Found September 24, 2012 on Celtics Town:
“I tell you what. You give me [Rajon] Rondo and Avery [Bradley] and Jason Terry and Courtney Lee and I’ll take that four-guard rotation over any other in the league.” – Doc RiversIn a word—no.  Dissecting Bradley’s game, which we have done many times both here and here, shows that his wheelhouse is defense as well as offensive backdoor cuts.  Both of these things he can continue to work on through spending time in the video room.  This means he can be watching tape to see patterns amongst opposing ball handlers and specific defensive players who tend to turn their head all the while keeping his shoulders on ice.  He may have to hire someone to work the remote, but that is an easy problem to solve.  As outlined in the previous posts on AB, an area where he could contribute more to the Celtics is taking a step back and looking at the whole season, and playing for the future.  The pacing required for his recovery will force his minutes to be less than last year, with a steady increase u

Bradley ‘not even close’ to returning

According to a report by Jackie MacMullen, Avery Bradley is still far away from being able to contribute in Celtics camp: “Not even close,” Rivers told “I don’t like to put a time limit on injuries, but I don’t think you’ll see him before December — and there’s a chance it could be closer to January.”…Early last month, Bradley said he wasn...

Report: Avery Bradley 'Not Even Close' to Returning Before December for Celtics

When the Celtics sent Ray Allen to the bench last April, they hoped it would mark a permanent move into the starting lineup for Avery Bradley. Now Allen is gone to the Miami Heat and Bradley may not be ready to return to the court until January, according to an ESPN report. Celtics coach Doc Rivers told ESPN Boston that the 21-year-old shooting guard is "not even close"...

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are talking up Rondo

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.  “What you saw in the playoffs is what we’ve known for a little while about Rajon, is Rajon,” Ainge said. “A lot of people will say Rajon’s had success because he’s had three superstars and Hall-of...

Rajon Rondo tour continues: Next Stop? Alcatraz!

Rajon Rondo‘s tour of the globe continues Saturday with a stop at Alcatraz! You heard that right! Rondo will fulfill one last Red Bull obligation of the summer; the King of the Rock tournament. From Boston.Com: Saturday he’ll make one more stop, heading to Alcatraz to host the finals of the “King of the Rock” [...]

Jason Terry is taking the rivalries with the Heat and Lakers very seriously

When free-agents sign with a new team, it’s typical (and sometimes forced) for them to throw a few daggers at their new rivals. It’s a nice way for them to show the fans… they care. Well, Jason Terry has taken this tradition to new level: “My mission is to kill; whether it’s the Heat, whether it’s the Lakers. Hopefully both. That’s my mission, and that’s what I...

Rondo, Green & Terry tutoring Celtics rookies

Boston Globe The pickup games in Waltham have been competitive. Joseph, Christmas, and rookies Jamar Smith and Jared Sullinger have been tutored by Rondo, Jeff Green, and Jason Terry. “All the vets, they’ve really been taking us in because we’ve been putting in the work and they see that, that doesn’t go unnoticed,” Joseph said. “If you come to an organization like this...

Who plays shooting guard during crunch time?

The Celtics have a lot of new faces at the guard position this year, and with no incumbent there’s room for competition for the closer’s spot. That being said, Jason Terry has to be considered the leader. Terry adds another shot creator and ball handler to the closing lineup, taking a lot of pressure off of Paul Pierce and adding a new weapon to the Celtics end-game arsenal...

Video: Danny Ainge says Rajon Rondo has proved he's the best player on the Celtics

At a recent golf fundraiser, WEEI interviewed Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge and asked about whether he believed Rajon Rondo was the best point guard in the league. Danny replied: "The way he played in the playoffs I thought was pretty incredible. He proved that he's the best player on the team, and he's a guy who has earned the respect of his teammates and coaches...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily Links 9/25

Herald  Timberwolves agree to terms with PF Amundson Tony DiLeo ready to call the shots as 76ers GM In Las Vegas, the Lakers are rated as best bets Globe Doc Rivers: Avery Bradley 'nowhere near ready' Roster focus: Courtney Lee Celtics Green  That Answers My Questions About Rondo Plus a Few OthersCoach Heinsohn - Tommy's True Genius Swapping Darko and Stiemsma All...

Jason Terry takes his rivalries very seriously

Jason Terry's mission to say all the right things in Boston and completely win everyone over is going quite swimmingly. Let's recap, shall we? Almost immediately after being signed, he started talking about winning a championship in Boston. Then he went off and got some new championship ink... with a Boston flair. Then he hammered the championship point...

GreenLight Madness: Elite Eight Seed #1 vs Seed #9

We’re reached the remaining eight plays that you, the readers, have voted on in the 2012 GreenLight Madness tournament.  The first matchup of the group will be interesting as the top seeded play by Rajon Rondo goes head to head with Paul Pierce’s dominating Game 2 performance in Atlanta.  Previous results are also listed and as a reminder, the number reflects the percentage...

All I Ever Needed To Know I Learned on Twitter

Some of the Celtics participated in a golf tournament today and as always, the Celtics media is right there and tweeting some great quotes from players, coach and GM.  I just love Jason Terry's attitude.  He's definitely quickly becoming a favorite.  Gotta love anyone who's ready to kill Heat and Lakers before their first game.  We get confirmation that KG...

Video: Jason Terry wants to kill Miami and LA, Doc Rivers talks trip overseas

 *** The Boston Celtics trip overseas is quickly approaching and Doc Rivers is talking. Rivers discussed the C’s trip overseas, Danny Ainge’s off-season moves, the rookies and Rajon Rondo’s potential for another break-out season. Doc has been talking a lot lately, indicating that the NBA season is right around the corner. Speaking of talking, if Celtics [...]

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/26

Herald  Celts wonder about Darko Milicic Ainge: Rondo has proven he’s our best playerKevin Love: ‘I have faith in this team’ Nets GM Billy King optimistic about revamped roster Paul Pierce, Ed Norton to play ‘Words with Friends’ charity Clippers player pleads no contest in driving caseGlobe  Celtics get training camp started earlyRoster focus: Courtney Lee Roster focus...
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