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Orlando wants to shake things up; Boston rumored to be a trade partner

With no major trades occurring thus far in the 2015-16 NBA season, Orlando is going to attempt to change that according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. Magic have kept no secret that they are looking for a major trade. Atlanta, Boston, Milwaukee, Clippers all in the mix.— Steve Kyler (@stevekylerNBA) February 9, 2016 The rumor yesterday was that Orlando was in the market...
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Green Target: Jabari Parker is available, should Celtics be interested?

The Celtics take on the Bucks in Milwaukee tonight, which gives C's fans a chance to get a good look at Jabari Parker.  In a recent ESPN Insider piece, Chad Ford said Parker is "in play" as the NBA's trade deadline approaches.  Should Parker be on Danny Ainge's radar?The 6'8" forward is averaging 11.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 28.6 minutes per game for the Bucks this...
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Are the Celtics really the 6th best team in the NBA?

Whisper all you want Brad, but the Celtics talents are no longer a secretThe latest round of ESPN's Marc Stein's NBA Power Rankings put the Celtics in the 6 spot. High praise for what Brad Stevens and the Celtics have been doing lately, and on the heels of a 9-1 record in their last 10 games, much deserved. The power rankings traditionally rank where the league is at that very moment...
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Afternoon Delight: Rodman Wants to Coach the Knicks

Not long after Phil Jackson fired Derek Fisher, speculation about the Knicks' new coach from all corners: will Jackson step in?  Or will he hire Luke Walton?  Or Brian Shaw?  Or former C's assistant Tom Thibodeau?One unexpected candidate threw his name into the conversation with this tweet: Hey @PhilJackson11 @nyknicks, I have a pretty decent resume on the court and I can coach...
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Will the All-Star break slow down the Celtics' current hot streak? NOPE.

It's a damn good time to be a Celtics fan right now! The C's have been slowly climbing the Eastern Conference standings since their Jan. 22 win over the Chicago Bulls. Over the past 19 days, the team is tied with the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors for the best record in their last 10 games at 9-1. They have also scored at least 100 points in 15 of their last 16 games....
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Celtics Trade Deadline Preview: The myth of Superstar-or-Bust and trading for Tobias Harris

It seems like everyone wants the Celtics to make the home run move before doing anything else. Trades involving any non-Superstars are written off by many because it would not turn the Celtics into an immediate championship contender, as if that is the new requirement for any potential move.The fact of the matter is the Celtics are players, plural, away from competing with the likes...
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Around the NBA 2/9: Crushing win by Nets; Hield, Ingram in action; New mock draft released

As the Celtics were traveling to Milwaukee for their game against the Bucks tonight, there were 20 NBA teams in action last night. Here are 14 things you should know:2016 DRAFT PICK WATCH1. The Nets (14-39) beat the Nuggets last night on a buzzer-beating three by Joe Johnson. The Celtics own the Nets unconditional first-round draft pick. Brooklyn has the third-worst record in the...
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Andre Drummond is shooting from the wrong free throw line

Problem solved. Remember how Tracy McGrady would shoot his free throws from at least a foot behind the line? So yeah this would be a bit further. When you are shooting below 35% from the line, you have to think outside the box.
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The Celtics are one of the hottest teams in the NBA

The Boston Celtics claimed the three seed in the Eastern Conference for the time being after defeating the Sacramento Kings yesterday afternoon. The C's also extended their record to 31-22 on the year, a season-best nine games over .500.Over the last 10 games, the Celtics are 9-1 and only two other teams have been as successful during the same stretch: the Toronto Raptors and the...
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Isaiah Thomas named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The NBA has named Isaiah Thomas as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week after playing some tremendous basketball in the Celtics' latest stretch:Thomas led the Celtics to a 4-0 week, including a road victory against the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers. He averaged 20.3 points (12th in the East), 7.0 assists (tied for fourth in the conference) and 4.5 rebounds....
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If Danny Ainge trades the Brooklyn pick, it won't be for an aging superstar

Last week, Danny Ainge went on WEEI and discussed the possibility of dealing Brooklyn's first-round draft choice this year.  For the most part, Ainge said exactly what you'd expect him to--that's he not looking to move the pick, but would at the right price.  As Jay King of Mass Live pointed out, one specific quote from Ainge is worth noting:It would have to be, certainly, a very...
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Unfinished Business: February 8, 1991- Celtics knock Knicks

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Around the NBA 2/8: Celtics in sole possession of 3-seed; Potential draft pick in action

