Basketball

November 05, 2008 - 1:00 pm
We are live from my Ikea chair for tonight's game between the Celtics and Thunder. So many questions will be answered tonight: Was Ray Allen's revival a one-night deal, can the C's win back-to-back games on the road, are the Thunder any good? Check back early and often for continuous live-blogging...
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November 05, 2008 - 8:30 am
Come one, come all to tonight's Celtics-Thunder live-blogging extravaganza. We'll be doing it right here in this very space, and we'll be kicking it old-school from our couch, like God and Will Leitch intended, and without that fancy Cover It Live contraption. We'll be watching for signs of a back-...
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November 04, 2008 - 6:11 pm
If there was any doubt of the Boston Celtics motivation to defend their title, Rajon Rondo has found another source of inspiration. For Rondo it's not about what he'd win but rather who he'd get to meet. He explains on his Election Day YardBarker.com blog entry : "I just got back in the locker room...
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November 03, 2008 - 8:00 am
The Chauncey Billups-Allen Iverson rumors had been out there for a couple of days, but it was still a bit of a shock to see it actually happen . The Nuggets get Billups, Antonio McDyess , and Cheikh Samb (whose name defies spell-check) and the Pistons now have The Answer some seven years after...
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November 02, 2008 - 8:41 am
Just passing along a few Celtics-related items... It's not that the C's blowout loss in Indiana was completely unexpected. (The NBA: Where sleep-deprived blowouts happen). What is disconcerting is that this sort of thing never happened last year. The Celtics were 8-0 in road games the night after...
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November 01, 2008 - 5:40 pm
Al Jefferson's talent is old news to Celtics fans who watched him shine in the days of 18-game losing streaks and failed youth movements. After all, he was the main attraction for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Kevin Garnett deal. But the spotlight doesn't shine on the T'Wolves and Jefferson is...
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November 01, 2008 - 10:46 am
Before even winning a championship last season, the Boston Celtics were targets every time they hit the road. The hype surrounding the Big Three was enough to make every game significant for their opponent and one in which they amped up their intensity. After spending last week in the comforts of...
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Mike Petraglia
November 01, 2008 - 8:00 am
As the Celtics sit in Indianapolis standing 2-0 on the infantile season, let's take a look back a defensive shutdown performance that had every fan of the Green seeing visions of last year's title run dancing in their heads more than Gino on Halloween. (Great call, Jessica!) Paul Pierce said the...
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October 31, 2008 - 7:41 pm
Derrick Rose , welcome to the NBA. In just the second regular season game of his career, Rose had to run the floor in the Garden against the defending world champion Boston Celtics . It was a tall order for the rookie point guard and he was up for the challenge. Rose made his presence known by...
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October 31, 2008 - 4:28 pm
Garnett Leads Celtics to 96-80 Win Over Bulls After beating the Chicago Bulls by 16 points, the Celtics are departing tonight for a three-game road trip that will take them from Indiana to Houston to Okalahoma City. The general consensus is they have to bring 100% and then some since the home teams...
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