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Hopefully the Celtics held a secret full-court scrimmage somewhere in New York last night...

The Celtics had a day off at home on Saturday, then came out flat against Detroit on Sunday.  They then traveled to Broolykn and pulled off a huge win the following night.  After another day of rest on Tuesday, they put forth that stinker against Miami Wednesday.Boston faces the Knicks in New York tonight, and clearly the C's will play much better if they didn't have any time off...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Introducing the Luigi Datome mixtape you never knew you needed

Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

It's been hard not to like the 205cm Italian, Luigi Datome

Until recently, my life contained very little Gigi, and I was fine with that. A few weeks ago, Luigi Datome was traded to the Boston Celtics. My initial scouting report was brief. ME: Hey. That guy has a beard.Of course, other NBA players do too, but I'm still not used to long crops of facial hair on professional ballers. Call me a profiler, but it just doesn't seem very athletic...
Via Celtics Life
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where We Take the Tour of Italy

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. With Boston playing without starting shooting guard Avery Bradley the past three games, an opportunity opened for a shooter and Datome got his chance. The 27-year-old swingman matched his NBA career high by scoring...
Via Red's Army
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics beat Heat in Miami, 100-90

Acquired at the trade deadline, Italian Luigi Datome has been efficient with his newfound minutes in green.The Celtics defeated the Heat tonight in Miami, 100-90. Boston's high energy to open the game mostly overshadowed some sloppiness. After the Heat made a run to end the second quarter, Boston went into the locker-room leading 43-40. Tyler Zeller's early efforts came in the form...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Luigi Datome Makes Splash; Isaiah Thomas Joins Rare Company

We’ve seen Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko put up big numbers early in their respective Celtics tenures, but until this weekend, we had seen almost nothing of Boston’s third deadline acquisition, Luigi Datome. The Italian forward played a grand total of 19 minutes over his first eight games with the Celtics, spending the bulk of his time with Gerald Wallace and Phil Pressey at...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Love, Monroe top Celtics summer wish list

Via Basketball Insiders: The Celtics have a ton of cash and are geared up to use it. Target number one is Kevin Love. Target number two is Greg Monroe. Sources close to the process say the Celtics plan to swing for the proverbial fences this summer including runs at Gasol, Leonard and Butler too. With a roster jammed with young guys, there is also a sense that Boston would be open...
Via Red's Army
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Not Planning To Buy Out Luigi Datome After Trade

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Celtics have no plans to buy out any of their three new acquisitions, the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy reported Friday. Source: Celtics have no buyouts planned. Thomas will take physical in Boston tomorrow, 2 Detroit guys the same in LA.— Mark Murphy (@Murf56) February 21, 2015 Point guard Isaiah Thomas never was a buyout...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons recall Spencer Dinwiddie, Luigi Datome from D-League

  The Detroit Pistons have recalled guard Spencer Dinwiddie and forward Luigi Datome from the team's NBA Development League affiliate in Grand Rapids. Dinwiddie, drafted 38th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, has appeared in eight games for the Pistons this season, averaging 3.0 points and 12.4 minutes per game. Datome is in his second season with Detroit. He's averaged 2.6 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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