As the Celtics were protecting their home court against the Kings, the Magic beat the Hawks on a buzzer-beater, which gave Boston sole possession of the 3-seed in the East. There were four other teams in action as well on Sunday. Here are 10 things you should know:2016 DRAFT PICK WATCH1. The Nets (13-39) were idle last night. The Celtics own the Nets unconditional first-round draft...
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Video: 5'9" Isaiah Thomas blocks 6'11" DeMarcus Cousins

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is known primarily for his offense, but in recent games, the little guy has blocked a handful a shots over much taller adversaries.In Sunday's win over the Sacramento Kings, 5'9" Thomas blocked a shot attempt from 6'11" Demarcus Cousins. Unfortunately, Jared Sullinger got whistled for a foul immediately after, but still an impressive play...
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Shootout in the Garden / Celts' offense explodes again / Green Trends

The Sacramento Kings are known for playing fast and loose and not defending much — and that's exactly what they did in the Garden on Sunday. The Celtics followed suit, scoring 46 points in just the first quarter and a season-high 128 pts overall. Shootout A lot of guys scored well: Avery Bradley — his confidence sky-high after the game-winner in Cleveland — hit 6 of his 7 threes...
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Video: Jared Sullinger after win over Kings - "We have bigger fish to fry."

After knocking off Sacramento Sunday afternoon, the Celtics are now in sole possession of third place in the Eastern Conference at 31-22.  As Jared Sullinger alluded to in his postgame interview, the team is starting to think big: Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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Green Envy- What Kings Fans said 2/7

The Celtics started off this Super Bowl Sunday on fire, with 46 points in the first quarter. The Kings made things interesting but in the end, the C's pulled away and George Karl's job remains in limbo for Sacramento. TOP THREEPlease stahp, celtics... stahpIt's sad because we're more of a laughing stock than the NBA teams with a worse record than us.Man Jared Sullinger looks fat...
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Celtics continue to roll, hold off Kings 128-119

After coming off one of their most exciting, and certainly their most impressive win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, the Celtics came out on fire in their Sunday afternoon 128-119 win over the Sacramento Kings. Boston came out and shot a sizzling 58.1 percent from the field and put up a league-high 46 points in the first quarter. The team showed no letdown after their...
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Unfinished Business: February 7, 1991- Bird's slow return starts with a bang

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Celtics pursuit of the Number 1 pick: Analysis of Nets remaining schedule

Follow Max Sandgrund on Twitter @SotoSpeakzWith the Nets losing to the 76ers last night, the swirling rumors of an impending Joe Johnson buyout and the recent resurgence of Kobe Bryant, it is no longer a certainty that the 76ers and Lakers will receive the first and second most ping pong balls in the lottery. As of this morning, the Nets are two games ahead of the Lakers and 4.5...
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Around the NBA 2/7: Nets win lottery bowl; Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, Buddy Hield all in action

As the Celtics were preparing to avoid the letdown scenario against the Kings tonight, there were 20 NBA teams in action last night. Here are 12 things you should know:2016 DRAFT PICK WATCH1. The Nets (13-39) lost to the 76ers last night. The Celtics own the Nets unconditional first-round draft pick. Brooklyn has the third-worst record in the NBA. As of today, the bottom of the...
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Video: Brad Stevens and Avery Bradley break down what happened on the game-winning shot vs. Cavaliers

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:Related Video:Watch Avery Bradley's stunning game winner in Cleveland called by each team's announcersA dejected LeBron James says "It hurts; It's been a while since I felt like this" following C's winFollow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
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Around the NBA 2/6: Celtics shock Cavaliers; New mock draft released

As the Celtics were in the midst of chasing what was their best win this season, shocking the Cavaliers on an Avery Bradley buzzer-beater, there were 18 other teams in action last night. Here are 13 things you should know:2016 DRAFT PICK WATCH1. The Nets (13-38) beat the Kings last night. The Celtics own the Nets unconditional first-round draft pick. Brooklyn has the third-worst...
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Unfinished Business: February 6, 1991- Bird looks ready, awaits only medical staff's OK

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Best. Finish. Of the decade / Celtics' offense explodes in 4th quarter / Green Trends

The last time we looked, Boston's offense had stumbled badly in the first half of Tuesday's game in Madison Square Garden. Then on Wednesday, the offense seemed to take a dive in the second half of the Pistons match (Off.Rtg. 108.0 in the 1st half, 90.1 in the 2nd) — maybe. We can't attach much significance to the Detroit game numbers because the refs went out of their minds in...
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