Posts Tagged ‘Boston Celtics’

How Danny Ainge Won The Off-Season

All Smiles for Ainge

The Celtics did not play a single game from June 9th when they came up a quarter short against the Heat in Game 7, until they traveled to Europe last week, but make no mistake, Danny Ainge won the off-season. Let’s flashback to late February for a moment, the C’s were floundering a few games [...]

It’s PRE-season, so it ain’t PREtty.


The Celtics redeemed themselves last night with a convincing 115 – 85 win over the Brooklyn Nets last night. The game was televised on TNT, so players were no doubt eager to put on a show for their national audience last night.  The Celtics jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter and [...]

Some Say They Won’t, But Then Again Maybe They Will…

Courtney Lee to the Hoop

CELTIC fans are you ready for some BASKETBALL! With the NBA PRE-season being well underway, so are the critics and the naysayers. The Celtics PRE-season record is 1-4 after Tuesday nights loss to Brooklyn putting them in last place in the Atlantic Division. While many are optimistic for the 2012-13 NBA Celtic Season after last years heroic [...]

Boston Celtics NBA Trade Report


The Celtics are another NBA team that didn’t quite have enough to compete with the Miami Heat this season, and they are trying to reload their roster for one last run at a title. They have had multiple pieces added and subtracted, so let’s take a look at what the 2012-2013 Celtics will look like, [...]

Celtics Blow Lead, Let Philly Back in Series


Andre Iguodala squared up for a 3-pointer from the wing like he had hundreds of times in his career. This shot was different from all the others. Iguodala continued a postseason where his final numbers don’t pop on the box score, but the buckets are as pivotal as they get. He snapped a tie game [...]

Rondo’s Suspension Not A Surprise


Rajon Rondo, as expected, has received a one game suspension for chest-bumping referee Marc Davis and will unfortunately miss Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Atlanta Hawks. This really shouldn’t come as a surprise as league rules state that if a player or coach intentionally physically contacts an official, it is [...]

“Experts” Predict Celtics Over Atlanta In Round 1

“Experts” Predict Celtics Over Atlanta In Round 1

Playoff time brings about the physic aspect in all the NBA “experts.”  These experts look ahead to round 1 of the NBA playoffs, which feature the Boston Celtics versus the Atlanta Hawks. Stat comparisons: PPG: Celtics (91.8) vs. Atlanta (96.6) RPG: Celtics (38.8) vs. Atlanta (41.2) APG: Celtics (23.6) vs. Atlanta (22.4) FG%: Celtics (46%) vs. [...]