Found February 25, 2013 on Red's Army:
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. Without him Friday, the Celtics pounded the Suns, 113-88, and Garnett said he joked to Rivers that if they were going to play like that, he’d sit out against Portland, too. “I thought they played very free,” Garnett said of the team’s effort against the Suns. “I thought they played aggressively. If we can bottle that for when I am around or when I am playing, that would be great.” Like Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, and Rivers, Garnett has preached ball movement and defense more since Rajon Rondo went down, and he does feel a level of satisfaction in seeing his teammates do such things even when he isn’t out there. “The things that we’re asking some of the young guys to do is a lot,” Garnett said. “The major players who’ve been in the league know how to do it, certain things like that. “One thing you can’t give is in-g

Your Morning Dump…where Wyc would retire Garnett’s number

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  “These are guys that I can’t imagine giving those numbers out to anybody else,” Grousbeck said on WEEI. Grousbeck called Pierce the “linchpin” of the Celtics’ success during his tenure, which predates...

A Couple of Updates -KG, White, Starters

Kevin Garnett will play tonight in Portland, the plan is for him to go tomorrow night at Utah as well. DJ White is here but will not play. — Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) February 25, 2013 Doc says that with 3 days off after trip, he won't have vets on court for 3 straight days but young guys, new additions may have "mini-camp" — Boston Celtics (@celtics) February...

Celtics lose a grind game to the Trailblazers, 92-86

Kevin Garnett's return did not get the Celtics a win ESPN Boxscore Game Summary: The Celtics came out of the gates strong, just like in Phoenix, before the Trailblazers mounted a run of their own. They lost the lead in the 1st quarter due to poor decision-making, some bad luck, and bad defense. But in the 2nd quarter, they had no one to blame but themselves. The offense collapsed...

Your Morning Dump… Where KG hasn’t been the same since the 3OT game

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. Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he could tell that the 36-year-old Garnett hasn’t been the same since a triple-overtime victory over Denver on Feb. 10. Garnett played 47 minutes in that game. The Celtics played...

Celtics Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck believes Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett's jerseys will both be retired

  The Boston Celtics have retired more jersey numbers than any other professional sports team in the USA with a count of 21. And according to co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, it looks like both #34 and #5 will be added to the rafters when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett retire in the near future. In an interview with, Grousbeck said this about Pierce: “We’re going to retire...

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Continuing to Defy ‘Too Old’ Labels as Celtics’ Most Consistent Players

They are too old, too slow, well past the age when they presumably should have been put out to pasture. Yet Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, who are still members of the Celtics despite trade rumors that circulated for months, also happen to still be Boston’s best and most consistent players. They are going nowhere in the short term, and should stay there for the foreseeable future...

Celtics Co-Owner Wyc Grousbeck ‘Can’t Imagine’ Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce Not Having Numbers Retired

As if there were really any doubt, Celtics fans can rest assured that No. 34 and No. 5 will indeed hang from the rafters of the TD Garden one day, along with the numbers worn by rest of the Celtics’ all-time greats. Wyc Grousbeck, managing partner and co-owner of the Celtics, confirmed Tuesday that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, future Hall of Famers who helped bring a 17th NBA...

Doc Rivers calls loss a 'my bad' game

The Boston Celtics nearly stole a win against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night.  But missed shots and poor offensive rebounding in the end led to a 92-86 loss, which coach Doc Rivers called a "my bad" game afterwards. "It

Celtics Come Up Short In Portland

  Blazers 92, Celtics 86 After blowing away the competition in Phoenix on Friday night, the Celtics (29-27) came crashing back to earth with a tough loss against the Blazers (26-30). Kevin Garnett returned after taking a game off to rest, and Paul Pierce played extremely well (23 points, seven rebounds, and eight assists), but the new-look C’s were unable to close it out against...

Video: Carmelo Anthony slaps Spencer Hawes in the back of the head

Tweet New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been a little on edge lately. Earlier this season ‘Melo got into a skirmish with Kevin Garnett allegedly over some Garnett trash talk involving Anthony’s wife Lala that led to Anthony waiting at the Celtics bus to confront Garnett. Sunday, Anthony was at it again, this time smacking Philadelphia [...]

Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers prediction and preview

Not getting easier The Portland Trail Blazers have lost seven straight games, and while the Boston Celtics aren’t what they used to be, they’re still a tough opponent for a young Rip City squad. Matchup: Portland (25-30) vs. Boston Celtics (29-26) Venue: Rose Garden  Time: 6:00 PM PT Date: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 The playoffs are becoming less and less likely with each grueling...

Zach Randolph Names Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan As Select Few Great Low-Post Players Left in NBA (Video)

Zach Randolph does not have a reputation for being a nice guy on the court. He is especially unkind to opposing big men who stand between him and the hoop. The Grizzlies forward does have respect for a select few true low-post players, which he thinks are a dying breed in the NBA. Randolph joined Bill Simmons of Grantland for an interview that touched on many topics, including which...

Jeff Green explodes for 31 points, seven boards and five blocks

The Boston Celtics sat Kevin Garnett Saturday and still easily defeated the Phoenix Suns -- thanks to Jeff Green. The fifth-year forward dominated, making 11-of-14 shots, including three 3-pointers, for 31 points. He added a full stat line of seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and five blocks in 39 minutes. It was a dominant performance, but one that we've come to expect...

DJ White's paperwork hasn't gone through yet

 Many Celtics fans have been wondering whether newly-signed big DJ White will be available for tonight's game against the Portland Trailblazers. According to the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett, White is in Portland with the team, but is currently unable to talk to the media until his paperwork goes through. CSNNE's Sherrod Blakely confirmed that White's paperwork...

Celtics Lose Defensive Battle To The Blazers

This could have been a good win for the Celtics had a couple shots fallen their way late in the fourth quarter but the ball just didn't bounce their way tonight. Wesley Matthews was big all night and hit a barrage of shots from long range to keep the Celtics at bay all game. Tommy Heinsohn noted at halftime that this was a game he thought the Celtics would win claiming all the...
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