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Danny Ainge Discusses Trades in the NBA and Some of His Thoughts on the Process
February 18th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Danny Ainge has been doing some talking recently, both to the media and to other teams about his multiple assets.  ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes has a few interesting quotes from Danny Ainge in his most recent article. Baxter Holmes: Celtics in Play as Trade Deadline Looms Ainge openly discussed the chances of the...

Catching up with Some Old Boston Celtics Friends: Courtney Lee, Jordan Crawford, and MarShon Brooks
February 4th, 2014 at 7:45 AM
It's been a month since Courtney Lee was traded by the Boston Celtics to the Memphis Grizzlies. It's been about three weeks since Jordan Crawford and MarShone Brooks were shipped to the Golden State Warriors. We thought we'd take a quick moment and catch-up with the former Celtics and see how...

Report: Boston Celtics Trade Courtney Lee to Memphis Grizzlies for Jerryd Bayless
January 5th, 2014 at 7:44 PM
Courtney Lee is no longer a Boston Celtic, and Jarryd Bayless is, according to ESPN.  Here is the article. ***PHOTO1*** Jerryd Bayless has an expiring contract, which is a huge deal for the Celtics who relieved themselves of a long term contract with Courtney Lee. The Memphis Grizzlies needed an outside shooter that could...

Courtney Lee Unhappy About Brad Stevens’ Player Rotation Following Loss to Washington Wizards
December 22nd, 2013 at 11:53 AM
The tenor in the Boston Celtics locker room has been rather placid over the course of the season. Losses and wins are met with equal enthusiasm, or lack there of. The players, in most cases, have taken on the attitude of their coach. The process is often more important than...

Boston Celtics’ Courtney Lee, Jeff Green, and Jordan Crawford Among Best Pull up Shooters in League
December 15th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
Last weekend we looked at some Boston Celtics shooting stats and surmised that they are pretty good in their mid-range accuracy, one of the best in the league in fact. Today, we decided to look at some individual stats that might not be highlighted on the TV broadcast. ***PHOTO1*** After combing NBA.com...

Boston Celtics Learning from Past Mistakes and Have Successful Fourth Quarter to Beat New York Knicks
December 14th, 2013 at 9:33 AM
The Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks with a balanced and pretty efficient attack on Friday night. While watching Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani take 46 combined shots, the Celtics got contributions from a variety of places. Jared Sullinger, Avery Bradley, and Courtney Lee all scored in double figures. The team...

Amar’e Stoudemire Might Be a Perfect Fit for the Boston Celtics
November 19th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
According to ESPN's Chris Broussard in a tweet on Sunday night, the Boston Celtics are open to the possibility of acquiring Amar'e Stoudemire if the New York Knicks were willing to take on some of the Celtics bad contracts: Gerald Wallace and Courtney Lee being two of the names being thrown around.  Stoudemire...

Boston Celtics Put Together Balanced Attack in Victory Over Orlando Magic
November 9th, 2013 at 10:01 AM
The Boston Celtics have officially begun a winning streak. Two wins in a row, first the Utah Jazz, then another bad team, the Orlando Magic. The Magic were coming into the game with a four game win streak of their own.  The Celtics did a few things differently in this game...

The Boston Celtics Monday’s Starting Five
November 4th, 2013 at 1:37 PM
Every Monday we take a moment to reflect on the Celtics past week while looking forward at what the team has in store coming up. 1) A tough first week The Boston Celtics started their 2013-14 campaign on a low note, losing their first three games. The three losses were all painful...

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...

Starting Five: Countdown to the Regular Season
October 21st, 2013 at 9:25 PM
The Boston Celtics close out their preseason schedule on Wednesday. Let's take a look at last week through the eyes of Celtics 101's Starting Five. 1) A quick look back The Celtics went 0-3 this week, losing to the Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors, and Minnesota Timberwolves. The games against the Nets and Raptors...

Phil Pressey Has a Lot to Play for in the Final Two Preseason Games with the Boston Celtics
October 20th, 2013 at 7:07 PM
Phil Pressey has impressed greatly over the course of the last two weeks. He has sparked a huge comeback against the New York Knicks, proved he can run the offense both in transition and in the half court, and he has earned the trust of his teammates.  His ankle injury which...

Boston Celtics Need to Find a an Effective Starting Lineup
October 16th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
The Boston Celtics will be participants in many ugly games this year, it's inevitable. The loss to the Brooklyn Nets was exactly that, ugly. Both teams shot 35% from the field, both teams turned it over more than 20 times.  Winning ugly is going to be a popular way of winning...

Gerald Wallace Will Need to Continue His Momentum Throughout the Preseason
October 9th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Gerald Wallace comes across as a streaky player. He feeds off energy and momentum. The opening preseason game was a good start for the veteran seeking a fresh start in Boston. The aptly nicknamed "Crash" scored 16 points, earned a few Tommy Points, and ran hard throughout his 26 minutes. As...

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 Training Camp Countdown – 12 Questions: Who Should Be on the Court at Crunch Time?
September 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The Eastern Conference is full of poor teams and the Boston Celtics will likely find themselves in some close games against some of the bottom dwellers in the league. So who should be involved in those crunch time moments when the game is in the balance? We thought we would open...

Kevin Garnett’s Visit to China Includes Discussion on Boston Celtics and His Old Teammates
September 11th, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Kevin Garnett is currently in China promoting his Anta brand shoe. Obviously, like every person impacted by the Celtics rebuild this summer, he was asked some questions regarding the Celtics, their future, and what he thinks his return to Boston will be like in January. ***PHOTO1*** Here is the full transcript of...

Which Boston Celtics Jersey is Worth the Investment: Part 2
August 23rd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
In Part 1 of this Summer Series, Celtics 101 broke down the bottom tier of Boston Celtics jerseys that a fan should consider buying. Here's Part 1. Let's get to Part 2. ***PHOTO1*** #10) Keith Bogans What this purchase would say about a fan: This fan is tough and gritty and understands the little...

Boston Celtics Summer Camp Part 11: Avery Bradley
August 10th, 2013 at 2:29 PM
Avery Bradley, a player that Boston Celtics fans have talked themselves into for the past two seasons, is finally healthy and ready for a full season of basketball. Bradley has never played a full season, last year he returned for the last 50 games. His strength is on the defensive...

Boston Celtics Summer Camp Part 7: Courtney Lee
August 6th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Courtney Lee came to Boston in the summer of 2012 with rather large shoes to fill. Ray Allen had just left town, and Lee made sense as a replacement. A high energy, young player that played solid defense and had proven he could knock-down the corner three at an alarmingly...