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Celtics Notes: Kelly Olynyk-Jonas Jerebko Frontcourt Shines For Boston

The Boston Celtics probably would like to forget Wednesday’s defensive effort against the Toronto Raptors. But a promising development emerged on the other end of the floor for Brad Stevens’ club. With the Celtics trailing Toronto by 11 points early in the second quarter, Stevens opted for some international small ball, pairing Swedish swingman Jonas Jerebko with Canadian big...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerebko hits key jumper as Celtics beat Pistons 99-93

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Jonas Jerebko enjoyed his time with the Detroit Piston and has no hard feelings about being traded away last season. Thus far, the feeling is mutual - he has been cheered on each of Boston's visits to the Palace of Auburn Hills this month - but the fans are starting to get a little annoyed. Ten days after Jerebko hit three straight 3-pointers to give...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Piston Jerebko kills Detroit's fourth-quarter rally

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Avery Bradley scored 18 points, Isaiah Thomas had 17 points and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Detroit Pistons 99-93 on Saturday night. Each of Boston's starters scored in double figures, and reserve Evan Turner added 13 points. Detroit pulled within five in the last minute, and Turner was called for an offensive foul with 36 seconds left...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Jonas Jerebko Hits David Lee With Nifty Behind-The-Back Pass (Videos)

The Boston Celtics looked more like wizards on Wednesday night. The magical kind, though. Boston’s big men dazzled the Charlotte Hornets in the first two quarters with some nifty passing, highlighted by Jonas Jerebko’s terrific behind-the-back pass to David Lee for an easy bucket. Jerebko starts in the corner with a pump fake before dribbling around a defender and into the paint...
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Tyler Zeller, Jonas Jerebko Deliver Encouraging Efforts

Isaiah Thomas was the clear headliner of the Boston Celtics’ offense Wednesday night. But two side acts who have struggled mightily this season also put on a show. Forward Tyler Zeller and swingman Jonas Jerebko were two bright spots for Boston in their three-point road loss to the Detroit Pistons. Zeller entered the game in the third quarter and immediately made an impact, finishing...
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Has Jonas Jerebko earned more minutes? Ja!

Albeit a small, 5 game sample size, the numbers suggest Jonas Jerebko deserves more minutes. In the Celtics 3 losses this season, Jerebko has averaged 12.3 minutes per game. In the 2 wins, the Swede has averaged 17.5 mpg. There we have it. Problem solved. We need to start the Swedish Larry Bird and play him all 48 minutes! You’re welcome Brad. No in all seriousness, what can...
Via Celtics Life
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonas Jerebko could have started his pro career with Real Madrid

It is always intriguing to look back at single decisions in hindsight made by professional athletes that got them where they are now.Jonas Jerebko took the time to reminisce on one of his in the aftermath of Boston's 111-96 exhibition win over Real Madrid. Recalling his days as a teenager in Sweden, the C's forward revealed he passed up the opportunity to play for the revered basketball...
Via Celtics Life
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonas Jerebko is really confident, wants another piece of the Cavs and a championship

Several members of the Celtics organization spoke to the media this morning at the Shamrock Classic golf tournament.  Among the most entertaining was Jonas Jerebko: @celtics Jonas Jerebko about to speak to media prior to golf tournament at Old Sandwich Golf Club in Plymouth, Mass. — A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) September 22, 2015 Jonas Jerebko today...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonas Jerebko: ‘My First Choice Was Always Coming Back’ To Celtics

Jonas Jerebko got his wish this summer. The free-agent forward officially re-signed with the Boston Celtics last week, inking a reported two-year, $10 million contract. Speaking with reporters Tuesday in Las Vegas, Jerebko said his foray into free agency played out exactly how he’d hoped it would. “I had some offers,” Jerebko said in his first public comments since re-signing...
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ 2014-15 salary cap situation

So the Detroit Pistons won’t have a first-round pick in June’s draft. Too bad, it’s past time to move past it. There is still plenty of time this offseason to make improvements and Stan Van Gundy had better make some if he hopes to bring Detroit back to relevance. To make improvements you need to have money to spend, so let’s examine how the Pistons are doing on that front...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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