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Former Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers Dealing with New Type of Adversity Following Donald Sterling’s Alleged Remarks
April 26th, 2014 at 6:12 PM
Playoff teams are supposed to deal with adversity, it's the nature of the beast. Road games in hostile environments, the bright media spotlight, players trying to be the "hero," or buzzer-beater losses. ***PHOTO1*** If Doc Rivers was asked if he ever thought he'd wake up to hear comments like Donald Sterling's about...

Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Avery Bradley’s Offense
April 19th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley's offense was always the question mark. The All-NBA defensive talent needed to close the gap between his defensive prowess and his offensive ability. The 2013-14 season, while still hampered with injury for Bradley, was a step in the correct offensive direction. Some people have said that Bradley's shooting returned...

Danny Ainge Believes Boston Celtics are in Better Postion than They were in 2007
March 26th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Let's take a trip back to March 2007. The Boston Celtics were in the midst of one of the worst seasons in franchise history. The ping pong balls were looking like they were going to fall in their favor. Down in the college ranks two kids names Greg Oden and...

Rajon Rondo Lets His Passing Do the Talking Against the Detroit Pistons
March 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Rajon Rondo loves the games when the spotlight shines the brighest. His triple-double collection usually happens during nationally broadcast games. is playoff performances have been consistently great, especially in those crunch time moments. ***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, Rondo torched the Detroit Pistons with 18 assists and zero turnovers. He added 11 points and...

Brad Stevens Comes Through in Winning Time
November 10th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
There are close games, there are very close games, then there's what happened last night in Miami between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. Games that are contested evenly usually come down to one team making a mistake or a team that stepping up and making a play at the...

Kris Humphries Has Lost Out on the Available Minutes in the Rotation
November 6th, 2013 at 8:03 AM
Brad Stevens discussed the benching of Kris Humphries following Monday night's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, "With Vitor's emergence, the minutes are less elsewhere." Humphries has suffered the brunt of that statement. It's arguable that Humphries only played in the first game of the season because Jared Sullinger was suspended. While...

Quick Predictions Heading into the NBA Season: Western Conference
October 30th, 2013 at 1:23 PM
Earlier, Celtics 101 gave it's Eastern Conference predictions 1-15. Here are the predictions for the Western Conference. 1) San Antonio Spurs: This team knows how to win, and while they are getting older, Tim Duncan is still superb and Kawhi Leonard made steady improvement all year, culminating in a huge NBA...

Gerald Wallace Toeing the Line Between Team Leader and Complainer
October 21st, 2013 at 10:05 AM
Gerald Wallace is starting to find his voice following Boston Celtics losses. After the Philadelphia 76ers trounced the Celtics last week Gerald Wallace called out his teammates, "We just have to get everybody playing with the same effort" he said last week. On Sunday evening, after the Minnesota Timberwolves put the...

According to Doc Rivers the Los Angeles Clippers Have the Ability to Be Better than His Boston Celtics Teams
October 5th, 2013 at 12:21 PM
It's becoming more and more apparent that Doc Rivers is not happy with how he left Boston, and it's also apparent he is enjoying kicking the franchise while they are down. First, he said the Los Angeles Lakers were the best franchise in sports history. Then he admitted he did not want...

Doc Rivers Speaks His Mind, Something That Boston Fans Used to Love
October 2nd, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Doc Rivers was a part of one of the most incredible sports runs that Boston has ever, and might ever, experience. Championships wins, championship losses, heartbreak, and triumph. Bill Belichick has always been known as a stone-wall, giving as little information as possible to the media. Terry Francona was fun-loving and...

Boston Celtics Training Camp Countdown – 12 Questions: Will Avery Bradley Earn Himself a New Contract?
September 23rd, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Avery Bradley is entering the most important season of his career. He is apparently completely healthy following numerous injuries. He returned last year just in time for Rajon Rondo's knee injury. Putting him into a position where he had to handle the ball more, including down the stretch of games...

Doc Rivers Continues to Discuss “old Stuff” During His Latest Visit to Boston Saying That Kendrick Perkins Trade was a Mistake
September 14th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
The Boston Celtics will spend a lot of time reflecting and answering questions about the team's recent success over the past six season. As they rebuild and find a new identity, fans and media will constantly compare this team with the teams of the last six years. Danny Ainge, Kevin...

Robert Griffin III’s Return Should not Force Rajon Rondo to Rush His Return to the Court
September 10th, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Last week Danny Ainge and Doc Rivers were both asked to comment on Rajon Rondo's knee injury and his possible return. Both said they did not know. In an era when injury updates are all the rage, and twitter and facebook allow for athletes to post pictures and videos of themselves...

Doc Rivers Discusses His Departure from Boston, Kevin Garnett, Rebuilding, His Future in LA, and Rajon Rondo’s Knee
September 6th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Doc Rivers was interviewed on WEEI on Thursday morning's Dennis and Callahan Show. Dale Arnold and Kurt Menihan were filling in for Dennis and Callahan and asked the questions. At the opening of the interview, Doc was asked a hypothetical question about this upcoming year: If only Paul Pierce or Doc Rivers...

Boston Celtics Rated as Fourth Favorite Team in City’s Pecking Order in Latest Sports Survey
August 21st, 2013 at 3:46 PM
The Boston Celtics, the winningest franchise in Boston and the NBA, came up short in a recent survey released by Chanel Media and Market Research. In the survey fans were asked a slew of questions, both about the Boston sports landscape and others focused more specifically on each team. Fans were...

Paul Pierce’s Latest Comments to Slam Online Only Opened up New Questions Regarding His Departure
August 9th, 2013 at 2:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Many break-ups drag on for months and months, while others manage to end quickly and quietly. The break-up between Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics continues to drag on this summer. Considering the Nets will not visit Boston until January 26th, more quotes and sentimentalities will find their way into...

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...

Which Boston Celtics’ Players Will Fill the Scoring Void Left by Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry?
July 26th, 2013 at 3:55 PM
The Boston Celtics are in the process of rebuilding their roster. Everyone knows that. As the season gets closer, the reminiscing about Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Doc Rivers, and (to a much lesser extent) Jason Terry will give way to real questions regarding how the Celtics will replace these irreplaceable...

Only Hope for Boston Celtics to Win Without Rajon Rondo is by Playing Outstanding Defense
January 28th, 2013 at 5:37 PM
The Boston Celtics got their most impressive win of the season on Sunday afternoon, snapping a six game losing streak with a 100-98 double overtime win over the Miami Heat. However, the win was clouded by the news that all-star point guard Rajon Rondo will miss the remainder of the...

Boston Celtics’ Latest Losing Streak Should not Be Big Deal
January 22nd, 2013 at 5:50 PM
Celtics nation is not happy right now. The Boston Celtics followed up their season high six game losing streak with a three game skid and, after the latest loss, coach Doc Rivers ripped into the team in his post game press conference, basically telling them "start playing better or you...