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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...

Jason Collins Gets the Start, Now What?
December 20th, 2012 at 12:57 PM
It wasn't at all surprising that coach Doc Rivers shifted the Boston Celtics' starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics were coming off probably their worst stretch of basketball in quite some time. They had lost three in a row - going 0-3 on their three...

Ray Allen Left the Boston Celtics Because He Wanted to Go to Miami – It is That Simple
August 3rd, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Can anybody think of a better way to wrap up a Hall of Fame career than hanging out in the corner waiting to two of the best players in the game to find you for open threes, then heading to the golf course on your off days and shooting 18...

Boston Celtics Acquire Guard Courtney Lee
July 19th, 2012 at 7:10 PM
Story After much speculation and rumors the Boston Celtics finally got their guy Thursday afternoon when they acquired Courtney Lee in sign and trade deal with the Houston Rockets. The Celtics sent JaJuan Johnson, E'Tuan Moore, Sean Williams, and a second round pick to Houston in order to accommodate Lee's $4.25...

Boston Celtics Roster Taking Shape, Who Fills Remaining Holes?
July 15th, 2012 at 8:09 PM
The Boston Celtics have already made a number of moves this offseason. They drafted Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo, and Chris Joseph, re-signed Kevin Garnett, Brandon Bass, Jeff Green, and Chris Wilcox, and added Jason Terry in free agency. The top of Boston's roster is quickly taking shape with most of...