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Today in Celtics history: Parish's 00 retired, Junior Burrough born

Today, January 18th marks the 18th anniversary of former Boston Celtic Robert Parish's #00 being retired.In 1998, in a ceremony at the halftime of a home game against the Indiana Pacers, Robert "Chief" Parish had his jersey raised to the rafters of the FleetCenter. The game was a homecoming of sorts, as it saw the return of Larry Bird as head coach of the Indiana Pacers, and Kevin...
Via Celtics Life
January 18, 2017

Carmelo Anthony Passes Robert Parish On All-Time Scoring List

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony continued his ascension of the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Carmelo Anthony entered the 2016-17 regular season at No. 29 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. That alone was enough to earn Anthony a place in the Hall of Fame, but the basketball world knew he wouldn’t […] Carmelo Anthony Passes Robert Parish...
Via Daily Knicks
January 11, 2017

HH Tournament: (4) Jo Jo White vs (5) Robert Parish

Jo Jo White and Robert Parish is the next matchup in the Hardwood Houdini Tournament To no surprise, Bill Russell defeated Rajon Rondo to be the first player to advance to the Elite Eight. Today we have maybe the most even matchup of the tournament up to this point. Jo Jo White and Robert Parish […] HH Tournament: (4) Jo Jo White vs (5) Robert Parish - Hardwood Houdini - Hardwood...
Via Hardwood Houdini
August 28, 2016

HH Tournament: (5) Robert Parish vs (12) K.C. Jones

A classic five-twelve match-up takes place today Yesterday’s match-up was the closest of the tournament thus far. Jo Jo White edged out Antoine Walker, winning 67 percent of the votes. While White is set to be the higher seed in the second round, he will have his work cut out for him, once again. This […] HH Tournament: (5) Robert Parish vs (12) K.C. Jones - Hardwood Houdini...
Via Hardwood Houdini
August 11, 2016

2016 NBA Draft Lottery: Complete Breakdown Of Boston Celtics’ Odds

The Boston Celtics have a 15.6 percent chance of winning the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft when the draft lottery takes place Tuesday night. Boston hasn’t owned the top pick since 1980, when it traded the selection, as well as No. 13, to the Golden State Warriors for center Robert Parish and the No. 3 pick, which turned out to be power forward Kevin McHale. Parish and McHale...
Via NESN.com
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

FiveThirtyEight.com predicts 48-win Celtics team, players with potential of Harden, Rodman and Parish

FiveThirtyEight.com, an analytics website that's part of ESPN, created a projection system to predict how good each NBA player will be by comparing them to the career arcs of other similar players (pictured above for Kelly Olynyk).The FiveThirtyEight metric is quite high on the 2015-16 Celtics, picking them to win 48 games.  The website's founder, Nate Silver, claims the C's may...
Via Celtics Life
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/15/15

Everyone remembers the awesomeness of "The Chief," Robert Parish.  Outrunning opposing big men.  That quick step on the baseline.  That high-arching shot.  But what you might have forgotten is how he sported a mustache his first few years in Boston, before deciding to shave it.  I want to say 1982 or 83 might have been the last year he had it.  But did you know Parish's best...
Via Celtics Life
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Graphic Shows Best NBA Players By Number; 12 Former Celtics Make List (Photo)

If you need to be reminded of the Boston Celtics’ history of greatness, then look no further than Mitchell & Ness’ latest jersey graphic. The clothing company compiled a list of the greatest NBA players by jersey number, spanning from Robert Parish’s No. 00 to Minneapolis Lakers legend George Mikan’s No. 99. Twelve former Celtics made the cut...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Parish tells the truth

Very short but worth the listen, from yesterday's NBA Radio Sirius XM interview with Justin Termine and Nancy Lieberman.  Robert Parish stopped by and discussed Len Bias, the difference between playing with Bird and Jordan and the Bird vs LeBron comparisons.Robert Parish exemplified Celtic Pride and I can't say I disagree with anything he says.  Bias would've made the difference...
Via Celtics Life
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Parish thought his wife talked too much

I’ve been wanting to post this tale for a couple weeks now. It’s another great excerpt from the Lakers book Showtime, courtesy Pro Basketball Talk: “The Lakers used to have a PR guy named Josh Rosenfeld. I think it was after the game where Kurt Rambis got clotheslined by Kevin McHale (Game 4 of the 1984 NBA Finals) and after that game everything was really heated. They are...
Via Red's Army
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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