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4up/4down: Celtics vs. Hornets ( 56 of 82)

In game with serious playoff implications the Celtics had a chance to close in within percentage points of the 8th seed. After falling behind by as many by 16, the new faces carried us back and delivered one of the best wins of the season. With a 106-98 win over the Hornets, the Celtics are now in a virtual 4 way tie with the Pacers, Hornets, and Nets for that last playoff spot...
Via Red's Army
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dare we say playoffs? Celtics beat the Hornets 106-98

The Celtics came out firing on all cylinders to begin the game. Marcus Smart in particular was feeling it early knocking down two quick threes to help him score 10 points in the first quarter alone. Like Smart, the C's were making their three point shots at a healthy clip early in the game. However, the deep ball betrayed the Celts in the second period(5-13 in the first half). Old...
Via Celtics Life
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: what miserable Knicks fans said - 2/25

The Celtics dominated tonight, and boy... Knicks fans are in the dumps right now. I was excited to see what exactly they had to say after we turned it on in the third quarter, their comments definitely did not disappoint. Top Three What if I told you I can't watch Knicks games anymore without being high as ****? 30 for 30 on the 2014-15 KnicksGerald Wallace is still in the NBA...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley is on fire since the All-Star break

Last summer, when the Celtics inked Avery Bradley to a 4-year, $32 million contract, many fans thought it was far too much for a defensive specialist. But Bradley has proved this season that he is not just a one-dimesional player, as the fifth year Celtic continues to make strides on the offensive end.In the last three games, the Celts' starting shooting guard has shot out of this...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Avery Bradley has been stepping up

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. During the Brad Stevens era, coaches have attempted to impress on Bradley the importance of becoming a good team defensive player as well as an on-ball, lock-down defender. Sometimes those pleas have fallen on...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Initial Thoughts on Isaiah Thomas, and his effect on the roster

We're two games into the Isaiah Thomas era. I thought it'd make sense to reach out to Eric Blaisdell, whose been hoping the Celtics land Thomas for a while, to get his initial impressions. Below is our email exchangeMatt RichissinEric, I know Isaiah Thomas was really a guy you were hoping the Celtics would land for a while now. What are your initial impressions 2 games inEric BlaisdellI...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: Suns fans are not happy with Isaiah Thomas after his game winner

Little Green Envy action after the Celtics 115-110 win over the Suns. Nothing really to hate about Suns fans, but they really did not like seeing Isaiah Thomas hit the game sealing shot. At all.To the comments..Starting things off Damn we look terrible.Still getting off to those slow starts. Unpopular opinion: we’re not winning the title this yearAdd Avery Bradley to the list...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas sinks Suns in return to Phoenix

PHOENIX -- Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the Phoenix Suns 115-110 Monday night. Boston made a season-high 14 3-pointers, 10 in the first half as the Celtics ran out to a 19-point lead against the struggling Suns. But Phoenix cut the lead to one on a 3 from Eric...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas helps Celtics beat Suns in return to Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the Phoenix Suns 115-110 Monday night. Boston made a season-high 14 3-pointers, 10 in the first half as the Celtics ran out to a 19-point league against the struggling Suns. But Phoenix cut the lead to one on a 3 from...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas sinks Suns in return to Phoenix

PHOENIX -- Avery Bradley scored 23 points, Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the Phoenix Suns 115-110 Monday night. Boston made a season-high 14 3-pointers, 10 in the first half as the Celtics ran out to a 19-point lead against the struggling Suns. But Phoenix cut the lead to one on a 3 from Eric...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas gets his revenge, Celtics beat Suns 115-110

The Celtics picked up their first win of the Isaiah Thomas era against Thomas' old team on Monday night, beating the Suns 115-110. The Celts were led by Avery Bradley (23 points, 6 steals, 4 rebounds, 3 assists), Brandon Bass (18 and 6) and Thomas himself (21 points, 7 assists). Meanwhile, the Suns got a combined 41 points from their new look backcourt of Eric Bledsoe and Brandon...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Salvage Final Game Of Road Trip With 115-110 Win Over Suns

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Celtics ensured Monday night that they would not return home from their latest West Coast swing empty-handed. After dropping consecutive games to the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers to begin the NBA’s unofficial second half, the Celtics came out firing against the Phoenix Suns. Boston led by as many as 20 and survived...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Celtics scrap to end, but can’t put away the Lakers in OT

It was fun, it was infuriating, than depressing, then fun again, but then back to depressing. Celtics lost a semi-important game to the Lakers (if you’re into the playoff race), but how we loss is almost more annoying than the fact that we lost. As an official it’s important that you have control over the game to make sure it played in the fairest and safest way possible. However...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Avery Bradley Is Clutch; Linsanity Lives In Lakers Win

