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Wallpaper Wednesday: Marcus Smart

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2014 top 2 draft picks Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins face off for the first time in NBA regular season game

Tonight in Minnesota, for the first time, highly regarded 2014 draft picks Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins will face off in an NBA regular season game.Wiggins, the number one pick in the draft by Cleveland who was subsequently traded to Minnesota, is coming off his first monster game as a professional. Saturday at home he had 29 points, five rebounds and four steals in a 113-101...
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Mystery t-shirt package 4 for $20

Here's your chance to get a jump on Black Friday. We're emptying the vault to give you a great deal this holiday weekend while supplies last. Sometimes we end up selling more of one size than another, so we become overstocked in certain sizes for shirts. So to clear out overstock we're offering 4 shirts for the $20. So essentially 4 shirts for the price of one. Also, we will be shipping...
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What Are the Odds of Beating the Bulls on Friday?

After a four-day break, Boston’s brutal November schedule resumes this coming Friday as the Celtics play host to their Eastern Conference rivals Chicago Bulls. The Bulls are coming in having lost three of their last five, but just pulled out a gutty victory on Monday against the Jazz.Sportsbook Topbet.eu is posting NBA betting odds in favor of the Bulls for Friday’s game but...
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James Young with the smoothest 3 point jump shot coming straight out of college since Tracy Murray

We've all seen the nasty throw down James Young had the other night in the Maine Red Claws win over the Delaware 87ers. But, what about the rest of his game that night? JY finished with 22 on 7-16 shooting including knocking down three 3's.Young's highlights are so fun to watch because he has the smoothest jumper I've seen coming directly into the NBA since Tracy...
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Paul Pierce signs autograph for Celtics fan, from the bench, while his game is still going on

Here's something you don't see everyday: An NBA player signing an autograph while sitting on the bench during a game.Paul Pierce had just exited the Wizards' eventual 111-100 win in Milwaukee over the Bucks on Sunday with slightly more than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter and Washington comfortably in front.  Having posted season highs in both points (25) and rebounds ...
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James Harden pulls out the old 'fat guy on your men's league team' defense

Let me paint a picture for you; It's the third game of the night in your men's league. The fattest guy on your team made what would seem to be his 42nd bad pass of the night, and it's led to a turnover. You know what happens next; the other team starts a break, and your fat teammate (me) decides he's hit his breaking point, and there isn't a chance in hell he's going to get back...
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Late game struggles define Celtics' first 12 games; Where does the season go from here?

The Cavs were one of many teams to exploitthe Celtics' poor late-game execution.If you came to me before the 2014-15 season began and told me that the Celtics will be drafting sixth overall once again come June, I would have believed you.You could have also said that the Celtics will be the sixth-seed in the Eastern Conference, and put up a decent fight in a playoff series, and I...
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Video: Tony Allen pulls off Rajon Rondo's signature move, freezes 'Big Baby' Davis

In the Grizzlies' 107-91 victory over the Clippers on Sunday, Memphis guard Tony Allen successfully converted Rajon Rondo's fake behind-the-back pass for a scoop layup maneuver, blowing by another former Celtic, Glen 'Big Baby' Davis in the process:Not to be outdone, Rondo also pulled off his move against the Trail Blazer's LaMarcus Aldridge: Your browser does...
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Jeff Green vehemently denies non-existent report that he wants out of Boston

Jeff Green is sick and tired of being labeled as 'indifferent.' On the court, he's been much more consistently aggressive in attacking the hoop, and has seemed to be show more visible displays of emotion in ten games than he has throughout his entire career. But he's not content with just showing his change in demeanor on the court. After another loss against Portland...
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James Young with the filthy leaner dunk in Maine

The Celtics suffered another close loss 94-88 to the Portland Trailblazers tonight. Meanwhile, close by in Maine, James Young put some hope into the future of the franchise on display with this ridiculous finish.@ClintCorey
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Video: Blazers 94, Celtics 88 highlights and box score

Extended Celtics highlights and box score from Boston's loss to the Blazers Sunday evening.Video via Celtics Lowdown. Box score via Yahoo Sports.
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Celtics can't stop red hot Blazers and fall 94-88

