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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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Starting Five: Looking at Boston Celtics Preseason So Far
October 14th, 2013 at 7:23 AM
The Celtics have a week of preseason games under their belt, and have four more ahead of them over the next ten days. On Monday mornings here at Celtics 101, we will bring you The Starting Five, a quick glance at the Boston Celtics and how they presently stand. 1) The...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Thinking About the End of Boston Celtics Games, How Will Rondo’s Shooting Affect the Team
August 27th, 2013 at 8:22 AM
A lot of questions have been made about the starting line-up for the Boston Celtics this year. Who will play center? Will Brad Stevens place his trust in youth or experience? However, a more important question might center around who should be on the court to end games this year....

Which Boston Celtics Jersey is Worth the Investment: Part 1
August 22nd, 2013 at 4:49 PM
It's August, and that means rankings, predictions, and other banter that does not mean much, but can be fun. ESPN took on the task of ranking each uniform in the NBA. The Boston Celtics were honored with the top spot. That got us thinking at Celtics 101. The Celtics have revamped...

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...

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...

Boston Summer Camp Part 15: Kelly Olynyk
August 16th, 2013 at 7:06 AM
In the final installment of Boston Celtics Summer Camp, we will look at Kelly Olynyk, the first round pick and star of Summer League in Orlando.  ***PHOTO1*** The man who was rated #2 by Mike Prada in his Summer League ranking on SBNation.com, just behind Cody Zeller. The man who averaged 18...

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...

Boston Celtics Summer Camp Part 4: Rajon Rondo
August 2nd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Rajon Rondo's summer work this year is unlike any other year he has been in the league. He has a knee to rehabilitate, a new coach, a swath of new teammates, and he is now, officially, the man in Boston. That's a lot to pile onto the plate of an...

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...