Found July 29, 2012 on Celtics Town:
As the dog days of summer arrest us and we eagerly await the dawn of a new season, we here at Celtics Town would like to take a look back at Boston’s 2011-12 season and recap some of the most memorable games. Honorable Mention: Boston Celtics (29-22) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (25-28)Date: March 30, 2012Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, MNFinal Score: 100-79Key Players: Kevin Garnett (24 points, 10 rebounds), Paul Pierce (21 points, 9 rebounds)Top Plays: 1:01 (Rondo alley-oop to Garnett), 1:27 (Brandon Bass, drive and vicious slam)Rundown: The C’s, who had been rolling since the All-Star break, took down the Timberwolves easily. The Wolves were without rookie phenom Ricky Rubio and forward Michael Beasley, although many within the Timberwolves organization may have considered the latter a plus. Garnett dominated Kevin Love in Garnett’s old stomping grounds, momentarily putting to rest the idea that anybody besides himself could be the best power forward in Minnesota’s franchis...

Celtics Well Represented at the Olympics

There have been several articles on the USA basketball team and the fact that there are no Celtics on the team. The Celtics' stars were pretty much beat up at the end of last season and even if one of them wanted play for team USA, they needed time to heal and  I just don't see how they would have been able to. And I doubt that USA basketball was interested in recruiting...

Video: Jason Terry thrilled to play with Boston Celtics, seems awesome

One underrated aspect of Danny Ainge’s offseason manna from heaven is that, just like last year, he managed to stock the roster with quality human beings who are likely to form a cohesive locker room and maybe even help several elderly women cross the street. Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, Jeff Green, Jared Sullinger and Chris Wilcox make a second unit that will have considerably...

Roster Countdown: 15. Fab Melo

With the most exciting moments of the offseason behind us, Celtics Town is counting down the Celtics’ roster from 16 to one. We’ll offer speculation on the role each player has to play, and where they’ll be in the rotation as we look towards the upcoming season. If you missed the last column in this series you can check it out here.It’s inevitable that at some point every...

Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger gives back

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Over the weekend, Columbus Ohio’s Rodgers Neighborhood Basketball held its annual RNB Classic.  It’s an event that not only raises money for a valuable community resource, it’s also a rally for peace in...

Video: Rajon Rondo "Lethally Smooth" '11-12 mix

Mix by GeeZeeCeltics.  Music track by Lupe Fiasco- "The Cool." Watch in HD. Click here for more Celtics videos.

No News is Good News

In posting the links the past few days, I've noticed that there hasn't been any Celtics news in the Boston media. The blogs still keep churning out posts, but as far as NESN, CSNNE, the Globe and Herald, we have entered that portion of the off season where we can go several days without any real news from the team. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, however. Instead...

A Retrospective: Jason Terry

July 17, 2012 – Jason Terry, aka JET, signed with the Boston Celtics for the MLE (mid level exception), 3-years, circa $5,000,000 per season. Terry is best known as the 2008-2009 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, and a key member of the Dallas Mavericks 2010-2011 NBA Championship team. Early Years: Jason Terry attended Franklin High School, in Seattle, Washington, where he led...

Video - Stuff Celtics fans say

Pretty funny vid about us Celtics fans. I'm sure we all have said something is this video at one point or another. It's good to laugh at yourself every now and then. Credit to 'keepRR' in the shoutbox for the vid link.

Memorable sports moment of the week – The Boston Celtics trade for Kevin Garnett

Five years ago this Tuesday on July 31, 2007, the Boston Celtics acquired power forward Kevin Garnett from the Minnesota Timberwolves for Al Jefferson, Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff, Ryan Gomes, Gerald Green, and two first round draft picks. The 7-for-1 … Continue reading →

Most Unusual Celtics Records

Continuing with the theme of summer reading, if you get a chance, you should check out The Unofficial Guide to Basketball's Nastiest and Most Unusual Records (Unofficial Guide)by Kerry Banks. I highly recommend it for a fun and fascinating off season read. You will enjoy every page in this unique book.   There is  every kind of unusual record that you could imagine listed in...

Roster Countdown: 16. Jamar Smith

 With the most exciting moments of the offseason behind us, Celtics Town is counting down the Celtics’ roster from 16 to one. We’ll offer speculation on the role each player has to play, and where they’ll be in the rotation as we look towards the upcoming season.Jamar Smith has the misfortune of coming in at 16th on our Roster Countdown, not a good place to be on a 15-man...

Video: Everyone Loves Rajon

Ben Rohrbach from put this video together. He previously made the KG Comedy Hour video. Rohrbach writes, "Enjoy the (extremely) dry comedic stylings of Rajon Rondo."

Today's Celtics Links 7/30

Herald  Kevin Durant, LeBron James dazzle as U.S. men open rout of France Carmelo Anthony’s bad memories help drive Team USA Globe   Keeping Gordon lets Hornets try Rivers at point Opening Ceremones about having fun Celtics Green   Most Unusual Celtics Records Heads Up: Old School Celtics on NBA-TV Celtics Well Represented at the Olympics Celtics Life  Video - Stuff...

Today's Celtics Links 7/29

Herald  US men beat France 98-71 in Olympic basketball Lakers star Kobe Bryant backtracks on Dream Team claim Kevin Durant has sights set on Olympic gold US team expects tough challenge in chase for gold US basketball has fashionably late Olympic arrival CelticsGreen  RIP Reggie Lewis 7/27/1993 Recommended Summer Reading The Pursuit with Brandon Bass Celtics Life  Maybe...
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