First QuarterBoston started the game on a 7-0 run and the Blazers closed on a 6-0 run cutting the Celtic lead to 23-21 at the end of one.The quarter was quite sloppy as the teams combined for 3-20 to start the game with Portland going 1-12 before they started getting it going offensively.Kelly Olynyk was the beneficiary of many of these Portland misses grabbing 7 rebounds in the...
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Teams showing interest in Brandon Bass

Boston Herald:Brandon Bass has continued to play very well for the Celtics, which means there’s a chance he may not be with the team this entire season.Scouts and opposing front-office types have begun to speak and inquire about the 29-year-old forward, a practice that’s generally a precursor to discussing a trade. Danny Ainge could not be reached on whether teams have called...
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Video: 11/22 Practice Report, Celtics get ready for Trail Blazers

Via the Celtics YouTube channel:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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Grizzlies 117 - Celtics 100 highlighs and box score

The Celtics lost to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night by a 117-100 margin, extending Memphis' regular season home game win streak to 21. Kelly Olynyk was the leading scorer for Boston with 18 points. None of the Celtics were able to rebound in double digits.Highlights above from Celtics Lowdown, and box score below.Boston Celtics (4-7) ...
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Paul Pierce, Wizards knock LeBron James' Cavs below .500

Last night in D.C. the Wizards handed the Cavaliers their third straight loss, 91-78.  Kevin Love scored just eight points in 31 minutes, while going 3-for-8 from the field.  Paul Pierce shot 4-for-7 for nine points, with five rebounds, two assists and a block in 30 minutes of action.LeBron James was 1 for 8 from the field when guarded by Paul Pierce. His average shot distance...
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Celtics no match for Grizzlies in Memphis, fall 117-100

Marc Gasol scored 32 points, while Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies improved to an NBA-best 11-2 and 7-0 at home with a 117-100 win over Boston.Memphis jumped out to an early 16-7 advantage, then held a similar lead for most of the first and second quarters.The Celtics had the ball and a chance to get the deficit under 10 before halftime, but...
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I BLEED GREEN t-shirts

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Wicked SMAHT khed. t-shirts

Are you WICKED SMAHT? Rep the green team and order today!Wicked SMAHT khed. Script t-shirt (U.S. shipping)Choose a size Adult Small $17.99 USD Adult Medium $17.99 USD Adult Large $17.99 USD Adult XL $17.99 USD Adult 2XL $19.99 USD ***Wicked SMAHT khed. Script t-shirt (International shipping)Choose a size Adult Small $17.99 USD Adult Medium $17.99 USD Adult Large $17.99 USD Adult...
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Video: Celtics talk playing physical vs. Grizzlies, Marcus Smart 'surprised' by progress of recovery

Via the Celtics official YouTube channel:Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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Marcus Smart is "at least week away" from hitting the floor for the Celtics

Ben Rohrbach tweeted a quote from GM Danny Ainge this morning regarding Marcus Smart's return:Ainge on Marcus Smart's ankle: "I'd be surprised if he was ready this weekend. … I think he's probably at least a week away."— Ben Rohrbach (@brohrbach) November 20, 2014Notice Ainge said "at least", hopefully this isn't hinting at possibly more...
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Enter Friday's DraftKings $50,000 fantasy basketball contest

Celtics Life is offering you a great opportunity to win a share of $50,000 by picking a Fantasy Basketball team for Friday.All you have to do is pick the 8 NBA players you think will score the most fantasy points during the NBA games on Friday.Draft 1 PG, 1 SG, 1 SF, 1 PF, 1 C, 1 G, 1 F and 1 Utility player while staying under the $50,000 Salary Cap.The entry fee is $2 or FREE...
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Numbers for thought: Shall we put candies on the rim at crunch time?

Numbers for thought is a series that selects certain pieces of statistics before each game (or let's say every now and then to make this a more attainable goal) that may or may not be meaningful (you know, small sample size, outliers or whatever) but nonetheless provide entertainment value (or so I hope).First of all, if you haven't read Mike Dyer's fantastic breakdown...
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Celtics radio announcer Sean Grande with one of the best signs you'll ever see

Celtics long-time radio play-by-play man Sean Grande decided to have a little fun during last night's CSNNE television broadcast of Boston's win in Philly.  Grande casual sneaked up behind TV announcers Mike Gorman and Brian Scalabrine, then held up this sign for the cameras promoting his own work:Thanks to @CMIslesBlog on twitter for sharing this photo.No word yet on whether...
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