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Celtics Notes: Marcus Smart Returns; Evan Turner Has Thumb Checked

This embed is invalid" /> Marcus Smart returned to action for the Boston Celtics on Monday, one day after missing a game to attend the funeral of a family member. Smart’s cousin, 49-year-old Vincent Dorsey, was murdered Jan. 15 in Texas, according to The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn. The rookie point guard left the team Friday night to attend the services...
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Tayshaun Prince’s Experience, Veteran Presence Paying Off For Celtics

This embed is invalid" /> When Tayshaun Prince joined the Boston Celtics last weekend, he immediately became the resident old man. Prince, whom Boston acquired from the Memphis Grizzlies in the Jeff Green trade, will turn 35 next month. While that’s by no means old by conventional standards, on a team as young as the Celtics, that’s practically elderly...
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Big second quarter carries Celtics past Jazz

  Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night. Tyler Zeller had 14 points and seven rebounds for Boston, which grabbed control with a big second quarter. Jared Sullinger had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Avery Bradley also scored 12. Prince, who was acquired from Memphis in a three-team trade on Jan. 12,...
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Recap: Celtics weather the storm, beat Jazz

Despite a few turnovers, 5 to be exact, Boston had a decent 1st quarter. They were aggressive for the most part, but Utah’s bigs were up to the challenge. Derrick Favors led a rim-protecting Utah defense that let Boston know it meant business early. But the C’s persisted, and were tied with the Jazz 17-17 after 1Q. Led by Tayshaun Prince, Avery Bradley & Marcus Smart, the...
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Prince helps Celtics edge Jazz 99-90

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night. Tyler Zeller had 14 points and seven rebounds for Boston, which grabbed control with a big second quarter. Jared Sullinger had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Avery Bradley also scored 12. Prince, who was acquired from Memphis in a three-team...
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Celts down Jazz 99-90 in Utah

The Celtics beat the Jazz tonight 99-90, in Utah.After a slow first quarter the score read 17 apiece, but a second quarter surge propelled the Celtics to a (season high) 38 point quarter. Led by Tayshaun Prince, the Celtics shot the ball at a great clip, going 54% from the field, 58% from three, and a perfect 100% at the line. For Utah, it was a different story. The Jazz shot 36...
Via Celtics Life
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Tayshaun Prince Turns Back Clock To Lead Celtics Past Jazz In Utah

This embed is invalid" /> Entering last week, the Boston Celtics hadn’t won a road game against a Western Conference foe since 2013. They’ve now won three in eight days. The Celtics dispatched the Utah Jazz 99-90 on Monday, assuring at least a .500 finish on their grueling six-game West Coast swing. VINTAGE TAYSHAUN Tayshaun Prince quickly has evolved...
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Game #43 Recap: Celtics take care of business in Utah

The Celtics kept their great play going into Utah Monday night. The Celtics played a great all-around game on the way to their third win in the last four games. The bench players were the ones who the led the way for Boston in this one.
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Watch Boston Celtics-Utah Jazz Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics are almost home. They visit the Utah Jazz on Monday for the fifth game of their six-game road trip. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Steve Dykes/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Live Stream
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Gerald Wallace entertains in Celtics' fourth quarter

The Boston Celtics proved to be most productive in the fourth quarter last night, especially if you are Gerald Wallace. The Celtics finished their loss to the Golden State Warriors with a quarter high 34 points, including 3 consecutive field goals from Wallace. In typical "quality" soundbyte fashion, Wallace put an entertaining spin on his contribution.I tell Gerald Wallace he...
Via Celtics Life
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SPECIAL EDITION: Celtics PRE Game Show Tonight! Call Studio TOLL FREE 347-215-7771

CLNS Radio's Celtics PRE-game Show, powered by Lynda.com/CLNS will be live immediately following the late night action to break it down after the game. Brian Langford and Nick Gelso will have you covered with everything you need to know for the game tonight. Bobby K. is manning the CLNS social…
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Celtics jump to season-high No. 21 in ESPN power rankings

The Celtics retired No. 21 for Bill Sharman.Marc Stein's weekly NBA power rankings on ESPN.com have just been released, and the Celtics are at their highest position of the season.  After falling to No. 28 last week (Boston's lowest ranking of the year), the C's rose seven spots all the way to No. 21, equaling their high-water mark for 2014-15.Back-to-back wins in Portland and Denver...
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Klay Thompson and Steve Kerr praise the Celtics effort

