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Shaq smashes Brent Barry's guitar, sings 80s classics (Video)

During Tuesday night's Inside the NBA halftime show on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal took part in a skit where he smashed guest analyst Brent Barry's guitar after complaining that he wanted to hear more songs like Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl".After the segment, Shaq tried to sing Mister Mister's "Broken Wings" and Bruce Springsteen's...
Via Holdout Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sullinger, Humphries, and Bayless might be done for the season

By this time on Thursday, the 2013-14 Boston Celtics season will come to a hault. A merciful halt. A season long, valiant effort, that deserves a nice long break before getting back into the swing of things over the summer. Even in a loss, of which there were many this season, this team worked HARD. This version of the Celtics didn’t make it easy for anyone least of all themselves...
Via Celtics Life
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Rajon Rondo's near triple-double, and Kelly Olynyk's career high 28 points vs. the 76ers

Rajon Rondo flirted with a triple double last night against Philadelphia with a stat line of 8 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists. Rondo's only triple-double of the season was also in a loss to Philadelphia on April 4th. Rondo's highlights are in the video above.Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 28 points, along with 9 rebounds and 3 assists. The rookie has put together...
Via Celtics Life
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge believes 2014-2015 will be the best of Rondo's career

According to Gary Washburn at the Boston Globe Danny Ainge has been especially impressed with Rajon Rondo's progress and play since returning this season from right knee surgery:“I think Rondo’s going to have a great year next year,” Ainge said. “I think he’s going to have the best year of his career.Truthfully, Rondo's return this season has produced mixed results...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The talkin' box score: Boston Celtics – Philadelphia 76ers 108-113

Record: 25-56Final road game of the season and our struggles away from the Garden continues: the Philadelphia 76ers won a hard fought game that saw a potential game tying three pointer from Chris Johnson with 9 seconds left on the clock, then ruled like a turnover from the refs because Johnson stepped on the right sideline before releasing the shot.The Celtics had a two games winning...
Via Celtics Today
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo may sit out season finale

After the Celtics loss in Philadelphia last night, CSNNE's A.Sherrod Blakely sent out this tweet:#Celtics Rajon Rondo says he "doesn't know yet" if he'll play in the season finale on Wed. vs. #Wizards. #Celticstalk— A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) April 15, 2014Rondo fell just shy of a triple-double against the Sixers, finishing with 8 points, 11 rebounds...
Via Celtics Life
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Celtics' lottery possibilities with one game left

The NBA season is winding down. Playoff positions are still on the line in both conferences, but so is lottery positioning for many teams. Particularly the four through six spots in the lottery -- which is exactly where the Boston Celtics find themselves smack dab in the middle.After a Celtics loss on Monday, they are now the lone owners of the fifth lottery position with 25-wins...
Via Celtics Life
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge: Rajon Rondo Will Have Best Year of His Career Next Season

With one game remaining on the Boston Celtics' 2013-14 season, Celtics president basketball of operations Danny Ainge believes his point guard has produced a successful year, but his career years are ahead of him. Ainge sat down with Boston Globe's Gary Washburn to discuss the state and future of Rajon…
Via CLNS Radio
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge sees huge year ahead for Rajon Rondo

Celtics vice president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said Monday he has been especially impressed with the progress of Rajon Rondo since his return from right knee surgery and is looking forward to Rondo returning next year. Rondo, who had 8 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists in a 113-108 loss to the 76ers Monday night after missing two games because of a bruised left shin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge predicts 2015 as Rondo’s best year of his career

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. “I think Rondo’s going to have a great year next year,” Ainge said. “I think he’s going to have the best year of his career. Watching Rondo right now and watching him develop as a player I feel like he’s...
Via Red's Army
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Where Rondo has found his inside game

Rondo's confidence has grown when it comes to taking the ball inside. He's finishing, and that will only fuel his confidence. With the season nearing a close, the test will begin this summer for Rondo. What kind of point guard will he be? Will he look to score more, or will he find a great balance. CSNNE'S A. Sherrod Blakely, pulled the numbers of Rondo's improvement...
Via Celtics Today
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo could possibly miss Celtics final regular season game

We may have seen Rondo for the last time this season. There is only one game remaining, but Rondo seems slightly off after the shin injury. I would love to see Rondo one last time this season, before the C's head off for the summer. If he doesn't feel like giving it a go, then he needs to sit out. #Celtics Rajon Rondo says he "doesn't know yet" if he'll...
Via Celtics Today
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stevens said the Celtics didn't get a clean look in the end, do you agree?

