Basketball

October 28, 2008 - 8:41 pm
Before Danny Wood got hooked up with courtside seats by Donnie Wahlberg to watch the Boston Celtics ring ceremony, the New Kids on the Block member took in a world championship from a different view. '€œDuring the ring ceremony I was definitely getting chills because I was actually in the...
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October 28, 2008 - 6:43 pm
Miss the Celtics 90-85 victory over the Cavs on Opening Night? Check out a slideshow of tonight's ring ceremony, listen to the sounds from the Garden , and watch some postgame analysis . And since a night like this would not feel right without Red Auerbach , his signature is engraved on the inside...
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Mike Petraglia
October 28, 2008 - 6:23 pm
The final score hardly tells this story of this one. It was one of those unforgettable Boston sports nights. One of only 17 in the legendary history of the NBA's most successful franchise. Raise another to the rafters and hand out the jewelery. Here's what the players had to say about a night that...
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October 28, 2008 - 5:09 pm
12 years ago David Robinson and Doc Rivers sat next to each other in the San Antonio Spurs locker room, sharing dreams of becoming NBA champions. Three seasons after Rivers retired, Robinson realized his ultimate goal and won it all. On Tuesday night, Rivers finally realized his. Robinson was on...
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October 28, 2008 - 3:39 pm
I know it's a school night but I thought for sure we'd see Soulja Boy Jr. dancing across the Jumbotron. No such luck, though, when "Crank Dat Soulja Boy" was played. Maybe he had to write a book report. There are, however, two Youk's in the building. There is the real Kevin Youkilis , who is...
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October 28, 2008 - 3:33 pm
Kendrick Perkins fouled out with 3:30 left to go in the game. He posted two points and eight rebounds in 22 minutes. On the other hand, Cavs starting center Zydrunas Ilgauskas has only been called for two personals.
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October 28, 2008 - 3:18 pm
Who said the bench couldn't survive without James Posey ? It's only the first game of the season but tonight Tony Allen and Leon Powe are showing they are determined to make sure the second unit stays dominant. Looks like Allen has finally learned to compensate for the explosiveness he lost after...
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October 28, 2008 - 3:04 pm
Scot Pollard was late to his own party. Since he is no longer a member of the Celtics , he wasn't sure if he should go up and get his ring like the rest of the guys on the team during the ceremony. Instead he sat in his seat when his name was called, a little confused, before showing up fashionably...
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October 28, 2008 - 2:39 pm
At the half ... Cavs 50, Celtics 43 The Cavs have got to the line 22 times (86%) while the Celtics landed their just 13 (69%) Neither team is on from long-range. The Cavs are 1-for-9, the Cs are 0-for-9 Paul Pierce leads all scorers with 14 points. LeBron James leads the Cavs with 10. Both players...
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October 28, 2008 - 2:10 pm
LeBron James just lay down a "Top 10"-worthy dunk over Paul Pierce . Thanks to the mega-microphones on the rim, it sounded about a million times louder than it actually was. James is only 4-for-10 from the field so going hard inside is his best bet right now.
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