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Celtics Close Out Season of Change

The Celtics wrapped up the regular season last night with a loss to the playoff-bound Washington Wizards at TD Garden. As with much of the season the Celtics had moments of competitiveness, but faded and eventually fell at the end. They did what most people wanted them to do this season – lose – but perhaps didn’t even do enough of that. It was an odd season in many aspects...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where Tankapalooza ends tonight

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  With the Lakers’ triumph over the Jazz on Monday, Boston has a one-game cushion on both sides with a single game to play. With a loss on Wednesday against the Washington Wizards, the Celtics would assure themselves...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's your Boston Celtics MVP for the 2013-14 season?

Over at ESPN Boston they picked their MVP and Rookie Of The Year. The Rookie Of The Year is easy to pick. It's hands down Kelly Olynyk, even though Phil Pressey has been outstanding lately. Over at ESPN Boston, they picked Jared Sullinger as team MVP. Rajon Rondo is clearly the best player, but he's only played in 30 games this season for the Celtics. So is Sullinger the...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Season Grade And Analysis

Boston Celtics: Season Grades And Analysis By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 25-55- 12th in East Analysis: The Celtics traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in the offseason and with Rajon Rondo expected to miss a large portion of the season, the playoffs weren’t expected for the Celtics, however, Rondo missed 2/3rd’s of the season and the Celtics played...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics without Jared Sullinger, Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless against the 76ers

The Boston Celtics enter Monday night's game with a record of 25-55. They take on a 76ers team that has a record of 17-63 on the season. With two games left for both teams, there is nothing to play for, which is a far cry from the glory days of the rivalry between these two teams. The match up of Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, and Julius Erving versus Larry Bird are...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics racking up the bad wins, defeat Cavs 111 to 99

AP Photo/Tony DejakThe Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111 to 99 tonight at the Quicken Loans Arena. Boston only had 8 players dressed for the game with Kris Humphries, Jared Sullinger, Jerryd Bayless and Rajon Rondo all earning DNP. Regardless this was no contest tonight; we were leading by 33 at one point.What should have been an easy loss for us turned into back...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Rondo and Sullinger sit out for Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) Injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo and center Jared Sullinger are sitting out for the Celtics against Cleveland.
Via FOXSports.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Cavaliers Live: Kris Humphries Game-Time Decision For Shorthanded Boston

4 p.m. ET: A defiant Jared Sullinger declared that he absolutely would play against the Cleveland Cavaliers. But it looks like it ultimately wasn’t Sullinger’s call to make. Sullinger will miss Saturday’s game for the Boston Celtics with a sprained left ankle, the team announced. He will join Rajon Rondo (shin) and Jerryd Bayless (knee) on the shelf, with Kris Humphries (knee...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Kennedy: Expect Avery Bradley Back in Boston; He "Loves Boston"

Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders recently spoke with Avery Bradley.  He feels he will likely remain a member of the Boston Celtics.   Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg There's been a lot of talk regarding numerous members of the Boston Celtics, and their futures with the team.  Will Boston build around Rajon Rondo? Will they let...
Via CLNS Radio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Steps Up; Impressions From Celtics’ Win Over Bobcats

BOSTON — Phil Pressey has been in and out of the rotation, constantly at the whim of the injury report regarding the Boston Celtics’ backcourt. So he wasn’t completely unprepared Friday when coach Brad Stevens came to him with some surprise news. The timing just took some adjusting to. “I was getting taped and coach walked in and was like, ‘You’re starting,’” Pressey...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Steps Up; Impressions From Celtics’ Win Over Bobcats

BOSTON — Phil Pressey has been in and out of the rotation, constantly at the whim of the injury report regarding the Boston Celtics’ backcourt. So he wasn’t completely unprepared Friday when coach Brad Stevens came to him with some surprise news. The timing just took some adjusting to. “I was getting taped and coach walked in and was like, ‘You’re starting,’” Pressey...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger Thanks Celtics Fans, Says Support ‘Doesn’t Go Unnoticed By Us’

BOSTON — The building just kept getting louder, even as another Celtics lead was lost and another defeat appeared likely. The crowd at TD Garden reached new decibels with each basket, however, eventually ending with a roar to celebrate the Celtics’ 106-103 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. This wasn’t your usual non-playoff crowd. The passion displayed by the green team’s fans...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three stories of the Boston Celtics season

I want to tell three stories about the 2013-2014 Boston Celtics. Two are so closely related, they are essentially the same story. One story is the night on January 17th, the day that Celtics point-guard Rajon Rondo returned to the Boston Celtics line-up. That was a fun night. It started with Rondo’s cryptic tweet the Monday before the Friday the 17th tip-off: 29,233,380 secs ...
Via Boston's Bettah
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PLUS/MINUS: Has Sullinger reached untradeable status?

