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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...

A Jeff Green Trade Could Be Reminiscent of the Al Jefferson Trade in 2007
November 14th, 2013 at 9:45 AM
Al Jefferson finally tallied his first victory over the Boston Celtics since being traded away for Kevin Garnett in 2007. His three seasons with Boston were years of growth and improvement. He developed a stellar post game, which was on display last night. Kelly Olynyk might still be untying himself...

Boston Celtics Starting Five Week of November 11
November 11th, 2013 at 6:15 AM
It's Monday Morning, so it's time to reflect on the week behind the Boston Celtics while also looking at the road ahead. 1) An above .500 week! The Celtics won three games this week, while only losing 1. An impressive week considering the amount of traveling they had to do. Memphis, Boston,...

Gerald Wallace is Having Difficulty Finding Any Pleasure in the Boston Celtics’ First Win
November 7th, 2013 at 11:42 AM
Gerald Wallace wants to win basketball games. He's an intense player whose nickname "Crash" is apt. However, it seems that Wallace's desire to win is only matched by his desire to do it on his own terms, the way he likes it. Before last night's victory over the Utah Jazz Gerald...

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...

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...

Danny Ainge Preaches Patience Through the Rebuilding Process
October 24th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The rebuilding process is never easy. It is risky and has no definitive end. The Boston Celtics are in the middle of it. They managed to unload key players and Danny Ainge seems focused on the road ahead instead of the rear-view mirror. Ainge spoke with Ken Berger of CBS and had...

Boston Celtics Will Have to Decide How to Handle Their Visit to Brooklyn
October 15th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Last season Ray Allen returned to Boston and received no love from Kevin Garnett. Garnett sat stone-faced while Ray Allen tried to get his attention for a quick bump of fists. Garnett would have none of it. Garnett felt betrayed by his former teammates. Allen went to the enemy, and...

Jeff Green’s Shooting Slump in Preseason Means He Needs to Start Filling the Box Score
October 13th, 2013 at 9:51 PM
A lot of the summer of 2013 was spent planting hope in the Boston Celtics garden. The growth would take time. The garden was not going to get completely pulled apart, there were some seeds that would remain. Jeff Green was one of those seeds. Celtics fan watched him grow...