Found February 23, 2013 on
One of the major complaints many fans had with Danny Ainge’s work at the trade deadline was the fact that he failed to address Boston’s increasingly desperate situations at point guard and center. In fact, one might argue that Ainge actually made the center situation even more complicated by trading away Jason Collins in the deal for Jordan Crawford, making Boston’s lineup even smaller.But in last night’s win against Phoenix, we may have seen some evidence as to why Ainge didn’t make a more concerted push for the Eric Maynors and the Sebastian Telfairs of the league. In 23 minutes off the bench, newcomer (and current 10-day contract holder) Terrence Williams showed the makings of a very serviceable point guard within Boston’s system.One of the reasons Boston had so much success against Phoenix was the Celtics’ willingness to push the ball in transition. So far this season, the Celtics average only 1.06 points per possession in transition opportunities (a paltry 26th in the league), ...
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But the way the 25-year-old has played in two games thus far for the Celtics — averaging 5.5 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists in 18.5 minutes — he is making a strong case to stay...
Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett was heckled at Wednesday night's game at the Staples Center by a Los Angeles Lakers fan who simply shouted "Kevin!" over and over again.
ESPN microphones picked up the fan very clearly heckling Garnett at one point during the second quarter as Dwight Howard was shooting free throws.
Although not very creative on the fan'...
I have been away from the internet since the trade deadline passed, but I'm sure there's an outrage somewhere because "Danny Ainge hasn't blown this team up" or that "Danny Ainge didn't make any big moves." (Reportedly, Felger was ripping Ainge apart yesterday, and I'm not shocked to hear that from someone who doesn't know anything about...
Jeff Green and his "I'm awesome and I know it" face.
KG might have gotten his first DNP-Old of his career, but that didn't cause the Celtics any problem as they have easily beaten the Suns 113-88 in their first post-trade deadline game.
A detailed account of the game is not necessary. We played awesome defense and that turned into great offense. We never looked...
There’s a report out of Washington, DC that the Celtics and Wizards initially agreed on the inclusion of Chris Wilcox in the deal for Jordan Crawford.
I can’t blame Wilcox for blocking the deal. One, he won’t get a chance at the playoffs in Washington. Two, waiving Bird rights could cost him money. [link]
The Larry Bird exception allows an NBA team to spend above its cap number...
Kevin Garnett's return did not get the Celtics a win
The Celtics came out of the gates strong, just like in Phoenix, before the Trailblazers mounted a run of their own. They lost the lead in the 1st quarter due to poor decision-making, some bad luck, and bad defense. But in the 2nd quarter, they had no one to blame but themselves. The offense collapsed...
The Boston Celtics sat Kevin Garnett Saturday and still easily defeated the Phoenix Suns -- thanks to Jeff Green.
The fifth-year forward dominated, making 11-of-14 shots, including three 3-pointers, for 31 points. He added a full stat line of seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and five blocks in 39 minutes. It was a dominant performance, but one that we've come to expect...
Blazers snapped a 7 game losing streak at the hands of the Celtics. Highlights above. Celtics box score below. (Click here for our recap.
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The Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns 113-88
CelticsLife Game Recap
Players are graded on a curve
Brandon Bass: 6 Points, 6 Rebounds
He didn't blow up offensively like most of the other players on the team, but he did put in some effort on the boards. It was a quiet game compared to everyone else tonight.
Jeff Green: 31 Points...
Many Celtics fans have been wondering whether newly-signed big DJ White will be available for tonight's game against the Portland Trailblazers.
According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett, White is in Portland with the team, but is currently unable to talk to the media until his paperwork goes through. CSNNE's Sherrod Blakely confirmed that White's paperwork...
Former Louisville star Terrence Williams is in day six of his 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics. Last Thursday, the final day that NBA teams are allowed to make trades, Boston sent center Jason Collins and the expiring contract of shooting guard Leandro Barbosa to the Washington Wizards in exchange for shooting guard Jordan Crawford. Considering Williams and Crawford are both...
Breaking news: The Celtics are shockingly looking for big men to fill the two roster spots they have! (Yes, I'm having fun with those who thought the Celtics made a mistake by not trading for a big yesterday as if the league abounds with them.)
Steve Bulpett has reported a shortlist of five names:
From today's Herald, big man names C's have discussed: Jerome Jordan...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jeff Green gave Boston a sensational performance in his first start in nearly two years.
Green scored a season-high 31 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the short-handed Celtics routed the Phoenix Suns 113-88 on Friday night.
"I didn't have a different mindset," said Green, who missed last season following heart surgery to correct an aortic aneurysm...
Roma has announced a preliminary deal for Sheik Adnan Adel Aref al Qaddumi al Shtewi to enter its ownership group.
In 2011, a group of four Boston executives closed a deal to become the first foreign majority owners of a Serie A club, but Roma continues to seek more funding which could aid its plan to build a new stadium.
Al Qaddumi is believed to be of Qatari heritage although...
8:03: Tonight, the Celtics will conclude their time in the Pacific Timezone when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers, who are just 25-30, are a great 17-9 at home while they are just 8-21 on the road. Tonight will be a really tough one. In my opinion, it will be the hardest game to win of this whole road trip. They will have to start good and end good if they want to end up on top.