Found March 03, 2012 on Celtics Life:
Gary Washburn, Boston Globe: When asked if his season would be over if he had surgery, O’Neal said, “It will be close. It’s a couple of different type of surgeries I could have. The issue I’m running into now is I’m 33 years old and I have a little boy and a little girl, and I went to pick my son up, and I couldn’t pick him up. “We saw some changes in the MRI that long term you have to be worried about. I didn’t come to Boston for any money. I made a ton of money in my career. I came here to win a championship. Obviously, we’ve been up and down, but at some point in life you have to figure out just how much your body can take. I want to be able to function and that’s the conversation that I’m having now more than ever. Playing vs. functioning while I’m finished playing. That’s probably the biggest concern right now." O’Neal said he will continue to work out while mulling his options. “Whatever the decision is, it’s probably going to be the bes...

Your Morning Dump... Where Brandon Bass told Rajon Rondo to "Shut the bleep up!"

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CLNS Radio’s Mike Macchi talk Celtics trades on Sport Prodigy Radio!

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Ray probable, Avery doubtful for Knicks game

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Celtics 115, Knicks 111, OT

Rajon Rondo had his second triple-double in three games, spoiling Harvard grad Jeremy Lin's return to Boston on Sunday and leading the Boston Celtics to a 115-111 overtime victory over the New York Knicks. Rondo had 18 points, 20 assists and a career-high 17 rebounds, and Paul Pierce scored 34 - including a 3-pointer with 4.9 seconds left in regulation to send the game into...

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QuickVid: Doc Rivers Shoots Down the Rondo Trade Rumors & Gerald Green Talks Dunk Contest

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Recap: Rondo, Pierce lead Cs in thrilling win over Knicks

How's that for some Sunday afternoon fun? The Celtics beat the Knicks 115-111 in OT, behind a monster triple-double by Rajon Rondo and clutch shooting by Paul Pierce. Rondo tallied 18 points, 17 rebounds and 20 assists in 48 minutes. Magic Johnson is the only other guy in league history to go at least 17-17-17 (per John Hollinger). He was brilliant. Yes, he missed a lot...

Entertaining Frauds

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How we see it goin' down: Celtics vs Nets

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