Basketball

January 02, 2009 - 3:58 pm
The Boston Celtics rebounded from their 1-3 road trip with a 25-point demolition of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. ( RECAP HERE ) They were the obvious favorites and, despite their recent struggles, the win came as no surprise. But what do the Cs gain from beating a 6-25 team? Would it...
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January 02, 2009 - 2:22 pm
The fourth quarter kicks off with New England Patriots QB Matt Cassel helping Lucky out with a slam dunk. The standing ovation was so loud there was no telling the Pats has been eliminated from the playoffs. - It's garbage time with both second units on the court. Davis/Powe/TA/House/Pruitt vs...
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January 02, 2009 - 1:50 pm
In my time watching the NBA I have seen many a team blow 20-point halftime leads. But this doesn't feel like one of those nights. For starters, the Celtics are motivated to put the unpleasantness of their west coast trip behind them. For seconders, the Wizards are just not any good. The Celtics...
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January 02, 2009 - 1:11 pm
FIRST HALF WRAP: It's not surprising to see the Celtics up 58-34 at halftime. Not only are the Wizards undermanned, they are getting out-rebounded (27-17), out-shot (60.5% to 35.7%), and out-ball handled (18-11 ast). To put it simply, they are getting outplayed. Can the Wiz make a second half...
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January 02, 2009 - 12:38 pm
Way before tonight's game began, a Wizard was out on the court measuring jump shots. The shots were from 25, 30 feet away and most of them were going down with barely a ripple. That player was Gilbert Arenas , obviously, (What, you thought Etan Thomas was draining 30 footers?). With Arenas the...
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January 02, 2009 - 10:51 am
Amid reports that Stephon Marbury could be Boston bound , the New York Post has reported Marbury would actually prefer to be a starter on whichever team he joins . Signing with the Celtics would mean backing up Rajon Rondo , and Marbury apparently doesn't want to give up his starting role just yet...
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January 02, 2009 - 7:39 am
A few weeks after WEEI.com's Jeff Goodman told how Stephon Marbury is on the Boston Celtics' radar , another NBA vet is reportedly eyeing the Cs as well. The Sacramento Bee has reported Robert Horry has added the Celtics to his list of possible destinations should he play again this season. Robert...
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January 02, 2009 - 3:08 am
Readers of weei.com already know that the Celtics have had interest in wayward point guard Stephon Marbury , and now everyone else does too. Marc Stein has a report on espn.com that the Celtics are very interested in acquiring Marbury and that basically all that's left is for the ink to dry on his...
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January 01, 2009 - 5:21 pm
Last week the Boston Celtics headed out West on a 19-game winning streak and seemed unstoppable. On Friday night they will return to the TD BankNorth Garden looking surprisingly vulnerable after going 1-3 on their road trip. The Celtics (28-5) will look to snap out of their skid against the...
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December 31, 2008 - 4:01 am
Join Boston Celtics forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis as he begins his birthday celebrations a day early. Davis, who turns 23 tomorrow, will be at Fanuiel Hall Marketplace from 5-7pm today to enjoy cake, shoot hoops with fans, and sign autographs to benefit the Pitching in for Kids Foundation . Davis'...
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