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Celtics returned from an eight-day All-Star layoff this weekend, and Avery Bradley certainly looks well-rested. Bradley has been an offensive force in the first two games of the NBA’s unofficial second half, scoring 20 and 28 points after reaching the 20-point plateau just six times in his first 50 games this season. The...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Smart/Bradley/Thomas backcourt will work

Since the Celtics have acquired Isaiah Thomas there has been a lot of chatter about how he fits. The main concern among fans is that Thomas, who has been known to be a bit of ball-dominant player, will take away valuable minutes that rookie Marcus Smart could be getting to develop his game. There’s also the concern about how well the 3 guard rotation of Smart/Bradley/Thomas...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Jared Sullinger will miss remainder of season

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has sustained a left metatarsal stress fracture and will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced Sunday. Sullinger was averaging 14.4 points and 8.1 rebounds over 28.7 minutes per game this season. The Celtics are 20-32 and (through Saturday) only 1½ games behind in the race for the eighth and final playoff berth in the...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas share a childhood connection

Newly acquired guard Isaiah Thomas will have 30 games to ingrain himself into the unfamiliarity of coach Brad Stevens' system. When the 24-year old sharpshooter finally walks into the Celtics locker room, he will see a recognizable face in fellow Tacoma, Washington native Avery Bradley:Celtics careful not to discuss trade until official. Avery Bradley did acknowledge he and Isaiah...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

4up/4down: Celtics vs Kings (Game 42 of 82)

With only 10 available bodies the Celtics scrapped and clawed in Sacramento, but came up short. The loss now puts the Celtics a full 2 games back for that last playoff spot. Despite a frustrating ending here are some things we liked and didn’t like about the game. UP 1. Aggressive Tyler Zeller In the first half Zeller and the Celtics picked on Cousins in the pick-and-roll early...
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Kings overpower Celtics, 109-101

Life without Sully might not be easy. The Celtics, playing without their leading scorer and rebounder, started their three-game western road trip with a 109-101 loss at Sacramento on Friday. Avery Bradley led the Cs with 28 points, and Tyler Zeller had 22, but the Celts were overpowered by the deeper Kings. DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 15 boards while Rudy Gay added 28 points...
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shorthanded Celtics blow very early lead, lose to Kings 109-101

Bradley's circus shot that somehow went in in the fourth quarter was highlight reel material.The Celtics looked like they were going to dominate the Kings in the first quarter, when they were leading 27-11. Well, that impression didn't last long as the Kings went on a 17-0 run, took the lead and managed to disrupt any effort by the Celtics to come back. Nonetheless it was an entertaining...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics trade for Isaiah Thomas

The Boston Celtics acquired point guard Isaiah Thomas from the Phoenix Suns and dealt Tayshaun Prince to the Detroit Pistons. Boston acquired Thomas in exchange for Marcus Thornton and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 first-round pick. Boston dealt Prince to the Pistons, where he spent most of his career with, in exchange for Jonas Jerebko and Luigi Datome. ...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Lottery or playoffs?

Currently sitting at 20-31 at the All-Star Break, the Boston Celtics face a difficult decision to make in the Eastern Conference. While penciled in for a high-lottery draft pick at the start of the season, and certainly after trading away leading scorer Jeff Green and All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, Boston sits only a game and half behind the Miami Heat for the East’s eighth...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner's last second shot beats Hawks, lifts Celtics to victory, 89-88

The Hawks are very, very good. The Celtics are pretty bad. At least this is what we thought coming into the night, and in the first half, it seemed as if that was the case, as the Hawks blew the Celtics out of the building. Part of that was the Hawks being great (52% shooting, assists on 14 of their 20 buckets, fantastic defense), and part of that was on the Celtics looking like...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominique Wilkins shares amazing Larry Bird trash talk story

Dominique Wilkins, the Human Highlight Reel and Hawks legend, recalled one of the first times he played against legendary trash talker Larry Bird. From Steve Bulpett of The Boston Herald: “One of the first times I ever played against him, I went out for the opening tip and I went to shake his hand. He just stood there and looked at me stone-faced with his hands behind his...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

I Am Boston, featuring the world's greatest fans: Nicholas O'Leary

The Boston Celtics boast a rich history that began in 1946 and has continued with seventeen championships and millions of memories.CelticsLife's "I Am Boston" offers a closer look at the individuals that make up the most loyal and supportive professional sports fans in the world.Profile: Nicholas O'Leary, 51 year old from England, UKI've been a Celtics fan for 30 years. I was employed...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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