PLUS/MINUS is a weekly column that makes five hypothetical statements about the state of the Boston Celtics. PLUS means you agree, MINUS means you don’t. These statements deal with beyond the boxscore factors and dig deep to find the true value these athletes bring to Boston.This week Matt Richissin, Matt MacKay, and Austin Gill discuss Jared Sullinger’s ascent to untradeable...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger expected to start in Atlanta tonight, Kris Humphries out

Both Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger are active for tonight's Boston Celtics-Atlanta Hawks game, according to Celtics.com's Marc D'Amico.Bradley has missed the past 3 games due to tendinitis in his right Achilles, and Sullinger suffered a bruised quad against Detroit on Saturday, causing him to miss Monday's practice. Both players practiced Tuesday, and expected...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rim protectors: 5 Centers who could be patrolling the middle for the Celtics next season

"Rim protection"When Danny Ainge was asked what the single biggest off-season need is for the Celtics -- it took him only a few seconds to say the two words above. After a season filled with Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk and Kris Humphries patrolling the paint, it's clear that the Celtics need a paint protecting big man badly. While Humphries has done...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley, and Sullinger hopeful this Wednesday against Hawks

Bradley returned to practice after sitting out the past 3 games. The Celtics are nearing the end, and Bradley needs to put the final touch on a season where he needed to prove he's worthy of a big contract. Bradley is hopeful for a Wednesday return. As for Sully and Hump, here's the update. ESPN Boston SULLY (QUAD) SITS OUT, HOPES TO PLAY WEDNESDAY: Jared Sullinger bruised...
Via Celtics Today
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sullinger wants to go to Summer Camp... or Summer League

Sullinger wants to play in the summer league but will have a conversation with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge about whether the team wants him to participate. He at least will be part of the summer league practice team, as he was last season following surgery.“Even if they tell me I’m not playing summer league, I’ll go down there and practice,” said Sullinger...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics: Avery Bradley, Jared Sullinger ‘Hopeful’ To Play Wednesday

Insisting that there has been no discussion of shutting down any players for the reminder of the season, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters Monday that he hopes Avery Bradley and Jared Sullinger can play in the next game. Bradley practiced Monday with a strained right Achilles that has sidelined him for the last 3 1/2 games. Sullinger, who played through a thigh contusion...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Jared Sullinger wants to play in the summer league

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Sullinger’s summer could be critical to his long-term development. The Celtics would like to see the burly power forward work himself into premium shape and work on his perimeter game. Sullinger said he has heard...
Via Red's Army
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics blow lead and fall to Pistons 111-115

The Celts came out of the gates hot and were able to maintain a ten point lead for three quarters. At one point, Boston led by as much as 19. Despite some great ball movement throughout the game, Boston had no answer for Detroit's paint dominance and fourth quarter surge.In the absence of Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger took the leadership reigns and was absolutely dominant, finishing...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat Sneaks Into Celtics’ Huddle (GIF)

After a stoppage in play during Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics, veteran Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat crashed the opposition’s huddle for a brief moment and put his arm around Jared Sullinger and Rajon Rondo. The Celtics didn’t seem to care because no one told him to go away. Maybe they were just surprised, but it provided a pretty funny moment. Gortat...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Jared Sullinger Comfortable And Confident In Boston

The Boston Celtics very big sophomore Jared Sullinger has become both comfortable and confident during a breakout season. “I think it is just being comfortable,” Sullinger said. “I learned a lot from these guys that are in the locker room and a lot from past guys that were in the locker room, just understanding that confidence is everything in this world.”
Via Pro Bball Report
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Changes ahead after blowout against Wizards

Rondo played well against the Wizards, he tried to carry the guys, but they didn't follow his lead. The young guys (Sully,Olynyk) seemed to be watching, and they fought until the final buzzer. So how have these three played together? Chris Forsberg gave a nice response to what Stevens should do for the remainder of the season. ESPN BostonWhich makes us wonder if Wednesday'...
Via Celtics Today
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Why Brad Stevens MUST play the Bass/Humphries combo

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. It’s hard to ignore how much the Bass/Humphries combo has struggled recently, but the team’s defensive rating with that pair on the floor since the All-Star break is a head-shaking 112.8 (or 8.2 points above...
Via Red's Army
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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