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“We’re not sustaining defensive effort for four quarters, getting outworked,” Pierce said. “It’s pretty much every night. Right now we have no identity. I mean, that’s just simple and plain. We’re supposed to be a defensive team, (but) we give up a hundred points every night. We’re still searching trying to find out who we want to be for this season.”
No Bull: Celtics ‘D’ Brutal – CSNNE
At this point, Celtics fans may anoint Avery Bradley as the next pope if he is able to come in and turn this thing around. To put it bluntly, the Celtics defense has been abysmal this season for much of the year. The Roseless Chicago Bulls flat out shredded the Celtics last night with Joakim Noah putting up a career game against the Celtics pathetic interior defense.
Doc Rivers “rolled his eyes” when asked about the Celtics re
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We’ve been waiting for word as to when Avery Bradley would be ready to get back onto the floor.
Well, the word has come. And that when is today.
Celtics guard Avery Bradley, sidelined since mid May due to shoulder issues that required a pair of offseason surgeries, is scheduled to engage in contact activities for the first time during the team’s offday workout on Monday in...
Well this is a good thing. Per the Celts official twitter:
Doc: "Avery had a practice the other day in Chicago and half the team was asking, 'Why is he not playing tomorrow?' He was that good."
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 20, 2012
On the surface it seems crazy that a guy who averaged 7.6 points, 1.8 boards and 1.6 assists in 21 minutes a game last season...
While the Celtics work through their rotation issues, another piece was added to the mix today with Avery Bradley returning to practice. While it is still estimated that his return will be in early January, it does open up the discussion of minute distribution, specifically at shooting guard.The Celtics primary problem this year has been rebounding, much of which has stemmed from...
According to the official Twitter of the Boston Celtics, guard Avery Bradley will practice with the C’s today in Chicago for the first time this season. Doc Rivers tells the media that Avery Bradley will practice with the team for the first time this season today in Chicago. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 17, 2012 [...]
Avery Bradley will practice today #celticsabout 3 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnAt the very least, this certainly makes the ****** loss to the Spurs seem considerably less important.
Avery Bradley practiced on Monday for the first time as he continues his progression back from double-shoulder surgery last spring.
The third-year guard took part in the Celtics’ full 90-minute practice in Chicago, according to multiple reports, without any setbacks or incidents. The Celtics play the Bulls at the United Center on Tuesday night, but Bradley is not expected to be...
As the Celtics get ready for the Bulls tonight, Avery Bradley is trying to get himself back in the mix. The good news is that after a couple of days working out, all is going well… but he’s not coming back for a little while.
“We’ll try to get a few weeks of practice under my belt before I start thinking about playing in a game,” said Bradley, who underwent offseason...
Celtics guard Avery Bradley, sidelined since mid May due to shoulder issues that required a pair of offseason surgeries, is scheduled to engage in contact activities for the first time during the team’s offday workout on Monday in Chicago.
Bradley has been rehabbing with a mid-December return to practice in mind. He has hesitated to put a timeline on a return to game action, stressing...
Avery Bradley may want to get fitted for a white 10-gallon hat, or maybe blue tights and a red cape, because if he truly ends up rescuing the Celtics from their current defensive crisis, it will be a feat worthy of the Lone Ranger or Superman.
When the Thunder visited Boston last month, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks could not find enough nice things to say about Bradley. The third...
Avery Bradley returns to full practice
Many fans had high hopes for the Boston Celtics this season with key additions to the roster and added talent. This season has been far from ideal and consistent thus far however for the Celtics. You would have to think it would take a little time for the team to bond and play with the chemistry of a championship caliber team with all of the...
Molly previews the return of Avery Bradley as he participated in contact drills at Celtics practice for the first time this season yesterday.
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Celtics coach Doc Rivers told Boston media that guard Avery Bradley would return to practice on Monday in Chicago, marking the first time he has practiced with the team this season.
Bradley has been sidelined with shoulder injuries since last May, when he elected to have surgery on his dislocated left shoulder and missed the remainder of the Celtics playoff run. He also had surgery...
Avery Bradley is on the comeback trail, and for many Celtics fans, he can’t travel it fast enough.
Without the shooting guard in the lineup this season, the C’s have yet to find their defensive identity, and the team’s inconsistent, up-and-down play has persisted much longer than many would have anticipated. With plenty of new faces in the mix for 2012-13, some growing pains...
With the Celtics hovering around .500 this holiday season, fans will have plenty of wants.
There are the obvious ones: Wins, Avery Bradley back on the court and in a recent Bleacher Report article, Paul Pierce said he wants a championship for Christmas.
The Celtics haven't been very "good" this year, so Santa probably isn't leaving a ring under the tree.
The season is no longer young, and the Celtics have yet to take off the way many thought they would before the season began. 12 wins to their credit with just a week remaining before Christmas has left Doc frustrated with his talented, yet inconsistent team, per CSNNE.com
Where I think people get mixed up, there's a difference between a veteran team and a lot of veterans on...