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Larry Bird is STILL trash talking Dominique Wilkins

Dominique Wilkins was honored by the Atlanta Hawks with a statue today. It’s a tremendous honor for the Human Highlight Film. Nique is a legend. We’ve seen it first hand in Boston a lot. Larry Bird has seen it first hand in some epic battles. And as we know, Bird had some words to say to Nique in those battles. So now, as he is honored by his long-time team, the team he is...
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Un-brace yourself, JaVale McGee is not coming to Boston

JaVale McGee will NOT be coming to the Celtics. The sides couldn’t reach agreement on a contract. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) March 5, 2015 Celtics deal w/ JaVale McGee has fallen through, sources told ESPN. Celtics wanted team option for next season, McGee wanted player option. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 5, 2015 This is beyond confusing to me because Philadelphia...
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4up/4down: Celtics vs. Jazz (59 of 82)

Unless you’re a fan of either team, you probably didn’t enjoy this game. Even if you are a fan, you still may have hated it. But the Celtics came back after an embarrassing loss and snuck away with an 85-84 win over the Jazz thanks to a Tyler Zeller game winner. Let’s get into what we liked and didn’t like. UP 1. Taking care of the basketball  Despite going up against one...
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Brace yourself… Javale McGee is coming to Boston

Boston Celtics close to signing enigmatic big man JaVale McGee, multiple sources told ESPN. Deal with be through next season. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 5, 2015 Shortly after Goodman broke the news, Danny Ainge all but confirmed the report during his weekly interview on Toucher and Rich. Ainge on McGee: "He hasn't lived up to his potential yet, and we're hoping that...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Tyler Zeller ‘Brad Stevens-ed’ the celebration

Your browser does not support iframes. 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. For Zeller, it was his first career NBA game-winner. And his reaction as the buzzer sounded – while in classic Zeller form – would tell you that this game-winner thing...
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Recap: Exciting finish salvages a disgustingly bad game

The Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz participated in a basketball game officially sanctioned by the National Basketball Association tonight.  For 47 minutes and 58 seconds, that was the nicest thing I can say about this contest. I watched it. I watched all of it. I did it because I had to sit down write these words after it was done. I enjoyed this as much I would have enjoyed stumbling...
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4up/4down: Celtics vs Cavaliers (58 of 82)

After last night’s massacre we should really do an eight down segment, but we’ll stay optimistic. After a 110-79 trashing here are things we liked and didn’t like about last night. UP 1. James Young’s 4th Quarter It was garbage time I know, but he hit a couple of 3’s and you could clearly see his aggressiveness growing when he got his offense flowing. Of course he shouldn’t...
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Recap: Lebron, Cavs deliver swift kick to the Celtics

No one kicked LeBron James in the balls tonight, but he inflicted some serious pain on the Celtics, as Cleveland dominated Boston, 110-79. The Cavs came in losers of 2 straight, the most recent an overtime defeat at Houston in which Lebron absorbed a foot to the ’nads from James Harden, then missed 2 free throws that could have won the game in the final seconds. So Lebron took...
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Rumor: Love, Monroe top Celtics summer wish list

Via Basketball Insiders: The Celtics have a ton of cash and are geared up to use it. Target number one is Kevin Love. Target number two is Greg Monroe. Sources close to the process say the Celtics plan to swing for the proverbial fences this summer including runs at Gasol, Leonard and Butler too. With a roster jammed with young guys, there is also a sense that Boston would be open...
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Your Morning Dump… Where James Young isn’t exactly making the most out of his new minutes

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. The Celtics moved Marcus Thornton not only to get Thomas from Phoenix, but to give rookie James Young increased playing time. But Young is shooting just 29.5 percent from the field (13 of 44) since Feb. 1 and...
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Isaiah Thomas wins Player of the Week award

The NBA just announced the winners of the East and West Players of the Week.  Newly acquired guard Isaiah Thomas joins Portland’s Damian Lillard in this week’s honors. From the NBA: Thomas helped the Celtics to a 3-1 week, which included wins over the Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets.  He placed third in the East in scoring (22.0 ppg) and tied for seventh in assists (6...
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4up/4down: Celtics vs Warriors (Game 57 of 82)

After a hot February the Celtics were looking to steal one at home against Golden State. In a game that had many encouraging signs, the Celtics fell to the Warriors 106-101. Here’s what we liked and didn’t like. UP 1. Fastbreak Points Against the league’s best defense, the Celtics were able to get on the run and get 22 fastbreak points, a +12 advantage over the Warriors. 2...
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ESPN Insider doesn’t think highly of Marcus Smart

