Found October 02, 2012 on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.:
PLAYERS: Courtney Lee
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Scal, Mike, and Sherrod talking about the Celtics first day and practice in Istanbul.

More video after the jump.

More from Istanbul

Still more from Day 1 in Istanbul. The Captain speaks about the trip, Courtney Lee's role, and more.

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Video: Paul Pierce holds court in Turkey

A jet-lagged Paul Pierce talked to the Boston media after the Celtics first practice in Istanbul. What Courtney Lee brings to the team was a main topic of conversation.

Darko Milicic: ‘If I have to go kill someone on the court, I’ll kill someone on the court’

Darko Milicic is the definition of a draft bust. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, Milicic has averaged only 6.0 points and 4.2 rebounds per game over his nine-year career. He’s played for five different teams and disappointed all of them, with his last coach blasting him for being a slouch. The Celtics have decided to take a chance on Darko and see if he can help their...

Milicic will 'kill someone' for Celtics

New Celtics big man Darko Milicic is tired of all the criticism, so he's now focusing on being a team player, saying he will "kill someone on the court" in order to prove it.

Today's Boston Celtics Links 10/1

Herald  Amid hoopla, Pierce still C’s glue Bass muscles back in Lee out to help on break True colors: Ray Allen at peace with break from Celtics Putting Courtney Lee in the spotlightGlobe  Roster focus: Rajon Rondo Tips to avoid sports injuriesPlaying through pain Doc Rivers wants Celtics to speed up the tempo Celtics Green Atlantic Division Blog Previews Darko the Serbian...

Leaving on a Jet Plane

The Celtics squeezed a practice this morning and worked on some fun things.  We've been talking about how versatile the Celtics roster is this season and Doc spent this morning's session working on small ball sets that will use that versatility to exploit matchups in their opponents. "[Rondo] will be very happy. We put [the small lineups] in yesterday, but we didn’t...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily LInks 10/1

Herald  Amid hoopla, Pierce still C’s glue Bass muscles back in Lee out to help on break True colors: Ray Allen at peace with break from Celtics Putting Courtney Lee in the spotlightGlobe  Roster focus: Rajon Rondo Tips to avoid sports injuriesPlaying through pain Doc Rivers wants Celtics to speed up the tempoCeltics Green Atlantic Division Blog Previews Darko the Serbian Gangster...

Celtics hoping European trip rekindles '07-08 win

The Boston Celtics are heading back to Europe, and they're hoping for the same results as the last time. The Celtics went to Rome in 2007 so the New Big Three could bond and get used to each other. Now they're going to Milan and Istanbul for a pair of exhibition games. Coach Doc Rivers says that any time spent on the road helps teammates bond. The Celtics brought in Kevin...

Photo Gallery: Celtics first practice in Istanbul

Doc Rivers wasted no time in getting the Celtics back out on the court. A few hours after a grueling 11-hour flight from Boston to Istanbul, they were back to business. Despite the lack of rest, KG and Darko were all smiles. Enjoy some photos of their practice session via Sina.

Boston Celtics News From Around the Web: Daily Links for Tuesday, 10/2

Like us on Facebook CLNS Radio Evaluations of Danny Ainge - An in depth look and analysis of all the major moves the Celtics GM has made since getting the job in 2003. CSNNE Wilcox rediscovers winning feeling with Celtics - After winning titles in high school and college, the Celtics big man looks to experience his first NBA [...]

Darko Milicic Will Kill You if it Will Help the Celtics

This isn’t a joke. Recently, in an interview with, Celtics forward Darko Milicic said he is ready to do whatever it takes to help the C’s win this year — even if that means killing somebody. “I’m done trying to prove I’m the No. 2 pick and that [expletive] stuff,” Milicic told “This year, it’s all about Celtics, to show that I am a team player...

2012-13 Celtics in Istanbul in hopes of repeating 2008

The Boston Celtics arrived in Istanbull this morning ready to get the 2012-13 campaign underway The last time the Boston Celtics jetted off to Europe was in 2007-2008. That was the first year of the Big Three 2.0, about two months after Kevin Garnett was brought in to join Paul Pierce and Ray Allen as the core group. The trip to Italy in 2008 was as much about team-bonding and the...

End of 'Big Three' Era Signals Need for Rajon Rondo to Step Up as Celtics' Leader (Podcast)

The "Big Three" is no more. A new era of Celtics basketball is about to begin, and it will likely begin and end with Rajon Rondo leading the way. Yes, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are still here while Ray Allen joins the Miami Heat, but don't be fooled. Judging by the chatter emerging from Celtics training camp, it is becoming increasingly clear that this is Rondo...

NBA 2012 Eastern Conference Projections: Atlantic Division

Boston: PG Rajon Rondo SG Courtney Lee SF Paul Pierce PF Brandon Bass C   Kevin Garnett ***Reserves: PG Avery Bradley PG Jamar Smith SG Jason Terry SG Dionte Christmas SF Jeff Green SF Kris Joseph PF Jared Sullinger PF/C Chris Wilcox C  Jason Collins C  Fab Melo This year, it was predicted that Boston would have a rebuilding season. General manager Danny Ainge has done an...

Never-Ending NBA Preview: The new Big Three

The NBA season is here. With that in mind, it is time to flip through the book on the 2012-13 season and to take a look at what the season might have in store -- especially when it comes to the Magic. Be sure to look out for more of these team capsules and to check out all the blogs taking part in this year's NBA Blog Preview (don't worry, I will be linking to all of them...
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