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Johnson attempted only five shots in their opener on Monday and he was more aggressive from the outset in their second game, knocking down a pair of outside shots. But the Celtics need to know A) if he can hold up against bigger opponents and B) what his natural position truly is in the NBA.
Johnson is too sleight to handle the physical pounding inside, but he is skilled and there was talk last season of ultimately making him into a small forward, albeit a long three. For now, he’s more comfortable playing the four, but he’s had a hand in guarding multiple positions in Orlando, which will serve him well down the line.
“Maybe the four, I think, because I’ve had the most reps at the four,” Johnson said. “I’m starting to feel comfortable at all of them. I think this experience being able to guard these positions will help me when his season starts.”
The optimism is starting to slip when it comes to JaJuan Johnson. Once seen through green tinted glasses as the second coming of Ke...
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It's only 3 days into the 2012 NBA Summer League, and thus far we have seen some promising moments from the Boston Celtics rookies, Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo, and Kris Joseph.
The above video is a highlight mix welcoming the draftees to Boston, featuring their best plays in their Celtics summer league jerseys against OKC, the Nets, and the Pacers, as well as some college footage...
The Summer League Boston Celtics are undefeated, people! As in, no losses!They have won while controlling a game for four quarters, and they have won with a desperate comeback led by a 6-foot-1 point guard (Jonathan Gibson) who played for a Turkish team called “Trabzonspor” last season. They have won with Jared Sullinger tossing bricks at the rim and they have won with him...
This came out of left field when I was reading Kelly Dwyer's column this morning, which pretty much rips Danny Ainge for spending $36 million on Jeff Green.
And Jeff Green, fully vetted as a wing apparently, will be relied upon due to the potential half-year absence of Avery Bradley, who will be out until midseason while he recovers from significant shoulder woes.
With baseball at the All Star break, basketball and hockey in our rear view mirrors, and football around the corner, we find ourselves firmly cemented in the middle of professional sports purgatory. Luckily, for rabid sports fans like myself, the Olympics will soon be coming to the rescue. The one in event I’m particularly looking [...]
We have our first “upset” of this year’s Madness. Former Celtic (have to get used to saying that) Ray Allen’s AJ XIII away p.e.’s were crushed by Rondo’s Huaraches. Now obviously I know much of Rondo’s votes may have come after Ray decided to jet for Miami, but the fans have spoken. Rondo’s Nike Huarache bball 2012 received 63% of your votes to move on to the next...
Sales of Powerade are about to go waaaay down in Boston. The company seems to have decided to put up a billboard celebrating LeBron James’ first title win almost three miles from the TD Garden.
To read this feature and view photos of the billboard, please click the link below.
The Block Party is back after a week off to cover the NBA Draft with Celtics Hub’s Brian Robb. Robb will be coming on right away so be sure to tune in at 8 sharp. We’ll cover all the big moves across the league over the past week and especially break down the Celtics’ moves. [...]
Hey, I may not think Ray Allen is a traitor, but this is a funny little spoof starring Ray Allen, Rondo and Kevin Garnett.
Irrevocable Differences with Rondo was Ray Allen’s number one reason why he left Ray Allen has taken less money to join the Miami Heat after departing Boston. Many have said that there are many reasons for this, and one of the main reasons was Allen’s deteriorating relationship with the Celtics’ starting point guard Rajon Rondo. [...]
Editor’s note: This post is from Jordan Higgs. He is likely to be one of Celtics Town’s initial crop of interns, who are plotting to take over the world one blog post at a time. Due to other obligations I still haven’t watched the entire game. But from what I’ve watched (the second half), well, JARED MOTHER-F%$&ING SULLINGER!!!!! If you also want to apply for an intern...
It’s the greatest internet fantasy geek tournament ever created, and it starts now. Plus it’s a hell of a way to pass the off season rumor mill and FA period by.
That’s right we have brought to The Sports Headquarters for the first time the All Time NBA Mock Draft.
The basis of the competition is simple, we took every NBA player that has ever laced them up and made them...
Herald Celtics beat Nets for 2nd straight summer win
Celtics’ Fab Melo lands on feet
JaJuan Johnson gets summer crash course
Younger Dream Team players need to check egos at the door
Ray Allen leaves Boston as a class act
Globe Blame to go around for Ray Allen and Celtics
Johnson still trying to find his niche for Celtics
Departing thoughts on Ray Allen
Every once in a while, Twitter reveals some interesting things. Usually, the social media network only reveals what Chad Johnson had for lunch, how many tummy crunches Brooke Burke Charvet did this morning or that Ashton Kutcher is still a dope. Occasionally -- such as when Mike Wallace's death prompted dismay from Pittsburgh Steelers fans mistaking the television journalist...
Detroit Pistons (2-1) vs Boston Celtics (3-0)
Thursday, July 12
11:00 AM ET (replay: 7:00 PM ET)
Amway Center Practice Court
The Celtics remain the only undefeated team in the Orlando Summer League and they put their undefeated record on the line when they take on the 2-1 Pistons today. The Pistons feature the 6'11" Andre Drummond, who...
Brooklyn Nets (0-1) vs Boston Celtics (1-0)
Tuesday, July 10
5:00 PM ET (replay: 7/11 12:00 AM)
Amway Center Practice Court Game Thread
For maybe the first and last time I can say that the undefeated Celtics are playing the winless Nets. Has a nice ring to it. The Celtics have the late game today and hopefully will have time to get the jitters out...