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Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots for the 2013-14 Season: They’re in the Lottery
April 20th, 2014 at 10:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Celtics are back in the lottery for the first time in 7 years. In 2007 the Celtics had the 5th pick in the draft after a horrible season and a disappointing lottery outcome. Greg Oden and Kevin Durant were the prizes at the top of that lottery. The...

Boston Celtics’ Bright Spots from the 2013-14 Season: Brad Stevens
April 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This is a no-brainer, right? Brad Stevens came out of nowhere a few years back in Butler with back-to-back NCAA Championship appearances. Last July he came out of nowhere again when it was announced he was going to be the next coach of the Boston Celtics. People were shocked, but...

Brad Stevens Praised Washington Wizards Backcourt Tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal
April 2nd, 2014 at 1:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo: are they the building blocks of a championship backcourt? The question has popped up numerous times this year. Injuries have made it nearly impossible to see the two coalesce in any meaningful way. They have shared the floor for 257 minutes and have a -32....

Jeff Green’s Rollercoaster Season with the Boston Celtics Cannot Be the Norm
March 23rd, 2014 at 5:10 AM
Jeff Green had it all in front of him this season. The superstars were gone. Rajon Rondo was injured. The coach was new. The stage was his. Unfortunately, it wasn't all neat and tidy like so many in Boston had hoped. The smooth and silky forward continued his strange relationship...

The Boston Celtics Have Proven Their Inability to Finish Games Off: a Look at Their Clutch Stats from This Season
March 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Kris Humphries and Brad Stevens were the most vocal members of the Boston Celtics following their disappointing finish against the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Stevens said the team didn't play with any poise. Humphries tossed his towel and left the court early. It was not a good way to...

The Boston Celtics and Brad Stevens Filling Their Prophecy for This Season
March 15th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
It's been written here and in many other places since last summer. This Boston Celtics team is going to lose close games down the stretch because their talent is just lacking and they have a young coach who might need time to settle into the quicker pace of the last...

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...

Jeff Green More Comfortable on the Road than at Home This Season
February 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Jeff Green has been under the microscope this season. He was expected to make a leap. The shadow of Hall of Fame teammates was gone. Rajon Rondo was injured. He had the potential. He has always had the potential, but now could he put it together? ***PHOTO1*** It seems the answer is...

Boston Celtics Allow 38 Points to Los Angeles Lakers Bench in Fourth Quarter in Lose
February 22nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
The Boston Celtics looked good for three quarters against the Los Angeles on Friday night. Then, the vaunted Lakers bench took over and won the game for the lesser L.A. team.  ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Lakers starters played a total of zero minutes in the fourth quarter. Players like Jordan Farmar, Kent Bazemore,...

Who is Most Likely to Be Traded by the Boston Celtics This Week
February 11th, 2014 at 7:05 AM
The Boston Celtics will be receiving a lot of calls in the next week for players on their roster. They have plenty of guys that could be fantastic pieces on teams that are more developed than this Celtics squad.  ***PHOTO1*** The top assets that Danny Ainge will be getting calls about are,...

Will Jeff Green Get Traded Before or After the All-Star Break and Other Questions About the Boston Celtics
January 29th, 2014 at 6:36 AM
The Boston Celtics might be focused on the next game, trying not to look too far into the future. Here at Celtics101, we have decided to do just the opposite. It's time to play our own type of game. Let's call it, "Before or After the All-Star Break." ***PHOTO1*** We created some...

Who is Going to Stop Kevin Durant in Boston Tonight?
January 24th, 2014 at 7:46 AM
The Boston Celtics welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder to the TDGarden tonight. The only visit from the Western Conference contenders will be sure to be an interesting game given the skeleton crew that the Celtics are suddenly playing with.  ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Durant is playing like no other person on the planet right...

Should the Boston Celtics Think About Trading Jeff Green?
January 21st, 2014 at 2:34 PM
What could we possibly write about once the trade deadline passes and the rumors are gone? We'll probably write about the lottery, tanking, and who could be potential additions in the summer.  ***PHOTO1*** We probably won't write about what's going on during the games though. That would be boring, right? So, let's dive...

Boston Celtics Still in Search for That Valuable Closer to Finish Off Close Games
January 20th, 2014 at 10:51 AM
In every sport a team needs a closer. Baseball even has a position called closer, to do just that. Close a game. The Boston Celtics, in their last two losses, have been lacking a closer.  ***PHOTO1*** In the past Celtic fans were used to watching Paul Pierce do this: ***VIDEO1*** Then, last year the...

Shifting Expectations Might Be Wearing on Some of the Boston Celtics
January 2nd, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Over the course of any season expectations change, sometimes on a daily basis, but typically at certain benchmarks of the season. The Boston Celtics started their season ready to prove to everyone that they are better than what people expected. They were going to play with Celtic Pride. Jared Sullinger...

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...

The Boston Celtics Starting Five for the Week of December 2
December 2nd, 2013 at 11:54 AM
Another week of Boston Celtic basketball is behind us. Let's take a look back at the week that was and also the upcoming week in the latest edition of The Starting Five. 1. A .500 week In a season marked by winning and losing streaks, the Celtics steadied the ship a little...

Houston Rockets Make It More Clear That It Will Be a Long Winter for the Boston Celtics
November 20th, 2013 at 12:19 PM
The weather here in Boston is getting colder, the night's longer, the day's shorter. The Boston Celtics have done nothing in the past week to make us feel at all warm and fuzzy, unless of course you are looking forward to a high lottery pick.  Last night is why Doc Rivers...

Looking Head at the Remainder of the Boston Celtics November Schedule
November 17th, 2013 at 11:42 AM
First it was Jared Sullinger on Friday night, tallying 26 points off the bench. Then, Avery Bradley dropped 27 on the Minnesota Timberwolves. These individual performances unfortunately did not generate team victories. Instead, the Celtics find themselves in the midst of another streak. Three straight losses, coming on the heels...