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Boston Celtics Could Be Interested in Andrew Bynum
December 28th, 2013 at 7:08 PM
Sometimes all a player needs is a change of scenery. Andrew Bynum has spiraled from Los Angeles to Philadelphia to Cleveland. It's been a rough patch for the talented big man. On Saturday he was suspended indefinitely by the Cleveland Cavaliers. No one really knows what his indiscretions were, but...

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...

Jordan Crawford Finding Early Success at Point Guard for the Boston Celtics
November 9th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
We're only six games into the 2013-14 season, so any sort of realistic reactions are difficult to make. Everything comes across as knee jerk and short sighted. We thought we would get in on the act here at Celtics 101 and discuss the Jordan Crawford point guard phenomenon. Let's give...

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...

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...

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...

What Will This Season Do to Boston Celtics’ Rivalries Around the League?
August 20th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Over the course of their successful five year stretch from 2008-2012 the Boston Celtics generated new rivalries while also rekindling old ones. The two NBA Finals with the Los Angeles Lakers, the multiple battles with LeBron James with the Cleveland Caveliers and the Miami Heat. The tough heavy-weight matches with the...

A Top Heavy Eastern Conference Could Open Door for Boston Celtics Playoff Birth
August 17th, 2013 at 5:05 AM
The NBA's Eastern Conference is a lot like the Kool-Aid man, extremely top heavy. Barring any unforeseeable set-backs (injuries, suspensions, fighting in the stands), the top four seeds in the East look pretty secure: The Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Brooklyn Nets, and Indiana Pacers, in no particular order. Those are the...

Rajon Rondo Says He Will Never Play for the Miami Heat
July 15th, 2013 at 2:51 PM
The Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo said today, while addressing his summer camp, that he would never be a Miami Heat. It's unclear whether he finished the sentence with, "as long as Ray Allen is there."  ***VIDEO1*** A week after Ray Allen slighted Rondo on the "Mike and Mike" show regarding the Boston...

Boston Celtic Point Guard Rajon Rondo Has a New Move
November 1st, 2012 at 9:46 PM
Everyone in and around the NBA is prepared to admit that Boston Celtic point guard Rajon Rondo is good. How good, or even great, is a matter of considerable debate. Celtics101 has always been firm in our support of Rondo, but opinion on the polarizing point man is divided even...

The Boston Celtics’ Best Players Play Like Their Best Players, the Miami Heat’s Do Not
June 7th, 2012 at 5:45 PM
When the Boston Bruins were in the midst of a losing streak during the 2011 NHL regular season NESN's Andy Brickley famously said "you need your best players to be your best players." He was talking about hockey, but the point he made resonates across all of sport. When the...

How Chris Bosh’s Return Impacts Boston Celtics’ Chances Against Miami Heat
June 5th, 2012 at 1:33 PM
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has been out since sustaining an abdominal strain in game one of Miami's Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Indiana Pacers. After sitting out the final five games against Indiana and the first four against Boston, all indications are that Bosh will return in time...