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Jazz’s Derrick Favors Stonewalls Brandon Bass With Vicious Block (Video)

Brandon Bass thought he had a clear line on an easy dunk. Derrick Favors disagreed. The Utah Jazz big man came out of nowhere during the first quarter of Monday night’s Jazz-Boston Celtics game to deny Bass at the rim in authoritative fashion. This embed is invalid" /> The Jazz are among the NBA’s best at swatting away shots, thanks in large part...
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Cup of Joe. Brandon Bass proving his worth.

Good morning! Welcome to CelticsLife's morning column, Cup of Joe. Your #1 source for not reading about deflategate or the impending storm. Each morning we feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off with. So pull up a chair, grab your...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference teams are no match for dime-droppin' Brandon Bass-led Celtics

OK, so there is a hint of sarcasm in the title.  But consider this: Before Thursday night the Celtics had lost 23 straight road games vs. Western Conference opponents.  Now they've won two in row.  The last time Boston got road victories on consecutive days against West teams was in Houston and Dallas on March 19-20, 2010.So what's changed?  Brad Stevens inserted Brandon Bass...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

With Aldridge out, will Portland make a push for Brandon Bass?

The Portland Trailblazers, owners of the 3rd best record in the Western conference, learned yesterday that All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the next 6-8 weeks because of a thumb injury. I immediately wondered if Portland would have interest in Brandon Bass. There isn’t much traction on this front, but Grantland’s Zach Lowe did reference Bass in his latest column...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics beat the Trail Blazers with resilience and defense: 90-89

The Celtics are a fun bunch to watch even if they have been a new team every week for the past month or so. They have beaten the Pelicans, they have given a hard time to the Clippers in the beginning of this road trip, and tonight they have upset the Trail Blazers at home. Yes, the Trail Blazers are missing LaMarcus Aldridge, but still they are a great team. Celtics' "grit and balls...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics’ Brandon Bass Drawing No Serious Trade Offers

Danny Ainge would not say Monday if the Boston Celtics were done making deals, but for now, at least, the team might be forced to take a trade hiatus. That’s because Brandon Bass, the veteran forward who seems like a natural to be the next to go in the Celtics’ garage sale, “has yet to attract any serious offers,” Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s not a lot of love for Brandon Bass

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I knew that where we are now was a possibility when we came into this year,” Ainge said. “But I was hopeful last summer that we could acquire some more guys and build a more veteran-like team that was...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite diminishing playing time, Brandon Bass soldiers on

If you have wondered, “Where is Brandon Bass?” this season, you are not alone. After posting a career year in 2013-14 in which he played all 82 games and started 73 of them, Bass has seen his playing time drop significantly in year two of the Great Celtics Rebuild. It’s something you’ve noticed. It’s something we’ve noticed. It’s something Bass has noticed…...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics, Cavs discussing three-team trade

  Brandan Wright, in fitting with his aviation-themed last name, could find Boston was just a stopover before heading on to a new NBA destination.   The Celtics have been in contact with the Cleveland Cavaliers in facilitating a three-team trade, reports, with Wright specifically named as a potential piece. The 6-foot-9 big man would bring frontcourt help to...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass Opens Up About Fatherhood, Jamming Out To ‘Let It Go’

Brandon Bass is a dad first, and a basketball player second. In a recent interview with Life of Dad, the Boston Celtics forward opened up about learning how to swim at the age of 28, his playing career and his two kids. Bass, who has received plenty of trade interest this season, told Art Eddy he’s already seeing a lot of himself in his young son. “In my son, he is athletic...
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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