Found November 22, 2012 on
It is not difficult at all to watch Celtics play and point out the one obvious problem: Our defense is not where it's supposed to be. Any team that has a capable big inside or can make extra passes is going to give us trouble, because our defensive rotations are still shaky and without Garnett, we suck. That has been the focus of many articles/posts so far all over the Interwebs, so I don't think there is any need to repeat that by using more stats or different words.
I have two other questions about stuff we don't see Celtics use as often as they might, or never, to be exact. I truly admire Doc as a coach, and the sets he draws after timeouts are works of art, but I think a little more flexibility with his schemes could be beneficial, at least in the short run. I would like to delve into those issues before I stuff myself with food and focus on the Patriots game tonight in a drunken state and eventually pass out.
1. ... play pick and rolls more often?
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Jason Terry wore a pair of retro Rebook Iverson Answer IV’s last night in the Celtics win over the Thunder. The Answer IV is the same model AI wore while stepping over Celtic’s coach Tyronn Lue in the 2001 playoffs. Terry has been doing a lot to bring “Reebok Back” in Boston. This colorway of the Answer IV release a few months back and sold out quickly. You can still...
Last night Jason Terry hit a buzzer beating three pointer to give the C's a 48-45 lead at halftime. With 3:27 to go in the 4th he nailed a big jumper to help fend off OKC's rally, and keep the Boston lead in double digits. At the 2:28 mark he knocked another 3 that would have extended the Celtics lead to 10, but it was waived off because of a foul away from the ball....
You learn something new every day. Jason Terry learned his shooting technique from George "Ice Man" Gervin. Wow!
And here is Iceman explaining how he got his nickname and the origin of his famous finger roll.
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Reminds me of Reggie Lewis and his turkey giveaway back in the early 90's. Solid move on Terry's part.
Jason Terry and Jeff Green lead the Celtics to their first statement win of the season tonight after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100.The JET hit a huge three at the end of the fourth quarter, Paul Pierce had a strong second half and Jeff Green had a strong 17-point performance off the bench to [...]
Spurs fans have the usual Pierce and KG hate. I'm sure the Jason Terry hate comes from his time across the state with the Mavs, but I'm not sure where all the Jeff Green hate comes from on the Spurs boards. I've put my favorite series of comments in bold. What are your favorites? Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving to all the Celtics family.
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The fine folks over at Network of Champions have been working with Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry and putting together a classic lot of videos.In this clip, the reserve shooting guard shows off his parking attendant skills during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park:
I just got back from an 8-hour drive this Saturday with only one thing on my mind…except for a couple X-rated things. I just wanted to sit on my couch, watch the Celtics play the not so exciting Raptors. Why would I be so enthralled over one lousy regular season game? The answer has two words. RAJON RONDOOOOOOO. Man, I haven’t been so excited over a player on the Celtics since...
You’ve seen the internet meme: 1. Step one. 2. Step two. 3. ???? 4. PROFIT!!! Well, I’m happy to report that the Celtics discovered the variable represented by the ????. Pay close attention.Step 1: Establish a comfortable lead with plenty of time to blow it (or “Set the table”).It all began with this play.The Celtics had kept pace with the Thunder for most of the game, even...
It's kind of funny to get Thunder fans perspective on this Jeff Green trade. It seems like they feel the same way about Perk that we feel about Green, especially after Uncle Jeff's big game tonight. Do they want to trade back?!
The Thunder fans also seemed to get much delight out of making fun of the Rondo assist streak and his home court advantage in that regard. They also...
After having his best night of the season and helping the Celtics beat the Thunder 108-100, Jeff Green said he was not motivated by the fact that he used to play for the Thunder. Jason Terry was another Celtic who had a big night, scoring 16 points wich included a huge three-pointer with 36 seconds [...]
Like us on Facebook Celtics 108, Thunder 100 Boston Globe Celtics Green Chicago Tribune CSNNE SB Nation Boston SB Nation Kansas Telegram.com CLNS Radio Celtics Locker Room Video: Jeff Greens Says Beating His Old Team Means “Nothing” Post game lockerroom video of Jeff Green, Jason Terry, Doc Rivers, and Paul Pierce. In his interview, Jeff [...]