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Boston Celtics Drop Second Straight Game.
March 13th, 2014 at 11:23 AM
Te Boston Celtics lost their second straight game last night. This time to the floundering New York Knicks. However, without Rajon Rondo and up against 34 points from Carmelo Anthony and 22 points off the bench by Tim Hardaway Jr. it was a tough mountain to climb. Jeff Green was...

Boston Celtics Flatline Against the Golden State Warriors
March 6th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
The Boston Celtics looked rusty on Wednesday night in their first game since Saturday's surprising slugfest against the Indiana Pacers. The Golden State Warriors came into town after a tough battle on Tuesday night against the very same Pacers, winning on a last second turnaround jumper by Klay Thompson. ***PHOTO1*** It seemed...

The Boston Celtics Home Opener and the Things We Should Be Watching For
November 1st, 2013 at 2:13 PM
The Boston Celtics open their home schedule on Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. This will be their second game against a team that could potentially be mired in the bottom of the Eastern Conference trying to decide whether to make a run at the 7 or 8 seed or...

Some Brief Thoughts Following the Boston Celtics’ Loss to the Toronto Raptors
October 30th, 2013 at 9:56 PM
The Boston Celtics opened their season tonight against the Toronto Raptors, losing 93-87. Let's take a quick glance at the things that jumped out during the game. Rebounds The Celtics were dominated on the boards, which should not come as a surprise. However, when Tyler Hanbrough out rebounds Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, and Vitor...

Highs and Lows from Boston Celtics Preseason Opener
October 8th, 2013 at 8:27 AM
The Boston Celtics opened up their preseason schedule with a 97-89 loss to the Toronto Raptors at TDGarden last night. There were some bright spots from the game and also a few surprises. Months of discussion about multiple players and their roles finally had some light shed on them, for...

Boston Celtics Gut One Out Over the Indiana Pacers 83-81 for Fourth Straight Win
March 6th, 2013 at 10:27 PM
Story The deck was stacked against the Boston Celtics. They were on the road against the Indiana Pacers, the second best team in the Eastern Conference, on the second night of a back to back. They were down by 14 in the third quarter, and by nine more than half way...

Boston Celtics Top L.A. Lakers 116-95 for Sixth Straight Win
February 7th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Story Paul Pierce scored 24, Jeff Green added 19, and the Boston Celtics beat the L.A. Lakers 116-95 for their sixth straight win, moving to 6-0 without Rajon Rondo. Kobe Bryant scored a game high 27 for Los Angeles, almost single handedly keeping the Lakers in it for the better part...

Boston Celtics Start Life Without Rajon Rondo with Blowout Win Over Sacramento Kings
January 30th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
Story Six players scored in double figures and the Boston Celtics, playing their first game since learning that star point guard Rajon Rondo would miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury, beat the Sacramento Kings 99-81 Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Paul Pierce led the way...

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Don’t Deliver, Boston Celtics Lose Fourth Straight
January 22nd, 2013 at 10:05 PM
Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 95-90 Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena. The Celtics got 17 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists from Rajon Rondo, but Celtic mainstays Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett shot just 8-28 from the floor. Rookie Jared...

Boston Celtics Need to Put That Loss Behind Them
January 19th, 2013 at 4:13 PM
The Boston Celtics were playing some of their best basketball of the season coming into their Friday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls. Despite a stumble against the New Orleans Hornets the game before, Boston was in position to go 4-1 on their five game homestand and stake their claim...

Boston Celtics Cruise to Fourth Straight Win with 87-79 Win Over Pheonix Suns
January 9th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Story Jeff Green scored 14, Jared Sullinger pulled down a career high 16 rebounds, and Jason added 13 points and five assists as the Boston Celtics bench carried them to an 87-79 win over the Pheonix Suns Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Pheonix got a game high 16 points from Luis...

Boston Celtics Make a Statement at MSG
January 8th, 2013 at 12:25 AM
Story The task was daunting - the Boston Celtics were playing their third game in four nights. It was against the New York Knicks, the team with the second best record in the Eastern Conference. It was in Madison Square Garden, a place where New York had only lost four times...

Avery Bradley Returns but the Boston Celtics’ Struggles Continue
January 3rd, 2013 at 3:20 PM
Starting shooting guard Avery Bradley returned to the floor Wednesday night for the Boston Celtics for the first time since Game Five of the 2012 Eastern Conference Semifinals after undergoing double shoulder surgery in the offseason. However even the return of their defensive stopper couldn't pull the Celtics out of...

0-3 Road Trip Forces Doc to Make Changes, Boston Celtics Snap the Streak with Win Over Cleveland Cavaliers
December 19th, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Story The Boston Celtics were in big trouble heading into their Wednesday night game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. An 0-3 road trip had dropped the Celtics back down to .500 at 12-12 and they were coming off probably their worst loss of the year in Chicago on Tuesday. The Celtics answered...

Boston Celtics Outlast Dallas Mavericks, Win 115-112 in Double OT
December 13th, 2012 at 11:36 AM
Story They made it way harder than it had to be, but the Boston Celtics got a win over the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night, winning 115-112 in double overtime. Paul Pierce scored 34 to lead Boston while Rajon Rondo just missed his 25th career triple double, recording 16 points, nine rebounds and...

Boston Celtics Weekend Vs. Philadelphia in Review – Another Mixed Bag…..Again…
December 9th, 2012 at 2:09 PM
Story The Boston Celtics have been playing much better basketball since coach Doc Rivers called them out after an embarrassing loss to the Brooklyn Nets. However the results still aren't quite there. The Celtics have played well enough to win each game since that beating by Brooklyn. Unfortunately their record is...

Kevin Garnett Torches the Timberwolves Again, Celtics Beat Minnesota 104-94
December 6th, 2012 at 1:40 PM
Story Kevin Garnett always gets up to play his old squad the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded him to the Boston Celtics in 2007, and Wednesday night was no different when he knocked in 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while leading the Celtics to a 104-94 win over Minnesota at...

Boston Celtics Lay Another Egg, Get Embarrassed by Brooklyn Nets 95-83
November 28th, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Story This is starting to get repetitive, but the Boston Celtics came up with another terrible effort on their home court and lost to the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 to fall to 8-7 Wednesday night at the TD Garden. Joe Johnson led the way for Brooklyn with 18 points and Andre Blatche...

Boston Celtics Outlast Orlando Magic 116-110 and Move to 8-6 but Inconsistency Remains
November 26th, 2012 at 4:14 PM
Story The Boston Celtics habit of playing down to the level of their competition continued on Sunday night when they squeaked past the Orlando Magic 116-110 in overtime. Rajon Rondo led the way for Boston, just missing a triple-double with 15 points, nine rebounds and 16 assists. Kevin Garnett and Brandon...

Boston Celtics Thanksgiving Holiday in Review
November 24th, 2012 at 12:22 PM
If there is one thing the Boston Celtics have been in the early going of the 2012-2013 NBA season it's inconsistent. Unfortunately that trend continued over the course of the Thanksgiving holiday as Boston suffered a very bad 112-100 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, but followed it...