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We call him Swag... He's our leader. This one's for Swag, aka 9, aka Rondo. Hope you listening boy. I know you not. I know you're someone going crazy. What's up. See you on the plane.
We're a defensive team that can score the ball. We hang our hat on defense. Didn't shoot the ball like we wanted to, but it is what it is. I thought P was aggressive early, got him rolling... whenever you get the Cap going it's always a good sign.
It came down to defense. MP's defense, Paul's defense, Quis giving big minutes, Keyon coming in giving big minutes, Avery controlling Teague in 2nd half..
We gutted it out, man. You know what we are man? We all grit, all grit man. All grit and balls man, that's what it is.
Kevin Garnett on WEEI
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After the Rajon Rondo incident last night, everyone wondered what Stern would say about it. Well, he has spoken... at least.. he spoke about it on ESPN Radio:
“I don’t want to pre-judge on what the recommendation is going to be,” Stern said. “But as a fan, he obviously bumped him. And you know what happens with respect to that.” There have been three instances this...
ATLANTA – It had the potential to end differently. It had the potential to mirror other games this weekend where the aggressor ended up getting defeated in a fourth quarter flurry that stunned them. But it didn’t.
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The Boston Celtics and Rajon Rondo had a rough start to the playoffs in their game 1 match up against the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks had the lead throughout the game and they with stood a late comeback by the Celtics.
With under two game two go in the game Rondo let his emotions once again get the best of him. There was a scrabble for a loose ball with both teams going...
Boston GlobeWith Ray Allen (ankle) doubtful and Rajon Rondo suspended, the Celtics are set to go with an Avery Bradley-Mickael Pietrus backcourt against the Hawks in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Tuesday night.
Bradley struggled in his playoff debut, scoring 10 points on 4-for-12 shooting in an 83-74 loss to the Hawks Sunday.
“I thought he was looking for things, he...
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of the opening-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks.
The NBA announced its decision Monday, less than 24 hours after Rondo stuck out his chest to bump referee Marc Davis while complaining about a call in the final minute of Boston's 83-74 loss in Game 1.
Rondo won't be able to play Tuesday night in...
For a long time yesterday, the Celtics played about as badly as they could. Kevin Garnett couldn’t hit the ocean if he were throwing an anchor off the side of a boat during the first half. Paul Pierce, ditto, and his struggles continued into half two. Brandon Bass didn’t even take a shot for what seemed like forever, the bench combined for four points in 51 minutes, and the...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for bumping into referee Marc Davis while arguing a call in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Hawks. The three-time All-Star will miss Tuesday night's game, the second in the best-of-seven series. Rondo was initially called for a technical foul with 41 seconds remaining in the Celtics' 83-74 loss to...
Many people predicted before last night that Paul Pierce would become more of a distributor in Rajon Rondo’s absence. Pierce often dishes more assists than usual when Rondo misses games, so it was natural to believe he would become a de facto point guard in Rondo’s absence. Pierce, however, maintained the stance he always takes when asked why he scored this, or passed that...
Rajon Rondo’s out, Ray Allen’s out and the Boston Celtics already face a 1-0 series deficit against the Atlanta Hawks. The year of adversity continues for the Celtics tonight as they try to climb yet one more obstacle. Whether it’s a heart issue, season-ending injury, trade rumor or suspension, the Celtics have found a way this season to march on despite an avalanche of setbacks...
The Celtics probably couldn't have started off their series with the Hawks any worse if they tried. Not only did the C's fall in Game 1, but they'll be forced to play Game 2 in Atlanta without their floor general, as Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game for bumping referee Mark Davis late in Sunday's contest. Boston will likely be without Ray Allen again as well...
As expected, Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game by the NBA league office for making physical contact with a ref.
In Sundays first-round playoff game against the Atlanta Hawks, Rondo verbally challenged referee Marc Davis (for which he received a technical foul) before taking it an ill-advised step further and bumping Davis with his chest....
The official who tossed Rajon Rondo from last night's game is no stranger to controversy, publicity or the Celtics.
Many NBA analysts claim Marc Davis is one of those officials who love and seek out the spotlight. During an appearance this morning on WEEI, disgraced former referee Tim Donaghy said Davis has a large ego and "rabbit ears."
While Rondo was upset...
I have a love/hate relationship with talk radio. It makes for great background noise when you’re driving or working, but inevitably I find myself screaming at the dashboard of my car about some poor guy that is a “first time, long time” who just can’t seem to get his point across. I’m much more of a podcast guy. With a podcast, you control when you listen to it, there are...
8 a.m.: Rajon Rondo will be back in uniform, looking to dish the Celtics into the lead in their best-of-seven first-round series. Rondo returns to the team after serving a one-game suspension in Game 2, when Paul Pierce went off for 36 points to even the Eastern Conference playoff series against the Hawks at 1-1. Ray Allen is still no more than a game-time decision, and the Hawks...
Kevin Garnett has a way of getting under his opponent's skin. It is part of his psychological warfare on his opponents. It has what has made him great and what has made him hated.
Ivan Johnson became a household name (sort of) after a big game on national TV. The TNT crew loved his tenacity and grit and the energy he brought to the game. Johnson is not someone who is going to...