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Can Jared Sullinger Accept a Different Role as the Boston Celtics Improve Roster in the Future?
February 15th, 2014 at 11:49 AM
Last night Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk started in the Rising Star Challenge. They held their own, combining for 22 points and they each filled up the box score. Olynyk had nine points, one rebound, two assists, three steals, a block. Sullinger tallied 13 points, two rebounds, and four assists. ***PHOTO1*** These...

Return of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Brings Back Memories and Offer an Important Lesson for Fans
January 27th, 2014 at 11:39 AM
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett returned to Boston with the Brooklyn Nets first time since being traded this summer. The tributes were poignant, and there were many a teary eye in the TDGarden during the wonderful videos. The only thing missing would have been a quick little Geno clip following...

Brooklyn Nets Dealt a Huge Blow, Lose Brook Lopez for Season
December 21st, 2013 at 11:56 AM
The Brooklyn Nets cannot catch a break. The latest bad news for the team is that Brook Lopez will miss the rest of the season with a broken foot. The big man was having the best year of any player on that team. He was averaging 20 points per game,...

Boston Celtics are Playing the Best Basketball in the Atlantic Division Right Now
December 9th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
At the start of the season if we told you the Boston Celtics would be in a 41 point blow-out most people would assume the Celtics would be the whipping post. On Sunday the opposite occurred in New York. The New York Knicks looked like they stayed out too late...

Things to Be Thankful for as a Boston Celtics Fan
November 27th, 2013 at 4:23 PM
It's that time of year, where we pause from the rat race, even if just for a few hours, to reflect on the year and realize that things might not have been as bad as we thought. We give thanks, we eat food, then we go shopping on Black Friday....

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...

It Looks Like Danny Ainge Timed the Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Trade Perfectly
November 18th, 2013 at 6:02 AM
Last week CelticsBlog ran a post about the Brooklyn Nets' struggles and how that could affect the Boston Celtics. They have the 2014 pick from the Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett trade, and it looks better and better with every loss the Nets collect. They are currently 3-6 and near...

Damian Lillard Will Be Jordan Crawford’s Toughest Test to Date
November 15th, 2013 at 6:01 AM
What do these players have in common: Jamaal Tinsley, Jameer Nelson, Mario Chalmers, and Kemba Walker. Give up? They are the five point guards that Jordan Crawford has had to guard during his stint as a starting point guard of the Boston Celtics. Tonight, against the Portland Trail Blazers, Jordan Crawford will spend...

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...

LeBron James Feeds into the New Rivalry Between the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets
October 18th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
Rivalries are created for many different reasons. The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat generated a rivalry due to their success over the past 5 years. LeBron James' distaste for Boston comes from his time in Cleveland. Now the rivalry has shifted and it's the Brooklyn Nets and Miami that do...

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...

Kevin Garnett not Happy About Having to Sit Against the Boston Celtics in Preseason Game
October 15th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
The Brooklyn Nets have decided to sit one of the three former Boston Celtics on their team tonight. Kevin Garnett will be watching the game from the sidelines.  The preseason match-up was creating some conversation about how Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will be received by the Boston Celtics. Garnett had this...

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...

Boston Celtics’ Rim Protection After Three Games is Proving to Be an Issue That Brad Stevens Will Have to Deal With
October 12th, 2013 at 9:21 AM
Every game will teach Boston Celtics a little bit more about this team. On Friday night, the knowledge that was gleaned from the 97-85 loss was that the Philadelphia 76ers and the Celtics might not be as different as Boston teams were hoping. The 76ers seem more aware that their rebuilding...

Boston Celtics Training Camp Countdown. 12 Questions: Why is Paul Pierce Talking About Returning to Boston?
September 26th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Nostalgia, it's something we all have the capability of feeling. Some feel it more strongly than others. Whether you move towns, change jobs, or break-up with a long time love there is that small pang in your heart forcing you to consider the possibility of things returning to the way...

Boston Celtics Training Camp Countdown – 12 Questions: Seriously, When Will Rajon Rondo Be Healthy?
September 25th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Danny Ainge went on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston and said he would be "shocked" if Rajon Rondo was back by opening night in Toronto on October 30th. This is not the first time Ainge has commented on Rondo's recovery from a torn ACL. In July he said having Rondo...

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...

Danny Ainge Hints That Celtics with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnet Would not Have “gone Very Far”
September 7th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
Danny Ainge appeared on the B.S. Report with Bill Simmons this past week to discuss the state of the Celtics and some of the decisions that had to be made regarding this year's team. The interview happened on Tuesday, but was not released until Friday.  Here is the full podcast ***PHOTO1*** The most...

Boston Celtics Inviting Damen Bell-Holter to Training Camp
September 2nd, 2013 at 7:07 PM
Damen Bell-Holter, a former Oral Roberts power forward has been invited to the Boston Celtics training camp according to The Alaska Sports Blog, through some good digging by Red's Army.  Judging by his highlight reel below, Bell-Holter is an effective scorer in the post, and also rebounds well on the offensive end...

Which Boston Celtics Jersey is Worth the Investment: Part 3
August 25th, 2013 at 8:53 PM
It's here. The top 5 jerseys that a Boston Celtics fan should buy this season to replace that pesky Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, or Ray Allen one that might begin collecting dust soon. If you missed the first two parts check them out below.  Let's get to the top five. ***PHOTO1*** #5) Avery Bradley What...