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The Celtics franchise is one with winning traditions, and when you put on the uniform, there is always pressure to win. I got to Boston early in my career; our team was very young and I think we were mostly expected to be competitive in the league. The crowd was always quick to know, if we didn’t bring it you heard boos at home. For the most part, we had a lot of fun. As we matured and gained experience we positioned ourselves to be contenders in the East.
When you play college ball at a powerhouse school, you are prepared to deal with that pressure. I believe spending my college years at Kentucky prepared me for the NBA experience and the expectations that came with it.
I loved being a Celtic. Boston has the best sport fans of any city — they are passionate and knowledgable. I enjoyed my time playing here and especially giving back to the community. Coming into a historic organization at an early point in my career was more than I could have hoped for.
I recently moved back to Bost...
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The Celtics captain sent out this tweet yesterday evening:
Any good Tatoo artist n Boston I wanna geta Luckythe leprachan tat if so send me sum of ur work
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) December 10, 2012
Clearly Jason Terry's presence is having an effect on Pierce. Terry had this done shortly after signing with Boston:
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Apparently Doc Rivers was too busy being the head coach of the Boston Celtics to teach his son some valuable lessons in life.
Doc's son Austin Rivers, who plays guard for the New Orleans Hornets (soon to be Pelicans?) has a tough time shopping for groceries, and apparently can't parallel park. If we can take anything from this video it may be showing us that the driving...
Call in: 347-215-7771 | Listen Live | Join the CelticsBlog Chatroom 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 Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden. Your hosts will be Calvin Chamberlain, Sean Bakke [...]
Rajon Rondo was also on the sideline wearing a Wes Welker jersey. A pretty awesome way for some of the Celtics to spend their day off. For more on the Patriots, visit nePatriotsLife.com
Maybe Jason Terry's play last season for the Dallas Mavericks against the Boston Celtics is a big reason why he's wearing green and white now.
Terry will face the Mavericks for the first time since joining the Celtics in Wednesday night's matchup in Boston.
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The Boston Celtics have made significant strides defensively. They'll need that improvement to continue as they begin a stretch of three straight games on the road - the first two coming against a pair of the NBA's top offensive teams.
The Celtics go for their third consecutive win and fourth in five games when they face the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Smack Talk Sports hosts Chris McCarthy and Sean Bakke discussed the Patriots dominating win over the mighty Houston Texans plus they previewed next weeks game versus the San Francisco 49ers. On this Smack Talk Tuesday, the STS guys were joined as always by CLNS Insider and STS contributor Chris Hogan Twitter: @HoganReports to discuss the Red Sox and the [...]
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