoopChina:
Here are the full highlights from the game last night, where Rajon Rondo put up 20 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds, and 5 steals
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DeMarcus Cousins was suspended again yesterday. This time for 2 games for his attack on Spurs announcer Sean Elliott, based on Elliott's mild criticism of him on the air. Reporters wondered why he got such a serious penalty for going after an announcer, but it's obvious to me. It's called being a repeat offender. Try getting caught...
I like this. I can fill the whole ballot with Celtics and Thunder players. This is the first time I think that's ever happened. I know I'll be voting every day. Here's the link if you want to vote. All Star Ballot Here.
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In a rematch of the most entertaining seven-game series I have been alive for, the Bulls and the Celtics square off in Chicago at 8:00 pm. This should be the first real test for the Celtics since their opener against the Miami Heat and a test of team cohesion. The boys from Boston have played and lost to some of the middle-of-the-pack teams in the NBA, this will be a good litmus...
Call in: 347-215-7771 | Listen Live | Join the CelticsBlog Chat Listen from your mobile device The CLNS Radio Boston Celtics Post Game series continues their season-long initiative to cover every single Boston Celtics game. Tonight, the Celtics square off against the Chicago Bulls for the first time this season. Your hosts will be Matt Rury, Nick Gelso and The Scotsman...
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The Boston Celtics (4-3) stormed into the United Center with emphasis to start their first winning streak as they secured a 101-95 victory over Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls (4-3) on Monday night.
There are three main reasons why the Celtics came out victorious: Rajon Rondo’s advantage over Nate Robinson, they made half their field...