After torching the Celtics for 31 points Sunday night, Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson had some positive things to say about the visitors from Boston:Klay Thompson: "(Celtics) weren't out there trying to play like Michael Jordan or be the hero. They just played solid team basketball."— Jay King (@ByJayKing) January 26, 2015More Thompson on Cs: "They were efficient...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

I Am Boston, featuring the world's greatest fans: Ray Quimby

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: Ray Quimby, 64 year old from Midcoast Maine (second student from left in photo of Sam Jones)I...
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Kelly Olynyk out at least a few weeks

Things didn't look good when Kelly Olynyk landed awkwardly on Thomas Robinson's foot during Thursday's win at Portland, and the second-year big man left the Moda Center on crutches. Olynyk flew back to Boston for further testing and it was determined he could be out until after All-Star Break. From Jay King's update on Mass Live: Kelly Olynyk's MRI this weekend showed a few torn...
Via Celtics Life
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Clippers Remain Interested In Nate Robinson, Pursuing Other Deals First

The Los Angeles Clippers remain interested in Nate Robinson, who was recently bought out by the Boston Celtics following a trade from the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are exploring other deals first before addresssing Robinson. Robinson previously played for Doc Rivers when both were with the Celtics.
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Sean Grande shares Knicks' scouting report on the 84 Celtics

Sean Grande was cool enough to share this very awesome tweet:Tonight's find... ...the Knicks' scouting report on the 1983-84 Celtics. Spoiler alert: Bird good. pic.twitter.com/KFue7huvRO— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) January 26, 2015But let's take a closer look at it: Ainge had "outstanding quickness" and was a "great perimeter shooter." Maxwell was an "excellent low post player...
Via Celtics Life
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where in a season of silver linings, this trip might be the shiniest

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 There was uncertainty in their voices before the Boston Celtics set out on a season-long six-game road trip earlier this month. Boston had lost 11 of its previous 14 games, hadn’t beaten a Western Conference...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. Brandon Bass proving his worth.

Good morning! Welcome to CelticsLife's morning column, Cup of Joe. Your #1 source for not reading about deflategate or the impending storm. Each morning we feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off with. So pull up a chair, grab your...
Via Celtics Life
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Larry Bird scouting report compiled by the Knicks hits the Internet—and it is awesome

It’s been over two decades since Larry Bird retired from the NBA, and basketball fans and analysts now know just how elite he was. He was one of the last people on earth any opposing team would want to leave open, and was one of the most clutch players in NBA history. Midway through Bird’s career, he had already won a championship (1981). But opposing teams still weren’t aware...
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Celtics Notes: Brad Stevens Not Stressing Over C’s Free-Throw Struggles

The Boston Celtics hung tough Sunday night with the best the NBA has to offer. It didn’t result in a victory — the Golden State Warriors held on to win 114-111 — but Celtics players left Oracle Arena feeling optimistic about their squad. “I thought coach (Brad Stevens) had the perfect game plan,” forward Brandon Bass said, via MassLive.com’s Jay King. “… We can...
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Sully and Turner play great, but Celtics lose to the Warriors in Oakland, 114-111

After snapping a 24 game losing streak on the road vs. Western Conference foes, the Celtics tried to make it three straight wins against the west by upsetting the Warriors in Oakland. Only problem: the Warriors are ridiculously good, and despite the best efforts of Jared Sullinger (26 points and 9 boards) and Evan Turner (19-7-7), and an overall solid effort, the Celts just didn...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Celtics make run late, but not enough to beat Golden State

In a game that many of us thought would be done by halftime, the Celtics never stopped trying the whole way, and made it interesting at the end. Here’s how it went down. The first quarter was very up and down-the Celtics were outscored 14-6 in the paint by a fast paced Golden State attack. Sullinger and Turner combined for 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists for the Celtics in...
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Game #42 Recap: Boston Celtics Fall 114-111 To NBA Best Golden State Warriors

Coming off of two Western Conference road wins against two solid teams, the Boston Celtics (15-27) ran into the best team in the NBA and fell to the Golden State Warriors (36-6), 114-111, with an extremely game effort at Oracle Arena 
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Watch Boston Celtics-Golden State Warriors Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics continue their road trip Sunday night with a visit to the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled...
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