ESPN Insider David Thorpe has ranked this year’s crop of rookies. Marcus Smart is ranked 12th behind the likes of Joe Ingles, Langston Galloway, Jordan Clarkson and Tarik Black and is classified as “Struggling:” As a catch-and-shoot guy, Smart continues to play well. He has to be accounted for off the ball because he can make perimeter shots, including 3s, off the catch....
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Your Morning Dump… Where “the f*%&$#’ jungle was rockin’ last night”

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. Isaiah Thomas stood near midcourt pumping his fist and imploring the crowd to get louder. The Boston Celtics had just unleashed a 3-point barrage to open an improbable 26-point, first-half lead against the Golden...
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Recap: Celtics take the Warriors to the wire

  When Jae Crowder’s 3-pointer rimmed out with about 4 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter, something rare happened. I jumped up off my couch and stood up during a Celtics game (an impressive feat considering the amount of wine and beer I had consumed). I think it’s been about 2 years since that’s happened. Yes, the Celtics lost to the Warriors, 106-101, and blew a 26-point...
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Inside Brad Stevens’ first winning month in the NBA

February is now over, and as Boston bids good riddance to the blizzardy bastard that February was, the Celtics are probably wishing it had a few more days.  Here’s a quick look at Brad Stevens most successful month as an NBA head coach. The Celtics went 7-4 in February, giving Brad Stevens his first ever winning month as an NBA head coach.  Only 7 NBA teams had better months...
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Your Morning Dump…Where we get a glimpse into Isaiah’s youth

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. It all began in James Thomas’ Tacoma garage. This longtime inspector in Boeing’s commercial jet division had a chin-up bar, and often found his young but-not-growing son hanging and swinging by the strength...
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Thomas drops 28, Jerebko kicks in 16 to help Celts beat Hornets

It was another big night for Jonas Jerebko as the Swedish sensation scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Celtics’ come from behind win over the Charlotte Hornets. Jerebko has quickly become a fan favorite due to his clutch play and hustle. Isaiah Thomas continued to be fantastic, dropping 28 points on Charlotte-14 of them in the decisive 4th quarter. Thomas has averaged...
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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...
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Your Morning Dump… Where personal agendas = wins

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. “This is like a fresh, new start for us. We have a brand-new team. We get a chance, the second half of the season, to prove ourselves again. I feel like our identity is a lot different. We’re a way better...
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Recap: Trader Danny’s new guys propel Cs to comeback victory

No Rondo, no Jeff Green, no Kelly, no Sully. No problem. The Celtics won their first “playoff atmosphere” game of the Brad Stevens era in large part due to the shrewd, 11th hour moves of Danny Ainge on deadline day. After enduring a 25-1 Charlotte run in the second and third quarters, Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko led the Cs in erasing a 16 point lead with a 49-22 run of...
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Your Morning Dump… Where Ainge tells Sullinger to get in better shape

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. A day after Boston Celtics third-year big man Jared Sullinger pledged to transform his body while rehabbing from a season-ending left foot fracture, president of basketball operations Danny Ainge came down hard...
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Celtkicks: James Young rocks Jordan XX Lasers

Recently signed Jordan Brand member James Young broke out one of this year’s most sought after releases last night. Jimmy Buckets wore the Air Jordan 20 “Laser” for last night’s game against the Knicks. They are part of JB’s “Laser Pack” which also includes versions of the Jordan I & IV. At a $250 price tag though, many are sure to pass on these, (myself included...
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Jerebko drops 20, Turner notches trip-dub

Newcomer Jonas Jerebko poured in 20 of the Celtics’ reserves’ 61 points last night, as part of a 115-94 rout of the Knicks. Jonas went 7 of 10 from the floor, including 4 of 6 from downtown. It was Jerebko’s highest point total since he put in 22 points against the Clippers as a member of the Pistons last March. Evan Turner also had himself a game on Wednesday. Turner got his...
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4up/4down: Celtics vs. Knicks (55 of 82)

In the first half this looked like a possible letdown game, but some big games from some unexpected players, and a huge 20-0 run led to the Celtics routing the Knicks, 115-94. Let’s get into some of the things we liked, and didn’t like. UP 1. Jonas Jerebko An afterthought after the first two games, Jerkebko came to the Garden and instantly became a fan favorite. He showed a lot...
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