The last play of the game wasn't shocking to me. It's happened before, and it happens often. As great as Rondo is, he has a flaw, and it's an issue that former Celtic greats point out. It's also obvious to many Celtics fans. Rondo's over dribbling of the basketball can hurt the Celtics, more often then not. Rondo was a +24 during Monday's game against Philly...
Via Celtics Today
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston's interior defense could be priority number one for Danny Ainge this offseason

Danny Ainge joined Mike Gorman once again during Monday's broadcast against the 76ers. Ainge was asked what his biggest priority is this offseason, and he said without hesitation, a rim protector. After Boston gave up 64 points to the 76ers and 50 against Cleveland Saturday. The Bobcats also put 50 on the Celtics last Friday. The Celtics have bigs, but not your everyday defensive...
Via Celtics Today
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics fall to Philly, 113-108

Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 28 points, but it wasn't enough in this one, as the 76ers pulled away in the 4th quarter for a 113-108 win. What can I say about the last play of the game? Rondo, why did you dribble out the last 15 seconds? That is why fans despise you. As for Rondo, he finished with a near triple-double. Rondo finished with, 8 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds...
Via Celtics Today
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The tank is back on: Sixers beat Celtics for the third time this season, 113-108

For the third time this season, the Sixers beat the Celtics. Philly won 113-108, led by Michael Carter-Williams (21 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists) and Tony Wroten (20 points), just the Sixers fourth win in their last 39 games (three of those four vs Boston).The Celtics were led by Kelly Olynyk (28 points, 9 boards), Jeff Green (27 points), Avery Bradley (23) and Rajon Rondo (8 points...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics vs. Philadephia 76ers - Postgame Show | Call Into The Studio 347-215-7771

Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg The Boston Celtics are traveling to Philly to face the 76ers in their final road game of the 2013-2014 season. Your broadcast crew is Sean Bakke, who returns to the Postgame Show after some time off due to the birth…
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This just in: Rajon Rondo to play in tonight's Celtics-76ers game

This just in: after it was originally questionable whether Rajon Rondo would play in tonight's Celtics-Sixers game due to a shin injury, NESN is reporting that Rondo will in fact be in the starting line-up:6:13 p.m.: After testing his leg with a medium-strenuous warm-up, Rondo will attempt to play. He will start, although one assumes he will be under close surveillance by the...
Via Celtics Life
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Rondo gifts UPenn hoops player with Antas

After the Celtics worked out at the Palestra this morning, Rajon Rondo took some pics with members of the Penn University women’s hoops team. Rondo then gifted sophomore guard Keiera Ray with a pair of his signed Anta “RR1″ signature shoes. A pretty sweet start to the spring for Ray-first the Quakers win the Ivy League championship, and now a pair of autographed shoes from...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rondo believes fans provide great reason to remain in Boston

The 2013-14 season is all but over for the Boston Celtics. Two more meaningless games remain on their schedule, games that they would be better off losing. It's all about the future for the Celtics right now, and a potential huge piece of that future is Rajon Rondo.Next year will be the final year on Rondo's contract. With Rondo unlikely to sign an extension for financial...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics-Sixers Live: Kelly Olynyk, Celts Look To Keep Momentum Going

8 a.m. ET: Compared to the rest of this season, the Boston Celtics are surging to the finish. They have won two in a row and conclude their road schedule with a visit to the Philadelphia 76ers, who have lost four straight games. With Rajon Rondo, Jared Sullinger, Jerryd Bayless and Kris Humphries all missing Saturday’s game with injuries, the shorthanded Celtics (25-55) earned...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics pick horrible time to start winning

The Boston Celtics headed into this past week on an eight-game losing streak. Let’s see if they get off the snide by looking into the three games that the Celtics played this week. On Wednesday, April 9th, the Celtics traveled to Atlanta to face the Hawks. This game would be a game of quarters. The Hawks would take the 1st quarter by an 9-point margin, the C’s would respond by...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Celtics owner Grousbeck says rebuilding process will take time

Somewhat conflicting comments from the Celtics managing partner Wyc Grousbeck. He stayed away from his normal "fireworks" prophecy comments, when he spoke with USA Today about the state of the Celtics. CSNNE"Nothing would make me happier than to be contending next year," he said. "We went from basically worst to first in '07-'08."Having said...
Via Celtics Today
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Johnson Almost Played for the Celtics?

If I were to tell you the Celtics acquired an All Star in 1977 and he remained on the team for 3 months in the offseason before having to be returned to his old team, would you believe me?  A guy who has his own t-shirt?  A guy who was a starter on an NBA title team and who maybe, just maybe, could've helped push Boston over the top in 1980?  Well it's very true.On June...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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