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Taking a Look at Rajon Rondo’s Three-point Shooting Since His Return
February 23rd, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rajon Rondo spent a lot of time watching basketball during his injury. He also got to listen to numerous people discuss his poor shooting and how it can hinder his team's offensive ability when he is on the floor. ***PHOTO1*** As everyone knows, Rondo does not do much speaking. He'd rather let...

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,...

Some Links to Trade Rumors for the Boston Celtics
February 19th, 2014 at 10:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** The rumors just keep on rolling in... Marc Stein still thinks the New York Knicks are on the Rajon Rondo trail: Knicks pursuing Celtics' Rondo. What it would take: Danny Ainge and Celtics would probably want unprotected first-round draft picks or a rising star on a cheap contract in exchange for Rondo. They'd...

Danny Ainge Discusses Trades in the NBA and Some of His Thoughts on the Process
February 18th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Danny Ainge has been doing some talking recently, both to the media and to other teams about his multiple assets.  ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes has a few interesting quotes from Danny Ainge in his most recent article. Baxter Holmes: Celtics in Play as Trade Deadline Looms Ainge openly discussed the chances of the...

Report: Boston Celtics Would Be Willing to Go Over Luxury Tax If They are Offered a Trade They Like
February 17th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** CBS Boston is reporting that the Boston Celtics ownership might be willing to go over the salary cap in order to get a player that would improve the Celtics. Here is the link. This is pretty big news right now considering the Celtics seemed like they were hamstrung by the salary cap.  So...

Catching up with Some Boston Celtics Trade Thoughts.
February 17th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The trade rumors will not stop until we pass the trade deadline. Ian Thomsen offered some new thoughts about what teams might be players in this week's trade extravaganza.  ***PHOTO1*** Ian Thomsen - Biggest Questions heading into the Trade Deadline. Boston (Celtics)president Danny Ainge is in the most interesting position: When he told...

Boston Celtics Have Their Eye on Summer of 2015 as Trade Deadline Looms
February 12th, 2014 at 10:05 PM
There has been a lot of talk about the 2014 draft class and what the Boston Celtics will be able to do in the trade market to get better next season. In some ways, we have all become extremely shortsighted in this rebuilding process. The Celtics have a ton of...

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,...

Catching up on Some Boston Celtics News
February 8th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Boston Celtics have been pretty busy recently, winning three straight games, signing a player to a new contract this week (no, it wasn't Rajon Rondo), and dealing with some nagging soreness. Let's quickly hit on these topics and more. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Johnson earned a new contract that will potentially make him an...

Rajon Rondo to Sit Out Tonight’s Game Against the Sacramento Kings. What Could It Mean?
February 7th, 2014 at 6:41 PM
Rajon Rondo will be sittig out tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. This decision has sparked some debate about why Rondo would be sitting out a game that is not part of a back-to-back. The Celtics have only played two games since Sunday. In those two games Rajon Rondo has...

Could Rajon Rondo’s Interest in Free Agency Hurt His Trade Value
February 5th, 2014 at 4:08 PM
Rajon Rondo spoke last week about his interest in the free agency dance. While he said he "hadn't thought about it at all" he had a lot to say. That makes sense, usually people have a lot to say about things they haven't thought about at all. Clearly, Rondo has thought...

Boston Celtics Get Best Rajon Rondo Performance in Victory Over Orlando Magic
February 2nd, 2014 at 4:52 PM
Jared Sullinger brushed off his bad January and kicked off February in style. Rajon Rondo recorded his first double-double since his return. Avery Bradley played like he had never really been gone. Sunday afternoon was a good day for the Boston Celtics. They recorded their 16th win of the season through...

Rajon Rondo Finds Free Agency and Late Night Phone Calls Enticing
February 1st, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Players and teams crave security. Players want to feel desired, they want to feel like they are being taken care of. Teams want to know that a player won't just wander off during free agency (hence the all valuable expiring contracts).  ***PHOTO1*** Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics right now are in...

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...

Rajon Rondo Says He Would Extend in Boston for 10 Years, but It’s Still a Business
January 25th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
"It's a business" is a line that every athlete has on the tip of their tongue when the questions about contracts come up. Rajon Rondo was the latest to throw out the line following the Boston Celtics loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.  ***PHOTO1*** When asked about his contract and his future...

Boston Celtics Trying to Make Things Work in the Back-court
January 22nd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Suddenly, the Boston Celtics are scrambling for back court players. It was not long ago that it seems jam packed at the point guard and shooting guard position. Then Courtney Lee was shipped out, Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks were traded for a big man, then  Jerryd Bayless sprains a...

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...

Some Things to Look Forward to When Rajon Rondo Returns on Friday Night Against the Los Angeles Lakers
January 16th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** The guessing is just about over on the Rajon Rondo return. Friday is looking like the day. The drama will now shift from his return to trades. Chris Forsberg on Rondo's return. Rajon Rondo to Return Friday While the Celtics have been coy, all indications have been that Rondo would return Friday....